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Smile Jamaica Digital Dubplate: Mutant Dub A – Z 2019!

Greetings,

KRCL is a community radio station which means it doesn’t sell advertising but raises funds to operate via a radiothon. We take 2 shows in the Spring and Fall to replenish the coffers.

That means that I have to fund raise for donations after every song. So I put up these Digital Dubplates in lieu of 3 hours of begging for kasheesh.

Last week it was all Roots Reggae. This week the genre I “invented”: Mutant Dub. Contemporary electronic sounds with Jamaican drum & bass and echo.

At max volume it will clean the cobwebs from your speakers!

bless, Bobbylon

0-30 min.

  • 2 Bad Card – Pabloesque; Hustling Ability (ON U Sound) ’95
  • Afro Omega – Whatcha Need + dub; Pick Up the Pieces (Afro Omega) 2007 SLC w/ female vox
  • Brooklyn Funk Essentials feat. Everton DaSilva – I Got Cash; Make Them  Like It (Shanachie) 2000
  • Creation Rebel – Chatti Chatti Mouth; Psychotic Jonkanoo (Statik) ’81
  • Dry & Heavy – Rider on the Storm; From Creation (Beat) 2002 Doors cover from Jah-pon 

30-60 min.

  • Ex-Centric Sound System – Chenki; Electric Voodooland (Loud) 2000
  • Future Pigeon feat. Mikey Dread – Wicked Man; Echodelic Sounds of Future Pigeon (Record Collect) 2006 LA
  • Gorillaz – Sound Check (Gravity); Spacemonkeyz vs. Gorillaz: Laika Come Home (Virgin)
  • Heavyweight Dub Champion – Return of the Champion; Survival Guide For the End of Time (Champion Nation) 2002 Boulder, Collie-rado
  • Improvisators Meets Iration Steppas – Wah Wah 12″; Inna Steppas Dub (Hammerbass) 2008 Fr.
  • Jah Wobble – Dreadlock Don’t Deal in Wedlock; the Legend Lives On (Virgin) ’80 

60-90 min.

  • Kid Loco – Three Foot High Reefer; Kill Your Darlings (EastWest) 2001 Fr. herbtune
  • Lightman – Spring Time; Spring Time (Semi Sounds) 2004 Finland
  • Massive Attack – Be Thankful For What You’ve Got; Blue Lines (Virgin) ’91 William deVaughn cover
  • Nightmares on Wax  – Pretty Dark; Though So… (Warp) 2008 UK
  • The Orb – Towers of Dub; U.F.Orb (Island) ’92 UK

90 min. – 2 hr.

  • Playgroup – The Slither; Epic Battles Part 1 (Cherry Red) ’82 UK Adrian Sherwood prod’n
  • Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – Dub Del Pacifico; Death of a Revolution (Tru Thoughts)
  • Ras Command – Kali Dub (Ambient Mix); In Dub (Red Arrow) ’95 Germ.
  • Suns of Arqa – Steppin’ to the Music; Arqaology (Arka Sound) ’82 UK

2 – 2 and 1/2 hr.

  •  Tassili Players – Bass the Final Frontier; In Outer Space (Universal Egg) ’96 UK
  • Universe Crew – The Big You See For; What’s Inside Your Afro? (Green Tea) ’97 UK
  • Version Xcursion feat. Katie Murphy – Boom Boom (Dubmatix Mix); Past and Present (vx) Can.
  • Warrior Charge feat. Blu Miller – Vampires; No Foundation, No House (Beat) 2006 w/ female vox
  • X-O-Dus – English Black Boys; 12″ (Factory) ’80 UK

  • Yabby You – Conquering Lion (Smith & Mighty Rmx); Select Cuts From Blood and Fire (Select Cuts) 2000
  • Zion Train – Healing of the Nation; Homegrown Fantasy (China) ’95 UK herbtune
  • Bush Chemists – Power of Tape; Light Up Your Spliff (Conscious Sounds) ’96 UK
  • Thievery Corporation feat. Sleepy Wonder – Radio Retaliation; Radio Retaliation (ESL) 2008 DC
  • Hollie Cook – Far From Me; Vessel of Love (Merge) 2017 mutant dubstress
  • Dubchek – Duppy Train; Down Memory Gap Lane (Unitone World) 2001
  • Reggae On Top All-Stars – Sensi Mek You Smile (Reggae on Top) 2003 UK herbtune

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: Jah-nuary 2, 2016 (Stream + Tracklist: Mutant Dub New Year!

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10th Annual Smile Jamaica Mutant Dub New Year!

<Mutant Dub New Year – Clean the Cobwebs out of yer Subwoofer!>

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New Year Full of Bass on Smile Jamaica!

Greetings,

Happy New Yecade I start off every year with what I end the Ark-Ives with: Mutant Dub – modern dance, drum ‘n’ bass, downtro, lounge and trance with Rasta themes and Reggae echo.

bless, robt

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<Smile Jamaica’s Definition of Mutant Dub>

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Yoda jams up the Mutant Dubwize!

<Mutant Dub New Year – 3 Hour Roadmap; 34 sec.>

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Acoustic Levitation inna Irie Meditation

Annotated Playlist for Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: Jah-nuary 2, 2016 – Mutant Dub New Year!

Set 1:

  • African Head Charge – Gospel Train; Songs of Praise (ON U Sound) ’91 UK: Mutant Dub New Year – 3 Hours
  • Burning Babylon – Dub Tropic; Garden of Dub (I-Tones) 2006 Mass.: Dub Album of the Hour
  • Butch Cassidy Sound System – Cissy Strut; Butches Brew (Fenetik) 2004 Glasgow: Meters cover
  • Nightmares on Wax – Wait a Minute; Smokers Delight (Warp) ’95 UK
  • Noiseshaper feat. Juggla – Bushmaster; Real to Reel (Echo Beach) 2006 Germany
  • Momo Cat – Calling; Rocky Road (Fat Belt) 2008 Arab-Finnish singer
  • Ganja Woman – Light Up a Spliff; Pro Cannabis 4 (Dope)  2001 Germany: 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement; 12 sec.
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Princess Leia – Ganja Woman

Set 2:

  • Bob Marley – Heathen; Dreams of Freedom (Axiom) ‘97: Bill Laswell rmx: Ambient Translations of Bob Marley in Dub; 19 sec.
  • Zion Train feat. Lua – Live As One; Live As One (Universal Egg) 2007 UK w/ female vox
  • X/O/Dus – See Them a Come; 12” (Factory) ’79 UK
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Dreamy Bill Laswell sounds

Set 3:

  • Deep Dish feat. Stevie Nicks – Dreams; Geroge Is On (Thrive) 2004: Iranian House duo; 8 sec.
  • Power Steppers – Bass Inspiration; Bass Re-Enforcement (Universal Egg) ’96 UK
  • London Underground – Moving Mountains; Compilation 80-84 (ON U Sound) ’89 uk
  • Motion Detector  – Banaras Ghat; 12” Losonofono 2002 red vinyl
  • Aba Shanti & the Shanti-Ites – Tower of Babel; Jericho Walls – Verse III; ’99 Dub Album of the Hour
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Stevie Nicks makes her debut on Smile Jamaica

Set 4:

  • Audio Active – Burning of the Midnight Lamp; We Are Tokyo Space Cowboys (ON U Sound) ’94 Jah-pon covers Jimi Hendri
  • Singers & Players feat. Sister P – Holy Scripture;  Golden Greats vol. 2 (ON U Sound) ’95 UK: Best of
  • Suns of Arqa feat. Prince Far I – G.D. Magick; 12” EP (Antler) ’86 UK
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Audio Active – Tokyo Space Cowboys

Set 5: Vinyl Is Vital

  • Dub Syndicate feat. Bim Sherman – Cuss Cuss; Strike the Balance (ON U Sound) ’89 UK
  • Akabu – Warrior Queen; Akabu (Viva) ’89 UK female group
  • Basement 5 – Immigration; 1965-1980 (Island) ’80 UK

<Basement 5 – precursor to Big Audio Dynamite; 19 sec.>

  • The Outsider – Serengeti; Meets the Hi-Tech Roots Dynamic at Channel One (Jah Works) ’91 UK Instrumental
  • The Clash – Time Is Tight; Black Market Clash 10” (Nu Disk) ’80 Booker T. & the MG’s cover; 23 sec.

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Set 6:

  • Djosos Krost feat. Jah Bobby – Creation; No Sign of Bad (Quango) 2004 Danish dub w/ dub poet
  • Trancedub Massiv feat. Meshell Ndegeocello – Moonrise Dub; Negril to Kingston City (Nocturne) 2005 Fr.
  • Black Star Liner – Harmon Session Special; Yemen Cutta Connection (!K7) 2001 German dub w/ Hindi sounds
  • Creation Rebel & Dub Syndicate – Chemical Specialist; Threat to Creation (Cherry Red/ON U Sound); Dub Album of the Hour
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ON U Sound producer – Adrian Sherwood – The Godfather of Mutant Dub

<The Godfather of Mutant Dub; 8 sec.>

Set 7:

  • Asian Dub Foundation – Assassins; Conscious Party (Lookout) ’98 Live in London
  • Smith & Mighty feat. Tammy Payne – Move You Run; Retrospective (!K7) 2004 UK
  • Badawi feat. Honeychild – Lack of Oxygen to the Brain/Lack of Dub to the Brain; Bedouin Sound Clash (ROIR) ’96 feat. Female vox

<Badawi – Mystical Jewish/Middle Eastern dubwize; 21 sec.>

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Early favorite of the Smile Jamaica Mutant Dub wing of the Ark-Ives

Set 8:

  • Smith & Mighty feat. Tammy Payne – Move You Run; Retrospective (!K7) 2004 UK
  • Rockers Hi Fi feat. Deep Space Network – Callacop; DJ Kicks: The Black Album (!K7) ‘97
  • Afro Omega; Music Revolution; CD Single (Afro Omega) SLC dubbers w/ female vox
  • Dubphonic – Galactic Sushi Man: Smoke Signals (Hammerbass) 2003 Fr.
  • Alpha & Omega – Sharu Att Our Aunt (Beginning and End); King and Queen (A & O) ’89 trance dub w/ female vox
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Trance Dub with female vox. Smile Jamaica faves. Always have beautiful Ethiopian art album covers

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