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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

Words of Wisdom:

Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives – (Stream + Tracklist): Jah-vember 7, 2015: Post Daylight Savings = UFOria Season!

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Dec. 18 – Star Wars. Fiyah Burn Jar Jar Binks!

<Imperial Death March: Star Wars a gwaan!; 14 sec.>

Greetings,

The first Saturday after Daylight Savings Time puts the last half of Smile Jamaica in the dark.

That’s prime UFO watching time so all winter expect nuff tunes about Aliens and Space Travel.

I’m starting to build a 3 hour Digital Dubplate – Mixcloud only with music and soundbytes. Soon come.

Til then…

Look to the skies! Do not scoff!

bless, robt

<Here’s what I feature on the Jah-vember 7, 2015 Ark-Ive Edition of Smile Jamaica; 105 sec.>:

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Space Dust and Gold brought my ancestors the Anunnaki to Earth from Planet Nibiru

Set 1:

  • Toots & the Maytals – Get Up Stand Up; Live at Reggae Sunsplash (Reggae Sunsplash) ’83 US vinyl
  • Dub Specialist – Starring Dub; 17 Dub Shots From Studio One (Heartbeat/Studio One) Dub Album of the Hour
  • Everton Blender – Bob Marley; Piece of the Blender (Heartbeat) ’96 tribute
  • Aisha – Now or Never; True Roots (Ariwa) ‘94
  • King Kong – Legalize It; Rumble Jumble Life (Massive B) 2005 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement
  • Al Campbell – Turn Me Loose; 10” (Hitbound) ‘80
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Toots HIbbert – The Otis Redding of Reggae

Set 2:

  • Bob Marley & the Wailers – I Know a Place; CD Single (Ascension) Lee “Scratch” Perry rare prod’n
  • Hollie Cook – Milk & Honey; Hollie Cook (Mr. Bongo) 2011 UK

<Dawta of a Sex Pistol; 8 sec.>

  • Burning Babylon – Sproing-a-Dub; Beat, Beat, Beat (I Tones) 2008 Mass. dubber
  • Izyah Davis & Coptic Sound – No More War; 10” (Livication Corner) 2008 Fr.

<50 special forces in Syria? No more war; 13 sec.>

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Resist the Mission Creep

Set 3: Rockers do Reggae

  • Garland Jeffreys – Lovers Walk; Escape Artist (Epic) ’81 NYC black artist

<Garland Jeffreys – underrated rocker great at Reggae; 18 sec.>

  • Bad Brains – Make a Joyful Noise; Into the Future (Megaforce) 2012 punk dub reunion

<Punk Dub reunion outta DC; 9 sec.>

  • Ayo – Down on My Knees; Ayo (Polydor) 2006 Nigerian-German female soul/reggae

<Great female hybrid Reggae; 9 sec.>

  • Cymande – Zion I; Renegades of Funk (Newhouse) ’72 UK Caribbean expat soul/funk/reggae group

<Cymande – Dove of Peace in Creole;14 sec.>

  • Scientist – Jab; Heavyweight Dub Champion (Greensleeves) ’80; Dub Album of the Hour
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The Black Springsteen

<Underrated NYC artist: The Black Springsteen; 10 sec.>

Set 4: Best of 26 Years – Smile Jamaica

  • Peter Tosh – African; Captured Live (EMI America) Aug. 22, 1983 Greek Theater LA
  • Marcia Griffiths – Where Is the Love; Steppin’ (Shanachie) ‘79
  • Tenor Saw – Lots of Sign; Fever (Blue Mountain) ’86 youth man toaster killed
  • Don Carlos & Gold – Jah Jah Hear My Plea; Raving Tonight (RAS) ‘83
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Youthman Deejay killed in his prime

Set 5: Vinyl Is Vital

  • Papa Finnigan & Junior Ranking – Heathen Back Weh Pon the Wall (Heartbeat) ’83 Marley cover
  • Roots Uprising – No Doney (Get High); Beautiful Music (Top Ranking) ’81 Miami; herbtune doney = money

<No doney, no honey  translation no green? then you no get to partake of the “green”; 14 sec.>

  • Aura Lewis Meets Lee “Scratch” Perry – At Midnite; Full Experience (Blue Moon) Fr. EP; Black Ark/Upsetters
  • Crucial Bee – No Bother With the Fuss and Fight; Just a Sting (All-Starr) US Virgin Islands; Tribal War riddim
  • Dennis Brown – It’s Too Late; Spellbound (Joe Gibbs) ’80 Miami: Carole King cover
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Crown Prince of Reggae covers Carole King

Set 6:

  • Bunny Wailer – Boderation; Crucial! Roots Classic (Shanachie) ’83 rare roots singles
  • Likkle Mai – Your Pocket; Roots Candy (Beat) 2006 female Jah-ponese singer w/ Dry & Heavy
  • Capital Letters – Smoking My Ganja; Headline News (Greensleeves) ’79 UK youth group
  • Mad Professor & the Robotiks feat. Michael Walters – Jungle Vibrations; 10” (Ariwa) 2002 UK
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Jah-ponese Dubstress: Likkle Mai – you’ve got Lovers Rock in my Mutant Dub!

Set 7: UFO-ria

<Smile Jamaica loves UFO watching; 11 sec.>

  • Audio Active – Audio Active’s Adventures in Time & Space; Happy Happer (ON U Sound): ’95 Jah-ponese mutant dubbers
  • Derrick Morgan – Moon Walk; Original Reggae Recordings from 1968-1970 (Trybute); rock steady
  • Lee “Scratch” Perry – African Hitchhiker; From the Secret Laboratory (Mango); ’90 Adrian Sherwood prod’n “I am an alien from outer space”
  • Prince Lincoln & the Royal Rasses – Spaceship; Natural Wild (NMC) ’80 Joe Jackson prod’n

<Space Travel is an affront to Jah; 11 sec.>

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Not a fan of space travel: The Aliens gonna whip you and put you in your rightful place!

<Alien Attacks for not singing praises unto Jah! 36 sec.>

Set 8: Mutant Dub

  • Bush Chemists – Star Dub; 10” (Jah Tubby’s) 2006 UK: Darth Vader’s Imperial March cover
  • Alpha & Omega – One Culture; Everyday Life (A & O) ’93 UK trance dub w/ female vox
  • Aldubb Meets Ras Perez – Poppy Dub; Aldubb Meets Ras Perez (One Drop) 2012 Germany; herbtune
  • The Archives feat. Desi Hyson; The Archives (ESL) 2012 DC; Eric Hilton of Thievery Corporation
  • Dubvisionist feat. Tackhead – Black Cinderella Dub (Dubvisionist rmx) 2013; update of Errol Dunkley tune
  • Natacha Atlas – I Put a Spell On You; Best of (Mantra) 2005; Algerian/Belgian singer in Arabic/English; Screaming Jay Hawkins cover
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We use matches or butane. Yoda sparks his Space Dust via Light Saber

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Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives: May 24, 2014: From One Bob to Another (Stream + Playlist)

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Bob Dylan turned The Beatles on to the Seven Leaf

Greetings,

Here is the Bob Dylan 73rd Birthday Ark-Ive of Smile Jamaica (May 24, 2014)

  • First set devoted to Bob Dylan on his birthday: 2 Bobs, 2 vinyls
  • Wailers Family Tree: Live Bob, rare Peter, 80s Bunny, 70s Marcia, Marley cover
  • Vinyl is Vital: Jah-ronto, Canajah by way of Emoryville, Collie-fornya, Ja-High-O Seven Leaf, Live Sunsplash to Bob, Rockers Soundtrack, Inner Circle covers Rupie Edwards
  • Mutant Dub World Tour: France, Jah-many, UK

11 of 33 Vinyl. Coincidence? I think not!

bless, robt

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MAY 24, 2014 PLAYLIST

Don Carlos – I Love Jah; 10” (Negus Roots) ‘80

4th Street Orchestra – Higher Ranking; (Scientific) Higher Ranking Dubb (EMI) ’77 Dennis Bovell: Dub Album of the Week

Bob Dylan – Don’t Ever Take Yourself Away; Hawaii Five-O Soundtrack (CBS); Happy Birthday Bob Dylan Set

Matumbi – Man in Me; Best of Matumbi (Trojan) ’76 UK vinyl roots update of Dylan song from New Morning

Arthur Louis – Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door; This Is Reggae Music vol. 2 (Island) ’75 US vinyl from Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Soundtrack

Bob Dylan – Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright; Live at Budokan (Columbia) Jah-pon 1979; ***End of Set 1

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Also ran to Cheap Trick in Best 1979 Budokan, Jah-pon live album

Abja – Good Sensimilla; Mahogany Road (I Grade) 2006 US Virgin Islands; 4:20 Cannabis Service Announcement

Horace Andy – Problems; 10” (Glimmer) ‘78

Pato Banton – Absolute Perfection; Never Give In (Primitive Man) ’88 UK toaster

Marcia Griffiths – Steppin’ Out in Babylon; Steppin’ (Shanachie) ‘79***End of Set 2

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The Aretha Franklin of Reggae

Bob Marley & the Wailers – The Heathen; Live Forever (Tuff Gong); last live show: Pittsburgh, Jah-sylvania; 9/23/80

Peter Tosh – Blame the Yout (sic) (Dub Version); Equal Rights (Columbia/Legacy) ’77 dubble disk of rarities

Bunny Wailer – Cry to Me; Rootsman Skanking (Shanachie) ’86; Wailers update

Pluto Shervington – Natty Dread; Jah Love (Music Club); **End of 3, Wailer Family Tree

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Aswad – Roxanne; Big Up (Gut/Mesa) ’97 The Police cover

Johnny Clarke – Don’t Let Jah Down!; 10” (Sip a Cup) 2007 UK militant steppers

Aisha – Downpressor; High Priestess (Ariwa) ’88 Mad Professor prod’n

Bedouin Soundclash feat. Vernon Buckley – Higher Ground; Street Gospels (Sideondummy) 2007 Jah-ronto, Canada; lead singer of The Maytones; ***End of Set 4

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1988 foundation record in the Smile Jamaica Ark-Ives

Lillian Allen – Rub a Dub Style in a Regent Park; Revolutionary Tea Party (Redwood) ’85 Canadian dub poet; Vinyl is Vital set

Satta – Ganga Bongo; Light of the World (Satta) ’87 Beechwood, Ja-high-O herb tune

Inner Circle – Irey Feelings; Blame It on the Sun (Trojan) ’75 UK Rupie Edwards herb instrumental

The Wailers – Them Belly Full; Live at Reggae Sunsplash: Tribute to Bob Marley (Elektra) ’82 US

Burning Spear – Jah No Dead; Rockers Soundtrack (Mango) ’79 Jah-maica***End of Set 5

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Vinyl Is Vital rhymes with Ital!

Bob Dylan – Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door; Live at Budokan (Columbia) ’79 in Jah-pon

Gregory Isaacs – Rock On (Horns Version); 10” (Observer Gold) Niney prod’n

Black Uhuru – Plastic Smile; Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Heartbeat) ’87 rmx “don’t show I your teeth, your plastic smile nah work”***End of Set 6

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“Don’t show I your teeth, your plastic smile nah work”…Michael Rose, Black Uhuru

The Selecter – Red Reflections; Celebrate the Bullet (Chrysalis) ’81 2 Tone ska w/ female vox

Robert Emanuel – You Can’t Push I Over; 10” (Main Line) ‘77

Easy Star All Stars – Money (Mad Professor rmx); Dubber Side of the Moon (Easy Star) 2010***End of Set 7

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Botom Botom – Something Divine; This Is Not a Stereotype (Hammerbass); Mutant dub: France w/ female vox

Manasseh Meets the Equalizer – Angry Dub; King Size Dub vol. 10 (Echo Beach) Jah-man label

The Chosen – Mash Down Rome; Rhythm & Sound w/ the Artists + Versions (Asphodel) Zion Train – Hovercraft; Get Ready EP (China) ’95 UK

Zion Train – Hovercraft; Get Ready EP (China) ’95 UK

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Yoda loves the Mutant Dub