Sunday, August 21, 2016

Reggae Education (I2) Bryan Lion Style: 80s Edition Side A

Paying tribute to the decade in which we became aware...

(Windchime construction)
Unmetered Taxi - Sly, Robbie, Dean Fraser
Golden Hen - Tenor Saw
Rikers Island - Cocoa Tea
Political Fiction - Half Pint
Dance Rock - Bunny Wailer
Hold On to What You Got - Dennis Brown
If You're Looking For Trouble - Mighty Diamonds
Big Ship - Freddie McGregor
Transport Connection - Sister Nancy
A No Me Name Peggy - Sister Carol
Screw Face - Judy Mowatt
Them Vex - Sister Carol
Too Rude - Half Pint
Original Sound - Conroy Smith
Arlene - General Echo
Jah Say - Burning Spear
Push Come to Shove - Freddie McGregor
Pick a Sound - Selah Collins
Here I Come - Barrington Levy
World a Music (Dub) - Ini Kamoze
Young Gal Business - Chaka Demus and Pliers
No Touch De Gorilla - King Kong
Gimme No Crack - Shinehead
One Sound (Jammy's) - Earl Sixteen
Science Again - Admiral Bailey
Santa Barbara (Bangara) - Sly and Robbie
Night Nurse - Gregory Isaacs
Hard Drugs - Gregory Isaacs
Oh Bumboklaat - Peter Tosh
Butter Pon Dem Mouth Version - Augustus Pablo
Conscious Party - Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
(Bobby Hutcherson Music is Like the Wind)

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

After Many Channel Changes, Arriving here...

Welcome to this space fantasy...

(Fantasy in Space/Channel Change)
Vamonos Pa'l Monte - Eddie Palmieri
Kita Kita - Gasper Lawal
Round One - Scientist
Bhupali - Messrs. Vyas Bros.
Mughead Ska - Llans Thelwell
Jive Makgona - Mahlathini and Mahotella Queens
Hard Road to Travel - Jimmy Cliff
La Cumbia Del Pacurro - Juaneco y su Combo
L'Artibonite (ex) - Les Freres de Jean
Fried Neckbones and Home Fries - Willie Bobo
Everything Gunh Be Funky - Lee Dorsey
Ozan Koukle - Lafayette Afro Rock Band
Congestion - The Devastation
Young JA (Sound of...) - Lennie Hibbert
Greenwich Dub - Cornell Campbell
Get Up Stand Up - Toots and the Maytals
Sister Rosie - Dollar Brand
Rockfort Rock - Sound Dimension
There's Gonna Be a Mess - Mighty Dogcatchers
Rules of Freedom - Nathan Davis
Exodus (ex) - Eddie Harris
Goin' Down South - Bobby Hutcherson/Harold Land (R.I.P. Mr. Hutcherson)
(Song Thrush)

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

With You on Your Shakedown Cruise...

Finding a new mindset, and putting it to use...

(Miz Aisatsu)
Jacques Dessalines - Scientist
Samba Pachas No. 2 - Les Pachas du Canape Vert
That Girl - Lloyd and Glen
Don't You Just Know It - Huey Piano Smith
Savito - The Undergrounds
A Day in the Life - Chocolate Snow
(Donald Byrd)
I Gotta Keep on Moving - Impressions
Hurry Up - Versatiles
Superfly - I.Roy
Bicycle Skank - Jah Thomas
Iko Iko - Dixie Cups
Ire Feelings - Rupie Edwards
The Time Has Come - Pat Kelly
Soul Strut - Sound Dimension
It A Guh Dread - Culture
Tenement Yard - Jacob Miller
Handy Capp - Upsetters
Mash it Up - Delroy Wilson
One Step Forward - Jackie Mittoo
In Orbit - Ricardo Ray/Bobby Cruz
Descarga de Charanga - Ruddy Calzado
Yaye Boye - Idrissa Diop
Orere Elejigbo - Lijadu Sisters
Mission Impossible - Roots Radics
Why Must I - Heptones/Scratch
Black Rose Dub - Revolutionairies
(Bapa Space Pan/Kei vs. Nez)

Friday, July 22, 2016

A Mystical Encounter: Morning Sun...

Using the light and shadows to your advantage...

Evolution - Magnum
All the People - Allen Toussaint
Stick By Me - John Holt
Morning Sun - Al Barry and the Cimarons
Break in the Road - Betty Harris
Mama Said - The Shirelles
Mission Impossible - Roots Radics
Rebel Disco - Brentford All Stars
I Want a Love I Can See - The Temptations
Worried Over You - Eldridge Holmes
Space Lady - Lonnie Liston Smith and the Cosmic Echoes
Zion I - Rico
Martian Encounter - Prince Jammy
Mystical Dub - Scientist
One Step Beyond - Jackie Mittoo
Angels and Demons at Play - Sun Ra
Unmetered Taxi - Sly and Robbie
Informer Version - Mighty Two
Verdict in Dub - Randy's vs. Randy's
(Peter Tosh vs. Kelly J)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

When External Forces Space Out Your Head...

Freedom Sounds choosing peace instead.
Worldwide non-violence connect...

(Blackbird Flight)
Out in the Street - Sly and Robbie
Police and Thieves - Dub Plate Mix Scratch
Check Out Your Mind - Maxayn
Your Time is Gonna Come - Sandie Shaw
Xica da Silva - Miriam Makeba
Uptown Top Ranking - Althea and Donna
Can't Stand It - Warrior Queen
Mr. Cop - Gregory Isaacs
Fresh and Clean - I.Roy/Dennis Brown
I Don't Know How - The Superlatives
Malkaus - The Panthers
Mi Son Maracaibo - Rene Touzet
Coming Up - Bud Powell
(Andrew Hill vs. Japanese Mini CD)
Herb Vendor - Horsemouth Wallace
Hypocrites - Mighty Two
Congo Rock - Sound Dimension
(Burroughs vs. H20)

Sunday, July 17, 2016

A New Type of SoundClash: New Wave (All the Way)

Freedom Sounds Favorites vs. DJ Harnetrixx,
Mikey Oh's tunes, alternating with John's picks...

(Space Creation)
Gunga Din Dub - Rico Rodriguez
Rapture - Blondie
Sabasi - Cedric 'Im Brooks
Everything Counts - Depeche Mode
Assack Lawn Version - Glen Brown
How Soon is Now? - The Smiths
Death Trap - Tommy McCook
Lips Like Sugar - Echo and the Bunnymen
Assemble Not Thyself - The Terrors
Break it Down Again - Tears for Fears
Congestion - The Devastation
Since You're Gone - The Cars
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me - Brothers of Hope
Crazy Rhythms - The Feelies
Drums of Africa - Rico Rodriguez
Major Tom - Peter Schilling
Creations and Versions - Tubbys
(Out Echo)

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Soundclash Summer: Reggae Education H2(o) Featuring Bryan Lion

Late night summer session down in Freedom Sounds Headquarters...

(Bleeps vs. Tape)
Darker Black - Sound Dimension
Soul Limbo - Byron Lee and the Dragonaires
Tribute to Muhammed Ali - Tommy McCook
Reggae Merengue - Tommy McCook
Angolan Chant - Joe Gibbs/Professionals
Rukumbine - Shenley Duffus
Oil in my Lamp - Eric Monty Morris
Rocksteady - Phyllis Dillon
Last Flight to Reggae City - Stranger Cole and Tommy McCook
Set Me Free - Earth and Stone
Rebel Dance - Observer vs...
Russians are Coming - Val Bennet
Great Musical Battle - Derrick Morgan
No Removal - U.Roy
Hear Me Now Star + Dub - Cornell Campbell
Water No Get Enemy - Fela Kuti
Unconditional Dub - Cornell Campbell/Natural Numbers
Foundation Sound - Richie Stephens
Hot No Ho - The Lions
I Shall Sing - Judy Mowatt
Summer Days - Soom T
I'm Coming Home - Leon Bridges
Dejala Corre - Banda Los Hijos de la Nina Luz
Bandolero - Pinchers
One Step Forward - Jackie Mittoo
Rally Round the West Indies - David Rudder
Unmetered Taxi - Sly and Robbie
(Sounds............. sdnuoS)

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