Big up to my man Ira at JAMMYLAND NYC for coming through with the last clean copy on the planet, and at a righteous price as well! Noel Delahaye blessing Little Roy’s “Tribal War.” Produced by Bullwackie with riddims by… Continue Reading
The AIRES label is one of several subsidiary imprints of Lloyd “Bullwackie” Barnes’ Wackies Music label. The AIRES pressings are hard to find, and if you are lucky enough to come across them they are usually very expensive. These singles… Continue Reading
Here’s a great spread about Lloyd “BullWackie” Barnes that appeared in the April 12, 2009 issue of the New York Times.
Another heavy, heavy roots tune from Wackies House of Music. Would you expect anything different from Bullwackie? Heaviest riddims on the planet. Harder than the best. Roots reggae done inna NYC stylee. Recognize the riddim? “Handsworth Revolution“ aka “Revolution” riddim… Continue Reading
What a killer tune from the Wackies crew. One of the tuffest basslines ever laid to wax. Focus on the bass in this tune. You get lost in it. There is no other reggae label that put women up front… Continue Reading
WAYNE JARRETT ‘SHOWCASE VOL. 1’ (WACKIES) Sit down and put a seatbelt on before you listen to this one. The sweet, soulful voice of Wayne Jarrett, backed by the All-Stars, and recorded at just the right level by Bullwackie. Only… Continue Reading
Here is my favorite Wackies release of all time. Hands down. Junior Delahaye’s “Movie Show” issued on 12″ vinyl. His angelic vocal over a Jah-T’s rolling bass and drum riddim that is just infectious. I love how he opens the song, stretching his vocal along the riddim track…”Oh… Continue Reading