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Milton Henry & Upsetters “This World” / “Midious Serenade”

PLUS MILTON HENRY IN THE BLACK ECHOES ARCHIVES! Heavy, heavy dread vibes from the Black Ark.  Milton Henry, who just released a new 12″ produced by Roberto Sanchez on Iroko Records, is perhaps best known for his Wackies classic “Who… Continue Reading

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Chosen Brothers “March Down Babylon” plus Version (Wackies)

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

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Clive Field Marshall “Wha Happen to the Hostage?” (Wackies)

Here is a true gem from the Wackies crew.  From the incomparable album ‘Poor House Rockers’ we have Clive Field Marshall’s “Wha Happen to the Hostage?,” Clive’s take on the 1980 Iran hostage situation where US President Jimmy Carter could… Continue Reading

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Midnight Raver’s Album Pick of the Week!

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

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Chosen Brothers “Mango Walk” 12″ vinyl (Wackies)

More heavy mental from Bullwackies…it never gets old, never goes away. Moritz von Oswald and Mark Ernestus of Basic Channel unearth the beautiful ‘Mango Walk’ by The Chosen Brothers and back it with a response entitled ‘Mango Drive’ on the… Continue Reading

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Ras Kush: Sound of Brooklyn (2010 Interview)

Ras Kush: Sound of Brooklyn Musik Line Blog Ras Kush is one of the foremost ambassadors for the UK dub style in the USA, as a sound man, producer and architect of the Black Redemption record label. We first met… Continue Reading

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“We are the stars, of this movie show”

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

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Bullwackies in New York (Documentary)

A fascinating documentary about one of the top ranking labels in the game.  A time and place in ‘dis ya iwa’ called Bullwackies.  Wackies gets much love and respect from the MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG every time!  This documentary captures perfectly… Continue Reading

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Album Pick of the Week: Love Joys ‘Reggae Vibes’ (Wackies)

The album pick this week is another heavyweight killer from the Wackies House of Music.  This debut album by the Love Joys and Junior Delahaye’s Showcase album are neck and neck for my favorite Wackies records ever.  Here’s a review… Continue Reading