Augustus Pablo Original Rockers Expected 19th February Official deluxe edition, made with full approval of the original compliers. The original 1979 Greensleeves ‘Original Rockers’ compilation was instrumental in bringing the music of Augustus Pablo to an international audience and with this 23 track set we pay tribute to that landmark release with a crucial selection of further cuts of the original albums classic rhythms including some rare sides making their album debut VP CD | LP Pre-Order
Horace Andy In The Light Dub Expected 19th February LP reissue of Horace Andy's In The Light Dub 1977 dub classic with Prince Jammy at the controls. Long awaited re-issue in the iconic original sleeve of the crucial dub companion to Horace Andy's classic "In the Light" that was given confirmed dub album classic status by its 1995 Blood & Fire edition. Horace Andy's profile already legendary in reggae circles, has been internationally raised by his work with Massive Attack and his continued live presence. VP LP Pre-Order
Horace Andy In The Light Expected 19th February Reissue of Horace Andy 1977 classic In The Light Horace Andy's profile already legendary in reggae circles, has been internationally raised by his work with Massive Attack and his continued live presence, 'In The Light' captures him at the very of his game. VP CD | LP Pre-Order
Clarks In Jamaica Clarks In Jamaica 21 classics from the golden age of Jamaican music celebrating reggae's love affair with the iconic UK footwear. Featuring anthem like tracks from Little John, Dillinger, Trinity, Ranking Joe, Supercat etc. with a number of the tracks appearing on CD for the very first time. VP CD | LP
Slightly Stoopid / Bad Brains No Cocaine SLIGHTLY STOOPID & INNER CIRCLE – NO COCAINE REMIX featuring CAPLETON b/w BAD BRAINS featuring ANGELO MOORE (Fishbone) - RAGGA DUB Perro Bravo Remix Taken from the Dub Rockers compilation, worlds collide to create new twists on the reggae theme. California reggae rockers Slightly Stoopid and the Four 20 anthem No Cocaine and the ultimate Dub Rocker combination of Bad Brains and Angelo Moore from Fishbone on the funky Ragga Dub – seriously collectable. VP 7"
Alborosie Rock the Dancehall Rock The Dancehall speaks for itself with bumping bass and super hooks plus, exclusive dub version on B Side. Sicilian producer and singer Alborosie has recently completed recording Dub versions of selected songs from his latest album Sound The System. Presented here in a strictly analogue setting Alborosie makes his mark as the 21st century dub master. VP 7"
Reggae Gold 2012 Various Artists Double LP Edition Celebrating 20 years! Reggae Gold 2012 is a special double disc package of Reggae Hits! Disc 1 is 16 new hits with seven exclusive tracks. Disc 2 contains 16 full length versions of classic Reggae Gold Hits. Package includes a 15” x 10” fold out poster & special sticker with artwork by Van’s Shoe co. The world’s # 1 reggae compilation is back with double the hits! VP LP
Delroy Wilson / Revolutionaires / Leroy Smart / John Holt Channel 1 7" Spectacular Expected 6th August Spectacular is a good word to describe this special limited edition 7” box set. Specifically designed for reggae heads and discerning collectors. Valuable for the unique packaging as much as for the outstanding selection of rarely seen hits from the masterful hand of Joseph Hookim. All titles were recorded at Channel One Recording Studio, Kingston, Jamaica and pressed in limited quantity between 1975 and 1983. Standouts include ‘Jah Jah’, the highly collectable Leroy Smart roots anthem although, all 14 tracks are hard to find. These classic hits are presented on 7” vinyl for the first time in years and never before with the care, attention and quality that this package delivers. VP 7"
Alborosie Alborosie Presents His Majesty Riddim HIS MAJESTY RIDDIM showcases established hit-makers Alborosie, Etana, Christopher Martin, Mr Vegas, Sizzla & Gentleman 'longside young lions Dann I, Yung J.R., Skygrass and more. VP LP Pre-Order
First Class Rock Steady Roy Shirley / Heptones / The Techniques / .. Epic collection of Rocksteady rareties and some real treats! 2016 is the 50th Anniversary of Rocksteady; the down tempo cousin to SKA that ruled Jamaican dancefloors from 1966 – 1968, when the national beat shifted to reggay (now spelled reggae). Although short lived, the riddims and vibe of Rocksteady have influenced pop and dance music in every decade that has followed. To celebrate, VP Records has sifted through collectors lists of the most sought after titles and collected them on this double vinyl LP. VP LP