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SOUND SYSTEM SCRATCH [Pressure Sounds #68]

For more than 30 years, dub plates – exclusive, one-of-a-kind mixes for sound systems – have been a "hidden" part of reggae's history. Pressure Sounds' next release will showcase some of that hidden history, Black Ark style.

Although Lee Perry's eccentric productions from the Black Ark seemed to exist outside of the reggae mainstream, Scratch produced many dub plates between 1973 – 1979, creating exclusive mixes that have never been heard since. These come as a revelation even to the most hardcore Scratch fans.

Sound System Scratch features 19 Black Ark dub plates as well as a treasure trove of rare photographs and archive material. It promises to be one of the most exciting Lee Perry collections for many years.

1. Dread Dub Plate – Lee Perry
2. Lama Lava Mix One – Augustus Pablo & The Upsetters
3. Groove Dubber – The Upsetters
4. Groove Rider – The Upsetters
5. Jucky Skank – The Upsetters
6. Chim Cherie – The Upsetters
7. The Rightful Organiser – Lee Perry & The Upsetters
8. Stagger – Lee Perry & The Upsetters
9. Big Neck Cut – Lee Perry & The Upsetters
10. Zeal Of The Lord – The Upsetters
11. Dub Of The Lord – The Upsetters
12. Returning Wax – The Upsetters
13. Bush Dub Corntrash – Winston Wright & The Upsetters
14. From Dub Four – Clive Hylton & The Upsetters
15. Roots Train Number Two – Junior Murvin & The Upsetters
16. Locks In The Dublight – Lee Perry & The Upsetters
17. Moonlight Version – The Upsetters
18. Dub History – Carlton Jackson & The Upsetters
19. Living Dub – Keith Rowe & The Upsetters


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