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Archive for December, 2010

Just a quick post to let you loyal followers of the island sound that the Straits Sound System will be back with another session early in the new year!

In the meantime we’ve been busy scouring the world for new tunes to lay down, and we’ve gathered some great stuff by artists like The Versatiles, The Soul Cats, Hubert Lee, Slim Smith, Johnny Moore, Zap Pow, Jo Jo Bennet, Lans Thelwell and his Celestials, The Overtakers, The Gaylettes, Joya Landis, Lord Cobra, and many many more! That’s of course in addition to stuff by old favourites such as Burning Spear, The Wailers, The Maytones, Prince Buster, Roland Alphonso, Baba Brooks, Scientist, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, The Mad Professor, Gregory Isaacs, Horace Andy and all your other favourites.

With all the recent gang violence and knife crime in Singapore, we’ll be sure to be featuring tracks about the post-Independance Rudeboys in Jamaica, so get your skank on!

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