Flashback Fridazed: Kanka – Don’t Stop Dub

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This week instead of bringing you a rap album we decided to go for something a little bit different. Tonight, we will take a peak at Kanka‘s debut album Don’t Stop Dub. It originally came out in 2005 under the french label HammerBass. This is one of those albums that you could play five times in row without even realizing it.

Riddim ft. Mc Olivia – Kanka

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Croon It – Kanka

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A Ticket To Die ft. Mc Olivia – Kanka

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Wise – Kanka

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Khari Kill – Born To Rule

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We don’t know how this album slipped through our grip, but it did. Khari Kill‘s new album came out in january of this year for our greatest pleasure. His debut album, Picture Of Selassie, is one of our favorite reggae album. We’ve been anticipating a new release ever since we heard it. Take a listen to you favorites from Khari Kill‘s sophomore album.

Born To Rule – Khari Kill

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Day Into Night – Khari Kill

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Abba Tadius – Khari Kill

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Guts – Le Bienheureux

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We brought you Guts sophomore album at beginning of the year, now it’s time to reminisce over his debut album Le Bienheureux. We’ve tried to select our favorite tracks but honestly we should have featured the entire album. This is one of those record that will perfectly accompanied your safety meetings. It’s definitely one of our all time favorite.

Take A Look Around You – Guts

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Metis – Guts

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Good Morning – Guts

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Pura Vida – Guts

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Fat Freddy’s Drop – Blackbird

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Fat Freddy’s Drop is one of the most known band of New Zealand. The band is composed of 7 members and these guys have been around since the beginning of the century. Blackbird is their fifth album; their music is a combination of reggae, dub, jazz, soul and blues. Take a listen below to get an idea of what this combo sounds like.

Blackbird – Fat Freddy’s Drop

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Clean The House – Fat Freddy’s Drop

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Russia – Fat Freddy’s Drop

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Iration – Automatic

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The Hawaiian reggae group Iration released their third album yesterday after three years of absence. Their single Automatic is by far our favorite but we also threw in a couple other tracks that are worth listening to.

Automatic – Iration

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Mr Operator – Iration

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High Flying – Iration

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High Tide – Play Me Reggae

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It’s been a while since we brought you some good old reggae, so today we’ve got an album that probably went unnoticed when it came out. Play Me Reggae is the debut album from High Tide, a reggae band from Southern California. This record originally came out in 2008 and it’s their best work to date. Listen to our favorites below and head over to your local disc store to grab the whole thing.

Roun’ Dub End – High Tide

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Irie Melody – High Tide

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On A Roll – High Tide

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The Architect – Foundation EP

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This french beat maker, also known as The Architect, deserves a few minutes of your time. His first EP, called Foundation, is very promising as you’ll discover below. If you want to hear the whole thing, head over to his soundcloud.

Les Pensées – The Architect

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Dreader Than Dread – The Architect

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Old Mob Blues – The Architect

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Flashback Friday: Rebelution – Courage To Grown

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This week we are going back to 2007, when Rebelution released their debut album Courage To Grow. The five members met up while their were living in Isla Vista, a beach-side community near Santa Barbara. This is probably one of our favorite reggae band, we highly encourage you to buy their entire discography, you won’t be disappointed. Take a listen below to some of our favorite cuts from this album.

Courage To Grow – Rebelution

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R Way – Rebelution

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Feeling Alright – Rebelution

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Safe And Sound – Rebelution

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Ordinary Girl – Rebelution

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Happy 420

We’ve been working on this for a few months now, putting songs aside every now and then to compose a special playlist to celebrate the 420 holiday. We tried to be eclectic as possible, but a playlist like this one will alway be subjective. In order to fully enjoy it, we recommend to use the shuffle option available if you watch it on youtube. Toke up!