This roots reggae classic has been out of print since 2007! Most copies ended up in Europe and Japan back then, so we figured it was time to dig up the old parts and make it available once again. Now on RED VINYL, limited to 330 copies once again!
SIDE A: 1 It’s All Over 2 Hard, Hard Thing 3 Fistful A Riddim 4 Too Many Things 5 In This Time 6 No Trial f/RockerT SIDE B: 1 Rock And Come In featuring – Dr. Ring Ding 2 Lyrics Architect 3 New York Neighbors 4 The Bottle 5 Zion Gates
In case you need a refresher on the man, the legend, KING DJANGO… Continue reading JUMP UP repress: KING DJANGO – “Roots Tonic” LP – now on RED VINYL
Anyone familiar with the American Reggae and Ska scene has already heard the work of the musicians in the BROOKLYN ATTRACTORS. The group’s core line-up consists of New York City Reggae and Ska veterans, LARRY McDONALD, EDDIE OCAMPO, BIG DAN JESSELSOHN, BUFORD O’SULLIVAN, JUSTIN ROTHBERG, as well as Anant Pradhan and Luke Penella, two emerging musicians on the NY Jazz scene. The group was created by Westbound Train trumpeter and Void Union co-founder RICH GRAIKO in 2011 as a way to pay homage to 1960’s era Jamaican and American instrumental music. Continue reading BROOKLYN ATTRACTORS “Good Evil Alchemy” CD/LP – All Star Jamaican Ska Jazz Reggae!
The VOID UNION is a musical collective, brought together by their love of Jamaican music styles. Their core line-up consists of current and former members of Boston soul/ska road heroes WESTBOUND TRAIN – Thad Merritt on bass, Jesse Hayes on drums, Rich Graiko on trumpet, Alex Stern on guitar, and Anant Pradhan on tenor and alto sax. Both on and off stage, the VOID UNION invite other, like-minded musicians to join in – so it’s no surprise that their sophomore full length “HIGHER GUNS’ includes appearances from KING DJANGO, ANGELO MOORE, DAVE HILLYARD, and OBI FERNANDEZ just to name a few. Continue reading VOID UNION “HIGHER GUNS” LP red vinyl (JUMP097LP) – OUT OF PRINT
“If you’ve spent more than a minute on the ska scene, you’ll know that [he’s] the original New York rudy…who kept the flame burning even when it was just a candle in the window.” -Alternative Press
A seminal force in the East Coast ska scene, KING DJANGO has made his name as a songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and label owner (Stubborn Records). His versatility within genres of punk, rhythm & blues, and Jamaican grooves is unmatched, starting early as the singer / trombonist of legendary NYC ska band The Boilers (1986-1988), evolving through reggae/soul/punk/jazz experimentalists Skinnerbox (1989-1998), and achieving mainstream recognition with traditional ska supergroup Stubborn All-Stars (1994-1998). Continue reading KING DJANGO – “Meets The Scrucialists” CD – (JUMP056 – OUT OF PRINT)