CASSETTE STORE DAY 2018 exclusive releases from THE SLACKERS / THE PIETASTERS / MEPHISKAPHELES and more!

It’s that time of year again –  when we help fire up tape decks and boomboxes worldwide! Once again this year we lead the charge in the ska reggae world releasing a grip of new tapes – many classic 90’s gems on cassette for the first time ever! Peek at our boombox and see this years tapes!

CSD 2018 releases each limited to 100 copies:

THE SLACKERS “Better Late Than Never” Tape (Debut alum – Moon Ska Classic!)
DAVE HILLYARD & THE ROCKSTEADY 7 “Playtime” Tape (Debut album – Hellcat classic!)
THE PIETASTERS “OohLooLoo” Tape  (Moon Ska classic)
THE PIETASTERS “S/T” Tape (Debut album from the early 90’s!)
MEPHISKAPHELES “Maximum Peversion” Tape  (Second album – Moon Ska Classic!)
Various “DRINK THE SKA” Tape  (Our RSD collaboration with Ska Brewing)
KINGSTON ALL STARS “Rise Up” Tape (Brand new album from Jamaican reggae legends)
THE FUSS “Ourselves” Tape  (Wash DC female fronted soulful ska/reggae)
RUDE BOY GEORGE “Play Anything” Tape  (NYC band who do ska versions of new wave classic)

You can now order these limited items here and NOW. After placing your order send us an email to jumpuprecords@gmail.com letting us know which tapes you want! Continue reading CASSETTE STORE DAY 2018 exclusive releases from THE SLACKERS / THE PIETASTERS / MEPHISKAPHELES and more!

DAVE HILLYARD & ROCKSTEADY 7 “Friends And Enemies” LP (JUMP110LP) back in print!

If you aren’t familiar with Dave’s saxophone playing history, maybe you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of decades? He has been a gigging/touring musician since his teenage years, playing with HEPCAT, RANCID, STUBBORN ALL-STARS, Willie Williams, Stranger Cole, Glen Brown, Glen Adams, Archie Bell, and for the last 18 years, he has been the featured soloist with NYC’s legendary Ska band, THE SLACKERS. ROCKSTEADY 7, a fourteen year old all-star collective, is the band where Dave is able to showcase his unique style of Saxophone playing with extended Jazz improvisations over Reggae-Ska rhythms. As Dave explains, “I’m a freak stylistically. I’m a southern Californian raised kid who started out playing like Jamaican saxophonists, Roland Alphonso and Tommy McCook. Then I moved to New York and got into classic American saxophone like Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Lester Young, and Illinois Jacquet. Then I went on the road and started to understand the blues. I got into Howling Wolf, Tbone Walker, and Sonny Boy Williamson.” Continue reading DAVE HILLYARD & ROCKSTEADY 7 “Friends And Enemies” LP (JUMP110LP) back in print!