CASSETTE WEEK 2022 – We’ve Got 10 tapes!

It’s that time of the year again! Celebrate the tape! Magnetic Magic! Jump Up has celebrated the yearly event since 2014 – that year we rejoined the cassette game with a limited release of our PRESSURE DROP label sampler! This year the tradition continues with our “ON THE BEACH” sampler on blue shell cassette limited to 75 copies. We’re also dropping the Rude Girl Revue curated mixtape “RUDE GIRLS TO THE FRONT” which features all the bands that created the all-female ska sensation! Brand new albums from THE FUSS, STOP THE PRESSES, SMOKE & MIRRORS SOUND SYSTEM (all covers!), and THE BAKESYS (synth pop 80’s wave) are now on cassette, plus we reissue recent titles by ROGER RIVAS, MEPHISKAPHELES, and THE STEP DAUGHTERS. And the cherry on top is THE SLACKERS “Self Medication” on cassette for the first time ever – now with bonus tracks! Buy 5 or 10 tapes and save big bucks! To qualify for free shipping minimum order is 2 tapes.  After purchase below send your list of tape selections to jumpuprecords@gmail.com

THE SLACKERS “Self Medication”
VARIOUS “On The Beach” (Jump Up Label Sampler)
VARIOUS “Rude Girls To The Front” (Rude Girl Revue Mixtape)
THE BAKESYS “Thursday Night On My Television”
THE FUSS “In Person”
STOP THE PRESSES “Got It”
SMOKE & MIRRORS SOUND SYSTEM “Undercover”
STEP DAUGHTERS “The Right Sound”
MEPHISKAPHELES “The Two EPs”
ROGER RIVAS “Live With Love”

THE BAKESYS “Sentences I’d Like To Hear The End Of” LP – debut vinyl release for UK ska lifers!

BRAND NEW 2022!  One of the UK’s leading ska & reggae exponents THE BAKESYS return with their third album release titled SENTENCES I’D LIKE TO HEAR THE END OF. Having kicked out a storming 2 tone meets power pop sound with album number one & ploughed a darker anti-establishment reggae vibe with album number two, for their third long player THE BAKESYS decided to head back to the 1960’s for inspiration. “SENTENCES…” takes the sweaty heave-hoe chugging rhythm of authentic 60’s Jamaican ska & fuses it with 80’s & 90’s drum loops & an avalanche of brass, synth, drum & vocal samples to deliver a unique & highly contagious sound. It’s a mix of 2-TONE, roots reggae, trip-hop, sample-based electronica and modern UK bass culture. One you listen you’ll be instantly hooked – and we are quite sure there’s nothing in your LP collection that sounds quite like this! Lyrically the album digs deep into the 1960’s and covers events & characters that helped to define the decade. There are tales of Christine Keeler, Fidel Castro, Bobby Kennedy & Cassius Clay, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin & Yuri Gagarin. And tales of the Berlin Wall & the global fear of nuclear war!  Limited edition of 350, including a very limited batch of white vinyl copies with silver “space suit” foil labels.  Check out the great review at DUFF GUIDE TO SKA!  NOTE: This will be sent to our LP subscription club members!

Limited edition TAPES from THE BAKESYS and THE UPPERTONES – TWO TONE LIVE available too!

It’s always a great day when we announce some new TAPES on the label! We don’t just release things around Cassette Store Day, we do it all year long! We have also brought back our TAPE club for it’s 2nd year, and these tapes are all official selections that you will receive in the first shipment!  Get out that vintage boombox and get into a format that launched portable music!

First up is THE BAKESYS 90 minute tape! The self titled cassette (JUMPTAPE011) features the brand new “More Bakesys” mini album, the “Studio Selections 1991 – 1995” anthology album & 6 tracks from the “Return To The Planet Of The Bakesys” live album – 27 tracks of Bakesys’ power pop & reggae injected 2 tone ska goodness! 2-TONE black/white shell, limited edition of 100 copies.  Not to be outdone THE UPPERTONES are back with “UP UP UP” – another wonderful Jamaican ska and Rhythm & Blues album from this Italian 3 piece headed by MR. T BONE himself. Limited edition of 100 copies. Both tapes are shipping across the Atlantic now and will also be available with the bands very soon!

Finally, we acquired some new/old stock of a fun TWO-TONE LIVE tape featuring THE SPECIALS, THE SELECTER, and SPECIAL BEAT. It’s a UK import with a great track listing:

THE SPECIALS – Gangsters/ You’re Wandering Now/ Stupid Marriage/ Do The Dog/ Nite Klub

THE SELECTER – Train To Skaville/ The Selecter/ Sweet Feeling/ Celebrate The Bullet

SPECIAL BEAT – Rat Race/ Concrete Jungle/ Mirror In The Bathroom