crabs10 JUMP UP is excited and proud to release the new 6 track Mini LP from Argentina’s early reggae acid jazz champs THE CRABS CORPORATION! In the past few years the band has been busy releasing three excellent 7″ on Italian funk/soul imprint Record Kicks which featured guest appearances from Susan Cadogan, King Hammond, and Dave Barker. On this new 6 tracker the boss sounds keep coming, with Andy “Keys” Clarke and Jennie Mathias from the Belle Stars joining in on the fun. It’s a sonic all nighters that makes you boogaloo, dance the ska, do the reggae, and relive the Acid Jazz scene of the late 80’s. There’s even a Serge Gainsbourg influenced downtempo tune that whispers for your erotic attention!

Other influences? The Hippy Boys, Harry J All Stars, The Beverly All Stars, The Vulcans, The Rudies, Dave & Ansel Collins, Colonel Elliot & The Lunatics, Booker T & The MGs, The Mar-Keys, and Earl Van Dike.

Check out a couple of tunes on our jukebox to the right – you’ll like what you hear! Pressed on WHITE and RED heavyweight vinyl!  Tracks: The Sort – Hush It! – Breakdown – The Hard Mod Beat – Le Secrete – Do It

THE PORTERS – “Are In The Black” CD – (JUMP034 – OUT OF PRINT)

Simply put, THE PORTERS are the brand new soul/R&B incarnation of the PARKA KINGS, the Detroit soul/ska band that rules the Midwest from 1993 – 1998. Featuring the distinct vocals of Brett Warren and a solid brass backbone, THE PORTERS take the amazing live pub-rock energy of the PK’s and combine it with home-bred Motown/Stax feel good soul. What do we call it? “Amphetamine Soul”–that’s what! The last time we had bands of this nature was during the 80’s, when Dexy’s Continue reading THE PORTERS – “Are In The Black” CD – (JUMP034 – OUT OF PRINT)