Thursday, July 30, 2015

Dancehall Pressure 1988

Soundboy Kuff 'N' Dem - Dancehall pressure 1988. Wicked and bad raggamuffin soundbwoy collection from 1988. Nuff hi-power hits from King Jammy's, Witty, King Tubby's, George Phang (Power House), Fashion Records, Techniques and Steelie & Cleevie. Version pon version..

Continuous mix. 79 minutes. Relist...

Raggamuffin and Rambo - Dancehall Thrillers 1987

Raggamuffin and Rambo - Dancehall Thrillers 1987. More deadly digital dancehall hits from 1987. Nuff niceness in the digital era... Crisp JA & UK productions from King Jammy's, King Tubby's, Techniques, Redman International, Kilamanjaro, Philip Smart, Fashion and Jah Tubby's. Tempo never ease off - version pon version...

Continuous mix. 78 minutes. Relist...

Hol' a Raggamuffin - Dangerous dancehall 1987

Hol' a Raggamuffin - Dangerous dancehall 1987. Digital dancehall mix 1987. Productions from King Jammy's, King Tubby's, Techniques, Redman International, Jah Tubby's and Black Scorpio. Version excursions, nuff hits. Raggamuffin ruffer than Rambo, tuffer than Tyson.

  Continuous mix. 79 minutes. Repost...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Roots Outernational present... D.E.B Crucial Selections

D.E.B Crucial Selections - Dennis Brown Productions. Selector Omari & Roots Outernational sound NYC come with an essential & comprehensive collection of D. Brown productions. On the DEB & Yvonne's Special labels mid to late 70s. Mighty vocal, deejay & dubwize cuts... in the mix.

Alongside the Crown Prince feature artists like Junior Delgado, Bob Andy, Desi Roots, Horace Andy, Booker T, Jah Thomas, Ras Bug, Big Joe, Ranking Buckers, Ranking Joe, Lenese Linton, Lord Tanamo, Black Uhuru, Castro Brown, Jimmy Riley, Carlton & The Shoes & Trinity. Rhythm track by the DEB Players. Dubs from King Tubby. 

Thanks to Selector Omari & Roots Outernational Sound for the link.
Serious selections!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Rising Son - Peace Man/Jah Suckie - Peace Inna Jamdung 7''

9 track pre-release collection.
The legendary Rising Son meets Lester Johnson on the Ta Shi label. Pure roots and culture from 1976. Peace Man, peace man, peace man, mi seh peace youth man... Counteraction from deejay Jah Suckie with Peace Inna Jamdung. Dread dub versions. All-time classic...

Also from Rising Son, Every Man Must Have A home/Dub & Jah Jah Robe, both on the New Flower imprint produced by Al Campbell in 1976-77.
All hard to find... Repost...


Sunday, July 19, 2015

DJ Irie Dread & Legion 16 Movement Sound - Season of Life Mixtape

DJ Irie Dread & Legion 16 Movement Sound present... Season of Life Mixtape. Uptempo collection of modern nu roots, one-drop & lovers grooves. Sweet reggae music. Inna fine style...

Riddim track like Overstand's Rootsman & Militancy, Country Bus (Chimney), Way Back (Dub Akom), Automatic (Penthouse), 50~50 (Starstruck), Ram Jam (Silly Walks), Vision (Live MB), 7th Heaven & Cane River (DJ Frass), Freedom Fire (Independent Works) and Royal Order's evergreen Cultivator. More Life productions come with crucial roots-rocking vibes on the Herb Family - murderation.. blam, blam, blam.....

 Continuous mix. 66 mins.

Max respect to Tafadzwa Irie Dread & the SA-Zimbabwe massive, 
thnx 4 the link up spar.. @DjIrieDread

Friday, July 17, 2015

Kaleidoscope in Session @ New Beehive Bradford July 10th 2015

Kaleidoscope in Session @ New Beehive Bradford July 10th 2015.
Kaleidoscope live in session 10 July 2015. Spaceport7 & Paul Rootsical nice up the New Beehive again... Roots, one-drop, dancehall & revival selections a gwarn as always. Niceness every time.
Thanks again to all who come along. Special thnx to ArtistTim & Barry (Roots Records shop) for coming. Also MASSIVE raspect to the MC for the night. COME DOWN AGAIN mi lion. I'll be armed with uff version sides next time & bring my full selection ready to take all special request... 

 Don't forget.. we're playing 2nd Friday of each month, Next one 14th August, so run go tell U friend.... :D

Paul Rootsical Sets
 I started with some rootsy favorites while the place start to fill.... Twinkle Brothers, Ffrenchie & Island Life Records lead the roots charge with the Who Can't Hear Must Feel, No More Slaving, Imperial Crown and the mighty Jahovia. Dancehall business later with excursions pon the Freedom Blues, General, Late Night Blues relick, Long Days Short Nights & Ram Jam. Big nod to Virgin Islands reggae. Nuff original foundation selection also.

Spaceport7 Sets  
Reggae-dancehall & Bashment. Nuff Protoje, Jah Sun, Horseman, Tanya Stephens...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Gideon Warriors revisited... Culture Mix

Revisiting this one-drop nu-roots mixtape from 2010. Gideon Warriors. Strictly conscious vibes. Riddim like John John's Zion Gate, Maximum Sound's I Know My Herb/Repariation & Help Me Praise Jahovia, the dubby Breadfruit (Fly Roots), Soul Rebel (Peckings) and the stunning Zion Train from Columbian Beatz (check Lutan Fyah's Living In the Ghetto - RUFF!). Bushman revisits 2 classic Peter Tosh tunes @ Penthouse.

Continuous mix. 79 minutes. Repost...

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Rocking Time - Late 70s Revival Vinyl Mix

Rocking Time - Selections from the late-70's. Cool & easy revival mixtape made up of rips from my 7 & 12'' collection. Incorporates various styles of the day, varying from roots to big people revival vibes. Runs vocals into deejay cut into dub version or blazing instrumentals inna true discomix style... Some real timeless classics here like the Phase One classic rockers cut of Waiting in the Park by the Chantells, Owen Gray's cover of When I Need You or Trevor Hartley's combination with U-brown on Selassie-I. Singer Ras Midas with a dread version of the Paragon's rocksteady hit Same Song. Ends with a personal favorite of mine, the sublime Going Is Rough by Jimmy London. 49 tracks.
Continuous mix. 79 minutes. Repost...

Monday, July 6, 2015


this Friday10th July 2015 and  2nd Friday of month threafter...
  @ the BeeHive Cellar Bar 
Westgate, Bradford

 KALEIDOSCOPE is back at the Beehive this Friday & its gonna be rocking again. Reggae-dancehall specialist SPACEPORT7 will be juggling current uptempo tunes. PAUL ROOTSICAL mix up fresh nu roots & one-drop selections with dancehall & rocksteady classics from across the years. So run go tell U friends, come along and feel the vibe. 
Let di riddim roll Rasta  roll Rasta....

No slackness, no gun tunes - strictly positive good-time vybz.
-Keeping it Rootical-

Find us on Facebook: Kaleidoscope87 

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The Real Authentic 60's Jamaican Ska Sound

The real authentic 60's Jamaican ska sound. Jump up revivals, party dance jives, revised traditionals and singerman boasts. Nice, nice time... put on your dancing shoes! King Stitt is MC for the night.
Continuous mix. 78 minutes. Repost...