Author Archives : VP Records

JAMAICAN PRODUCER BULBY YORK RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM EPIC & TING APRIL 22 ON VP RECORDS

A Diverse Compilation of Reggae Rhythms & EDM Featuring Jamaican Superstars Beres Hammond, Bounty Killer, Tenor Saw, Assassin, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Jesse Royal, Maxi Priest, Cherine, Sizzla & Busy Signal Bulby Tours w/ Michael Franti this Summer in Support of Album, Dates TBA Producer and engineer Collin “Bulby” York rallies Jamaican superstars – Beres Hammond, Bounty Killer, Tenor Saw, Assassin, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Jesse…

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GREENSLEEVES REISSUES THE ICONIC CLASSIC ORIGINAL ROCKERS FROM AUGUSTUS PABLO The Mostly Instrumental Compilation Mixed by King Tubby Out Today (Feb 26) on Digital, CD and Vinyl

“If dub has a bible, Original Rockers is one of its books; its lilting, echoing melodies offer a unique vision of the genre’s possibilities.” – Philadelphia Inquirer Augustus Pablo (1954-1999) was the master of melodica and one of the most revered talents in reggae music. A reissue of his classic album Original Rockers with remastered sound and a 16-page extended booklet is…

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17 NORTH PARADE RELEASES HORACE ANDY’S PIVOTAL 1977 LP IN THE LIGHT AND ITS PRINCE JAMMY DUB COMPANION IN THE LIGHT DUB CELEBRATING THE REGGAE LEGEND’S 65th BIRTHDAY Collection Features Newly Commissioned Liner Notes plus Never-Before-Seen Photos Jamaican Reggae Legend Wraps Sold-Out European Tour with Long-Time Collaboraters Massive Attack

17 North Parade reissues the iconic release of Horace Andy’s In The Light and its Prince Jammy dub companion on all formats including vinyl, CD and digital. The collection was released on the legendary Jamaican Rastafarian singer’s 65th birthday (February 19) and includes never-before-seen photos in the packaging and newly commissioned sleeve notes written by reggae historian Harry Wise. Originally…

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ROMAIN VIRGO PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE REGGAE ICON DENNIS BROWN WITH “CARESS ME”

Single Available Now on iTunes  Full Tribute Album We Remember Dennis Brown Slated for Late Spring 2016 This week, Romain Virgo reveals a soul wrenching rendition of the late reggae icon Dennis Brown’s “Caress Me Girl,” available now on iTunes. The song is part of We Remember Dennis Brown – a double-disc tribute album due in late spring on VP Records that celebrates one of the best…

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MYSTIC REVEALERS DROP NEW ANTHEM & VIDEO “HERB MUST LEGALIZE NOW” (420 HIGH-GRADE REMIX)” Feat. Chronixx, Kabaka Pyramid, DJ Sojah, Diana Rutherford, Jah9, Fred Locks, Triga Finga, Suzanne Couch, Bobby Hustle, Jesse Royal, Kelissa, Cidade Verde & Snow Available Fri. Jan 22 on Dub Rockers, Pre-order now on iTunes

On Fri. Jan 22, the legendary Jamaican band Mystic Revealers will officially release their all-star anthem “Herb Must Legalize Now (420 High-Grade Remix)” on VP Records’ label Dub Rockers. The remix features a slew of reggae artists down for the cause of ganja legalization worldwide – including Chronixx, Kabaka Pyramid, DJ Sojah, Jah9, Diana Rutherford, Fred Locks, Triga Finga, Suzanne Couch, Bobby Hustle, Jesse Royal, Kelissa, Cidade Verde and Snow. Pre-order…

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THROUGHOUT FEBRUARY VP/GREENSLEEVES REISSUES KEY ’70’S REGGAE & DUB TITLES FROM JAMAICAN MUSICAL MASTERMINDS GLEN BROWN, AUGUSTUS PABLO AND HORACE ANDY

Throughout February (Jamaica’s Reggae Month), VP/Greensleeves will honor reggae icons Glen Brown, Augustus Pablo and Horace Andy by reissuing their key titles from the 1970s era. Each collection has been revamped with crisp remastered sound as well as deluxe packaging. These reggae must-haves will be available on all formats – including vinyl, CD and digital platforms. ============================================================ On Feb 12,…

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