Horus Records is proud to bring to you our third release, one that we feel is very special indeed. From Stockport’s ‘The Breadwinners,’ comes a discomix extravaganza featuring a number of guest vocalists/musicians. This is true roots music that harks back to the productions of 1970’s Jamaica, so expect raw vocal cuts followed by well-crafted dub and instrumental versions that you’ll want to hear again and again! Al ‘Breadwinner’ is a one man band and studio owner, who created these tracks using vintage recording equipment, ¼” tape, spring reverbs and analogue delays, and it goes without say - but fully live playing! The tracklisting is as follows:
Side A – Far As I Can See (feat. City Culture & Stally)
This dark meandering, tumbling roots creation is raw, gritty, all-analogue music-making at it’s finest. Also bear in mind that this is a TRIPLE discomix, yes that’s right, three versions on one side! The first of which comes courtesy of vocalist ‘City Culture’ – originally hailing from Manchester, Jamaica, now resident in Manchester, England. That is then followed by a soaring alto sax version from the mysterious ‘Stally,’ and concluding with a masterful dub of the vocal side conducted by the mighty Breadwinner himself.
Side B – Mr Landlord (feat. Stevie)
Reminiscent of the productions of mid-70’s Black Ark (Lee “Scratch” Perry), this discomix has an altogether different feel than Side A. The mellow groove and vocals of fellow Manchester man ‘Stevie’ carry you away as he sings about Al’s tormenting landlord. The dub once again comes courtesy of the Breadwinner, and this time it really gets crazy!
UK label Horus was created in May 2013 by two young fellows from the south England countryside. Since then, the label has moved to London where it has quickly gained recognition from the likes of David Rodigan, Mr Scruff and Gilles Peterson for it’s releases. More on Horus Records and their releases on their Facebook or Bandcamp:
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