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Kiki Hitomi painting the artwork for Roger Robinson’s “Dog Heart City” tape

Kiki Hitomi painting the artwork for Roger Robinson’s “Dog Heart City” tape

all done with the water colors of our kid – that was five bucks well-spent! Final artwork looks very hypnotic in real size. Glasses can be taken off as well.

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Kiki Hitomi –
Karma No Kusari

JTRLP08
JTRLP08

KIKI HITOMI
“Karma No Kusari”

JTRLP08
release date: 19.08.2016
LP vinyl (€16,99), digital

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Belt up for a mind-altering journey through time and space stopping by Japanese enka, 8-bit psychedelica and mutated digi dub on this genre-defying long player from King Midas Sound’s Kiki Hitomi and Jahtari bossman disrupt.

Set against an intergalactic backdrop of riddims and soundscapes “Karma No Kusari” (“Chain Of Karma”) unfolds piece by piece, with Kiki’s otherworldly tone of voice providing a ghostly atmosphere that is at times unsettling but always achingly beautiful.

This gritty disc of cosmic vintage pop – entirely done without a computer – includes compositions by Maffi, the mysterious Tapes plus a transmission from the immortal Space Ape. With stunning artwork by Kiki herself “Karma No Kusari” is indispensible for any true space cadet.

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Roger Robinson –
Dis Side Ah Town

JTRLP07
JTRLP07

ROGER ROBINSON
“Dis Side Ah Town”

JTRLP07
release date: 11.05.2015
vinyl (€ 16,99), digital

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One night in 2011 King Midas Sound‘s Roger Robinson returned to Brixton from touring and inadvertently walked into the centre of the London riots. Through the flames and smoke he felt compelled to tell the stories of the people he saw rioting on the street that night.

With disrupt‘s dub soundtrack highlighting the triumphs and tribulations in the lives of the people of Brixton, the album unfolds like a documentary film, extending from the epicentre of the riots and rippling out from there.

Roger showcases all his poetry and singing styles over the sonic tower blocks and underground caverns of disrupt’s dub soundscapes, evoking the golden era of dub poetry of the likes of Prince Far I, Big Youth and Linton Kwesi Johnson – a time when dub poetry made you dance in the club but also made you think on the way home.

Done with lots of voltage, old school samplers, DIY synths, home made delays, dictaphones and even onboard computer mics this gritty disc will take you straight to Brixton’s streets.

Cover artwork by Elen G. / MyLord

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disrupt – Dub Matrix
With Stereo Sound

DISRUPT “Dub Matrix With Stereo Sound” JTR16 release date: 19.01.2014 12″ vinyl (€ 8,99), digital
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While for many of us the Nintendo Gameboy evokes fond memories of endless hours with Bomberman, Tetris or Legend Of Zelda for DISRUPT this ruff and tuff little buddy turns into a serious sound-killing tool. Dub Matrix With Stereo Sound is the culmination of years spent refining the art of handheld gaming console-based riddim construction, using the LSDJ tracker cartridge and disrupt’s beloved Gamebwoy – especially modded up for maximum bass weight. Featuring nine crisp cuts – each built strictly on the Gamebwoy before being dubbed out with disrupt’s superbly pimped up Korg Monotron Delay and mixed to cassette – this mini LP is not a joke ting. Heavily road-tested on Europe’s biggest sound systems (used as interludes during disrupt’s live sets), these dark and deadly riddims have been scientifically proven to mash up the dance. If you’re a lover of extraterrestrial 8-bit dub, this may just be the holy grail. So don’t fanny about, bag this one quick – because like all Jahtarian output, this pressing is strictly limited! Artwork by Fabrice Claude (Subactive Soundsystem).
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