dub-platters especial..

I had this Idea once. Well I get lots of ideas, but this one I actually did. As I was going through stacks and stacks of records, I’m constantly making piles of possible themed mixes. I had this one stack of records that had really great B-Sides, so here was the Idea: pick a mix just for the b-sides (which in 70s reggae is usually some type of dub/instrumental of the A-side) and then record a second mix of the A-sides in the same order. It was interesting to hear what the A-side mix was because I really only choose …

mj’s mix of radical reggae 45s

Back when I had a writing job that took about 10 minutes a day to do what they expected, and payed really well, I spent the rest of my time ebaying reggae 45’s. Sometimes I would buy whole lots of records off one collector. Somehow I ended up with a pile of singles that someone had written “J B” in marker on every side of every record. I figured it would be fun to piece back together JB’s mix, so I recorded only JB records for this one. Unfortunately JB wasn’t that memorable of a name and I somehow mislabeled …