• Various - Watch How the People Dancing

Various - Watch How the People Dancing

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Timeless compilation of crucial cuts taken from a  legendary era of UK Soundsystem  & Dancehall Culture. This is London’s answer to the Sleng Teng Explosion coming from Jammy’$ outta Kingston, JA.

Out of the many productions that surfaced in the ‘Digital Era’ of Reggae from the mid-80’s and onwards, the Unity label stands out as the one delivering the rawest, purest and consistently high-quality plates, it’s Soundsystem still maintaining it’s reputation as one of the most lively and deadliest out there.

These rhythms are as untouched, yet perfected as any electronic music can get, the vocal performances as cool and deadly as any micman could wish to be.

This compilation is essential to any music fan even vaguely curious about an era where drum machines and synthesizers transformed a style of music and the micmen and soundsystem operators handled their business with so much pride and confidence, the outcome was a vibe so unique and infectious, it has continued to influence further styles and approaches within - and outside of UK Soundsystem music.
Pick a Sound, Ride the Rhythm and Control the Dancehall... say no more. 

Side A:

Pick A Sound
Pick A Sound (Version)
We Try
We Try (Version)
What A Wonderful Feeling
Watch How The People Dancing

Side B:
Lean Boot
Lean Boot (Version)
Ready For The Dancehall Tonight
Ready For The Dancehall Tonight (Version)

Side C:
You Ha Fe Cool
You Ha Fe Cool (Version)
Ring My Number
Ring My Number (Version)
Back Your Automatic

Side D:
Control The Dancehall
Control The Dancehall (Version)
Chuck It
Ride The Rhythm
Ride The Rhythm (Version)

Selah Collins - Pick A Sound + Version

Kenny Knots - Watch How the People Dancing

Mikey Murka - Control the Dancehall + Version

Mikey Murka - Ride The Rhythm + Version