Australia’s boutique distributor MGM Distribution had (so far) announced three titles for Record Store Day. They are requesting orders now from stores, so if you fancy any of these get in touch with your favourite store and ask them to get onto the order form asap!
Brazil Funk Power is a box set of five 7″ singles of Brazilian funk and samba soul. It’s a limited-edition one-off pressing, exclusive for Record Store Day, of collectors seven-inch box set, featuring ten superb, rare and classic Brazilian funk, boogie and samba soul tracks cut across five individual bespoke 7″ singles, all housed in a bespoke box set. Yep.. it’s very bespoke!
Studio One 007 – Licensed to Ska! is another box set of five 7″ singles of… yep.. ska music. Again a limited edition one-off pressing exclusive for Record Store Day collectors seven-inch box set, featuring ten super rare killer cuts on from The Skatalites, Lee Perry, Jackie Mittoo, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Roland Alphonso and The Soul Brothers. It’s not hype to stay these are rare and classic tracks from Jamaica’s no.1 record label, Studio One.
Studio One Rockers is a two page of green LPs … two full size LPs of reggae. This is a 20th anniversary edition of their classic Studio One Rockers on unique Record Store Day exclusive coloured vinyl, plus a download code. This new edition is a one-off pressing exclusively for Record Store Day. Owned and founded by Clement “Coxsone” Dodd, Studio One’s output serves as a comprehensive guide to the history of reggae. The music on Studio One Rockers covers all areas of Reggae such as ska, rocksteady, roots and dancehall, all areas in which Studio One led the field and has become the essential introduction to reggae fans throughout the world.
“Compilation of the year. 100% Essential” said Time Out.
“Compilation of the year. A compilation of unbelievable quality. Awesome” said DJ.
“A who’s who of Jamaican music” said The Times
“An essential slice of musical history” said Wire
“The most credible compilation of reggae you can buy” said The Guardian