UK Dub pioneers Alpha & Omega (Greensleeves/A&O Records) represent the foundation of soundsystem culture and bass music migration from Jamaica, via the UK, to the world. Formed in the 1980's and with over 30 studio albums to their name. Steppas Records is overjoyed to present the first in the A&O LP reissue series King & Queen. A timeless and much sought after album originally released in 1989 currently only available at sky high prices. Lovingly re-mastered and presented in the original sleeve featuring the iconic A&O artwork. King & Queen is a genre-defining album and a true piece of musical history.
][King and Queen is the 6th release from Alpha and Omega on Partial Records, following on from [Pure and Clean', [Rastafari', [Show Me a Purpose', [Jah Protection' and [Almighty Jah' which all sold fast.] This is a prime example of the heavyweight 1990s UK dub style, with this track dating from 1991, originally appearing on the LP of the same name *[King and Queen'(, ] On 7" for the first time, backed with a previously unreleased dub version.] A bonefide Jah Shaka Sound System classic from those times.] Tracklist> A. Alpha and Omega / King and Queen B. Alpha and Omega - King Alpha Queen Omega Dub
Reissue one of their most popular haka killer' classics from 1996- Rastafari. TRACKLISTA1. RastafariA2. Rastafari (Version)B1. Words Of Thy MouthB2. Words Of Thy Mouth (Version)
Pete "Bassman" Bain, one of the founding members of the UK cult psych rock band Spacemen 3, formed Alpha Stone after Spacemen 3 and his other band The Darkside split up in the mid-nineties. In 1996 the band recorded the album 'Stereophonic Pop Art Music' and it was released on Bomp! Records on CD. The album hasn't had a "proper" vinyl release until now. You can clearly hear that Pete Bassman was the driving force behind Alpha Stone< fuzz, synthesiser-sweeps, programmed drums and processed vocals are the cornerstones in Alpha Stone's sound. Raga-like mantras, heard in Farmer C, lies track to track with more percussion... + INFO