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African Head Charge – Churchical Chant Of The Iyabinghi

African Head Charge – Churchical Chant Of The Iyabinghi

On-U Sound

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A unique album of outtakes from the classic Songs Of Praise and In Pursuit Of Shashamane Land albums, compiled by On-U archivist Patrick Dokter from the original tapes and expertly sequenced to work as an immersive listening experience. A companion piece to the acclaimed Return Of The Crocodile set from 2016 that took the listener on a version excursion through the early years of the group.

These are the dubbier and more out-there experiments mixed down whilst Adrian Sherwood was shaping the sound of the albums. Bubbling percussion lines skitter across the stereo spectrum, ghostly voices echo inside the machine and mangled guitar riffs beam down from Mars, whilst staying rooted in the tough tribal rhythms that form the bedrock of the AHC sound, this is music for the head and feet, take heed!

Shashamane Versions
A1.  Peace And Happiness
A2.  Jungle Law
A3.  Learned
A4.  One Love, One Heart (Version)
A5.  Pitched Fever

Dubs Of Praise
B1.  Dervish Dub
B2.  Dub Some More
B3. Disciplined And Dignified
B4.  Healing Father's Dub
B5.  Dub For The Spirits

Format: 12-inch Vinyl LP
Label: On-U Sound
Catalog: ONULP141
Released: 2020
Genre: Dub / Reggae / Experimental