20th January 2016

African Head Charge DNA Mixtape

To celebrate the first four crucial African Head Charge albums being back on wax for the first time in 30 years, we’ve compiled a special AHC-themed mixtape. This is a two hour night flight through the strange and wonderful world of African Head Charge, putting their early music in a wider context of influences, collaborators and intersecting sounds. Featuring Count Ossie, Brian Eno & David Byrne, Psychic TV, Don Cherry, Jah Wobble, Sun Ra, Pere Ubu, Tortoise and more.

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12th November 2015

African Head Charge Vinyl Re-issues

After a resurgent 2015, On-U Sound will kick off the new year with vinyl re-presses of the first four African Head Charge albums. All have been re-cut at ‘Dubplates & Mastering’ in Berlin for maximum bass pressure. They also include printed inner with sleeve notes by Steve Barker (On The Wire), and digital download cards for full album.

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15th October 2015

‘Revenge of the Underdog’ and ‘War of Version’ Out Now

We’re pleased to share details of our next vinyl re-issue; Singers & Players Revenge of The Underdog. The second album by the loose On-U collective, originally released in 1982. Featuring Prince Far I, Bim Sherman, Jah Woosh, plus members of the Roots Radics, The Slits and Glaxo Babies. Heavy dread vibes, earthquaking dub and classic deejay chatter, recorded in the flash, heat and studio experimentation of post-punk London. 

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11th September 2015

Science Fiction Dancehall Classics – Scratch Video Megamix

On-U Sound are proud to unveil an epic 14 minute visual journey through the Science Fiction Dancehall Classics compilation created by Trevor Jackson. Using a mixture of hands-on analogue techniques and modern digital technology, the film stretches and blurs manipulated video, abstract animation & found footage into a trippy, hypnotic interpretation of the music on the album. The attention-to-detail and immersive flow of the edit reward viewing in full.

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4th September 2015

New re-issue of The Missing Brazilians LP Warzone

We’re pleased to share details of the next On-U Sound reissue, The Missing Brazilians 1984 LP Warzone. This is one of the most envelope-pushing records on the label: a rhythmic collision of noise, dub and electronics.

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