31st July 2015

The Story Of The Mothmen

An expanded feature-length version of the recollections by band members Bob Harding and Chris Joyce that were edited down for the Pay Attention! sleevenotes. It not only relays the trials and tribulations of the band, but captures vividly the music scene of the North of England in the early-80s, with connections to Factory Records, Roger Eagle, Suns Of Arqa, the Public Spirit theatre group, and more.

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22nd July 2015

Trevor Jackson Presents: Science Fiction Dancehall Classics

We’re pleased to announce the details of brand new On-U Sound compilation Science Fiction Dancehall Classics. A curated selection of classics, rarities and unreleased tracks from the On-U Sound vaults by DJ & Audio Visual artist Trevor Jackson (aka Playgroup / Underdog). Renowned for his Metal Dance compilations of industrial-dance on Strut Records, having worked with the likes of LCD Soundsystem and Four Tet via his Output Recordings Label, and a recently released acclaimed multi edition album of his own music (FORMAT) via the vinyl factory.

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25th June 2015

Welcome to the new On­-U Sound website

We’re pleased to share the brand new On-­U Sound website where you’ll find regular news updates, special features from the archive and our new online store. Also, our catalogue is now available on all good digital platforms and streaming services. To celebrate, we’re offering five lucky people an exclusive On-­U sound calendar that’s only available in Japan. We’ll be randomly picking five names from our mailing list on Friday 3rd July so if you haven’t joined yet, simply sign-up by entering your e-mail address into the top right corner of our website and clicking the tick icon.

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25th June 2015

New re-issue of Singers & Player LP War of Words

The classic Singers & Players LP War of Words will be re-issued via On-U Sound and released worldwide on Friday 21st August 2015. Originally released on legendary imprint 99 Records in 1981, War Of Words is the classic debut album by Singers & Players, a loose collective featuring top Jamaican deejays Prince Far I and Jah Woosh, plus members of the Arabs and Roots Radics. The mic is dominated on this record by the sweet vocals of cover star Bim Sherman.

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25th June 2015

The Mothmen – Pay Attention! Out Now

The second ever album release on On-U Sound reissued for the first time. Vinyl, CD and DL formats all feature 6 bonus tracks, 3 of which have never been heard. Remastered from the original tapes and fully annotated with sleevenotes by the band, plus photos and memorabilia. It can be purchased from our store here and we’re also selling a limited edition, hand numbered screen print to coincide with the reissue here.

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