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An apocalyptic record, full of dread — dubwise and deep from the first interstellar chords, over Wackies-style steppers drum and bass — with a dream-like atmosphere of pain and sufferation, mystery and redemption.

An excellent introduction — top selection across styles and vintages, well paced, and with some marvellous photographs of Jackie at Kingston airport, Canada bound.

Fine thirty-one-track compilation focussed on the sixties, after ska, when Mittoo’s twin influences of US soul and Jimmy Smith were most tangible.

A rare Mittoo and a sublime version of the Curtis.

Excellent organ instrumental, backed with a lovely, early Al Campbell.

Killer Studio One funk… both sides.