Awesome new album from Tone & Papa Sparks.
Definitely visit their website - download & tune in.....
....go on treat yourself!
VERSION BIG-FI - EVERYTHING BUT (Free MP3 & covers here)
01. This Place Is Big-Fi (3:03)
02. Time To Be Happy (Part 2) (2:49)
03. Top Of The World (3:58)
04. Chicken Shot (4:28)
05. Skit Skank (3:16)
06. Stalag-A-Go-Go (4:25)
07. High Tide (3:50)
08. Rocket (Album Version) (3:59)
09. Under Me Version (4:47)
10. Riddle Beat (3:45)
11. Run Tings (3:20)
All Songs Written & Performed by Version Big-Fi
Produced by Tone396. Recorded at Big-Fi Studio
Catalogue No. DUBTREC-003
Release Date: 28/01/08
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Hailing from Reading in the UK, Version Big-Fi sound nothing like anything
the city has ever produced. Putting classic songwriting aside, this
twosome bring wired-up punk energy, super heavy reggae grooves and
booming dub echoes to the forefront, as well as taking in influences
as diverse and eclectic as King Tubby, The Clash, Massive Attack,
Dreadzone, Joe Gibbs, Suicide, Scientist, Dead 60s, On-U Sound,
Death In Vegas, The Specials, John Barry & Pop Will Eat Itself they
have a foot firmly implanted in the 21st Century taking Dub forwards
Version Big-Fi have always been determined to stay totally separate
from the insular music scene around them. "We want to make tea," says
bassist Papa Sparks. "Our songs should be sung at every social gathering
in the country. We're not interested in sloganeering, posturing or coffee
in the conventional sense."
Version Big-Fi - Tone (beats/dubs) and Papa Sparks (bass/samples) -
have been honing their radical assault since late 2006.
Previously releasing 2 singles in the UK under the Dubtronic label,
the bands first full-length studio album Everything But was produced
at Big-Fi Studios in Reading.