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  • On-U Sound In The Area - Personnel - Talvin Singh biography
    25 pop albums of that time had the melodic tabla rhythms or frenetic programming of the ambitious tabla artist and producer and he worked with seminal artists Sun Ra and Massive Attack It was during this late 80s early 90s that Talvin recorded with Adrian Sherwood s On U Sound a label with equally worldly influences and experimentally driven ambitions Sessions for acts such as Audio Active Keith LeBlanc and especially Dub Syndicate followed and he even went on the road in 1991 with the label s Pay It All Back tour Perhaps his greatest musical contribution to On U Sound s output was sparked in 1994 when he joined Sherwood together with Bim Sherman and Skip McDonald to re record several of Bim s old reggae tunes in an acoustic tabla style The sessions were by all accounts magical and laid the foundations for Bim s and perhaps On U Sound s master work 1995 s Miracle album ON U LP67 which featured not only Talvin on tablas but also a full Bollywood string orchestra recorded on location out in Bombay As the early 90 s urban club and music scene rapidly progressed Jungle and Drum N Bass were being born in clubs like the Blue Note in Hoxton Square east London Talvin s club night hosted early experiments with the self invented Tabla tronics instrument New acts such as Asian Dub Foundation Joi and the State of Bengal were presented as well as the music of A R Rahman were introduced to a western audience for the first time He conceived and licensed a compilation album Anokha Soundz of Asian Underground on his Omni label Anokha was received to instant acclaim and his weekly Mondays became the stomping ground for taste makers clubbers and record label A R

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  • On-U Sound In The Area - Personnel - Steve Beresford biography
    and promoting improvised music with the likes of Derek Bailey and Han Bennink In 1974 he moved to London and has been involved in hundreds of music projects from free improvisation through jazz to pop reggae and film scores ever since According to Steve being involved in improvised music was the single most important factor in developing my understanding of music Playing improvised music was a liberating force a culture where you could ignore conventional rules build up and formulate your own individual technique Once a member of the little recorded Three Pullovers Steve is perhaps best known for his early activities as a member of Alterations Begun in 1977 other members of the group were Peter Cusack guitar David Toop flute and Terry Day drums and percussion The group became known for including more and more electric instruments in their performances Steve is also well remembered for his Flying Lizards connections and for working separately with Toop as General Strike Steve s encounters with the Slits around the time of the birth of On U Sound saw him inevitably cross paths with the label s supremeo Adrian Sherwood Recruitment into the ever swelling ranks of the New Age Steppers soon followed when it became apparent that the musical visions of Steve and Adrian were particularly complementary Various other outings with Sherwood followed between 1980 85 including as a guest musician together with as David Toop on Prince Far I and The Arabs Cry Tuff Dub Encounter Chapter III as The Circuit with African Head Charge Playgroup Dub Syndicate and work with Akabu on their Watch Yourself single ON U MIX1 As an arranger composer player performer improviser and organizer Steve has continued to work on many projects and collaborations with an ever increasing number of people and instuments ever

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  • On-U Sound In The Area - Gary Clail discography
    Perfecto BMG Records June 1991 UK editions BMG RCA Records 1991 US editions Cat no details see below Promo UK12 PT 44564 UK12 1 PT 44564 Escape On The Mix Escape On The Case mix Human Nature There s Something Wrong With Me mix Promo US12 RDAB 62095 1 Escape No Way Out mix Escape On The Mix edit Escape On The Case mix UK7 PB 44563 UKCS PK 44563 Escape On The Mix edit False Leader Edit UK12 2 Adrian Sherwood s remix of the remix PT 44566 Escape No Way Out mix False Leader Edit UKCDS PD 44564 Escape On The Mix edit Escape On The Mix False Leader Parts 1 and 2 USCDS RCA 07863 62147 2 Escape No Way Out mix Escape On The Mix Human Nature There s Something Wrong With Me mix Remixed from LP55 by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne Edited from LP55 Remixed from the Human Nature single by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne Remixed by AMS From LP55 Cassette repeats the program on both sides To Top Promo 12 EP Gary Clail On U Sound System Temptation EP Perfecto BMG Records August 1991 Temptation Remix others Remixed from LP55 by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne An acetate only pressing that never saw full release The other tracks or mixes are unknown To Top Singles Gary Clail On U Sound System The Emotional Hooligan Perfecto BMG Records September 1991 UK editions RCA Records 1991 Argentina edition Cat no details see below Promo UK12 HOOLI 1 The Emotional Hooligan Adrian Sherwood 12 version The Emotional Hooligan Dub Wize mix Crocodile Eyes Adrian Sherwood remix UK7 PB 44951 UKCS PK 44951 The Emotional Hooligan Album 7 version Crocodile Eyes Adrian Sherwood 12 version UK12 PT 44952 Promo Argentina 12 RCA TLP 50594 The Emotional Hooligan Adrian Sherwood 12 version Crocodile Eyes Adrian Sherwood remix UKCDS PD 44952 The Emotional Hooligan Album 7 version The Emotional Hooligan Adrian Sherwood 12 version Crocodile Eyes Album version The Emotional Hooligan Dub Wize mix Remixed from LP55 by AMS Remixed from LP55 by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne From LP55 Cassette repeats the program on both sides To Top Singles Gary Clail On U Sound System Who Pays The Piper Perfecto BMG Records November 1992 Cat no details see below 7 7432111701 7 CS 7432111701 4 Who Pays The Piper Perfecto edit Who Pays The Piper On U Sound mix Promo 12 PIPER 1 12 7432111701 1 Who Pays The Piper Perfecto mix Who Pays The Piper On U Sound mix Who Pays The Piper Trance mix CDS 7432111701 2 Who Pays The Piper Perfecto edit Who Pays The Piper Perfecto mix Who Pays The Piper On U Sound mix Isolation On U Sound System mix Edited from LP70 by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne Remixed from LP70 by AMS From LP70 mixed by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne Cassette repeats the program on both sides 12 formats play at 45rpm on side A and 33rpm on side

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  • On-U Sound In The Area - 2 Badcard biography
    standing reggae band but also a rhythm section for visiting Jamaican performers of the day to the UK including Dennis Brown Big Youth Freddie McGregor and Culture Other notable members have included at different times Don Campbell Jazzwad later also to work with Sherwood and Trevor Fagan In fact an early single by the group England Cold AAP DP1 was produced by Sherwood and Crucial Tony and formed ultimately the only release on their Well Crucial label made possible by the support of On U Despite their longevity and output Undivided Roots never quite managed to gain the critical acclaim they deserved Bubblers also continuing to work as a studio man for hire for example with Maxi Priest in the late 1980s The Hustling Ability album Bubblers most prominant work for On U Sound to date came in the mid 1990s announced by a track called Sergio Mendes Part 1 which appeared on Virgin s Macro Dub Infection Volume 1 compilation in 1995 with press adverts of time crediting the track simply to Mr Bubblers An album s worth of music under the name 2 Badcard sometimes Two Badcard and titled Hustling Ability ON U LP78 followed soon after with Bubblers finally taking a rightful central position in the creative hot seat flanked ably by Sherwood The album was well received and is still considered a high spot of its era by many an On U Sound devotee today The mellowed out track Weed Specialist reminding the masses that there is more to appreciating the herb than just being a chemical head went on to be mashed up and re issued by Audio Active to a radically different but equally compelling effect ON U DP41 A series of live shows were also planned to follow the album s release but

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  • On-U Sound In The Area - Personnel - Alan Branch biography

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  • On-U Sound In The Area - Personnel - Alan Pillay biography
    soon developed when he caught the eyes and ears of Stock Aitken and Waterman who wrote and produced his single Pistol In My Pocket As Humberside s answer to Sylvester the early eighties were spent touring the world s top clubs in a whirl of sequins and feathers PAs and limos When the call came from The Comic Strip Presents Alan was ready Ready to steal the show in Gino Susie Consuela and The Bullshitters His performance in the movie The Supergrass inspired Peter Richardson to write Eat The Rich as a vehicle for Alan s multi faceted talent Also smitten with La Pillay was Bristol Funkster Gary Clail who invited him to contribute to his 1991 top 10 hit Human Nature The sight of Alan on Top Of The Pops in Vegas style headress singing Let the Carnival begin every pleasure every sin brightened up many a Thursday night This was a high profile On U Sound appearance for sure but certainly not his only one In the label s earliest days his track Demonic Forces was scheduled for release on its 2nd single SOUND 2 backed by another from Jeb Loy The Oil Wells In the end the single was slated but the track along with another Parasitic Machine found their way onto On U Sound s first compilation album Wild Paarty Sounds Volume 1 ON U LP6 released through Cherry Red Ten years later the Human Nature era also produced a third solo On U recording Spirit Soul appearing on the excellent Pay It All Back Volume 3 showcase ON U LP53 Television then lured him into its bosom As a critic for ITV s Funky Bunker he received as much fan mail as the show s presenter Craig Charles His solo show Hello La which was

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  • On-U Sound In The Area - Carib Gems discography
    Abraham To Top CGLP 15 Album Carroll Thompson Hopelessly In Love Carib Gems 1981 LP1 1988 2003 CD Carousel Records 1981 LP2 LP1 CGLP 15 LP2 CAR LP3 CD CGCD 15 Yesterday I m So Sorry No You Don t Know Sing Me A Love Song Mr Cool Merry Go Round Simply In Love When We Are As One What Colour Hopelessly In Love Produced by C B Productions To Top CGLP Album Owen Gray Hit After Hit Volume 3 Carib Gems 1980 LP CGLP I Love You For Sentimental Reasons Hey Little Girl Running Back To Me Candida Never Let Me Go Confidential To You Turning Point Broken Hearted Melody Old Black Magic I m In Love Goodbye My Love Produced by Sidney Crooks and Alfred Abraham To Top 2 7 singles CG 001 7 single Bobby Thomas Girl You Shouldn t Stay Out Late Carib Gems 1976 CG 001 Girl You Shouldn t Stay Out Late Version To Top CG 002 7 single Michael Rose Observe Life Carib Gems 1977 CG 002 Observe Life Michael Rose Version Skin Flesh Bones Produced by Niney Holmes A re recording of the title track by the New Age Steppers is found on LP3 To Top CG 004 7 single Dellinger Melting Pot Carib Gems 1977 CG 004 Melting Pot Version Produced by Winston Riley Both tracks are also featured on CG DD 301 To Top CG 005 7 single Trinity Three Meals A Day Carib Gems 197 CG 005 Three Meals A Day Version Produced by Winston Riley To Top CG 006 7 single The Revolutioniers Will Please Satisfy Sweetie Come From America Carib Gems 1978 CG 006 Sweetie Come From America Dub From America Produced by Sonia Pottinger To Top CG 007 7 single The Revolutionaires Natty Dub It In A Dreamland Carib Gems 197 CG 007 Natty Dub It In A Dreamland Dub With Natty Produced by Sonia Pottinger To Top CG 008 7 single Mr Bojangles Election Derby Carib Gems 197 CG 008 Election Derby Radical s Dub Produced by Sonia Pottinger To Top CG 009 7 single The Twinkle Brothers Jah Army Carib Gems 1977 CG 009 Jah Army Dub The Wicked Produced by Norman Grant To Top CG 010 7 single The Prince Brothers Ram Jam Carib Gems 1977 CG 010 Ram Jam The Prince Brothers Version To Jam The Revolutionaries Produced by Sonia Pottinger To Top CG 011 7 single Eric Tellor When A Child Is Born Carib Gems 197 CG 011 When A Child Is Born Eric Tellor Revolutionary Version The Revolutionaries To Top CG 012 7 single Winston Jarrett The Righteous Flames Sleepers Carib Gems 1977 CG 012 Sleepers Sleepers Version Produced by T Shabazz To Top CG 013 7 single Sir Lee Light Up The Chalice Carib Gems 1977 CG 013 Light Up The Chalice Light Up The Dub Produced by Norman Grant To Top CG 014 7 single Tinga Stewart Rainy Night In Georgia Carib Gems 1977 CG 014 Rainy Night

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  • On-U Sound In The Area - Pay It All Back discography

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