May 19

Kold Chillin at The Old Angel, Nottingham 6/6/2014

All roads lead to The Old Angel(upstairs), Stoney St. when Nottinghams, long standing hip hop revivalists, Kold Chillin, change up the style and fashion in June for this one off reggae showcase…

Special guest from Nottinghams Highness Sound System (Baron D & Rafiki), Dirtle Wax (Roots Rock Reddish) and Kold Chillin (Archive & Hurst)
Alongside..
London Town Stalwarts The Mighty *Tighten Up Crew*
featuring
**Mister Brown and Tim P alongside Jamdown Rockers mike veteran, Almshouse Champian**

Expect nothing but Hot Ska, Cool Rocksteady and Dancehall Roots thrillers!

Gate Pressure: 3.50 before 11.00pm More thereafter!!!


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May 14

TIGHTEN UP presents: THE LEGENDARY RECORD STORE CLASH:

TIGHTEN UP presents:
THE LEGENDARY RECORD STORE CLASH:
DUB VENDOR meets PEOPLE SOUND
(in association with Tuff Scout/Out On The Floor Records)
Saturday 7th June
Silver Bullet
5 Station Place
Finsbury Park
London N4
8pm-3.30am
FREE B$ 10pm / £3 til 11pm / £4 after

Music Policy: Hot Ska, Cool Rocksteady, Boss Reggae, Raw Roots, Vital Dub and beyond...

Special Guests: PAPA FACE (DUB VENDOR) meets RY JAMAH aka ROY TEMPO (PEOPLE SOUND)
 TIGHTEN UP CREW featuring MC CHAMPIAN pon di mic

Expect the hottest SKA, coolest ROCKSTEADY, ruffest REGGAE, tuffest ROOTS and the hardest DUB on offer in The Big Smoke as we celebrate the legendary record shops that so many of us grew up in and that continue to enrich the lives of vinyl obsessives around the world!

Joining us for this friendly meeting of musical minds (and record boxes!) will be DUB VENDOR'S legendary selector and phenomenal MC - PAPA FACE - going toe-to-toe and tune-for-tune with his long-time sparring partner and record shop rival - RY JAMAH aka ROY TEMPO - vinyl connoisseur extraordinaire - representing PEOPLE SOUND!!!

Expect another action-packed, ALL-KILLER-NO-FILLER revival session to get your hearts pumping and your feet moving!

As always - Tighten Up Crew selectors TIM P & MISTAH BROWN will be laying the musical foundations on which BIG TINGS will be be built with a 45 selection straight out of the top drawer while UK sound system legend CHAMPIAN rocks the mic in fine style!

You can't lose!

REACH!!!
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TIGHTEN UP is presented in association with our sponsor TUFF SCOUT/Out On The Floor Records - purveyors of fine vinyl situated at 10 Inverness Street, NW1 7HJ London Borough of Camden Tel: 020 7485 9958


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Apr 26

The Pressure Sounds Record Store Day Boxes

The Pressure Sounds Record Store Day Boxes are now available direct from our website. Please just buy one each!!


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Apr 24

Record Store Day Boxes

We have a limited amount of Record Store Day Boxes that we have kept for Pressure Sounds Mail order customers. We are limiting them to 1 each so please dont try to buy more as we dont have many left. They will be going on sale this Saturday the 26th of April. Price £25.


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Apr 20

New Yabby You album Deeper Roots Part 2 released in late May 2014

The follow up to the Yabby You album Deeper Roots is released on Pressure Sounds in late May 2014. It's a 16 track set and has the same mixture of dub plates, alternate mixes and rare 45s as the first album. There will also be 2 singles taken from the album released in late May.

'Sipping I and I Chalice'  and version and 'Chant Down Babylon Kingdom' and version are the two 45s. The 'Chant Down Babylon Kingdom' and version are previously unreleased mixes.


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