Channel One

Pressure Sounds * PS31 * 2000

Maxfield Avenue Breakdown

Maxfield Avenue Breakdown

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Opened in 1972 the Channel One studio, located on Maxfield Avenue in the heart of the Kingston ghetto and installed with the best recording equipment available, quickly became one of the most popular studios in Jamaica. The studio was set up and owned by the Hookim brothers and their Channel One in-house musicians, known as The Revolutionaries, became one of the most influential bands to ever record in Jamaica.

The set features key dub tracks from the time such as 'Ragnampaiza Version', 'Rema Skank' and rarities including 'Counter Attack' and 'Speak Easy' all of which are much sought after by reggae collectors. The tracks have been re-mastered and Cedared to the usual high standard and the CD comes packaged with a twelve page full colour booklet with sleevenotes.

Reviews

A nice balance

Crawford, Feb 27, 2003
Great mix of instrumentals, unlike many of these types of releases, theres no filler

channel one

bjamin, Oct 22, 2009
i own 4 pressure sounds cds the revolutionaires-drum sound, dubbing with the royals, dub 1 jimmy radway and the fe me time allstars and this i would have to say is the best, their all pretty dam good, But this is amazing. I would say a 100% must have cd, it just fills your body with a they're brilliant fell good tunes, i can't overelevate good this cd is.

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