Saturday, March 23, 2013

J Star - Licensed Plates

Celebrating 10 years of West London's Jstar Records, 12 official Jstar remixes & versions
come together in a celebration of blissful reggae bass lines, horns and echo

Pop sensibility reggae re-workings of Madness, DJ Vadim, Austrian popsters Mr Dero & Farina
Miss, rub shoulders with chasms of psychedelic dub such as The Unlimiters’ Loophole and
Resonators’ Sweet Love Affair (Inna Chicken Head Dub). New Zealand artists Dub Terminator and
The Black Seeds get the signature Jstar treatment with deep melodic bass lines and spacious steller
sonics. Jstar’s version of The Empty Heads’ Ya Ya, Das Mic, a Jstar collaboration with Uwe Kaa nd
Jstar’s own brand new Fish Finger Tentacle Dub are previously unreleased.

Producer and DJ, Jstar is well known for his classic reggae/hip hop nuggets on limited 7” vinyl, as
well as remixes of Madness, DJ Vadim, The Black Seeds, Ari Up, Mark Ronson, Dreadsquad,
Tenor Fly amongst others. Over 60 productions, that made it into record boxes of DJ's worldwide
(Norman Jay, David Rodigan, Grandmaster Flash, John Peel, Benji B and Diplo) that
regularly reach the Top Ten on Juno, and Beatport. An original Jstar album is under production
for late 2013.

Jstar goes from strength to strength djing across the planet from Mexico to Manchester, Denmark
to Delhi, Weimar to Wellington. 2013 will be no different, touring at festivals Northern Bass and
Rhythm & Alps New Zealand in December and January 2013, returning to Europe for summer, then

Jstar – Licensed Plates JS021LP is available as a limited 500 units pressing collectable double gatefold LP, lovingly mastered from tape for vinyl appreciators, in a double gatefold cover with hand designed collage by Jstar, guest star interior design by French artist/ pro snowboarder Hugo De Vismes plus stickers and download codes for exclusive bonus tracks.

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