New Age Steppers

Avant Gardening [2021 Reissue]

£18.99
  • New Age Steppers - Avant Gardening [2021 Reissue]
19th March 2021 / LP / On-U Sound
     

New Age Steppers

Avant Gardening [2021 Reissue]

£18.99

Rare dubs, version excursions and unreleased tracks from the vault 1980 - 1983.

Released: 19th March 2021
This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 19th March 2021. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

In the tradition of archival On-U Sound compilations of recent years such as the Return Of The Crocodile and Churchical Chant Of The Iyabinghi sets for African Head Charge; and the Displaced Masters LP of early Dub Synidcate rarities, we’ve gone through the tape vaults to put together this special record of unreleased versions and rarities from the white hot early days of the New Age Steppers, the group that launched the On-U Sound label by appearing on both the first single and album.

+ Includes download card

+ sleevenotes and interviews by Oli Warwick.

Highlights include a restored track from their infamous and long-lost 1983 John Peel session (an ebullient cover of Atlantic Starr’s “Send For Me” featuring a beautifully spirited vocal performance from the much-missed Ari Up), the Jah Woosh deejay cut of “Love Forever”, some rare dubs previously only available on Japanese import CDs, all bookended by two very different takes on Chaka Khan’s “Some Love”. An essential set for collectors of post-punk, dub and other outernational sounds.

Format /LP
Released /19th March 2021
Catalogue / ONULP147
Barcode / 5060263722762
Artist / New Age Steppers
Label /On-U Sound
Genre / Reissues
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