WEB STORE INVENTORY UPGRADE + CT PICKS NOW FOR SALE

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VALUED MAILORDER CUSTOMERS:

Thanks for waiting while we upgraded our inventory and store system.
Our website inventory is now 100% live, with no possibility for selling
out of stock items.

All orders are now provided with a tracking number upon printing of order.
Please use: “info@capturedtracks.com” for all questions relating to any personal
orders.

You’ll also note that we’ve expanded the site to include select off-label products
in limited numbers, handpicked and curated by the staff.

/ CT REGGAE PICKS
Congos “Heart of the Congos” is perhaps the greatest LP recorded at the Black Ark by Lee Perry. Conscious lyrics, psychedelic instrumentation, beautiful harmonies and brilliant production techniques involving echoed drum machines and nyabinghi drumming permeate this classic, recently re-invigorated by RVNG’s project with the group. I scored an original copy of this when I worked at Princeton Record Exchange for $8.00 in the late 90’s. It completely changed my opinion of Jamaican music.

Culture “Two Sevens Clash” was a major hit in Jamaica and in reggae circles around the world. Based on a prophecy that New Years Day, 1977 would bring about the Judgement Day (when the two sevens clash), the song had such an effect that stores and school’s around Jamaica closed on that day. One of the best written albums of the genre with the unbelievable lead vocals of Joseph Hill (RIP), this is a record that cemented Joe Gibbs as one of the greatest producers of the era.

/ CT SOLO PICKS
Together they give a great snapshot of underground music from both sides of the Atlantic at the time. Ayers’s more whimsical and playful English qualities are counter-parted with the more naturaland free-flowing Americana apparent on Thompson’s LP.

Enjoy!