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Joshua Moses – Rise Up

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Our second 12” from Joshua Moses is ‘Rise Up’, another strong roots outing this time from 1983 that until it’s inclusion on ’Bristol Reggae Explosion Volume 2’ had remained unissued and unknown to the reggae audience. Judging from the feedback we’ve already received, ‘Rise Up’ could become as popular as ‘Africa (Is Our Land)’ and so we’ve chosen to release it along with the previously unreleased accompanying dub version on the format for which it was always intended.

 

FORMAT - 12 "VINYL

Limited Edition 800 Copies Only

 

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Release Rise Up / Rise Up(Dub)
Released 20th February 2012
Cat No. ARC221V

 

 

 

The Bristol Reggae Explosion 2 – The 80′s

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Released 17th October 2011.

Following the critical and commercial success of “The Bristol Reggae Explosion 1978 – 1983” Bristol Archive Records have dug even deeper into the city’s reggae heritage for the follow-up, “Bristol Reggae Explosion Volume 2 – The 1980s”. This time we continue our quest not only with a selection of rarities, but with several tracks that have never been previously released, by popular demand Volume 2 also comes with greater dub content.

 

 

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VINYL

Eight Track Limited Edition Vinyl with Insert

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Format VINYL
Re-Released 17th October 2011.
Cat No. ARC228V

 

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15 Track CD

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Format CD
Released 17th October 2011
Cat No. ARC228CD

 

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The X-Certs ‘Rated XXX’

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10 Track Vinyl and CD Album:

As 1978 wore on, we thanked God for the likes of UK Subs and Angelic Upstarts, and here in Brizzle…the mighty X-Certs! With Clive Arnold (vocals and guitar), Simon Justice (guitar), Taf (bass) and Neil Mackie (drums), The X-Certs served up welcome blasts of Clash-style punk anthems. They were politically charged and passionate, friendly and down to earth, and a great live act, but for some reason their recordings were relatively few and far between. One track, Blue Movies, on Hearbeat Records’ 4-Alternatives EP, and another called Anthem on the same label’s acclaimed Avon Calling compilation album. And that’s yer lot with the original line up.

This edition includes a Limited Edition Insert with stories from all four members of the band, Introduction by Shane Baldwin and never seen before pictures.

Artwork completed by the legendary Bristol designer Sam Giles.

 

 

 

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FORMAT: Vinyl

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Format VINYL
Released 8th August 2011
Cat No. ARC138V

 

 

Format: CD

Strictly limited edition hand made replica CD version of The X-Certs ‘Rated XXX’ album.

Artwork completed by the legendary Bristol designer Sam Giles.

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Format CD
Released 8th August 2011
Cat No.ARC138CD

 

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3D Production

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ARTIST: 3-D Production 7” Vinyl
TITLE: ‘Riot / Re-Arrange (Version)’
FORMAT: Limited Edition 7” Vinyl Single
LABEL: Bristol Archive Records
DISTRIBUTION: Exclusive to www.bristolarchiverecords.com
CAT NO: ARC185V
RELEASE DATE: 11th July 2011

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FORMAT: Limited Edition 7” Vinyl

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Format VINYL
Released 11 July 2011
Cat No. ARC185V

 

 

 

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Talisman ‘Dole Age’ The 1981 Reggae Collection

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11 stunning tracks 7 previously unreleased in any format.

Hot on the heels of the critically acclaimed “The Bristol Reggae Explosion 1978-1983″ Bristol Archive Records return to the City’s rich reggae heritage with another album full of lost gems. This time it’s the criminally neglected Talisman who benefit from a long overdue and well deserved release.

 

 

 

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Format - VINYL

5 Track Vinyl Album. This version is limited to 250 copies with a special colour pullout with stories, exclusive pictures and poster images only available from The Bristol Archive Records shop. Sleeve notes by Martin Langford. Tracks include the 12″ Mixes of Dole Age, Free Speech, Run Come Girl and Wicked Dem together with a previously unreleased track Nitty Gritty.

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Format VINYL
Released 9th May 2011
Cat No. ARC199V

 

 

Format - CD

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Format CD
Released 9th May 2011
Cat No. ARC199CD

 

 

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JOSHUA MOSES / SHARON BENGAMIN

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SPLIT 7” Vinyl – Limited Edition Single -
Hand Numbered 250 Copies. SOLD OUT

AVAILABLE NOW AS 350 LIMITED PRESSING IN A BLACK DISCO BAG

Featuring ‘Pretty Girl’ and ‘Mr.Guy’
Released as part of ‘Record Shop Day’
April 16th 2011

FORMAT: Limited Edition 7” Vinyl Single, 250 copies as part of Record Shop Day April 16th 2011
1970′S DIE CUT DISC BAG SLEEVE – SOLD OUT

AVAILABLE NOW AS 350 LIMITED PRESSING IN A BLACK DISCO BAG

 

 

 

 

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Format VINYL
Released 16 April 2011
Cat No. ARC216V

 

 

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The Bristol Reggae Explosion 1978-1983

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Released worldwide on 21st February 2011

 

 

 

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Format - GREEN VINYL

8 Track Vinyl Album. Sleeve notes by Martin Langford. Tracks include Black Roots, Talisman, Restriction, Joshua Moses, Sharon Bengamin and Buggs Durrant

 

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Format VINYL (Limited Pressing)
Released 1st MAY 2011
Cat No. ARC191VGREEN

 

 

Format - CD

14 Track compilation album with 11 of the tracks never before released in the digital format. Sleeve notes by Martin Langford. Featuring Black Roots, Talisman, Joshua Moses plus many more. This album full of forgotten treasures will go some way to completing the story of just what was happening in Bristol back in 1978 and how the underground Reggae scene developed and flourished.

 

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Format CD
Released 21st Feb 2011
Cat No. ARC191CD

 

 

Format - RED VINYL

8 Track Vinyl Album. Sleeve notes by Martin Langford. Tracks include Black Roots, Talisman, Restriction, Joshua Moses, Sharon Bengamin and Buggs Durrant

 

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Format VINYL (Limited Pressing)
Released 1st MAY 2011
Cat No. ARC191VRED

 

 

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The Pigs ’1977′

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Released worldwide on 4th October 2010

11 Track Vinyl Album never released before in any format. The release is limited to 500 copies. The Pigs were the first Punk band to come out of Bristol after The Cortinas.

 

 

Format - Vinyl

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Format VINYL
Released 4th October 2010
Cat No. ARC090V

 

 

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Various Artists ‘Avon Calling 2′

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Released worldwide on 23rd August 2010

20 Track compilation album of all previously unreleased material. Sleeve notes by Simon Edwards. Featuring The X-Certs, Apartment, Private Dicks and Europeans plus many more.

This new album full of forgotten treasures and will sit perfectly along side the original AVON CALLING release and go some way to completing the story of just what was happening in Bristol back in 1979/1980 and how the music sounds as relevant today as it did back then.

 

 

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Format CD
Released 23rd August 2010
Cat No. ARC160CD

 

 

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The Cortinas ‘MK1′

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14 Track Vinyl album (3 Tracks previously never released before) on any format. The release is limited to 500 copies. The Cortinas soon built up a big local following, and a break came when the band supported The Stranglers at the fabled Roxy Club in Covent Garden on 22 January 1977.Things then moved quickly for the band. Miles Copeland and Mark Perry’s Step Forward label released the classic singles ‘Fascist Dictator’ in June and ‘Defiant Pose’ in December, the band recorded a fine Peel session, and they appeared on the front cover of the April/May issue of Sniffin’ Glue. Heady stuff, but sadly, it was over all too soon. This edition DOES NOT include the Limited edition insert.

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Format - BLACK VINYL

(3 Tracks previously never released before) on any format. The release is limited to 500 copies. (This version is nearly sold out on black vinyl and does not include the limited edition insert).

The Cortinas soon built up a big local following, and a break came when the band supported The Stranglers at the fabled Roxy Club in Covent Garden on 22 January 1977. Things then moved quickly for the band. Miles Copeland and Mark Perry’s Step Forward label released the classic singles ‘Fascist Dictator’ in June and ‘Defiant Pose’ in December, the band recorded a fine Peel session, and they appeared on the front cover of the April/May issue of Sniffin’ Glue. Heady stuff, but sadly, it was over all too soon.

 

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Format VINYL
Released 21st June 2010
Cat No. ARC155V

 

 

Format - WHITE VINYL (NEW VERSION)

Includes a limited edition insert in all 500 copies

 

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Format ‘WHITE’ VINYL
Released 21st March 2011
Cat No. ARC155V

 

Format - CD

Strictly limited edition hand made replica cd version of The Cortinas ‘MK1′ album.

Artwork completed by the legendary Bristol designer Sam Giles.

 

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Format CD
Released 2nd July 2010
Cat No. Not applicable (Limited Edition) 

 

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