Aggrolites, The / Reggae Hit L.A.
Album:Reggae Hit L.A. Collection:Reggae
Artist:Aggrolites, The Added:Jun 2007
Label:Hellcat Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-06-24 Pull Date:2007-08-26 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Aug 26Aug 19Aug 12Aug 5Jul 29Jul 22Jul 15Jul 8

Recent Airplay
1.Aug 10, 2015:Everything A to Z Week 06
Reggae Hit L.A.
4.Aug 18, 2007:New World Disorder
Well Runs Dry (A.K.A. Free Soul)
2.Dec 09, 2007:New World Disorder
Baldhead Rooster (Chapter 3)
5.Aug 11, 2007:New World Disorder
Faster Bullet
3.Aug 25, 2007:New World Disorder
Baldhead Rooster (Chapter 3)
6.Aug 05, 2007:Multiple Personality Disorder
Lucky Streak

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2007-06-26 
The Aggrolites – Reggae Hit L.A.
Reviewed by Sadie O., 5/4/07
Roots, analog, straight-up old-school ska – very well done. They look like skinheads, but don’t hold it against them – they sound like 1971 Kingston Jamdung. It ain’t even Two-Tone, it’s strictly roots. Fun, enjoyable, good attitude and energy – I bet they’re a kick in the pants live, too. Check it out!
No FCCs detected. My faves are 5 and 9, but ain’t nothing bad here.
1. 4:14 ***fairly uptempo ska with zoopy keyboards
2. 3:12 **midtempo classic ska with overtones of 60’s soul. Sweet lyrics, but the music really carries the track.
3. 2:53 **rather uptempo ska with prominent keyboard, just bits of toasting for vocals.
4. 4:33 **midtempo skank, religious preaching about keeping marriage together, gospel delivery – actually lots more fun than it sounds. Trap drum solo at end.
5. 3:06 ****midtempo ska-soul, infectious party atmosphere. This is the rhythm stick you want to be hit by!
6. 4:10 *sweet Lovers Rock groove.
7. 3:05 **midtempo instrumental with horns and wah-wah guitar. Both energetic and relaxed, somehow.
8. 3:01 **uptempo, happy and infectious – even when the lyrics indicate otherwise.
9. 3:06 ****midtempo, party sounds. Nice fuzz guitar solo. Ends suddenly.
10. 4:03 ***uptempo but sweet instrumental, gets dubby with some gnarly guitar sound.
11. 3:31 ***midtempo soulful ska, nice.
12. 2:58 **midtempo bouncy instrumental, prominent organ.
13. 3:20 **midtempo ska, very common subject but cool delivery.
14. 3:11 ***downtempo ska with all sorts of fun percussion and sounds.
15. 3:50 **downtempo, almost Rock Steady, football cheer lyrics, just plain fun. Fades out and ends a minute and 10 seconds early.
16. 18:35 *slow snaky syncopated drum, repeated loop with a glitch where the loop loops… just that, for 18:35! I can’t use it, but I’ll bet some of you creative sorts will find something fun to do with this…

Track Listing
1.Work It 9.Lucky Streak
2.Faster Bullet 10.Rhythm & Light
3.You Got 5 11.Well Runs Dry (A.K.A. Free Soul)
4.Reconcile 12.Hip To It
5.Reggae Hit L.A. 13.Fire Girl
6.Lets Pack Our Bags 14.Baldhead Rooster (Chapter 3)
7.Left Red 15.We Came To Score
8.Free Time 16.Bonus Track