Various Artists / Roots Uprising - A Journey Through Uk Reggae, Dub & Dubstep
Album:Roots Uprising - A Journey Through Uk Reggae, Dub & Dubstep Collection:Reggae
Artist:Various Artists Added:Jan 2011
Label:Reggae Roast 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-01-30 Pull Date:2011-04-03 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Apr 3Mar 27Mar 20Feb 27Feb 20Feb 13Feb 6

Recent Airplay
1.Jun 23, 2012:New World Disorder
Sound Boy Come Away
4.Dec 31, 2011:New World Disorder
2.Jun 09, 2012:New World Disorder
5.Nov 19, 2011:Music Casserole
Willing & Able, Shinobi
3.Mar 17, 2012:New World Disorder
6.Apr 02, 2011:New World Disorder
Watch What You Put Inna

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2011-01-28 
Roots Uprising
Reviewed by Sadie O., 1/28/11
EXCELLENT British dancehall/roots/dub/dubstep comp from last few years. Tracks tend to run together, so put it on continuous play and enjoy! No FCCs that I could make out…
1. 1:27 **bouncy, slightly downtempo roots bubble, bits of sound collage – sort of a carousel music feel, intro toast.
2. 6:00 ****horn flourish intro, downtempo very swingy electronic dancehall, all about burning trees. Include a bit of wonderful exotic-sounding dub.
3. 3:33 ****bouncy, downtempo but upbeat skank, fun dancehall vocals. Absolutely fun.
4. 5:31 *****bit of toast intro, then uptempo hip-wiggler from one of the original British dub producers – great stuff.
5. 3:52 ****slow piano and horns with double-time dancehall toast. It’s Babylon that’s under arrest.
6. 3:08 ****short vocal intro, midtempo skank with vocal harmonies, sweet singing, elements of classic roots riddim. Nice.
7. 3:32 ****whooshy, swishy dub bubble tending toward dubstep, fine toast.
8. 4:29 ****”radio” announcer intro, swingy, mellow dub with melodica and electronics, nice singjay vocals. Strange distorted vocals at end.
9. 4:28 ***downtempo dub, sweet vocals.
10. 3:38 ****swingy, relaxed bubble with very deep lyrics, sung in a sort of very nearly roots style – interesting.
11. 4:18 ****rasta benediction intro, midtempo skank with horn section, roots toasting.
12. 1:15 ***jaunty little roots skank march. Should be longer!

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Moodie & ExcelIntro
2.Overproof SoundsystemWatch What You Put Inna
3.One People Production & Brother CultureDigital Rock
4.2 Bad Card (Adrian Sherwood)Equal Rights And Justice
5.Mungo's Hifi Featuring Mc IshuUnder Arrest
6.Hempolics Featuring Dandelion, TheSerious
7.Ramon JudahSurvival
8.Dub Terror Featuring Echo Ranks & SantanuShinobi
9.Brother Culture Featuring Ghetto PriestWilling & Able
10.Ghetto PriestThis Time
11.Ramon JudahSound Boy Come Away
12.Louis Slipperz, Excel & MoodieOutro