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Artist
African Head Charge
ReleaseProduct
Voodoo Of The Godsent
Label
On-U Sound
Catalogue Number
ONUDL140
Release Date
March 6, 2020

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Six years on from Vision Of A Psychedelic Africa, African Head Charge made a long-anticipated return with the LP Voodoo Of The Godsent in 2011. As is so often the case with records made by Adrian Sherwood and Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah's group, this album goes some way to redefining what is possible within the world of dub production. Voodoo Of The Godsent utilises many classic dub sounds, techniques and aesthetic choices, but in typical African Head Charge fashion these are treated with a rampant experimental sensibility to create unique and captivating music.

A plethora of guests flanked Sherwood and Noah in the creation of Voodoo Of The Godsent. Notable contributions come from electronics whizz Adamski and the Grammy award-winning dancehall producer Jazzwad. Perhaps due to the large amount of external input here, Voodoo Of The Godsent is not quite as imposing a record as some of the other full-lengths in the African Head Charge discography. While harsh, almost industrial textures threaten to punch through on tracks such as ‘African Bredda’, by and large this is one of the group’s most harmonious and melody-centric releases.

As is the case with the other reissues in On-U Sound’s new African Head Charge series, vinyl editions of Voodoo Of The Godsent come with a plethora of bonus goodies including a poster, interview with Noah, photographs of the group and the bonus track ‘Fear Of A Man God’. This is also the first vinyl pressing for the album.

African Head Charge’s 2011 album Voodoo Of The Godsent receives a reissue courtesy of On-U Sound.

Digital Track List

  1. 1 In "I" Head 4:03 Buy
  2. 2 The Best Way 4:15 Buy
  3. 3 Take Heed?And Smoke Up Your Collyweed 4:17 Buy

    Take Heed?And Smoke Up Your Collyweed

  4. 4 Stoned Age Man 3:30 Buy

    Stoned Age Man

  5. 5 African Bredda 3:27 Buy

    African Bredda

  6. 6 Mysterious Happenings 3:55 Buy

    Mysterious Happenings

  7. 7 This And That And The Other 3:11 Buy

    This And That And The Other

  8. 8 Undulating 4:24 Buy
  9. 9 Timpanya 3:29 Buy
  10. 10 Badman Plan 3:05 Buy
  11. 11 Dobbyn Joins The Head Charge 2:26 Buy

    Dobbyn Joins The Head Charge

  12. 12 God Willing 2:10 Buy
  13. 13 Fear Of A Man God 3:25 Buy

    Fear Of A Man God

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