July 5, 2012, at 9:36 pm
Deeper Knowledge/Digikiller records are not to be trusted with your calendar – having just announced their June re-issues in early July. Fortunately they can be trusted to serve some quite superb vinyl re-issues and the latest crop is unlikely to disappoint: A Tubbys digital piece on 7″, their first foray into albums with two Channel [...]
August 14, 2010, at 10:25 pm
I’ve only ever been an occasional reader of the bi-monthly French reggae magazine Natty Dread, but when ever I have got hold of a copy I’ve always been really impressed. The only negative is that it’s all written in French meaning that looking at the pictures and listening to the free CD that came with [...]
March 9, 2010, at 9:19 am
With all the talk of a Sleng Teng silver jubilee it would be easy to sideline the productions Lloyd James was responsible for prior to 1985. Well neglect at your peril – Jammy may not have been as prolific as some but in the late 70′s and early 80′s he was responsible for many truly [...]
December 20, 2009, at 4:31 pm
The Tighten Up Crew return with a new night in January showcasing 80′s dancehall and digital sounds, so expect loads of Junjo Lawes, Greensleeves 12′s, Jammy’s and Sleng Teng vibes.
Welll be at Catch (one of the best ever old Tighten Up venues) once a month on a Sunday starting on January 17th. Joining us [...]
June 23, 2009, at 9:20 pm
It’s been a while since I posted a mix so here’s another oldie from the pretty much unusable podomatic page. This time mid to late 80′s Jammys tunes, there is some great stuff here…
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We No Want No Warrior – Junior Delgado (Jammy’s 7″) Clarkes Bootey – Little [...]
October 14, 2008, at 10:15 pm
To conincide with the publishing of the book of the same name by Beth Lesser Soul Jazz are releasing a double CD or 2 x double LP dancehall compilation on the 10th November.
For seasoned fans this isn’t offering a huge amount, the press release boasts “…100% stone-cold Dancehall classics. An A-Z of some [...]
March 21, 2008, at 12:14 pm
The Heatwave Crew have just released a compilation tracing 25 years of UK MC’s called An England Story. The double CD on Soul Jazz Records features a wide range of artists from Saxon’s hitmakers Tippa Irie and Papa Levi, groundbreaking UK Hip Hop from the London Posse and modern Dancehall crossover sounds.
Whilst more of [...]
November 27, 2007, at 9:54 am
Collecting 7″ vinyl singles in little boxes is a popular marketing gimmick for record companies these days. The latest Reggae seller to get in on the act is Greensleeves with a nice little seven single release called Rewind And Come Again.
Each single has a song on each side so sadly no dubs are [...]