September 8, 2010, at 8:02 pm
Rock A Shaka from Japan release a CD compilation of Dada Tewari’s ska and pre-ska sides titled “You’ll Never Know: Caribou Ska Collection” shortly. Tewari was involved in the Jamaican recording industry from it’s earliest days, releasing 78′s on the Caribou and Downbeat labels from the end of the 50′s. He continued to produce in [...]
September 7, 2010, at 7:10 pm
I don’t usually worry too much about LP’s but an original copy of Blackboard Jungle Dub on ebay last week caught my interest. This is an extremely rare album and I wasn’t completely surprised to see it made a heafty Â£482 ($745.50). This is a serious wedge for any LP but doubly so for an [...]
May 9, 2010, at 1:09 pm
Trojan records have announced that four double CD compilations will be released at the end of the month. These appear to be a bit of a departure from other recent releases as they seem to cater to some extent to the collectors market with a higher proportion of obscure tunes. The four releases are Dub, [...]
July 26, 2009, at 9:40 pm
Following on from the last post featuring the interview with Sir Collins I thought I’d ressurect the mix of Sir Collins music that went on the DanceCrasher podomatic site around three years ago. This was one of the most popular DanceCrasher mixes on podomatic.
If you check the comments on the previous post you’ll see [...]
September 16, 2008, at 12:00 pm
To celebrate 50 years since the start of Randy’s VP records are releasing a special 2 CD retrospective with a 40 minute DVD. The CD’s are split down the middle, the first one featuring Ska to early Reggae and the second 70′s sounds. The release has it’s fair share of fairly obvious tunes as [...]
February 11, 2008, at 11:52 pm
Issue 47 of French Reggae magazine Natty Dread is out and about and despite the fact that we don’t speak French and therefore don’t understand a word of it it comes highly recommended.
Chezidek is on the cover and is featured in a long interview with some great pictures. Representing the old school are interviews [...]
December 6, 2007, at 8:58 am
Peter I has published an indepth interview with Rico Rodriguez on the www.reggae-vibes.com website.