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Groundation – Fossil Fuels

I’ve been trying to book Groundation for years so I was very happy when we finally got them to agree to a show at Boomtown this year. I wasn’t even aware that there was a new album on the way, … Continue reading

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Kaotik Kartel ft. Don Pree, Ric Wizard, JMan & Mistafire – Hot Grabba

As someone who stopped smoking marijuana many moons ago, it can take a lot for me to get excited about a ‘weed tune’ these days, this new Kaotik Kartel single is ‘a lot’! The full crew went out to Jamaica … Continue reading

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Spragga Benz ft. Hype & Fever – Spread Out

This is the first proper taste of the new Spragga Benz album which leans heavily into the UK underground scene and includes guest appearances from the likes of Sean Paul, General Levy, Akala, Harry Shotta amongst many others. He will … Continue reading

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Duplessy & the Violins of the World with The Brownley Family – Ma Goola

Wow, this is such a stunning song from Mathias Duplessy & the Violins of the World it totally stopped me in my tracks. It was recorded whilst they were on tour in Australia and features The Brownley Family, who I’m … Continue reading

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Unit 137 – Vol. 1

When it comes to UK music collectives, I feel that not enough people shout about Unit 137. For me, they are at the very forefront of Reggae music and sound system culture here. Not only are they a fully fledged … Continue reading

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Too Many Zooz – Warriors

Just like the namesakes of their latest track, Too Many Zooz are well used to hanging out in New York subways, in fact it was a viral video of them busking there that first brought them to my attention (and … Continue reading

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BOOMTOWN LINE UP 2018 – WHISTLER’S GREEN PT 1

It was a tricky prospect bringing Jazz to Boomtown but last year felt like exactly the right time and we were proved right! This year The Windmill is very much sticking with a Jazz heavy line up with some of … Continue reading

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