Tag Archives: conscious reggae

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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Blackout JA + Dreadsquad

Two wicked tunes from the Bristol based emcee with the big Buju like voice. In this first one Blackout JA calls for equal rights and justice after the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore police custody last April that sparked … Continue reading

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Umberto Echo feat. Iba MaHr – Travelling Dub

Iba Mahr is one of the hottest new conscious Reggae artists from Jamaica right now and Umberto Echo is a well respected producer from Munich who has worked with the likes of Steel Pulse, Damian Marley, Seeed, Gentleman, Cee-Lo Green, … Continue reading

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Hjálmar – Hlauptu Hratt

Perhaps it’s the post festival blues, which would be unfair considering I still have at least 2 festivals left to go, but much as I’m finding some great music at the moment, nothing has inspired me to share it with … Continue reading

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EBM [Earth Beat Movement] – Selfie

Good to see young artists bucking the trend here and speaking out against ‘selfie’ culture. Big respect to this Reggae band who are coming out of Florence in Italy. You can grab a free download below.

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Dandelion – Feeling The Pressure

I’ve literally just got off the plane after flying back from Bestival in Toronto and straight into the office, so I’m still far to hazy to feel any pressure, but for those of you who have been swallowed up and … Continue reading

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Dre Island – On Time

Dre Island really shining through right now. Definitely a part of the new Conscious Reggae movement coming out of Jamaica. This is another winning track from the Retro Locks Riddim.

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