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Daddy Freddy & Sleepy Time Ghost feat. Action Fire & Blackout JA – Bun Dem Out

Daddy Freddy is probably the biggest catalyst for my love of Dancehall so it’s great to see him still putting out such strong tracks and even evolving his style, opting for a more subdued flow that somehow manages not to … Continue reading

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Like It’s 1999

Can’t remember what I was originally looking for yesterday but I accidentally found this video from Reggae Sunsplash at Victoria Park (East London)in 1999 (the video says 2001 for some reason but was definitely ’99). That was one of my … Continue reading

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Explore Our World

Okay so we finally have the full line up out for BoomTown Fair – check the video and see if you can spot the extras. Plus if you’ve never been to BoomTown (or not been in the past couple of … Continue reading

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A Little More Poco Loco

Okay so following on from yesterday’s post, here’s 4 more reasons why the Poco Loco stage at BoomTown is gonna be more than a little crazy this year. Mystro & Cut La Vis Although we had Cut La Vis playing … Continue reading

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Who’s That? BoomTown 2014 #6

Okay so out of the ChinaTown district announcement this week, there will be a few familiar names to BoomTown regulars or Ska and Punk fans this is primarily aimed at. However here’s a few of my favourites from under the … Continue reading

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Who Is Big Jeff?

Last month I went to catch up with Beans On Toast at his Bristol gig in the Louisiana. ┬áHe told me that he’d recorded a tune for Big Jeff to try and entice him to his shows, because as anyone … Continue reading

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Mayor Of BoomTown – Rompa’s Reggae Shack 2013

Here’s the 3rd in my Mayor Of Boomtown series of mixes for this year. Really loved putting this one together as not only did it get me excited about the festival (as with the others, all acts in the mix … Continue reading

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Putting On My Mayor’s Hat For A Skank Out

This year I decided against trying to condense all the many sides of BoomTown Fair into just one official mix like last year‘s and so there’s going to be a few separate ones that help to give a little insight … Continue reading

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Boomtown Fair: Mayfair Pt 2 – The Bandstand

Yesterday I touched on some of the bands playing at The Manor in the Mayfair District of Boomtown. Another new addition to the area is The Bandstand. I love Bandstands, if not just for giving the more intimate acts the … Continue reading

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Troyfest Takeover

Can’t begin to tell you how much fun was had at last year’s Troyfest at Baskerville Hall. There were a couple of photos posted that would have given you some idea but having a few generations of Cardiff party pals … Continue reading

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