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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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Prince Fatty feat. Omar & Fatlip – Sunshine

Oh my, if you’re going to take on a classic like Roy Ayers’ ‘Everybody Loves The Sunshine’ you need to make sure it’s done properly and Prince Fatty certainly hasn’t let the side down here. As perhaps to be expected … 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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Monkey Marc feat Dre Island – Yaad N Abraad

Monkey Marc has been working with a heavyweight mixture of Jamaica’s most established artists, the new Roots Reggae vanguard and fresh up and coming talent for his Vital Sound project. Guests include Capleton, Sizzla, Ninja Man, Turbulence, Lutan Fyah, Fyah … Continue reading

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Irie Souljah – Dreader Than Dread

Strong tune by this Jamaican based Reggae artist from Barcelona. The track is co-produced by Kabaka Pyramid who also makes an appearance in the video. You can grab a copy of the single here.

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Natty ft Akala, Mic Righteous & Raspect Fyabinghi – Seasons Change (UK Rap Mix)

A fresh take on Natty’s classic ‘Change’ track, with a more laid back riddim and a strictly UK rap line up of guest vocalists. There’s still both Akala and Mic Righteous but Busy Signal and Alborosie are swapped out for … Continue reading

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Levi Myaz – Warrior

Although I listen to and play a lot of music from Trinidad, it’s mostly Soca, so it’s great to also hear such a strong Reggae artist from the Island. Not that Levi is a new artist by any stretch, it’s … Continue reading

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