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We were promised big voice , big bass and big hair from a gig by Bristol singer Eva Lazarus on her first headline tour . Eva , backed by an impressive band , proved to be much more than that and thrilled a sell out Sneekys crowd with a set showcasing her new long player …

It was around this time a couple of years ago that the pairing of ceremonial drummers Chouk Bwa and techno extenders The Ångströmers’ first rumbled attention with their potent blend of Voodou rhythms and heavy bass currents. Their joint album ‘Vodou Ale’, released in 2020, stepped out way beyond any Haitian roots meets Belgian minimalism …

It was around this time a couple of years ago that the pairing of Chouk Bwa’s potent Vodou rhythms and The Angstromers’ electronic beat reductions first rumbled sound systems far and wide. Their album ‘Vodou Ale’ stepped out way beyond any Haitian roots meets Belgian minimalism tag, this was more than fusion it was a …

LIAM BAILEY is shaping up for the release of his debut album, Ekundayo, on Big Crown in November with another deep ‘n’ dirty single drop in the shape of “Angel Dust”: take a listen below. It’s a raw-edged nugget of digi-dancehall with a pleading reverbed vocal to a soured relationship with a femme fatale: “She …

Time Cow, of the electro-reggae-dancehall outfit Equiknoxx, releases a new video single, Elephant Man, featuring the Birmingham emcee, and frequent Equiknoxx collaborator, RTKal. The video, which is a tribute to eccentric dancehall star Elephant Man, is a minimalist take on the genre, with percolating, sinister percussion, waves of synthesizer and a jumble of jump cuts …

Reggae/Dancehall superstar Protoje is back with his first new material ince his Grammy nominated ‘A Matter of Time’ album. It comes on the shape of a new track ‘Not Another Word’. It’s a call to arms track, a heavy in it message – learn from your mistakes, take responsibility for your actions – as it …

Taken from his forthcoming debut album Chronology, Reggae/Dancehall singer Chronixx has dropped a new single, Likes. It comes ahead of a load of US dates with Zincfence Redemption, Jah9, Jesse Royal, Kelissa and Max Glazer (Federation Sound)., starting March 2nd. On the self-produced track, Chronixx speaks is mind on a number of issues, from the …

A while ago we featured Bad Boy Stepping, the new single from West London reggae producer and DJ JStar. We’ve been back and asked him what rocking his DJ sets and he’s picked out a bunch of his set-fillers and favourites. “Right now I seem to be DJing a lot of the album material as …

Rising reggae star S I E (Success is everything) is a man in trouble. The Rochester, NY born / LA based songwriters new track, Read It, is a tale of steamy text messages, secret lovers and getting caught in the act. “How could I let you read it, before I delete it, you should’ve never …

In support of his album Differentology, out this week via a joint release from RCA and VP Records, comes the new video from one of Trinidad & Tobago’s biggest exports, Bunji Garlin. His new album mixes up Soca, EDM, dancehall and even hip-hop into something thats exciting, engaging, and might just propel him into global …