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Following on from their last single ‘Something Special / Why I (Discomix) (championed by the likes of David Rodigan, Huey Morgan & Don Letts) UK Dub outfit Resonators return with another fresh dubwise offering released on Wah Wah 45s. ‘Won’t Suffer‘ brings the smooth dub sound with all the elements of the genre played to …

Grammy winning Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, not to mention the son of the legendary Bob, has just released a new video for his single Medication, featuring Stephen Marley, Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign. It’s taken from his fourth album Stony Hill, and features the dancehall stars empassioned defence of Cannabis.  As well as it’s …

Thievery Corporation Treasures from the Temple (ESL Recordings) released on April 20, 2018 Rating: 7.5 Washington DC based electronic duo of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton known as Thievery Corporation’s latest release of Treasures from the Temple is a companion to their chart-topping 2017 Temple of I & I album release. The 12-track compendium includes a trove of original recordings …

Ahead of their first festival year, The Love 4 Music Festival organisers have a modus operandi that their audience associate with well-run, easy-going events. With soul, funk and reggae music currently underrepresented in the North of England, the Love 4 Music Festival promises to give fans of this music a chance to see A-list artists perform without the need …

Cherry Red Reggae Reissues By Leggy Mountbatten Ethiopians Reggae Power/Woman Capture Man UNIQUES ABSOLUTELY THE UNIQUES: EXPANDED EDITION’ Doctor Bird Compilation Following from Novembers Hot Shots Of Reggae reissue, Doctor Bird/Cherry Red reissue more classic Trojan compilations from the vaults. The Ethiopians are one of Jamaica`s t finest and most loved vocal groups responsible for …

Cherry Red Reggae Reissues    November  2017 By Leggy Mountbatten Hot Shots Of Reggae Doctor Bird Compilation   Following from September`s No More Heartaches and What Am I To Do,  Doctor Bird/Cherry Red reissue  the classic compilation Hot Shots Of Reggae. Following the great  Jamaican sound system operators, Leslie Kong became one of the emerging talents …

Cherry Red Reggae Reissues September 2017 By Leggy Mountbatten No More Heartaches/What Am I To Do 2 CD Set Compilation Marcia Griffiths Naturally and Steppin 2 CD Set No More Heartaches and What Am I To Do various artists reissued by Doctor Bird/Cherry Red Having the original Trojan and Harry J vinyl versions which would …

Taken from his ‘Every man for every man’ album, out on Ramrock Records on September 8th, comes a new track from Ghetto Priest, titled Good Lord. The former Arsenal Hooligan found Rastafarianism, and threw himself into the music scene, moving from sound system culture to Adrian Sherwoods On-U Sound family, to African Head Charge, arriving …

‘Man Vs. Sofa’ is the second album by Adrian Sherwood and Rob Ellis aka Pinch and the predecessor to the well received album ‘Late Night Endless’ It’s Dub filled dark waters of electronica that will pull you under with an undercurrent of unforgiving Bass. Put simply It’s Dark Dub Electronica at its best. The combination of talents …

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton, aka electronic duo Theivery Corporation have released the fruits of their labour, recording in Jamaica for their latest full lengther and unsurprisingly given the setting, it’s their most dub-centric record to date. They’ve experimented with dub and roots in the past, not for a whole record admittedly, but as with …