Despite the distance between the southern tip of Japan and the nearest Tropics, tropical sounds have reaped plenty of music listeners on the archipelago of the rising sun. One of the most tropically-obsessed victims is a 10-piece band that, after some EPs, has recently released its debut album for Mais...
03/12/2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm The Legendary Abyssinians plus support / BTN - Patterns Patterns, Brighton
25/11/2019 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Lee "Scratch" Perry Jazz Cafe, London
16/11/2019 - 17/11/2019 12:00 am Fenomeno Show 15 years bash - massive Line UP! The Jago, London
18/10/2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Jenny & The Mexicats The Garage, London
As with every universal music style worthy of its name, ska and reggae also have dozens of acts claiming to be their pioneers. But not many of them can rightfully do it like the one and only Pioneers. The Jamaican band, originally formed in 1962 by brothers Sydney and Derrick Crooks...
2 tone celebrates its fortieth year this year, and in effect, The Specials do too, as it is they who brought the style that fuses Jamaican ska and British punk rock to the surface, with band leader Jerry Dammers creating the first dedicated label, 2 Tone Records. Forty years later,...
17/09/2019 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm La Vela Puerca in London The Garage, London
15/09/2019 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm The Pioneers The Jazz Cafe, London