Tag Archives: Reggae Roots

Album Review: Prince Fatty – In the Viper’s Shadow [October 2019]
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Album Review: Prince Fatty – In the Viper’s Shadow [October 2019]

This latest instalment from Prince Fatty boasts a full-length album deep in dub, packed with collaborations, that is characteristically catchy. ‘Two Timer’ featuring Cornell Campbell and Tippa Irie, the intro track, is classic, from the brilliant opening dub samples to the recognisable vocals of Tippa Irie. It’s smooth, relaxed, and...
Visions of Sound – May 2018

Visions of Sound – May 2018

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Interview: Alborosie – Born a Living Dread (November 2017)

Interview: Alborosie – Born a Living Dread (November 2017)

It’s not easy to refresh and renovate reggae and its credo. It’s even harder if you want to do it keeping intact its roots and long-established features, but there’s an Italian (with a Jamaican soul and passport) singer-songwriter and producer who’s succeeding in the challenge. We’re talking about Alborosie, the...
Preview: Aswad @ Jazz Cafe (London, 1st October 2016)

Preview: Aswad @ Jazz Cafe (London, 1st October 2016)

Aswad marked the history of British reggae scene from day one. Named after the Arabic word for ‘black’, the band was formed by a bunch of Holland Park School kids of Jamaican origins in Ladbroke Grove, West London, in 1974. The 40-years history of the band follows the raise of...
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