Danman - Chant Down Babylon - reggaerootsreview.com

DanmanFancy some reggae with hints of the 70s and plenty of strong righteous lyrics? Then perhaps ‘Chant Down Babylon’ by Danman could be the album you have been waiting for. This collection of six original tracks and their accompanying dubs is a heavy duty selection, with each track offering a masterful vocal display. Danman uses […]

Dub for Africa - reggaerootsreview.com

Food Crisis and famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria – WARNING – this article is going to be preachy!Oil rich South Sudan is facing a humanitarian disaster which could leave hundreds of thousands of people dying of malnutrition. This is wholly a ‘man made’ disaster and doesn’t that term stick in your throat! […]

Reggae Guide to Record Store Day - reggaerootsreview.com

Record Store Day – Saturday 22nd April 2017What should you look out for as a reggae lover?Here we go again; the annual vinyl jamboree that is Record Store Day. It is an event that divides opinion, on one hand it is a good way of promoting smaller labels and independent record stores; it is a […]

Road to Zion - Dub Against Blackjack - reggaerootsreview.com

Road to ZionDub Against Blackjack 12” and Digital DownloadCrazy, adrenalin pumped, mental ska infused electro dub, that was the best way I could think of defining this EP when I first heard it. ‘Dub Against Blackjack’ is the latest output from Italian trio ‘Road to Zion’ and it is fair to say that this was […]

Jah Roots HiFi - reggaerootsreview.com

Jah Roots Hi-Fi RecordsDanny Red – Some a Dem Say / Healing Rock 7”Aba Ariginals – Patrixx Matics – Revelations / Revelations Dub 7”I love new releases with pedigree, that lovely combination of a professional label, A-list vocalists, great producer and a sprinkling of reggae magic. This coming together, this alignment of stars, usually makes […]

Talisman - Don't Play With Fyah - reggaerootsreview.com

Talisman – Don’t Play with Fyah (CD, Digital and Limited Edition 8 track Vinyl) Is roots reggae still relevant? That is a question I ask myself frequently and the simple answer is yes. We all know that songs of protest and rebellion offer some of the best examples of roots reggae. Whether it’s the militant […]

Straight Outta Norwich - reggaerootsreview.com

Norfolk is a beautiful county in the East of England, best known for rolling fields, big skies and slow moving tractors. But when the sun goes down on this green and pleasant land, something of the bass variety stirs. Like many cities in England, Norwich has a strong underground reggae pedigree. Sound systems like Rebel […]