Frenchtown HiFi volume 2 - reggaerootsreview.com

Frenchtown HiFi Volume 2 Frenchtown Records – double CD & Download I am a little late to the party on this one, as this marvellous double CD package from Frenchtown Records was released back in July. But this week does mark it being available on digital and streaming platforms, so that’s not too bad I […]

Hollie Cook - Freefalling - Survive - reggaerootsreview.com

Hollie Cook – Freefalling / Survive OK, so the big question here is pink or black… let me explain… as I mentioned a little while ago, reggae chanteuse Hollie Cook is back with new material. The first track from the new album was Angel Fire and it is fair to say it was well received. […]

Road to Zion - Becoming Insane - reggaerootsreview.com

Road to Zion – Becoming Insane CD & Digital What I love about Italian trio Road to Zion is that they always sound like they are having such great fun. Behind their caustic, hard edged, reggae SKA infused sounds, is great enthusiasm and vigour. October marks the release of their third album called ‘Becoming Insane’ […]

The Kingstonians - Sufferer - reggaerootsreview.com

The Kingstonians – Sufferer Doctor Bird / Cherry Red Records, CD & Download I do find stories about musicians who achieve critical and commercial recognition after their death rather sad. Going to your grave, often in poverty, with little to show for the hard work you put into a musical career feels a cruel way […]

Foundation Sound - Kelvin Judah – Soon Come - reggaerootsreview.com

Kelvin Judah – Soon Come Foundation Sound 7” Norwich ‘A Funky City’ The City of Norwich in the UK has a motto which reads ‘A Fine City’. Having lived here for about ten years I can whole heartedly agree with that. In fact, when it raises itself from its sleepy slumber you can justifyably call […]

Studio1 - Version Dread - reggaerootsreview.com

Version Dread – Studio One LP, CD & Digital OK, this may sound a little odd, but sometimes you see advance information about a release and it fills you with so much excitement that it transports you to Christmas morning as a six year old. Hands up, I know I am sad, but that’s how […]

Joseph Lalibela - Make Haste - reggaerootsreview.com

Joseph Lalibela – Make Haste Jah Roots HiFi – 12” single Firstly a big thank you to everyone who takes the time to send me their digital files and vinyl singles. I really do appreciate you passing me the fruits of your hard work. I feel quite humbled… Google Spiders I always try and do […]