My Roots Girl - Med Tone Records -

Med Tone RecordsA – My Roots Girl – Cornel CampbellB – Rootical SkankA – My Ehiopian Queen – U-RoyB – Queen of Sheba – Ilan Smilan  Lazy weekend music, that is something we all need from time to time, something to soothe away the stresses of modern life. These two new 7″ singles from Med […]

Universal Roots - Solution -

Universal Roots Records Solution 12″ R.D.K Hi-Fi ProductionSolution – Dub Solution – Lions of Wandsworth – SW18 SpecialThis new 12″ release from Universal Roots is an absolute pleasure for me to publicise. Firsty because it is produced and co-written by the nicest reggae record shop owner you could possibly meet, Jah Lingwa of Pure Vinyl […]

High Smile HiFi

High Smile HiFi, new singles for January Speng Bond, Babylon Koa Aloy‚ Tell Dem Again S’Kaya, Hardworker As I have confessed before I am more of a roots and dub man than digi dancehall, you have probably noticed that from my history of posts. But we all like a bit of change from time to […]

Marrow Records - Outta Road -

Marrow Records Ramon Judah – Outta Road 7″ The new year is here and it seems to have ignited some serious creativity in the reggae world as new releases are coming thick and fast! This 7″ which is the latest release from Marrow Records is called ‘Outta Road’. It pushed its way to the front of the review queue because it has a big […]

Nomadic Warriors LP -

Nomadic Warriors Chiefdom Records LP and Digital Download I was reading the press release which accompanied this marvellous instrumental album by Nomadic Warriors and one phrase in particular jumped out. ‘It’s how it is captured that makes it great’ was the line, and that got me thinking of how important that vintage sound is to both […]

Strictly Dub Records - Gone This Ya Style 7 - reggaerootsreview

Strictly Dub Records – Gone This Ya Style Lyrical Benjie / Unlisted Fanatic 7” & Digital Download One of the perks of writing this blog is that I get emails from nice people sharing details of their new singles and releases. Emails from Simon at Strictly Dub Records are particularly exciting to receive, as they are guaranteed to reveal something pretty […]

Partial Records 2017 releases -

Partial Records – 2017 new releases Keety Roots – Why King General – Some People Jah See – Praises Vibronics Feat. Boney L – Shades of Zion 2017 what are you going to bring us? Hopefully it won’t be along similar lines to the crushing disappointment that was 2016, where bizarre choices were made by the […]