Bob Marley

If you’re a reggae fan or specifically a Bob Marley fan and you haven’t yet taken a look at the book Wake Up and Live, you may want to do so. As we wrote back in June, this is the latest book to try and capture what makes Bob Marley so special, and it’s a […]

Dub Kingdom - Alpha Steppa - reggaerootsreview.com

Alpha Steppa – Dub Kingdom Steppas Records, LP, CD & Digital I think it is only right and proper that I celebrate my 150th Reggae Roots Review blog post with a piece on one of my favourite and most featured reggae artists, Ben Alpha Steppa. Ben himself is celebrating seven years of Steppas Records with […]

Instrumental Thursdays - i&i Musik - Wahever Records - reggaerootsreview.com

Archiver & Matteo Boyero Instrumental Thursdays – LP & Digital i&i Musik and Wahever Records If you look at my Facebook feed you would think that the reggae world is dominated by the vinyl single, I imagine your feeds are similar. There is some truth in that of course, as the vinyl single is obviously […]

BIG Ganja Tunes vol.2 - reggaerootsreview.com

BIG Ganja Tunes Vol. 2 Ganja Pandas I must admit it was the cover art that first drew me to this compilation. You may well recognise the original photo this was inspired by, but GANJA DJ PANDAS, what’s not to love! This release is more than about pandas obviously, so please forgive my slightly flippant […]

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’ […]