Rhythmites - Integration

Rhythmites – Integration Release date – 18th September 2015 Bristol Archive Records CD and Digital Download ARC274CD The reggae back catalogue is rich with powerful music and ripe territory for good quality re-issues. We modern buyers are sophisticated and demand great product, the forthcoming release of Integration by Rhythmites certainly ticks the right boxes. Formed […]

teel Pulse - Handsworth Revolution

Guest writer Ben Walton goes forward in time with Handsworth Revolution… ‘Handsworth Revolution’ – the album – was released by Steel Pulse on the Island label in 1978. In the UK, it was the year of firefighters and car factory workers’ strikes, the death throws of Jim Callaghan’s floundering Labour Government and a lot of […]

The Midlands Roots Explosion Volume One Reggae Archive Records This summer sees the release of an early contender for roots compilation of the year. Midland Roots Explosion is a selection of tracks from English reggae bands working the Midlands circuit in the late 70’s. The headliners for this collection are Steel Pulse, whose album Handsworth […]