October Singles Round Up Talisman – Relijan Manwel T – Freedom Stepper Oli Greety – Dread Welcome to my latest reggae singles update. This time we feature three very different tracks, the first is from UK based Talisman, a band who started out in the late 70s riding the wave of the UK roots scene. The band are now […]

Nubian Records - Black Roots, Move On EP

Black Roots – Move On EP 1. Move On, 2. Move Along (Dub), 3. Move On (featuring Jah Garvey), 4. Move On (Extended Mix), 5. Move Away (Dub) – Nubian Records, Digital Download Pencilled in for a 22nd August release is a reworked re-issue of ‘Move On’ from Bristol based reggae legends Black Roots. Originally released […]

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 […]

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 […]

Restriction, Action 12″ EP 1. Action 2. Four Point Plan 3. Restriction 4. Re-Action Bristol Archive Records, ARC271V Release Date – 25 May 15 Originally released for the 2015 Record Store Day by Bristol Archive Records, this Restriction EP is well worth seeking out. Restriction are one of those bands that Bristol excel at unearthing. […]