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Talisman – Don’t Play with Fyah (CD, Digital and Limited Edition 8 track Vinyl) Is roots reggae still relevant? That is a question I ask myself frequently and the simple answer is yes. We all know that songs of protest and rebellion offer some of the best examples of roots reggae. Whether it’s the militant […]


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 […]

Dennis Bovell has been at the centre of the UK reggae scene for many years, as a producer of tracks such as Janet Kay’s Silly Games and as an accomplished bass player (see Matumbi). His credits are many and his influence great. This reissue of Chief Inspector with it’s stylish sleeve, is worth seeking out. Anyone familiar […]