Tim Armstrong is no stranger to the Ska & Reggae of course. Starting with his first project Operation Ivy, through dropping the now classic “Time Bomb” and up to this year producing Jimmy Cliff’s career resurgence collection Rebirth. He’s also always been a deeply rooted music fan enjoying all sorts of music styles. [...]
For the Queen’s Diamond (that’s 60 years on the throne!) Jubilee ceremony the Nutty Boys were blessed to be asked to play from the roof of Buckingham Palace. What an idea! Beat that Beatles! Oh wait McCartney did do a couple songs too. Damn.
Of course it was an amazing performance as [...]
I found this short piece on Laurel Aitken. Not sure when it was made or for what but most likely a piece about the You get to see Sandra his wife and hear how he went about writing so many of his tunes. It goes into the late 70′s Two Tone revival period [...]
Sean Flowerdew’s Cherry Red Records imprint Phoenix City Records which specializes in Ska and Rocksteady of course have announced they will release two tribute albums to very specific masters in the own right. Both albums will be launched at this year’s London International Ska Fest taking place in May.
Earlier this year news kept coming in about a really cool new documentary that was to be shown on the BBC. At the time I was really busy and didn’t have time to post the information. Til now that is. Finally got around to watching it and figured I should correct this oversite. This [...]
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