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.
More memories of a life collecting Reggae with Dave Sandford where he finds his love of collecting again, new mates, and the power of the web to connect people around the world. READ PART I HERE.
As a record collector it’s always a pleasure to meet like minded people. We can chat about rare records, records we want, label art anything really that has to do with our love of old vinyl. There are certain collectors though that have taken their love of collecting to an extreme. They’ve been collecting [...]
After the huge success of The London International Ska Festival’s return in April Kevin and the crew have announced they will be making it an annual event! It’s already got a date too! 2012?s festival will be held on May 3rd – 6th, 2012 with 30+ bands & DJs from all over the world!
I would imagine that the next lineup will be full of surprises and excitement. They packed in a major amount of artists on the first one so it’s anyone’s guess who they can follow that up with. I have a few ideas!
The Jamaican Gleaner posted a review of the reunited Dave & Ansel Collins at the London International Ska Festival today. The proclaim Dave & Ansel Collins Ignite UK Ska Festival and I agree. They were a highlight for sure. Seeing them together and hearing Dave Barker’s distinctive voice and calls backed by Ansel Collins on [...]
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