WOW! Want to see a blast from the not too distant (just 22 years) yet still another lifetime past? Then check out this hour long video from 1990 of the legendary Skatalites band in action. The band at the time featured Lloyd Brevett-Bass, Lloyd Knibb – Drums, Tommy McCook – Tenor Sax, Lester Sterling – [...]
It was recently brought up that maybe it was time for a new Skatalites-like band. None other than the present Alpha Boys School (the home of the original Skatalites) bandleader, Sparrow Martin, brought up his idea to recreate the legendary band using students at the school for a new generation. [...]
As time passes on more and more of the legends pass to the great stage in the sky. The Skatalites being the original Ska supergroup is left with just 2 original members and one does not tour with the band.
With the passing of time comes more desire to keep the flame [...]
The Japanese label Dubstore have started a reissue campaign highlighting the sensational Merritone catalog which focused mainly on amazing Rocksteady gems. The first 10 singles have already been released which you can preview and get more info below.
Following up on our last post about NYC’s The Terrorists I wanted to give a little more information on the vinyl releases.
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