Constantly on the move. That’s Jimmy Cliff for sure. The last year has been full of new cliff material and news. That’s surely not going to let up as his new album is set for release next week on July 17th.
Leading up to the new release Rolling Stone [...]
The Trojan Records singles series has been hit and miss mostly but the quality is so dam good I’ll pick em up. Reviving long dead labels for the sake of this collectors series makes for a great touch. Seeing the Smash, Duke Reid, Big Shot etc. labels again in such thick pressings [...]
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.
I remember finding Trojan Records’ ‘Club Reggae’ compilation on vinyl in a little shop in Burbank. I think it was Atomic Records in Burbank which dealt with a lot of original press vinyl mainly from UK and Jazz circles. They had tons of stuff but just a small reggae section but it [...]
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