From the UK’s finest longest running record label Cherry Red Records comes a new subsidiary label Phoenix City Records run by Sean Flowerdew.
DANCECRASHER posted previews of the upcoming Trojan Records Big Shot release. They also had this to say: Itâ€™s good to report that the latest issue on the Big Shot is up there with the very best of them. Two tracks claiming to be Ken Lack (Caltone) productions that must date from 1968. The A side is the Emotions â€“ You Are The One a nice track in itâ€™s own right but is overshadowed by the B side â€“ Girls Like Dirt (probably) by Phil Pratt.
Jimmy Cliff played Glastonbury last week. The consummate performer and out spoken artist once again sang out against a military action asking the crowd to help Stop The War and join him in singing “Vietnam” this time changing it to “Afghanistan” instead.
Legends of Ska: Welcome to the House of Joy is a documentary film focusing on the sights & sounds of Jamaica during the early 1960s. Pledge to the Kickstarter campaign to get this project funded.
There’s a new collection about to hit stores presenting the best of early Ska from..