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Junior Byles – Beat Down Babylon – album review

Junior Byles - Beat Down BabylonDoctor Bird2CD/DLReleased 10 July 2020Reissue of Junior Byles classic 1972 album cut with Lee Perry on production, plus oodles...

Various – All Aboard The C.N. Express – album review

 Various - All Aboard The C.N. ExpressDoctor BirdCD/DLReleased 10 April 2020New compilation subtitled "Rock Steady And Boss Reggae Sounds 1967-1968" that features Clancy Eccles'...

The Techniques – Little Did You Know – album review

The Techniques - Little Did You KnowDoctor BirdCD/DLReleased 13th March 2020The first official reissue of key vocal group the Techniques' rare 1968 album, which...

Alton Ellis – Greatest Hits – Mr Soul Of Jamaica –...

Album ReviewAlton Ellis - - Greatest Hits - Mr Soul Of JamaicaDoctor Bird2CD/DLReleased 11th October 2019Reissue of Alton Ellis' compilation album from 1973, which...

Prince Fatty – In The Viper’s Shadow – album review

Prince Fatty - In The Viper's ShadowEvergreen RecordsVinyl/DLReleased 4th October 2019Bringing together a bunch of bona fide reggae music legends including Big Youth, Marcia...

LIVE

The Blinders: The Bottom Floor – live review

The Blinders
Wayne AF Carey gets a taste of what The Blinders will be bringing back to the live circuit. It's sound as fuck!

INTERVIEWS

Billy NoMates : interview

Billy Nomates debut album COVER
The fast rising Billy No Mates is about to release here debut album. Her stripped down beats and rapid fire delivery that details the magic and mundanity of the very days sees her sound like a distant cousin to the Sleaford Mods but her own defiant twist. When the album drops she is going to be the talk of the town...John Robb caught up with her to find out who she is and why she sounds to urgently brilliant.

NEWS

Billy NoMates : interview

Billy Nomates debut album COVER
The fast rising Billy No Mates is about to release here debut album. Her stripped down beats and rapid fire delivery that details the magic and mundanity of the very days sees her sound like a distant cousin to the Sleaford Mods but her own defiant twist. When the album drops she is going to be the talk of the town...John Robb caught up with her to find out who she is and why she sounds to urgently brilliant.

MEDIA

Tokyo Story – film review

Tokyo Story (1953) Director: Yasujirō Ozu Cast: Hideo Fujino, Ayako Katsuragi, Mieko Takamine Language: Japanese (with optional English subtitles) Run time:...

FESTIVALS

BANG BANG ROMEO confirmed to headline LOUD WOMEN Fest 5 in 2021

Bang Bang Romeo
Feminist DIY collective LOUD WOMEN have just announced that BANG BANG ROMEO will be headlining their next festival, taking place on 20 March 2021 at 229 The Venue in London. Earlybird tickets are on sale now here at a special price of £16. Over 20 more artists are set to be announced.