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Various: Gay Jamaica Independence Time – album review

Various - Gay Jamaica Independence Time Doctor Bird 2CD/DL Released 17th May 2019 Reissue of the classic 1970 Reggae compilation album from Duke Reid's Treasure Isle label, with...

The Ethiopians – Engine 54 – Album Review

The Ethiopians - Engine 54 Doctor Bird CD/DL Released 17th May 2019 Enhanced reissue of the Ethiopians' rare 1968 debut album, presented here with 17 bonus tracks dating...

Various Artists – Greatest Jamaican Beat: Expanded Edition – Album Review

Reissue of the classic Duke Reid Rocksteady-era compilation along with bonus tracks and the previous unreleased Soul Rock-Steady album.

Derrick Morgan: Moon Hop Expanded Edition – Album Review

2CD expanded reissue of Moon Hop which also includes the Derrick Morgan In London album and many bonus tracks.

Argh Kid: Neighbours – new single review.

The Longsight bard makes a welcome return with a ska tinged banger which is right up Wayne AF Carey's street.




Joe Gideon : Manchester Gullivers : Live Review

These are songs full of ideas and dynamics, the razor-sharp guitar sound slips and slides through perfect chord changes as Joe delivers his dense and deep lyrics over the top. His Lou Reed drawl is wrapped around his words that are deeply personal but not without a sense of humour.


Mark Radcliffe talks about his trip into electronica with Une: interview

Mark Radcliffe talks about his trip into electronica with Une: interview by Paul Clarke In a long and...


Baxter Dury to headline new-look 2020 Hastings Fat Tuesday Festival Feb 21/25

Hastings Fat Tuesday Music Festival (21st - 25th February) is the UK’s largest Mardi Gras celebration and the fastest growing festival in the South-East, now in it's 11th year and still growing year on year.


Jojo Rabbit – film review

Jojo Rabbit
Jojo Rabbit is the Holocaust comedy that combines hilarity and sentiment in equal measure. Tim Cooper acclaims the film that's the talk of awards season.


Y-Not Festival 2020 – preview

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Ynot Festival has rolled out its first line-up announcement and taken the nation by surprise with the level of stardom it’s managed to attract. This summer’s weekend-long event will surely be one to remember for all that attend.