Rare Dubs from Attack Records

It’s back to the roots with this excellent collection of ‘rare dubs’ from Attack Records, recorded during the 1970s under the direction of producer Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee and representative of one of his several labels of the time. Don’t expect digital refinement and state-of-the-art studio sound. It’s vintage dub where the volume control has to […]

The Scribes: A Story All About How

The hip-hop style of the Scribes is now firmly established as an alternative to the predictability of much mainstream output (in hip-hop and beyond) and here they are with their second album ‘A Story All About How’. Their 2012 debut album ‘Ill Literature’ (see reggaemusic.org.uk 22nd October 2012) set the pattern of thoughtful and aware […]

Kalbata and Mixmonster: Inna Skateland

Here comes a new single release from Kalbata and Mixmonster’s ‘Congo Beat the Drum’ album (see reggaemusic.org.uk 2nd March 2014 for review of the full album). ‘Inna Skateland’ is a slow-burning dancehall-inclined track, featuring vocals from Puddy Roots and a particularly strong bass line, displaying the vintage sound of analogue-era reggae music at its best. […]