Dreadzone: Dread Times

Here is the new album from dub/reggae purveyors Dreadzone, with twelve tracks recorded at the Bunker Studios of Mick Jones with the lyrical involvement of Don Letts. Their 23-year history is reflected in the diverse wealth of the songs included here. This is the band’s 8th studio album and 3rd on their own Dubwiser label, […]

Shanty: Happy to be Sad

London-based Shanty are back with this track from their forthcoming EP. A soul-leaning and slow-tempo track with some hip-hop interventions toward the end from MC Levi Gordon, the song features vocalist Ben Willis and the rest of the seven-piece band with a new sound inspired by their roots origins. It is now two years since the […]

Common Kings: Lost in Paradise

Here is the debut album from US reggae band Common Kings who already have previous EP and single releases to their name. For the most part they originate from the South Pacific but were brought up in Orange County, California, and this legacy has no doubt influenced their generally easy laid-back style of reggae, evident […]