‘At Last’ is the forthcoming album from East London’s ST1 (aka Stone). It follows the success of his earlier reggae EP ‘Stoned Roots’ and his live reputation as a performer, either relaxing or upbeat depending on the mood of the music. Tracks like ‘This One’s For You’ and ‘Ba Ba Boom’ are straightahead reggae but he is also capable of soulful and melodic songs – as all the best reggae performers are. Currently unsigned, ST1 is nonetheless building a grassroots following through his live gigs and his own releases. Worth looking out for!
Here comes Avery Carballo (aka 77
beatz) with a fine reggae song ‘Closer’. As a producer based in San Antonio,
Texas, he knows how to get the best out of a song and this new single has the
crisp clear sound of the digital age underlying a strong melody and effective
vocals. With a little dub around the edges of the backing rhythm this adds up
to a strong release.
Originally from Houston, 77 has
clearly been influenced by his love of the reggae classics and has spent his
young life generating music and beats through release on Spotify (from where
this single can be heard) and working with other like-minded reggae enthusiasts
including Reign Lowell, Donnie
Canvas and Joey Calderaio. This single will add to his growing