Terry Hall

Reggae and ska again lose one of their greatest artists with the passing this week of Terry Hall, reportedly of cancer.  He was the cornerstone of Coventry 2 Tone band the Specials, fusing black and white personnel and music at a troubled time, and emerging with their first chart single ‘Gangsters’ in 1979. This record, […]

Jim Pinckney (aka Stinky Jim): Spacial Awareness

From the reggae hotspot of Auckland, New Zealand, come this twelve-track album of dub-oriented reggae music from Jim Pinckney. This is his second album. The featured track entitled ‘Steam Fish’ features the late Jamaican dub poet George ‘Nazamba’ Scott who sadly passed away in July this year. This is a slow reggae tune with a […]