King Porter Stomp: Way Back

King Porter Stomp’s releases have been reviewed on these pages before, and now Brighton’s own are back with a new ten-track LP and third studio album entitled ‘Way Back’. The album embodies the band’s multiple influences, in particular roots reggae, hip-hop and soul/funk. Once again produced by Prince Fatty (Mike Pelanconi) the album displays the diversity […]

King Porter Stomp: Put Down Your Weapons

The eight-piece Brighton band King Porter Stomp have developed their own trademark reggae, ska and hip-hop style, made to be played and heard live, and their releases always have the immediacy associated with live performance. A year after their single ‘Warning’ (see 25th November 2014), the band release their new political reggae-rock single ‘Put […]

King Porter Stomp: Warning

All the way from sunny Brighton here comes King Porter Stomp with a new single, ‘Warning’. With production in the safe hands of the formidable Prince Fatty this promises to be a track well worth hearing and, happily, it is: a slow-paced brass and bass-heavy political reggae song, resolving into a fine dubbed-up section with […]

King Porter Stomp: Shuffle

Brighton-based collective King Porter Stomp generate an unusual and original brand of music, fusing elements of funk, reggae, world music, and brass/horns into something that’s difficult to summarise. The nine tracks on ‘Shuffle’, their new release, may be hard to categorise but they all carry a lively and immediate sound with, in the broadest sense, […]