Eric from Rebelution Interview

Posted in Interviews, Uncategorized with tags on February 1, 2010 by Mike Cotton

Hailing from Santa Barbara, California, the Rebelution boys play reggae with a pop flavour and with rumours of a UK tour coming up these are exciting times for the band.

New album Bright Side of Life released to much acclaim in the US and certainly proves Rebelution as one of the up and coming bands in the reggae-rock scene.

Interview originally published in September 08 after their debut album was voted iTunes Editors Choice for best Reggae Album of 2007

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Billy Bragg- Hero of the Left

Posted in Reviews, Video with tags , , , on January 30, 2010 by Mike Cotton

Music and politics, especially politics of the left, are two things that always go hand in hand and Billy Bragg is one musician who epitomises this more than most.

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Interview with T-Ray Jacobo from Tribal Seeds

Posted in Interviews with tags , , on January 18, 2010 by Mike Cotton

Tribal Seeds have become the band to watch in the reggae-rock scene, based out of San Diego the young band are made up of brothers Tony-Ray & Steve, John (bass), with Tony (guitar),  Carlos (drums) & Joe (percussion).

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Easy Star All-Stars Interview

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on December 10, 2009 by Mike Cotton

Described as the mother of all concept albums The Beatles “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” is not an album for the faint hearted to cover but the Easy Star All Stars are not a band to let that put them off.

Easy Stars are the creative force behind Dub Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon) and Radiodread (Radiohead’s OK Computer).

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Pama International with Sean Flowerdew

Posted in Interviews with tags , , on November 24, 2009 by Mike Cotton

Pama International are a dub collective combining 60s soul, 70s Reggae and 21st Century commentary, fronted by longtime musical cohorts Sean Flowerdew, Finny and Lynval Golding, of Specials fame.

Pama International are a who’s who of British music, former members of The Specials, Galliano, The Lee Perry Band, Pop Will Eat Itself, Steel Pulse, Style Council, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Madness and The Selecter have come together to make six critically acclaimed albums to date.

Sean Flowerdew took time out from his busy schedule to chat about Pama International’s new album, UK Tour, and UK reggae/ska music in general.

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Outlaw Nation Interview

Posted in Interviews with tags , on November 18, 2009 by Mike Cotton

Outlaw Nation are a trio hailing from the state of Louisiana and comprise Christian Simeon, Danny Woolen, JB Baker and Jackson White and have been in action for nearly 10 years.

With beats that are strong enough to get the most wooden footed person dancing Outlaw Nation combine reggae to hip hop, old school R&B to heavy metal, it is clear Outlaw Nation has a little something for everyone.

Christian sat down in the Waiting Room for a quick chat.

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Slightly Stoopid- London Scala- 05/10/2009

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , on October 17, 2009 by Mike Cotton

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