Tag Archives: Reggae

A FEW THOUGHTS ON: LEGENDARY UK SOUND MAN LLOYDIE COXSONE TALKS REGGAE MUSIC & DAVID RODIGAN

A FEW THOUGHTS ON: LEGENDARY UK SOUND MAN LLOYDIE COXSONE TALKS REGGAE MUSIC & DAVID RODIGAN First of all I’m not getting into a debate about this interview with Lloydie and his views on Rodigan… so I’m just going to … Continue reading

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DAVID RODIGAN – A Life in Reggae: “Roddy! You A Dubwise S’m’ody!”

DAVID RODIGAN’S My Life in Reggae illuminates the journey of the thespian, broadcaster and cup-winning dancehall sound clash veteran. David Rodigan and I are the same age and though we developed a passion for the music of Jamaica via slightly … Continue reading

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THE MAN FROM WAREIKA HILLS: RICO RODRIGUEZ 1934 -2015

THE MAN FROM WAREIKA HILLS: RICO RODRIGUEZ 1934 -2015 Always loved this photo of Rico Rodriguez and his daughters by my bredren Jean Bernard Sohiez. Veteran of the legendary Alpha Boys School band and further educated in the camp of … Continue reading

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SOON COME! SOUND SYSTEM CULTURE: BRISTOL – The Exhibition

Let’s Go (Yorkshire) is proud to present Sound System Culture: Bristol, a new photographic exhibition celebrating the history of reggae sound systems in Bristol from the 1950s to now. Expect to visit The Bamboo Club, The Dugout, St Paul’s Festival…. … Continue reading

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Youth Consciousness : JA Xmas Day ’82

Just found this tucked inside a file of vintage scribblings…. Xmas Day… Irie!

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WORD SOUND & POWER @ PAINTED PRINTED PLAYED

WORD SOUND & POWER joins forces with PAINTED PRINTED PLAYED and it is on at Rich Mix in Shoreditch for the duration of the London jazz Festival In the summer of 2012 – to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican Independence … Continue reading

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WORD SOUND & POWER: The Exhibition

WORD SOUND & POWER: Reggae Changed My Life. As Black History month approaches I have to wonder why I’m struggling to get people around the nation to host the exhibition that Swift & I put together at the British Music … Continue reading

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