Tag Archives: Reggae

WORD SOUND & POWER: REGGAE CHANGED MY LIFE – POSTERS, POSTCARDS…

YO! YO! YO! Final shout for Xmas … The Word Sound & Power posters and postcards are the perfect Xmas & New Years present! Catch the final post for Xmas tomorrow (Thursday!) … they are in their tubes and ready … Continue reading

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PURE NICENESS: THE ART OF JAH MEK YAH DANCEHALL

Welcome to Miss Lily’s first published release, Jamaican Dancehall Signs From The Collection of Maxine Walters. This wicked looking book spotlights the vibrant hand-painted signs that can be found all over the island promoting that week’s bass-ical dancehall sessions or  … Continue reading

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WORD SOUND & POWER and the rise of “Bass Culture”

I’m on the panel for this Bass Culture event…. this coming Thursday at the BME in the 02…the 11th… if you fancy checking our Word Sound & Power: Reggae Changed My Life exhibition… this is most definitely a good opportunity… … Continue reading

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COLLABORATION ACROSS THE REGGAE NATION…. Lively Up meets Bob Marley and Word Sound & Power: Reggae Changed My Life

Lively Up,  celebrates Jamaica50! It consists of several ambitious projects set to tour the UK – two of which are dedicated to the music of The Wailers and innovative saxophonist Joe Harriott. Lively Up is the brainchild of Gary & … Continue reading

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Babylon Your Queendom Is Falling….

In December 2011, following the turbulent Dudus Coke affair, the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller aka Sister P was re-elected Prime Minister of Jamaica and declared their intention to sever the link to the “Mother Country” and become a Republic… … Continue reading

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BUSTIN’ BOUNDARIES…. A RIDDIMIC CATCH UP. & A FEW TREATS…. Part .1

Greetings… time for a little catch up… been sitting on a bunch tunes and waiting to an opportunity to fling a few words on each on-line. So, as I’m deeply frustrated with the constantly engaged tone at HM Revenue & … Continue reading

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Black Queens, White Lies, Red Herrings…. take a trip to the coast!

Go on & treat yourself… after all, Spring is in the air and it is the  Queen’s Jubilee! Head on down to the south coast in search another Queen –   The Queen Charlotte, the “liveliest new arts and entertainment … Continue reading

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OUT NOW! DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND! WORD, SOUND & POWER: UK Sound System Map

Following the debut of Word Sound & Power – Reggae Changed My  Life  (Stage 1)  at the Bass Culture/Roundhouse forum, The people have spoken and we have released the premiere edition of  our  UK Sound System Map. Drawing on an … Continue reading

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Forward with The UK Reggae Nation… Words Sound & Power … Reggae Changed My Life – the journey continues

Wednesday night the Roundhouse Rising … British Underground’s Bass Culture Forum ….  this sold out session featuring a panel of players rooted in the contemporary reggae scene was the perfect place for Swifty and myself to premiere the first stage … Continue reading

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SOUND SYSTEM… The Map… A Detail…

Flash it.. the original station underground news… SOUND SYSTEM… PS… there have been so-o-o-o-o-o many sound systsems over the years … so, please dont expect the poster to be definitive. It’s a work in progress and respect goes out to … Continue reading

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