It’s got the name Steve Barrow attached to it (as interviewed by this site in the past), so we can assume that The Cover Art of Studio One Records, a new book on Soul Jazz, is well worth checking out.
I keep saying I’m not updating the site until the new one goes live, but then I see things that perhaps are worthy of a news story a little sooner than that. Like The Story Of Trojan Records box set.
Possibly of interest to some is the upcoming Folkestone Skabour Festival 2011.
In the past, it's been more of an occasional event, but from next Saturday, 9th July, Mind Yuh Business is going monthly. You can catch the night on the second Saturday of each month at Bar Solo, 20 Inverness Street, London NW1 7HJ, with doors from 9pm until 2am, admission […]
Some of you might remember that we featured some limited edition Lambretta helmets back in April. Well, it seems that the same company has some new helmets coming next month – these Trojan Records scooter helmets. It's another limited edition and more or less the same as the previous helmets, […]
If you are into your Jamaican sounds, make a note on your diary for the first Saturday of the month – that's when Bangarang! kicks off in London. Saturday 2nd July is the first one, taking place at The Strongroom Bar Curtain Road, Shoreditch. EC2A 3SQ, running from 8pm to […]
One for the diary on Saturday 18th June – The Carousel in London. Taking place at The Half Moon, London SE24, it offers soul, funk, ska, reggae and boogaloo, courtesy of Tim Keenoy and Dean Rudland, with the added attraction of The GetUp featuring Linda Muriel playing live. All of […]
The cover actually features Iron Maiden. Thankfully, the inner pages of Record Collector this month (June edition) are far more interesting. Shame that didn't make the front page! The magazine has an extensive feature on skinhead reggae, how to collect it and a top 51 tracks to seek out, complete […]