Selection of Jamaican productions and collaborations of Jamaican artists between August 2021 and February 2022.
When the natural world is sampled it plunges the listener into an immersive musical experience.
Is this the best album by the best band of all time? We’ll leave it to everyone’s individual taste to answer that thorny question. In the meantime, The Beatles aka ‘the white album’ is an iconic double-album whose influence has reigned supreme over the record world since 1968.
This ‘sorority selection’ hopefully gives the listener an impressive glimpse into quite how varied and meaningful some recent reggae production has been for women recording artists. Very successful and famous artists are featured alongside the stunning voices of those less well known to the public at large. This is a playlist full of emotion and intensity.
Having left us for good on 29th August, let’s take a look back at the first sounds from this other wordly Jamaican producer, whose work changed recorded music world forever.
An international selection of the best new dancehall and reggae-influenced music from Jamaica in 2021.
A soundtrack and accompanying story for a lazy afternoon spent in a bar by the beach.
A musical travelogue through London, a city that I love and that has been my home for 7 years. Mind the gap!
With the embryonic stirrings of house, the global wave of the so called world music, the disco/funk turning into hip-hop, 1981 was a year that changed everything.
From down to mid-up tempo, from Jamaica to Brazil with a French twist, from the 1960s to the 2010s, a selection to warm you up.