Mit ‘UK’ getaggte Beiträge

Recently found this nice Interview with legendary Producers Mafia & Fluxy on the awesome Shimmy Shimmy Blog.

How did you both get into music initially?

In our family home my uncle had a sound system called Wizard Hi-Fi. We used to play on the sound system everyday when we came home from school.

What was the sound system scene like when you started? Could you give us an idea what it was like to grow up in the era of legendary UK sounds?

Yes, we had huge sound clashes with sounds like Fatman, Jah Shaka, Sir Coxsone Sound, they were the top 3 sounds in London at the time.

Read the whole Interview over at Shimmy Shimmy.

[Video] Ras Tweed – Kool’n’Sekkle

Veröffentlicht: 19 April, 2012 in 4. Miscellaneous
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Ras Tweed, from Birmingham, UK, with a real digital banger.

Peter Hunnigale Interview

Veröffentlicht: 21 März, 2012 in 4. Miscellaneous
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Check Zigedub’s Innerview with Peter Hunnigale, who has been nominated “Best British Male Vocalist” at the British Reggae Industry Awards www.britreggae.com/vote.php (Voting is still open until August 2012). This show was broadcast on www.reggae4us.com on March 20, 2012.

2012.03.20 Zigedub Back2Basics with Peter Hunnigale by Germaicanlady on Mixcloud

UK Reggae Legend Top Cat teams up with irish producer duo Dirty Dubsters on a new version of the Lecturer Riddim.

This Download Links came via the Dancehallreggae Forum and the Users Saffron and Guvna1974. Find the Links below.

This film was first screened on TV in the UK in 1995 and shows:

- Winston Mexican in his Jeweller’s shop – ‘The Goldery’ ,

- Winston Mexican’s trip to Jamaica to voice dubplate specials – with Wickerman and a host of other djs in the studio,

- The Luv Injection crew in Birmingham discussing the forthcoming clash and moving their equipment from their lock up in a quiet residential street

- Interview with Ricky Trooper from Killamanjaro – discussing the forthcoming clash with Luv Injection and films Trooper in his own personal studio in Kingston, Jamaica – voicing various artists on special

- Interview with Harper – manager of Killamanjaro at his home in Kingston,

- Footage of the Injection crew voicing a special with the Jamaican singer – Robert Lee – in a Birmingham studio

- Actual footage of the clash with Killanjaro in London

- Interviews with Luv Injection and Killamanjaro at the end of the clash

This was a ground-breaking documentary when it was first shown in the UK back in 1995 – and opened up Reggae sound system business to millions of viewers in the UK and beyond….

******A big respect goes out once again to Guvna1974 for using his technical skills in converting the DVD so that it could be uploaded online – RESPECT IS CONCRETE GUVNA1974 !!******

Part 1

Part 2

This week David Rodigan was hounored with the MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by Prince Charles. Nice one!

And if you want to congratulate Mr. Rodigan, make sure to check him out at the Jamaican Lounge in March!

Stylo G and Smoodface thinking that Winter’s maaad. *kissteeth*