Dubbing with The Observer: Niney The Observer Live tonight at Mau Mau Bar, Portobello Road

Okay, so I know this is really short-notice but I just had to tell you about a great gig that’s happening tonight at Mau Mau Bar over at Mau Mau Bar on Portobello Road. Tonight, Mau Mau will play host to the legendary Reggae producer Niney The Observer who, along with his contemporaries Lee ‘Scratch’ … Continue reading

[Insert the name of your favourite Ska track here]

I am pleased to say the Heritage of Ska launch party which I have been supporting went ahead on Friday and was a great success. I’ve posted a few videos of performances from the night on our Heritage of Ska Facebook page and will be posting photos from the night later this week, just as … Continue reading

Celebrate the Heritage of Ska in Brixton this Friday

Friday 9th March 2012 is going to go down in history as an important date in the musical history of London. And the reason for this is not because Californian jazz-funk veterans Tower of Power are playing Ronnie Scott’s. Don’t get me wrong, I like a bit of jazz-funk as much as the next man, … Continue reading

Roots of Reggae: keep on dubbing

In true New Year’s Resolution-style, I thought I would write this post today and not tomorrow so that I can say I’ve kept the promise I made to myself to blog more regularly on all things Roots of Reggae-related.  From a distance at least three new posts in January looks a lot better than two … Continue reading

One Step Forward: Roots of Reggae in 2012

It’s hard to believe that we’re now more than half way through January already. For many that may well be a good thing. After all, the consequences of Christmas over-indulgence and Christmas credit card-inspired financial pain, together with the seasonal self-denial that New Year’s Resolution can conspire to make January a bit of a grind. … Continue reading