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

The best film soundtrack ever? The Harder They Come

With less than a fortnight to go until we show The Harder They Come Upstairs at the Ritzy on Saturday 14th April I thought now would be a good time to throw the spotlight on perhaps the most fondly remembered aspect of that film, namely it’s soundtrack. Following in the footsteps of earlier pop musicians … 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