Click the above photo for Marco Werman report on The Alpha Boys on Rough Cut Jamaica: "The Alpha Boys
A legendary music school lives on" thank you Marco, wonderful.








Great new release 'Hearticle Don' from Lion D on the new Sugar Cane label.

A nice reworking of Joker Smoker called Joker Soundboy from Raphael & Triston Palma. Click on label for video


Recent EP from Marla Brown, Dennis Brown's youngest child.Click on sleeve for video
















































































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Last Updated : July 23rd 2016

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Upcoming / Currently playing:-

New Gappy Ranks album.


Two great new Roots albums out now!!

New various artists album from French producer Ackboo. The title track is by Brother Culture.

Latest album from Dub Dynasty 'Holy Cow', going down really well on the show.

Superb compilation of late '70s ,early 80's roots music from Birmingham and surrounding areas. Click sleeve for info

Current album from the legendary Jerry Johnson.

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New album from Don D. Jnr on Roots Garden records, out now on vinyl and digital download. Click sleeve for info


A couple of new riddims from Kemar 'Flava' Mc Gregor.

New roots release from Jerry Harris

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Chris Potter aka Compendulum former member of Talisman is given the Bristol Archive & Sugar Shack back catalogue and asked to produce a compilation giving his take on how the tracks should sound. Artists include Black Symbol, Capital Letters & Bunny Marrett. Out in June on CD & digital download from Sugar Shack Records.

New Album from Vern Maytone on Uniteam Music.

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Brand new riddim from Frenchie featuring Christopher Martin, Shanty B, Randy Valentine & many more.

Brand new Frederica Tibbs album ina Lovers style.





















































































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