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Date set for Bristol Roots Explosion

Bristol Archive Records has announced its first release of 2016 - The Bristol Roots Explosion compilation which will be available on 4 March 2016.

The vinyl and digital release, distributed by Shellshock/SRD, follows the theme set by The Midlands Roots Explosion.

The album features the likes of JOSHUA MOSES, BUNNY MARRETT and TALISMAN, among others.


JASHWHA MOSES 'Jah Time Has Come' ROOTIKAL redub out in March

The ROOTIKAL redub of JOSHUA MOSES’ “Jah Time Has Come” is set for release on 18 March on limited edition 12” vinyl and digital download.


JASHWHA MOSES lines up shows in Brixton and Bristol

Bristol reggae artist JASHWHA MOSES has announced the details of two April 2013 shows at the Hootananny in Brixton and Fiddlers in Bristol.

The shows are set to coincide with the release of MOSES’ new album, No War On Earth, which is out on 8 April.

The live dates featuring JASHWHA MOSES with FULL FORCE AND POWER and support from DAN RATCHET are:


Bristol Reggae Explosion: live at the Big Top, Temple Meads

The 'Bristol Reggae Explosion Live' finally made it to the Big Top at Temple Meads’ Creative Common this weekend, and proved to be one of the greatest reggae shows of 2012.

The night was a result of the success of the Bristol Reggae Explosion compilation series, which led by Mike Darby, brought classic Bristol reggae recordings back to life after years in the vault.


DENNIS BOVELL to compere Bristol Reggae Explosion Live gig

Reggae musician and producer DENNIS BOVELL will be serving as master of ceremonies at the Bristol Reggae Explosion Live show in Bristol later this month.

The former MATUMBI member went on to become a key figure in the lovers rock and dub genres, but is most widely known for his collaborations with LINTON KWESI JOHNSON


JOSHUA MOSES live at the Fleece in Bristol

Roots reggae artist JOSHUA (JASHWHA) MOSES performed a long-overdue comeback show last night (26 May) at the Fleece after 30 years “in the wilderness”.

Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be viewed below.

His return to the stage was marked with a headline show following the release of his highly acclaimed album Joshua to Jashwha – 30 Years In the Wilderness, released by Bristol Archive Records last month.


UK festival update: reggae-heavy Strummer of Love + JIMMY CLIFF heads up WOMAD

The UK festival circuit is heating up with news that a number of top reggae acts have been added to the Strummer of Love festival in Somerset. JIMMY CLIFF has also added WOMAD to his collection of festival appearances this summer.


Bristol Reggae Explosion 3 hits the shelves

Bristol Archive Records has released the third instalment in a series of classic reggae from the city, entitled Bristol Reggae Explosion 3 – The 80’s Part 2.

The 15-track album, of which 11 are previously unreleased, is arguably the strongest of the three-part collection and has a strong leaning towards the roots side of reggae.


Full line-up revealed for JASHWHA gig in Bristol; DAN RATCHET added & date moved to May

The details of JOSHUA (JASHWHA) MOSES’ homecoming headline gig at the Fleece in Bristol can now be confirmed.

The full line-up of acts includes:


JASHWHA MOSES announces headline Bristol show

Bristol roots reggae singer JASHWHA MOSES has lined up a long-overdue headline performance at the Fleece in Bristol.

MOSES will be performing live on 29 June alongside THE RAS BAND with support from “a surprise special guest” and PAPA ROOTS SOUND SYSTEM.


JOSHUA MOSES to drop new album in April

Bristol Archive Records, after more than 18 months of painstaking research and the pursuit of numerous leads, is set to release a new album from JOSHUA MOSES.

The 15-track record Joshua To Jashwha – 30 Years In The Wilderness will be released on 9 April 2012 on LP, CD and digital download.

The tracks on this career retrospective were recorded between 1978 and 2003 and are guaranteed to create a buzz among reggae fans worldwide.