Daddy Ad and Earl Gateshead from TROJAN SOUND SYSTEM have selected their favourite Jamaican songs that have influenced English ska and reggae acts for The Guardian.
According to the feature, “From the Specials in Coventry to Massive Attack in Bristol, England has long had a love affair with Jamaican music.”
Selectors DADDY AD and EARL GATESHEAD of London-based TROJAN SOUND SYSTEM have revealed to The Guardian their top 10 tracks.
Eco clothing label The Hemp Trading Company (THTC) is putting on a launch party in Bristol next month featuring TROJAN SOUND SYSTEM, SERIAL KILLAZ and REGGAE ROAST.
Constantly touring Jamaican band TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS performed at the legendary 100 Club this week (8 August) as part of the Converse Represent series of shows.
Promoters Tokyo Dub are back with a big reggae, roots and jungle night in Bristol as part of the In:Motion series of shows.
Headlining the night on 26 October is dub pioneer LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY complete with a full live band.
London promoters Soundcrash have announced the details of an all-dayer at The Oval Space in Hackney, East London.
At the top of the 12-hour bill is TROJAN SOUND SYSTEM (live-on stage from 10pm) alongside DJ VADIM and ANCHORSONG.