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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.


Full details revealed for Bristol Reggae Explosion Live CD/DVD

Bristol Archive Records is set to release ‘The Bristol Reggae Explosion Live 2012’ on 3 June with all profits donated to the St. Paul’s Carnival (6 July).

The 17-track CD and 11-track DVD, which will also be available as digital downloads, feature performances from various artists from the Bristol reggae scene.


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.