Issue 71

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38 REGGAE / DANCE HALL Issue71 / 2015 After the successes of singles such as "I'm living", "Blessed" and "Champion Sound" inspiring and exciting DJs worldwide, requests for the instrumentals and dubs overwhelmed the production duo. Everyone wanted to put their own spin on these electronic and reggae creations. So here we have the result, a raw package of the stripped back beats for your musical pleasure, ready to be enjoyed by lovers of dub, dancehall, nyabinghi as well as hip- hop.. Album of the month born A King: the riddims And instrumentAls by mistA sAvonA e Big Soundsystem (Ft. Brother Culture) Brother Culture, Reggae Roast Murder Pad Anthony Man a Rebel Metric Man Warning Sandeeno Dubwise Twobitvision & Satta Don Dada Remix Djuna Sunday Paper Farid Mama Africa Mykal Roze Jah Wise feat. Lee Scratch Perry, SangieOriginal Mix Dub Syndicate Fred Riddim Don Goliath Congo Bongo Liquid Stranger Enduranza Don Imuze LIFE IS A JOURNEY FEAT. JAQEE Razoof Last year, the Jamaican icon that is Sizzla collaborated with producer Mista Savona to produce what is recommended to be Sizzla's best album to date. neW releAses The reggae pioneer that is Freddie McGregor will be headlining this year's Valentine's showcase. Since the 60s, McGregor has been spreading the joys of reggae in all its forms, from ska, to classic jamaican roots and of course lovers rock. The tour debuts in Manchester on the Friday, heads to Birmingham on Saturday and finally concludes at Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith on the Sunday. McGregor will also be joined by Johnny Osbourne, a reggae veteran who has been bringing the vibes for the last 25 years. Joining them will be some fresh faces, including the winners of "Digicel Rising Stars" (a Jamaican talent show), Christopher Martin and Romain Virgo. Valentine's is a day of love, so it's important not to spend it alone! Join in the fun at the most positive event in the country. One love. The comedy actor is not mainly recognised for his musical productions, but Murphy has been throwing down reggae and r&b beats for the past two decades, just not releasing them. The song enjoys a mellow underbeat, with inspiring lyrics alluding to current affairs, whilst staying faithful to roots reggae culture. "Oh Jah Jah" is released on 27th January available on iTunes. neWs More @ With love being at the core of reggae's musical themes, what better way to spend Valentine's weekend than this happiness-filled event reggAe vAlentines' shoWcAse With freddie event PrevieW mungo's hi fi ft chArlie P, dreAdsquAd ft gArdnA, Aries, Kings hi-fi, + mAny more Love Kulture Project return to the Jamm for the 4th time for a warm up session ahead of their party at Horizons Festival!

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