After almost 50 years of a solid reggae genre where the harmony, rhythm, percussion and sounds where well established comes a new approach. Straight from the mother island of Jamaica, a new concept is born – the reggae revival. A term coined by Protoje, Chronixx and Jah9 to help them better market their sound.
Disturbing the Comfortable - Comforting the Disturbed is On-U Sound's motto, Adrian Sherwood’s longstanding label. Recurring through our interview is the theme of avoiding musical safe explorations, taking the audience out of their comfort zone and the demystification of music through the lack of enthusiasm from music lovers.
This month, Kaya Foundation is celebrating ten years of activity so, we invited them for an extended session at our bimonthly Social Sundays. Enjoy this fine selection of roots reggae music and if you are in town on the 20th of April be sure to come at their session.
Selecta L45 is playing strictly vinyl roots reggae and he promotes the same vintage reggae in Roots on Vinyl sessions in Bucharest. You can always find him defending that original silky bass from the 70's.
Annette Henry a.k.a. Warrior Queen is a Jamaican dancehall, reggae and dub performer, a strong voice bridging the reggae and electronic genre. You can find her on LP’s and recordings from established producers and artists like The Bug, Skream, Vex’d, Mungo’s and many others.
We continue our fine selection of music and artists with Channel One Sound System, operated by Mikey Dread on the i-trols and MC Ras Kayleb.