Current issue features “A Secret History of UK Dancehall” by Melissa Bradshaw. Including a link to this very blog, which is nice.
If you have ended up here because of that link, you may wish to check out:
Born to Chat: The Asher Senator story – John Eden tells the tale of this seminal London MC
Why you are WRONG about Maxi Priest – a reappraisal by John Eden
London Acid City: When the Two 8s Clash – John Eden on the impact of acid house on the london dancehall scene
Charlie “Eskimo” Fox – the stalwart On-U Sound and Creation Rebel drummer talks to Greg Whitfield in this extensive interview
Interview with THE BUG – John Eden speaks to Kevin Martin about “Pressure”, dancehall, dub, experimental music and the points in between
Interview with ADRIAN SHERWOOD – Greg Whitfield gets the low-down on the history of the legendary On-U Sound
ABA-SHANTI interview – Greg Whitfield talks to the legendary London soundsystem
NME Soundsystem Splashdown article from 1981 – featuring FATMAN HI-FI, SIR COXSONE OUTERNATIONAL and JAH SHAKA. Plus some great photos and comment.
Interview with Franco Rosso, director of the film BABYLON (plus details of the soundtrack, comments from Jah Shaka and Yabby You on the film and much more)
You may also want to download:
Lyric Maker: From England Not Jamaica mix by John Eden and Paul Meme.
Fast Chat Special mix by John Eden and Paul Meme for Breaking Ranks on Resonance FM
Heatwave’s England Story mix for Blogariddims
Thanks to Dubversion for the tip-off.
Happy new year!