Plan B magazine


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

The Papa Levi Story, Parts One, Two and Three – John Eden looks back at the vinyl releases of this seminal cockney chat 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!

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