The Dub Righters ‘True Sound Killaz’ EP cover

‘True Sound Killaz’ by The Dub Righters (EP)

March 29, 2018 in Music

Warm your bones with some righteous dub-reggae that will provide a sense of summer you don’t get with other records…

Festival

2018 Music Festivals

January 7, 2018 in News

We’re just a week into January, recovering from the holidays, and festivals are far from our minds. Or are they?…

Frankie Oliver

Interview: Frankie Oliver

June 24, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We meet an aspiring British blues and soul singer who has a not-so-secret past as a 90s reggae artist Setting…

UB40 Unplugged

‘Unplugged & Greatest Hits’ by UB40 feat Ali, Astro & Mickey (Album)

January 10, 2017 in Music

Ali Campbell and co serve up an acoustic collection, invent ‘cuddly reggae’ and chuck in a greatest hits to boot!…

UB40's Ali Campbell

Interview: UB40’s Ali Campbell

November 18, 2016 in Features, Interviews

The UB40 frontman on the band’s new acoustic album and how they’ve invented a new subgenre they’re calling ‘cuddly reggae’…

Fuelling The Fire tour poster

Win a support slot on ska-punk UK tour

July 11, 2016 in Competitions, News

Local bands to compete to join ska-punk pioneers Less Than Jake, reggae group The Skints and LA’s Mariachi El Bronx…

SayReal

EXCLUSIVE! ‘From Far Away’ by SayReal

January 25, 2016 in Music, News

This Monday’s exclusive comes in video form, as we bring you some uplifting, reggae-tinged pop all the way from California…

Present Arms [Deluxe Edition] by UB40 (Album)

March 10, 2015 in Music

The second album by Britain’s biggest ever reggae band gets the deluxe reissue treatment, 34 years on from its original…

UB40 Food For Thought video

How I wrote ‘Food For Thought’ by UB40’s Robin Campbell

September 15, 2013 in Features, Interviews

In the first article in a new series, Songwriting gets the story behind the legendary British reggae band’s breakthrough single…

Boomtown Opener

Live review: Boomtown festival

September 15, 2012 in Events

Electronic music is the main draw to ‘the UK’s maddest city’ but ska, punk and reggae get a look-in too…