reggae

Interview: Zara McFarlane

With a deep love of everything from Pharoah Sanders to Studio One, Zara McFarlane's third LP Arise promises an explosive sonic mix. We get the skinny on how it came together...

Interview: Diggory Kenrick

Ace dub flautist Diggory Kenrick on his sonic adventures with Lee 'Scratch' Perry and Bunny 'Striker' Lee, and his enduring love affair with Jamaican reggae...

London’s reggae connections celebrated

Photographer Alex Bartsch has revisited the sites of scores of reggae album cover shoots across London from 1967 to 1987, celebrating a heyday for the genre in the capital.

30 seconds interview: Natty

Future roots artist Natty is re-entering the musical fray in 2016 with his new album Release The Fear. We meet an artist excited by ‘music from the heart’…

Playlist: Rampage

Welcome to this week’s playlist. To celebrate Notting Hill Carnival we asked the legendary Rampage Soundsystem to come up with a selection of bangers for the street party. Dig into big ‘uns from Skepta, Drake, and Skrillex…

Interview: Dennis Bovell

‘Don’t let the machines stiffen it up’ - production genius, Slits cohort and dub eccentric Dennis Bovell tells us why you’ve got to keep your music loose…