Mikey Channel One Interviewed By David Rodigan

Last Sunday David Rodigan’s special guest on his world-famous BBC 1Xtra show was revered soundman and selector Mikey Dread from Channel One Soundsystem. Tune in to hear the two legends discuss all things Reggae and Dub and hear some of the crucial Greensleeves cuts from Mikey’s latest collection ‘Down In The Dub Vaults’. Listen to the interview Stream the project

Paul McCartney Loves Jamaica

Reggae has long had a love for music produced in the UK.  Artists from Jamaica have covered classic tracks such as “You’ll Never Know,” “Give Peace a Chance,” and “Don’t Let Me Down.” On the reverse, Paul McCartney has expressed his love for Jamaica.  From home movies recalling his family’s first trip to the island in the sun, to his official website documenting his wife’s songwriting, and to enjoying the…

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Classic Shots from Wayne Tippetts Photography

Renowned photographer Wayne Tippetts has recently had his original work issued via the award-winning publisher Cafe Royal Books so we caught up with him for a chat about his life behind the lens… VP:  When did you start taking photos and at what point did you know that you wanted to make a career of it? WT:  In 1986 shortly after studying Social documentary photography at North East London Polytechnic,…

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The Pioneers Cover The Beatles Classic ‘You Won’t See Me’

Legendary Jamaican vocal harmony group The Pioneers have collaborated with the ace producer Clive ‘Azul’ Hunt on the brand-new version of a Beatles’ album cut from 1965 “You Won’t See Me”. “You Won’t See Me” first appeared on the 1965 album Rubber Soul, a hugely underrated album track written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and produced by George Martin. The track went on to become quite the Soundsystem hit…

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