Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soul Radics have been very busy the past year traveling all over the USA, playing with major acts including THE AGGROLITES, FISHBONE, THE TOASTERS, MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES, and Stranger Cole at Jamaican Oldies Weekend in Chicago. Blistering traditional ska and early reggae with gritty soul melodies is what you get, their shows are an energetic tribute to the early sounds of Jamaica. So dress sharp and wear your good shoes, you will dance! Read the rest of this entry »
Back in print on vinyl.
This batch is on clear yellow / goldenrod wax!
Babylove & the van Dangos deliver an intense live show. The band guarantees an extravaganza of ripping skanking, heavy one-drops, and blasting horns, with the energetic frontman Daniel Broman spreading the love of old school ska and rocksteady music. Their unique take on the Jamaican tradition has brought them around the world and earned them a place in league with the top live acts on the ska scene. LP is temporary sold out. Read the rest of this entry »
The VOID UNION is a musical collective, brought together by their love of Jamaican music styles. Their core line-up consists of current and former members of Boston soul/ska road heroes WESTBOUND TRAIN – Thad Merritt on bass, Jesse Hayes on drums, Rich Graiko on trumpet, Alex Stern on guitar, and Anant Pradhan on tenor and alto sax. Both on and off stage, the VOID UNION invite other, like-minded musicians to join in – so it’s no surprise that their sophomore full length “HIGHER GUNS’ includes appearances from KING DJANGO, ANGELO MOORE, DAVE HILLYARD, and OBI FERNANDEZ just to name a few. Read the rest of this entry »
The long wait is over! Minneapolis ska, rock steady, early reggae band (with SOUL!) finally gets their vinyl debut from JUMP UP! This SPECIAL EDITION has some different tracks than the CD, including alternative mixes and versions, instrumentals, and a dub from Anthony of THE DRASTICS.
Side A: Brujeria, Follow My Sound, Karma, Before Tonight, Hypocrite, There’ll Be A Day
Side B: Moonlight, Take More Time, Ghost In The Night, Truth And Lies, Fibbers Dub
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, pressed on thick BLACK WAX and the just arrived DARK BLUE WAX (witch black specs). CD is still available too!
Celebrating their 20th anniversary – one of the UK’s finest ska & rocksteady bands, Intensified have their brand new album ‘Lunar City Groove’ issued on Rockers Revolt and Grover Records (vinyl). The CD comes with the ‘Come Forward’ documentary DVD, which charts their 20 year career. Inspired by the authentic sounds of 1960′s Jamaica, the band’s goodtime feel has taken them around the globe, including backing Jamaican greats Rico Rodriguez, Dennis Alcapone and the voice of Dave & Ansell Collins – Mr.Dave Barker. With 11 superbly crafted songs, irresistible dance beats, Read the rest of this entry »
The long wait is finally over! The third full length from this amazing Italian 2-TONE meets streetpunk ska band!
Their last album “ACTION REACTION” was one of our best sellers of the past year, full of feel good anthems for the mod/scooter jet set! This 13 track album was such an instant hit, the energy of 2-TONE legends THE SPECIALS mixed with classic punk like THE CLASH or THE REDSKINS. Modern bands like THE SKOIDATS and THE PIETASTERS also come to mind – this album is modern, fast-paced, and extremely catchy! Ska, punk, reggae, and 80s rock-a-billy all mixed into one killer album. LP OUT OF STOCK ….sorry! Read the rest of this entry »