Don Letts and Turtle Bay have a new reggae podcast

Don Letts has teamed up with Caribbean food chain Turtle Bay to bring us a brand new Reggae 45 podcast, Reggae Covers. Reggae is a genre that’s synonymous with sweet, summery vibe, but Don Letts and Turtle Bay are here to demonstrate that it isn’t just a seasonal offering –it’s a non-stop, 24/7, all-year-round celebration. Kickstarting 2019 with a brand-new Reggae 45 podcast, the Rebel … Continue reading Don Letts and Turtle Bay have a new reggae podcast

World Premiere of 'Rudeboy', new Trojan Records film, is announced

Trojan Records will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a new documentary on how Jamaican music launched a multicultural revolution. Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records will have its world premiere at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival.  Trojan Records’ 50th anniversary celebrations continue with the announcement that Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records has been unveiled as part of the line-up for The 62nd BFI London … Continue reading World Premiere of 'Rudeboy', new Trojan Records film, is announced

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The Top 40 Essential Trojan Records

Trojan Records celebrated its 50th birthday last year, and here Long Live Vinyl rounds up 40 essential Trojan classics every collector should own… The label may have been founded on compilation albums and 45s, but, as Gary Tipp reveals, Trojan’s back catalogue of artist-only LPs is a force to be reckoned with. The albums here are listed in chronological order to give a sense of Trojan’s … Continue reading The Top 40 Essential Trojan Records

Island Records announces Bob Marley and The Wailers 'Exodus' 40th Anniversary reissues

We’ve learnt that Island Records, together with USM, Ume and The Marley Estate/Tuff Gong Worldwide will release several special editions on CD and Vinyl of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ seminal 1977 record Exodus to celebrate the 40th Anniversary. Here’s the official press release: June 2017 marks the 40th Anniversary of EXODUS, widely regarded as perhaps Bob Marley’s most iconic album, proclaimed by Time Magazine … Continue reading Island Records announces Bob Marley and The Wailers 'Exodus' 40th Anniversary reissues