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ASWAD LIVE & DIRECT

ANOTHER MIDNIGHT RAVER HIGH QUALITY VINYL TRANSFER ASWAD LIVE & DIRECT is a long out-of-print LP which features a scorching live set from one of the UK’s finest foundation flagbearers.  Produced by the late, great Mikey Dread, and mixed by Drummie Zeb at Addis Ababa Studios in London,...
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Reggae Rousers

This is one of the very first articles that appeared in The Guardian that mentions the word “reggae.”  Written by journalist Robin Denselow and published on August 9, 1973, the article only gives a slight hint of the wave that is about to hit England in 1973.
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Bob Marley Banned in the UK

Included here is an article published in the Daily Mirror on Monday June 26, 1978 regarding the fact that Bob Marley and the Wailers were actually banned from performing in London because of violence, muggings, and robberies that occurred around the Rainbow Theatre shows during July 1977.  The...
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The Al Anderson Interview: Part 3

  A World-A-Reggae/Midnight Raver Exclusive Click HERE for Part 1 and HERE for Part 2 (AA) “OK after ‘Catch A Fire’ and ‘Burnin’’ was ‘Natty Dread.’  Let’s look from Natty Dread forward, I defend that.  I didn’t have anything to do with ‘Catch A Fire’ and ‘Burnin.’’   I...
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