The Neville Staple Band has released their new single ‘Put Away Your Knives’, a 2Tone influenced punky ska and reggae mix with on-point lyrics addressing the growing knife crime problem in the UK. This is a lyrical and musical cry to young people involved in knife crime, motivated by a tragic event that struck their family in September 2018 - the fatal stabbing of Neville’s 21-year-old grandson Fidel Glasgow.
Here Neville and Sugary Staple are joined by British-Jamaican reg
Wild Man Riddim just recorded two new songs and here is the live video session from Blitz: Wild Man Riddim - Salska (Livesession Blitz) Wild Man Riddim - Northwest (Livesession Blitz) "World Frequency" from the brand new record out on Brixton records (www.brixtonrecords.com) Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/44Aatc9HWvRejWeLsQxgvE Also on vinyl through Brixton Records www.facebook.com/wildmanriddim www.instagram.com/wildmanriddim ________________________________________
The London International Ska Festival returns to the capital for it’s 31st anniversary year this Easter. Running across 4 days, 18th - 21st April 2019, it showcases ska music, it’s roots in rhythm & blues, calypso and mento, through it’s Jamaican birth and onto it’s evolution through rocksteady, reggae, dub, 2 Tone, ska punk and beyond. Headliners Include: rhythm and blues legend Georgie Fame (who was fundamental in the development of Blue Beat in the UK), Misty In Roots, q