Monday, February 19, 2018

Augustus Pablo Rockers All-Stars Far East Selection

ROCKERS ALL-STARS FAR EAST SELECTION
AUGUSTUS PABLO PRODUCTIONS 70s & 80s
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 35 - 17/02/2018
Recreating the superb Japanese C90 mixtape I bought in Nagasaki 1994 - Rockers University Mix. All the tunes off that mix are here plus much more....
Deep meditations...



Mighty riddim like the El Rockers, King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown, Answer, Black Gun aka Keep On Knocking, Drum Song, Run Revolution A Come, False Rasta aka Hungry Town Skank and Away With Your Fussing & Fighting.

Junior Delgado's crucial Raggamuffin Year and Yami Bolo's cut of Door Peep Shall Not Enter are exceptional as are Horace Andy's Youths Of Today and Earl Sixteen's Changing World. Can't Keep A Good Man Down by The Immortals is one of my favorite ever roots tunes 
 
Continuous mix. 3hrs.


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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Ras Xtr3me Video Pack

Presenting RAS XTR3ME...
In case u neva know him already, vocalist and drummer Ras Xtr3me is a countryman from St. Catherine, Jamaica who's been making waves over the past 2 or 3 years since his breakthrough single SHAAT LOCKS.. A keen farmer and italist, Xtr3me has increasingly expessed these sentiments in all his music, calling for a return to a more natural, balanced, healthier, blessed lifestyle and a higher consciousness. His songs also carry a strong message of hope through adversity.  

“I’ve always strive to do music about reality even before my mind was open to the serious issue we face in the world, the more socially conscious I got the more socially conscious my music gets also Farming and chanting and living natural adds to the drive and allow me to do it without fear or doubt”


Here's a selection of videos, including latest single - title track from the  
SHE NEED ROOTS EP Big tings to come from the countryman in 2018!
more life, more roots...











“I know better so I do better. Ras Xtr3me is all about positive Vibes and conscious uplifting, I’m a person that seek the true and the right I believe in finding the solution instead of dwelling on the problem, I am what I am and I strive to be the best me I can be”‎

 
Soundcloud
I-Tunes

VIBE EXPLOSION & RAS XTR3ME 2016
DI ORIGINAL SHAAT LOCKS MIXTAPE 



Quotes from a Kribbean Xtr3me feature, give thanks
Read the Ras Xtreme interview article here @ Kribbean
https://reviews.kribbean.com/ras-xtr3me-94a1117c5df

Monday, February 5, 2018

Tribute To The Legends - Shikydraks & Paul Rootsical Unity Clash on RastFM

#LoveReggaeMusic Show 33/Live & Give
TRIBUTE TO THE REGGAE LEGENDS
SELECTOR SHIKYDRAKS meets PAUL ROOTSICAL on RastFM in our 1st UNITY SESSION



We chose 5 artists each and them juggled all 10 between us...
 
VIVIAN JONES
CULTURE
DENNIS BROWN
STEEL PULSE
GREGORY ISAACS
IJAHMAN LEVI
CLINTON FEARON
MIKEY DREAD
EDI FITZROY
CHARLIE CHAPLI
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Plays like 10 artist special EPs!
Features cameos by Anthony B, Dr Alimantado, Big Youth, Cocoa Tea,  The Gladiators,
Sugar Minott, Don Carlos, Turbulence & Mystic Eyes.
THANKS & MAXIMUM RESPECT TO ALL THE SUPERSTAR LEGENDS OF REGGAE MUSIC....

Very special thanks to SHIKYDRAKS its been a real pleasure and honour doing the show in tandem with mi conscious bredren. We trod on, keeping on taking RastFM forward with positive vibrations. I anticipate more unity events will come in the near future...
Continuous mix 3.5hrs 
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Thanks everyone for tuning in. Big ups to all the Rastfm family
nuff vibes - BLESS...
 

Sunday, January 28, 2018

I Shall Not Remove - Xterminator Productions

Mighty Xterminator Selections
I Shall Not Remove 1992-2004
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 32 - 27/01/2018
Heavy-duty Phillip 'Fatis' Burrell roots productions. Xterminator is still one of my favorite labels. Back in the 1990s I used to buy up any lps & pres I could find with artists like LUCIANO, SIZZLA, COCOA TEA,INI KAMOZE, BERES HAMMOND & FRED LOCKS releasing big tune after big tune. The XTM sound stands the test of time, sounding just as crisp and serious as back then when it was fresh. I wore my 7'' of Sizzla's Praise Ye Jah right out man! 
One of my top 10 tunes in the mid-90s - one of the superlative eras in reggae music.

Riddim like the MR BASSIE, ROPE IN, GUNZALIS, PROPHET RIDES AGAIN, COKE SELLER, BABYLON COWBOY, MEAN GIRL, REAL ROCK, NO WOMAN NO CRY, RAT RACE, NO GABBON, PRAISE YE JAH, SWEET TALKING, GET IN THE GROOVE & STEALING


Continuous mix. 3 hrs
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Special Mention to RootsLion Mark
I know you felt this session bredren.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Nice Up The Session - Early 80s Dance Hall

Nice Up The Session
Inna early 80s dance hall stylee
Singerman & a whole heap a deejay
Vibes of the time...
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show #31 20/1/18





Riddim: FULL UP, SHANK I SHEK, CUSS CUSS, M16, I'M NOT GETTING CRAZY, HEAVENLESS, BOXING, MOVIE STAR, REAL ROCK, TAKE 5, OPERATION ERADICATION, ROPE IN , WEATHERMAN SKANK...
Continuous mix 3hrs.
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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Glen Brown Productions 1972-76 - Godsons Mix

Glen Brown - Godson Mixtape 1972-76.
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show #30 13/01/2018
Exhaustive compilation of early 70s classics from the Rhythm Master, Glen Brown...
Incredible leftfield & original proto-roots reggae. Working on a total shoestring, he used relatively few rhythm tracks, begging a likkle studio time whenever possible with amazing results. Excursions on the tuffest blueprint roots riddims: Slaving, Merry Up, Dirty Harry, Boat To Progress, Midnight In Moscow, One One Cocoa, Father's Call, Glen Brown At The Crossroads, Pantomine Rock, 2Wedden Skank, and more... Pantomine, Dwyer, Shalimar and High School International labels.
Vocal - deejay - dubwise 


Continuous mix. Total 220 minutes..

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Michael Prophet Live in London 1983

Michael Prophet - 08-01-1983 London, UK rare live performance
RIP Michael Prophet 1957-2017
A great live performer with a distinct and uniquely expressive voice.



Thanks to DUBWISE GARAGE for sharing this

Monday, January 8, 2018

RastFM Roots Connections Mix 2018

RastFM Roots Connections Mix 2018
#LoveReggaeMusic Show 29 06/01/2018
We get nuff quality artist/producer/promoter submissions at RastFM as we are always open to collaborations. This mix is built around some of these tunes, paring many of them with well known versions from time. Riddim: FAR EAST, TEMPO, MAD MAD/DISEASES/JOHNNY DOLLAR, PROMISE LAND, DUB ORGANIZER, BAM BAM, CUSS CUSS, CAN I CHANGE MY MIND, SEE DEM A COME, HOT MILK, RAW MOON & BABATUNDE


Continuous mix 3hrs.
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Special thanks to Linkup Re-cordz who we've been working with the past months and who contributed much of the music here. Linkup work with a range of artists outta Yard, with contemporary acts like Shayne Anami, Provherbs, Luciano, Bushman, Gideon Child, Izeezi, Admiral Tibet, Maxi Millian & Ginny Pepper as well as foundation veterans like Otis Gayle, Ernest Wilson & George Nooks. Some of their selections are familiar as they were previously released as pre-releases on their PEER PRESSURE label back around the millenium. PURE YARD VYBZ.. Their works continue.. We give thanks for the jingles and recent help networking. LARGE UP R. BEASON & ALL THE CREW in Toronto.

http://www.linkuprecordz.com/

We are also proud to pesent 4 great songs by Ras Xtr3me outta St Catherine, Ja. He sent us a lot of superb promotional material and i gotta say he is a versitile and supremely talented artist/songwriter. The quality of all his songs is outstanding. Creation Man & Only The Bush Can Save Us Now are modern roots classics of the highest order, while Idiot Style & Shaat Locks show his veritility. The man's gonna tear things up in the future and you will definitely be hearing more of him here fi real.  

More new music from Kristine Alicia, Empress Zana, Cocoa Tea, Purpleman, Bryan Art, Imar Shephard, Lady Flame, Jully Black, Kush-I, Ratigan, Kayla Bliss, Mykal Rose, Jethro Lion, Scratchylus & Empress Reggae. Thanks to all the artists & promotors. Saunjay Kerr, Golden Reggae Tunez, Boomrush Promotions, Dwight Dawes and ReggaewerxPR BIGUP! Keep the vibes coming family... Blessed love.

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BIG THANKS TO EVERYONE INVOLVED, KEEP THE TUNES COMING. Its all about the ONENESS...

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Siamrootsical Roots Vocal Selection #LoveReggaeMusic 28

MULTI-ERA ROOTS VOCAL SELECTION
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 28 30/11/17
Chill and see the year out with some classic vocal sides & dub versions
Excursions on the GANG WAR, BLACK ROSES, FULL UP, NATTY HIT SONG, JAH LIVE, UNCHAINED & SLAVING riddims
Wishing you all a heartical new year!



Continuous mix. 3hrs
 2017 was a great year for this blog. From very humble  beginnings in 2009, visitor numbers have continued to  accelerate, now surpassing 600K all time hits. 
 I'd like to give thanks to all regular Siamrootsical-ites, the  Twitter reggae fraternity, the record labels & artists  who regularly submit music and to all our friends here in  the UK and around the world. Its been a journey... It really has been a pleasure  sharing this passion for the music with y'all. Ever bless... 
 Special thanks go out to the RASTFM FAMILY, man like  SHIKYDRAKS, SLENG TENG, ROCKIN ROCCO and BRIXTON RAT in particular. Its been wonderful collaborating and  socialising with all the crew - roll on 2018 - 
>>> onwards, upwards >>> 

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 Livications and a BIG THANK YOU to RAS MIDAS and NAN  LEWIS of EntertainmentWorks 
 -Blessed love-
http://www.entertainment-works.biz/

Sunday, December 24, 2017

City Runnings - UK Roots Reggae 70s & 80s

 City Runnings - UK Roots Reggae mix
1970s & 80s
 RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show episode 27 - 23/12/2017

 
Continuous mix. 3 hours.

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Boomrush Promotions Spotlight 2017

Boomrush Promotions Special
The sound of reggae in Europe now
Eclectic reggae & dancehall mix 2017 
 Highlighting the works of Boomrush Records & Boomrush Promotions in recognition of their hard work supporting independent labels and artists in Europe through direct promotion and the Global Reggae Charts. Features a crop of new releases from small labels right across Europe & the UK. Europe-based and Jamaican artists. Something different. Highlights include tracks from the Yoha & Dragon Tribe LP The Sound Of My Soul, Spruddy One, Keishera and the new Lee Perry & Subatomic Sound System album Super Ape Returns to Conquer.


 

RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show episode 26 - 16/12/2017
Each saturday night 8pm UK time
Check out the amazing Princess Culture from here in the UK
What a talent and she's only 12!

Continous mix 3hrs

One to bookmark...
www.globalreggaecharts.com

Special thanks to Felix Rühling of Boomrush
for sending all these tunes & forworking so hard to get the message out
EVER BLESS

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Killer Prince Jammy Selection 1976-85 by Papa Sleng Teng

Papa Sleng Teng presents...
Jammys 1976-85
RastFM Oldies But Goodies Show #48

Essential pre-digital Prince Jammy mix
More Cruciality from RastFM's mixmaster general...
Rootical 3hr show. Vocal, dub, deejay style..
Check it out..



Oldies but Goodies Show every Friday 9pm-12 (France)
Hosted by Sleng Teng 



Respect every time.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Reggae ❤️ - Classic Reggae Love Songs on RastFM

Reggae ❤️ - Classic Reggae Love Songs on RastFM... By Special Request

More than just a lovers rock set, this is a collection of reggae classics from over the years. Revival, roots & dancehall as well as outright lovers.




2 part continuous mix. Total 3hrs 18mins
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Special request to the man ReggaeSoul Lover & his empress in Birmingham.
Congratulations on your recent big anniversary. Blessed love, salutations to you both. 

RastFM #loveReggaeMusic Show episode 25 09/11/2017

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Going Back to My Roots Session on Rastfm

Paul Rootsical meets Brixton Rat
for an old school roots session on Rastfm
Classic 70s and early 80s selection.
Two old bredren look back...
Two shows back to back - one level vibe






 BIG TINGS A GWAN
SATURDAY NIGHTS ON RASTFM

Brixton Rat's Bike No License Show 18:00 GMT

#LoveReggaeMusic show with Paul Rootsical 20:00 GMT
 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Aswad Live At Marcus Garvey Centre Nottingham 1984

Aswad at the height of their powers
Live at the Marcus Garvey Centre
20/02/1984 BBC soundboard recording.
I had a C90 recording of this in mono for years.


Wicked Set

01 INTRO
02 NOT SATISFIED
03 LOVE FIRE
04 NOT GUILTY
05 INNA YOUR RIGHTS
06 YOUR RECIPE
07 ROOTS ROCKIN'
08 CHASING FOR THE BREEZE
09 DRUM AND BASS
10 AFRICAN CHILDREN

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Showers of Blessing 2017

RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 23 
Showers of Blessing
25 November 2017
 Uplifting nu-roots selections from the 1990s





Riddim like the Lala Bella, Rope In, Every Tongue Shall Tell, Mount Jeruselem, Right Time, Love and Hate, Gunshot, Praise Ye Jah, Never Get Weary, Real Rock, African Beat and the Bob Marley classic Crazy Baldhead.
 
Continuous mix. Total 158 mins.

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Saturdays 8-11pm UK time

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