Sunday, July 1, 2018

Travelling East '97

Travelling East '97
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show episode 50
Revisiting nu roots tape mixes i did in London 1997 before setting off back for another year in Asia.
 Taken from my vinyl selection of the time. Some well travelled, well worn tapes!

Established stars like Sizzla, Luciano, Capleton, Beenie Man, Tony Rebel and veterans Barrington Levy, Gregory Isaacs, Al Campbell and Everton Blender stand alongside fresh names like Morgan Heritage, Daweh Congo, Anthony B and Bushman.
 
Riddim like Star Trail's Burning Bush, World Corruption & Lift Up Your Head. Heathen & Give I Strength (Digital B), War (African Star), Collie Weed, Kette Drum, Slave Master (Jazz Jamaica), Mr Bassie (Xterminator), Revolution, Stepping Outta Babylon (Penthouse), Satta (Digital B & Manatee), Mount Jerusalem (Firehouse Crew), Burning Spear's Red Gold & Green, and the awesome Ghetto People Song (Flames).
 
 
Continuous mix. Total 3hrs. Repost..
Bigups to Iain Spaceport7. thanks again for the rips.

Ras Xtr3me - Out Of The Hills 2018

PAUL ROOTSICAL in association with RASTFM present..
OUT OF THE HILLS MIXTAPE 2018
by RAS XTR3ME
A Roots Journey...
A RASTFM exclusive...




We are pleased to share this rootical project with y'all.
Ras Xtr3me come straight down from the hills of St. Catherine for an upful session. Its all about CONNECTING WITH THE ELEMENTS, the bush. A good one for riddim-spotting with a wide variety of backing tracks to identify... Expect nuff specials, vybzing and some very special tributes & combinations, including conscious relicks of Frankie Paul & Dennis Brown's Songs Of Freedom/Prophet Rides Again & Lionheart Come Again featuring Garnett Silk.
Yes, RasXtr3me have a whole heap a songs and nuff vybz so more big tings to come from him very soon...

Mixed & arranged by Paul Rootsical
Rastfm family vibrations
 A SHAAT LOX collaboration
Continuous mix 100 mins.



Special thanks to photographer Geovaughni Watkis
Selector Shikydraks, Papa Sleng Teng, Rockin Rocco, Jade & all the RastFM crew BIG UP!
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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Irie Sunshine Selection - EZ VIBES

Irie Summer Selection - EZ VIBES
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 49 23/06/2018
While the World Cup is on I continue to raid the Siamrootsical libraries, reposting and giving them an airing on RastFM. This one's from 2011. Reggae dancehall and lovers vibes to celebrate this great summer we're having. Features some newer bonus tracks from Otis Gayle and Hikaliba.



Excursions on the Heavenless and Penthouse's OMG, Don't Look Back, Front Door and Make Ends Meet, Good Thing Going (21st), Big Stage (Penthouse), Danger In Your Face (Xterminator) Holiday Inn (Joe Frazier), Those Guys (Cousins) and a final lick-over of Front Door by the Cool Ruler himself (Third World Music).
 

 Continuous mix. 3hrs.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Give Praises In Dub

Give Praises In Dub 
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 48 16/06/2018
Dub-heavy modern roots selection
Tuff productions from GUSSIE P, JAH SHAKA, DISCIPLES, TWILIGHT SOUND, LUSTRE KINGS, ABASSI, IRIE ITES, etc..


 

Continuous mix. 2 hours 53. Repost..

Sunday, June 10, 2018

DUBIT meets Siamrootsical Culture Session

 RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 47 09/06/2018
RASTFM UNITY SESSION
a heartical Poland-UK combination
DUBIT meets PAUL ROOTSICAL for a culture session
Strictly conscious vibes
Nuff respect to the man Dubit every time!



https://dubit.jimdo.com/
 DUBIT IN DUB I TRUST :) Reggae/Roots/Dub/Steppa vinyl selection. Live every 2nd Tuesday 8:30-10pm (GMT+2) on Homemade DUB Webradio..
Stay tune!
http://BigUpSession.com

 Continuous mix 3:45 hrs
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

ROOTS & DANCEHALL MEMORIES BY THE SCORE

ROOTS & DANCEHALL
MEMORIES BY THE SCORE
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 46 19/05/2018

Rxcursion pon di FOREVER LOVING JAH, ZION TRAIN, MILE HIGH, SAYONARA, COME DOWN, GORILLA and HONEY POT

Continuous mix. 3hrs.
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Monday, May 14, 2018

All-Star Tribute To Bob Marley

Celebrating the music of Bob Marley
the Tuff Gong
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 45 12/05/2018
A Siamrootsical all-star tribute with cover versions & special dedications from over the years. Few (if any) artists continue to be so influencial, enjoy such popularity worldwide and continue to make such an impact half a lifetime after their passing. Truly life-changing, world-changing songs.. Meanwhile, Bob's influence on the reggae music scene itself is incalculable. Come wi go chant down Babylon one more time...




Continuous mix. 3.5 hours
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Monday, May 7, 2018

Siamrootsical Dub Steppa Selection

Dub Steppa Selection
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 44 - 5/4/2018
POUNDING SYSTEM
Dubbing it up for a change with some spacy ethnic sounds in there, even some Ozric Tentacles, African Head Charge and Bally Sagoo in there. Productions from Jah Warrior, Aba Shanti I, Mad Professor, On-U Sound, Doktor Lond and Yotkshire's own Iration Steppas, Inspirational Sounds & The Rootsman.

Continuous mix. 3 hours.
Watch out for the essential new Universal Melody release  - Siriana T & Fyah Chief meet Doktor Lond due for release later this month.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Strictly Africa Reggae Mix Part 2

 RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 43 28/04/2018
STRICTLY AFRICA 2
 More sunny african reggae vibes old and new once again with a few collaborators from Jamaica & beyond like Ijahman Levi, Jah9 & Capleton. MILITANCY... Check the amazing hi life-reggae sounds of Jerri Jhetto. Thieko is from Senegal. Kush & The Bloodfyah Angels' Thick Smoke is a real roots killa.

 
Continuous mix. 3hrs 20mins
 Thanks and blessings to Nan Lewis of http://www.entertainment-works.biz for some great tunes...

Monday, April 23, 2018

STRICTLY AFRICAN REGGAE Part 1

 RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 42
STRICTLY AFRICA REGGAE VIBES
Sweet reggae music from across the motherland with a few guest collaborators from further afield. Irie and militant sounds. Part 2 soon come...


 
Continuous mix. 2 hrs 45mins.



 UNDIVIDED ROOTS BAND ZA

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Keep On Trodding 2018

Keep On Trodding on...
 New Roots Selections 2018
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show 41 14/04/2018


A collection of mainly new music, including several promotional submissions. 
Highlights include tunes from the  new Brother Martino & Mirko Cisilino Showcase set - a heavywieght horns  selection, Joe Pigrim & Ligerians new EP and the latest Sly & Robbie collaboration with Dubmatix - Overdubbed. Black Uhuru come again with an irie new cut of Peter Tosh's Jah Guide. Havana Meets Kingston come with an all-star remake of Cornell Campbell's 100 Pound Of Collie. Its great to hear Leroy Sibbles again! Junior Reid visits Bob Marley's Guiltiness. Also two conscious singles by upcoming singer Shayne Amani. 2 tracks from the Suga Roy & Fireball Crew's tributary Honouring The Legends Of Reggae LP and a few Jahsolidrock productions later on. Excursions on the Milk & Honey and War riddims.
Continuous mix. 2.5hrs

Joe Pilgrim & The Ligerians
Step Out EP 2018 
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id1360405587

This artist/group only recently came under my radar despite them releasing music since 2011. This is their 3rd full set. This EP has a real goldschool UK roots reggae sound reminiscent of bands like The Naturalites & Realistics or Black Slate. Great sound.
download link on youtube
Special thanks to Boomrush promotions for this one
 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Tartans - Solid As A Rock - Rocksteady & Reggae

The Tartans
Devon 'Soul' Russell - Prince Lincoln Thompson - 
Cedric Myton - Lindberg Lewis
Solid As A Rock
RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show #40 7/4/2018
Folows the early careers of four of reggae music's most distinctive, reclusive & leftfield talents. 


1st half focuses on The Tartans classic 1960s rocksteady & reggae singles together with flip sides from the MERRITONE, TREASURE ISLE, CALTONE labels,... While Devon mostly takes lead the other members all come to the fore on their respective compositions. 1967-70
We then move on to some their early solo works following the group's breakup in 1970 on STUDIO ONE, BLACK ARK & Lincoln's own GOD SENT. Features several LLOYD ROBINSON songs (Lloyd & Devon), including the smash hit Red Bum Ball with versions from U Roy & I Roy. Cedric Myton featured on Prince Lincoln's 1st lp Humanity before forming the Congos with Ashanti Roy.

Also features The Clarendonians, Peter Austin, Lynn Taitt, Frank Brown, Derrick Morgan, Austin Faithful, Roland Alphonso & Tommy McCook.

Continuous mix. 2.5hrs


Check the Prince Lincoln mixtape here
http://siamrootsical.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/the-best-of-prince-lincoln-royal-rasses.html

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Ras Xtr3me Mixtape Launch - Out Of The Hills 2018

OUT OF THE HILLS MIXTAPE 2018
by RAS XTR3ME
A Roots Journey...

Mixtape launch on RASTFM.COM
This coming Saturday 31st March
We're excited about this...
Ras Xtr3me come straight down from the hills of St. Catherine for this one. Its all about CONNECTING WITH THE ELEMENTS, with nature, the bush. Expect nuff specials, vybzing and some very special tributes & combinations.
Mixed by Paul Rootsical. Rastfm family vibrations.
 Yes I, the vibes are positively bubbling here...

Come tune in and feel the vibes.
or join us in the rastfm.com/chat

@rastfm
@RASXTR3ME
@SiamRootsical 


Postings on SOUNDCLOUD - YOU TUBE - MIXCLOUD
- TALAWA and the SIAMROOTSICAL blog to follow..

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Forward To Zion - 70s Roots Mix Counteraction 2


Forward To Zion
 RastFM #LoveReggaeMusic Show #38 - 10/03/2018
70s roots mix - counteraction 2
Come mek wi go cross River Jordan...



Continuous mix. 2 hrs 50 mins

https://www.mixcloud.com/rastfm/