Saturday, December 29, 2018

Bullwackies Reckless Roots Rockers


Bullwackies Reckless Roots Rockers
Rewind Show on Rastfm Dec 28th 2018



MIGHTY BULLWACKIES ROOTS SELECTION
Wackies & City Line releases 1976 - 198?

A sound apart.. Lloyd Barnes, Douglas Levy & Clive Hunt fashioned a disctinctive and very rootical sound from their New York base, building a strong underground following and in time attracting several big names to record with them. Original studio equipment, experimental techniques and space to improvise make for a wonderfully textured 'lo-fi' sound that at times rightly draws comparison with Lee Perry at Black Ark. Crucial...
 Some serious classics here like Joy Card's Black Girl, the Love Joys' It Ain't Easy & Leroy Sibbles' This World.

Wackies founded the studio and record shop in New York - WACKIES HOUSE OF MUSIC in the mid-70s. It was the first significant reggae label stateside as Barnes nurtured many local talents like the Love Joys, Junior Delahaye, the Chosen Brothers, Tony Jackson, Jezzreel & Mikey Jarrett.

Continuous mix. 2 hours.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

A Very Reggae Christmas Mix by JAKA


A REGGAE XMAS MIX BY SELECTOR JAKA aka BONGOMAN



MUSICAL THERAPY
A special gift to the World : great music, with message , unconditional love , vibes , peace , meditation & joy
ENJOY IT !!!

Deck the halls with lots of collie...
An irie Christmas to one and all!


Monday, December 17, 2018

Just Cool Runnings

1st Irie Sundays show on Rastfm


We cool down the tempo just a little for these weekend sessions - much less focused, just thowing down some nice tunes...
EASY ON THE MIND FOR A SUNDAY MORNING
...cool runnings


Continuous mix. 2 hours.
Quite a few of my old records here, scratches n all..
A killer 12''s like The Chantells & Jah Berry on Phase 1, Tony Jackson's Reggae Music on Wackies, Freddie McGregor's Natural Collie, Tyrone Taylor's evergreen Cottage in Negril (I've had this same copy since it came out when i was a likkle yout) and Rock & Groove 12'' on Solomonic. 

Tito Simon's Rocking Time is a Jama 7'' and I included the amazing b-side 'Tito Skank'. Horace Andy revists his Every Tongue Shall Tell classic for Penthouse. Bob Andy revisited his Coxsone classic Going Home in 1983 for his own Anka label. A tuff cut of the Rainbow Country by Stingray. Astounding new single by Beres Hammond. Also watch out for two tracks from Dawna Lee's superb 1999 album Love on MCS.



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Friday, December 14, 2018

Irie Sun Days on RastFM - new show, new time, more vibes...


After a short break, a roadside stopover to recharge y'know, Siamrootsical is back running on all 4 again on Rastfm
Brand new show at a different time.
IRIE SUN DAYS
iree & mellow
cool runnings 
After 18 mnths+ doing the Saturday night spot I fancied a change so I'm doing a new kind of show in a looser, more relxed style & fashion. 
Less sharply focused on style, era, producer, riddim, etc - JUST GREAT REGGAE MUSIC to unwind the mind on the weekend... Expect nuff classics. 
Hope you can join me ites...
11am-1pm Sundays UK time

Tings are really hotting up Sundays with a non-stop day-long schedule of live upful reggae sessions so stay tuned.



REWIND SHOW
I will be re-running the shows and doing other things, hopefully including some special guest appearances & collabs, on Friday's 6-8pm UK time www.rastfm.com

We'll be bubbling sweet in time for the legendary
Oldies But Goodies sessions
 hosted by revival specialist
Puppa Sleng Teng from 8pm Sleng Teng
Great show, NOT to be missed...





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