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Issue 1096

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The Wailers: One World (Sony Music Latin) album review

The Wailers: One World (Sony Music Latin)

Bob Marley's legacy continues in the shape of his former band because this collection of songs are going to open the floodgates to a younger generation, keen on uplifting and contemporary reggae...

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Soul Love Now: The Black Fire Records Story 1975-1993 (Strut)

Strut continue their excellent work with this sterling compilation bringing together classics and rarities from the seminal spiritual jazz and conscious soul label Black Fire, spanning 1975 to 199...

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Kutiman : Wachaga

Kutiman teams up the with the Wachaga nation tribe, a group of indigenous villages who live around the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and comes up with a thoroughly unique concept

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The Wailers & Guests: One World One Prayer (Sony Music Latin)

The Wailers are back with a bang with their 1st single in over 25 years! Celebrating unity around the world in the shape of their vibey new release "One World, One Prayer" ft. Skip Marley, Farruko, Shaggy & Cedella Marley...

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Clancy Eccles & The Dynamites : Freedom / Fire Corner, 2CD

The album gets off to a terrific start with the opener,'Freedom' a rework of an earlier track he recorded in 1962.The two tracks differ in feel as the latter has a straighter groove than the blue beat original.

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Kutiman : Saluf EP

This enticing slow burner should become a classic in any deejay's bag worth his salt.The rhythmic interplay and cross patterns really cut the mustard

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Chainska Brassika : Simple Things Ft Frank Harper

These sons of the two tone revolution have hooked up with actor Frank Harper ,best known for his "hard man" roles, such as "Billy Bright" in The Football Factory and "Dog" in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

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Lord Tanamo & Friends : FESTIVAL JUMP-UP 2CD EXPANDED EDITION

Long before the emergence of Bob Marley, Toots Hibbert and Jimmy Cliff,there was Lord Tanamo an endearing character who started with calypso,mento and then ska.

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Ebo Taylor: Palaver

A gorgeous slice of afrobeat that would make his friend Fela Kuti nod assuringly.Taylor proves he has a winning combination by distilling a fusion of Afrobeat, jazz, soul and funk with traditional Ghanaian grooves,this is real find.

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The Soul jazz Orchestra : Chaos Theories

Highly politicised anthems are still the order of the day though and the reggaefied 'General Strike' is a glorious case in point

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