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THE NEXTMEN X EVA LAZARUS: Afterglow Dub / Rude Gyal

Here’s the new Nextmen single then, on which they get cheeky with Wilkinson’s 2013 cut Afterglow and re-boot Rude Boy, the best track off their 2018 LP collaboration Pound For Pound with Gentleman’s Dub Club. If you’re familiar with the original of Afterglow, you’ll know it for a pop-oriented slice of D&B. In the hands of The Nextmen however, it becomes a warm dub reggae

MUNGO’S HI-FI feat. EVA LAZARUS: ‘Amsterdam’ video (2017)

MUNGO'S HI-FI feat. EVA LAZARUS:  'Amsterdam' videoRating: ★★★★★ Like the similarly angel-voiced Hollie Cook, you can always rely on Eva Lazarus to hook up with decent reggae and/or bashment producers and grace a decent beat. In this case, she’s joined forces with Glasgow’s finest dancehall practitioners, Mungo’s Hi-Fi, for the piano-led skank of break-up tune Amsterdam which finds our downcast heroine needing to get lifted after – well –


Stars Mr BennRating: ★★★★★ Mr Benn cannily returns with the sunshine and three sunshine-drenched covers of Cornell Campbell’s Stars which will appear as a special 7″ double pack from the Nice Up! Records crew. Eva Lazarus delivers a super sweet female vocal take on the original lyrics, Blackout JA appropriates Mr Benn’s version of the riddim in order to call out corruption (in politics, education

MR BENN: Shake A Leg (2013)

Rating: ★★★★★ Big up the Bristol Massive! Mr Benn finally comes through with Shake A Leg – an album that’s been ‘soon come’ for so long that it was starting to make even the most generous concept of ‘island time’ look like a mockery. Our man doesn’t disappoint though delivering a scorching eleven track set of varying bashment flavour – damn near any one of which could be a