Tag Archives: Horus Records

MAX ROMEO: The ? Question (7″ Vinyl) (2017)

MAX ROMEO:  The ? Question (7Hard day at the office? Why not allow yourself to be cocooned in the analogue warmth of Max Romeo’s early Black Ark studios cut The ? Question? Now there’s a question for you. Or rather two. The only answer required is another – ‘Why not indeed?’ which as we all know, technically, is a third question – though a rhetorical one. Which we also all know is a

RONNIE DAVIS: Make Haste 7″ (2015)

Make Haste Ronnie DavisRating: ★★★★★ Where next for latter-day reggae heroes Horus Records to cast their eye but in the direction of legend Ronnie Davis of The Tennors and Itals fame? Ideally, what you’d want to do as young upstarts on a long established scene is get hold of one of its founders from back in the day, record a new early-70s-style reggae-soul riddim on real instruments (straight to analogue tape

CLINTON FEARON: Togetherness (2014) 7″ repress

Togetherness Clinton FearonRating: ★★★★★ Oh man, this is the perfect antidote to the day I’ve just had. The fourth release from Horus Records is a repress of a rare early reggae cut Togetherness by The Gladiators’ singer and bassist – Clinton Fearon. Stripped back but soulful, the lilting Togetherness was cut in Lee Scratch Perry’s Black Ark studio back in 1974. Less a record than a wax incarnation of the very concept

STALLY & THE BREADWINNERS/ SKINSHAPE: Riddim Box Dub/ Soul Groove (2013)

Brand new label Horus Records pop their release cherry with this double (or more accurately, dub-ble) A-side 45. It’s always useful being able to spot talent if you’re putting together a debut with which to make your name and so it is that the eye of Horus (sorry) fell upon Stally & The Breadwinners whose Riddim Box Dub was recorded on reel-to-reel tape for that authentic 70s Jamaican dub flavour at