Tag Archives: Scotch Bonnet

CAPITOL 1212: Love Will Tear Us Apart

CAPITOL 1212:  Love Will Tear Us ApartRating: ★★★★★ October’s first instalment of top reggae nuggets you didn’t see coming is this – Love Will Tear Us Apart. Oh what – as in, “Love – love will tear us apart – again,” sung in minor key? Yes, that Love Will Tear Us Apart. But not as we know it. For while a minor key unfailingly elicits a ‘Who the hell put this on? It’s on random! For fuck’s sake – Jon, yes please mate!’ response in

DANNY T & TRADESMAN: Built For Sound (2017)

DANNY T & TRADESMAN:  Built For Sound Rating: ★★★★★ Leeds’ very own answer to Sly & Robbie (or probably a better analogy, Steely & Clevie) are Danny T & Tradesman and they have just unleashed their debut full-length release Built For Sound on reggae/ dancehall label de jour, Scotch Bonnet. And ‘built for sound’ it certainly is being a very solidly constructed affair featuring twelve tracks spanning the fertile crossover region

TRILION feat. MISS RED & GENERAL G: Stop Igle (2017)

Feel the dancehall vibrations on Stop Igle as General G and the helium-voiced Miss Red bat the lyrical ball back and forth over a seismic skank courtesy of Trilion on the uplifting lead single off forthcoming Trilion LP Ain’t No Future With No Past. All personnel concerned hail from Haifa in Israel although, so pronounced is the lilting patois of the vocalists, you’d be forgiven for thinking they

THE HEMPOLICS: Me Love To Sing Remixes (2016)

me-love-to-sing-the-hempolics-remixesThe Hempolics – them love to sing. Well – it’s right there in the title of their lilting skank of a summer hit Me Love To Sing isn’t it? Of course there’s also them that love to remix – Mungo’s Hi-Fi for one, DJ Vadim for another and Loggi for a third. And some of them know other people besides vocalist Dandelion who love to sing – or at least toast – like Solo Banton and Horseman. Yes