Tag Archives: London

Real Life Review 2013: Bashment Vibes in Boscobel, St Mary, Jamaica

Dear readers: as some of you may know, I left London in October 2012 with the intention of travelling to Boscobel, a small fishing village in the historic parish of St Mary on the north coast of Jamaica, to stay with … Continue reading

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Review: King Sturgav, Volcano, Yellowman, Cocoa Tea and Frankie Paul @ The O2, London

Legendary Jamaican soundsystems Volcano (founded by producer Henry ‘Junjo’ Lawes and selector Danny Dread) and King Sturgav (founded by rap godfather U Roy), joined forces to perform at the O2 in Brixton, south London last week, but despite a great … Continue reading

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History of Jamaican Music

Below is a link to a brief history of Jamaican music featured on the education website Learning Live and used by teachers in the London borough of Hackney to support e-learning.

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Last Event of 2012: Bashment Vibes @ The Albi, Dalston E8 2PB

What: Our weekly party with music from the Bashment Vibes sound system Where: The Alibi,91 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, London E8 2PB

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Bob Andy and Marcia Griffiths @ Hammersmith Apollo, London (2003)

In 2003, Bashment Vibes co-produced the Young Gifted and Black concert, which featured Bob Andy and Marcia Griffiths singing together in London for the first time in more than 30 years.

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Documentary: Reggae and Dancehall in London (2002)

A short film we helped produce in 2002 about the changing face of London’s reggae and dancehall scene.

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Incredible General Levy Interview

Below is an interview with chart-topping British dancehall MC and jungle legend General Levy published in New Nation newspaper in 2004. When General Levy recorded Incredible in the autumn of 1993, he was well aware that as a consequence, the … Continue reading

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Saturday 8 September: Konshens and Mr Vegas @ Tower Ballroom, Birmingham

What: Konshens and Mr Vegas Where: Tower Ballroom, Birmingham B16 9EE

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Saturday 10 November: Jah Shaka Alongside Mafia and Fluxy @ The Dome, London N19 5QQ

What: Jah Shaka Alongside Mafia and Fluxy Where: The Dome, Dartmouth Park Hill, London N19 5QQ

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