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Farewell Tribute to Winston Watson of The Meditations

It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing of Winston Watson of The Meditations. The Meditations were the first major recording artists that we worked with, being early contributors to our first album, Easy Star Volume One, and the second album to ever come out [...]

April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Rest In Peace – Ranking Roger of The English Beat (1963-2019)

It is with utter sadness that we just heard that Ranking Roger of The (English) Beat passed away after an illness on March 26, 2019. For the founders of Easy Star, the three English Beat records – along with so much of the music from their contemporaries in [...]

April 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Easy Star All-Stars are returning to Europe for the first time in three years!

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, so the band is celebrating that anniversary in style with complete plays of Dub Side of the Moon at every show, along with the usual cross-section of music from the rest of the band's tribute albums and [...]

March 28th, 2019|Easy Star All-Stars, New Music|

The Green’s Black & White album is out now!

Black & White gave The Green the chance to revisit some of the most popular songs in their extensive catalog and see them with new eyes, recording new, soulful acoustic arrangements that echo the intimacy you'd find hanging with the band in the green room before the show. We [...]

March 22nd, 2019|The Green|

Pre-order The Skints’ New Album, Swimming Lessons

We know you all have been waiting for this one, so we are beyond pleased to announce that The Skints' highly-anticipated fourth album, SWIMMING LESSONS, will be released on May 10, 2019, but you can pre-order it now! Drawing on influences as sprawling as Bad Brains, Popcaan, No Doubt, [...]

March 15th, 2019|The Skints|

New Kingston Releases New Song, “Fyah Nuh Hot Like You”

New Kingston continues to be one of the most prolific and relatable bands in the U.S. reggae community and the announcement of their rock2roots project continues their upward trajectory. “Fyah Nuh Hot Like You” will be the first single from the rock2roots series, which will showcase the many styles and vibrations New Kingston [...]

March 5th, 2019|New Kingston, New Music|

The Green Announces Upcoming Acoustic Album, Black & White

We're excited to announce that The Green's new acoustic album, Black & White, is available for pre-order now and will be released on March 22, 2019. This album gave The Green the chance to revisit some of the most popular songs in their extensive catalog and see them with new [...]

February 26th, 2019|The Green|

The Skints’ Video for “Learning To Swim” is out now

The Skints' new single ‘Learning to Swim’, released January 18th, fuses the tenderness of lovers rock, the catchiness of pop with the urgency of hardcore punk, to create a unique sound that promises future stardom. Few British bands blend different genres of music with such freedom, fun, and [...]

February 7th, 2019|The Skints|

Gentleman’s Dub Club’s new album, Lost In Space, is out now

Diving straight into the deep end with the ruckus that is ‘Light The Fuse,’ the record is set up with rumbling heavyweight bass movements that naturally match the controlled chaos of ‘Eye Of The Storm’ and ‘Midnight Healing.’ Meeting every unique end of the spectrum, Gentleman’s Dub Club [...]

January 25th, 2019|Gentleman's Dub Club, New Music|

New Music From The Skints

The Skints have clawed their way up from the depths of the underground London punk/ska scene to becoming a unique fixture on the global reggae stage. Drawing influences as wide as soul, pop, grime, and hardcore, their original brand of “tropical punk” has seen them evolve into one [...]

January 18th, 2019|New Music, The Skints|
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