EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – First Degree Burns – Esteban ft. Res One

To kick start the week, Wordplay are proud to premiere a brand spanking new video from Bristol based First Degree Burns with the awesome Esteban, featuring Split Prophets’ very own Res One and filmed by the infamous Chris Lucas. As …
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Ghost Writerz Interview

I first saw Ghost Writerz on the Unit 137’s bright orange Tangerine Soundsystem at Boomtown 2014. Although the duo, comprised of producer Sleepy Time Ghost and writer Jimmy Screech, were presented with the daunting prospect of following on from the …
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Vinyl Destination #005 – Nino Ferrer – Nino and Radiah

Vinyl Destination #005 – Nino Ferrer – Nino and Radiah (1974) VD takes us to the supreme land of Le France, where the wine pours like water and that effortless swagger and style immerses into the veins. There’s something oh so bittersweet …
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Ghost Writerz – GWz All The Way

Whack on your BBQ’s and pull out your speakers, because this release is a summer banger. The eagerly awaited debut album GWz All The Way from Ghost Writerz is finally here and trust us when we say this is one …
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Wordplay x Record Store Day 2015 #rsd2015

On the 18th April Record Store Day assumes its place at the heart of the independent music scene, celebrating the diverse and amazing vinyl record scene. From debut releases from artists to reissues of classic albums, RSD is a truly …
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Cheif Rockas Collective

Chief Rockas are a formidable production force hailing from Norwich and consisting of Daniel Tuffs and Tom Excel. They formed while running a Reggae and Hip Hop night called ‘Just-is’ that ran in Norwich for a few years, hosting artists …
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Hype! Boomtown Fair Festival 2014 roll call!

Summer is on its way again, and that means festival season. In the world of hip-hip, reggae and electronic music, your options are pretty much few and far between. Yes, the UK does offer some smaller festival parties that focus …
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Horace Andy: Get Wise

Few of the greats in reggae music have had such a distinguished and consistent career as Horace Andy and this rootical, rocksteady gem ’’Get Wise’’ perfectly showcases every quality needed to have such longevity and success. Along side producer Phil …
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Reissue of the week – ‘Love & Understanding’ – Glen Miller Faze Four (Studio One)

Now this is music. Simple as, no if’s buts or maybe’s, pure magic from the Island of Jamaica, coming originally from the best record label in the world ever – Studio 1. All you need to do is listen to …
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Restless Mashaits: Goulet Sessions 2003-2013. (Addis Records)

It’s not often that you will catch me reviewing an instrumental LP on here, so, for this to be the case, the product has to be proper. Proper is certainly what this offering from the Restless Mashaits is, a combination …
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Ghost Writerz Interview & Competition

Please Like and Share this interview to be in with a chance of winning a signed copy of the limited edition 180 gram white label press of Ghost Writerz – ‘Rumours’ After reviewing the free download of the Ghost Writerz …
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Journey to Baltimore EP – Addis Pablo. Mikey General, Queen Omega

Anyone who is into Jamaican music at the minute will know that anything Addis Pablo touches turns to gold! This can be seen with this superb triple release from the Suns of Dub camp. A fine rootsy re-lick of the …
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Jago: The Wicked Try

Hundred years is a new label based out of Bristol and Paris formed by members of London Reggae outfit Onlyjoe, Papa B (Bristol) and Galak Spiritual (paris). This is their second release, but their first on a 12” and it’s …
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Jah Cure & Bounty Killa: A Murda

What can I say about this tune, first, you have the awesome ‘You Jamming’ riddim (murderous Al Campbell tune from back in the days) and second you have the combination of Jah Cure and Bounty Killa running lyrics on it… …
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Ghostwriterz: Rumours (Gregory Isaacs ReWork)

Ghostwriterz is a new project from Banana Klan’s Jimmy Screech, and Unit 137’s Sleepy time ghost. Their debut offering is a cover version of the late great Gregory Isaacs famous track ‘Rumours’. This is a free release but clearly would …
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