April 2023

Inseparable: The Late Gregory Isaacs And His Wife, June

When Gregory Isaacs and his wife, June, were arrested for illegal possession of firearms in 1983, the Cool Ruler‘s young wife remembers being scared. Very scared......Read more

The half-decade odyssey of Bob Marley song 'Stir It Up'

In 1967, Bob Marley had an idea for a love song. It only took three chords and a ubiquitous title phrase to kickstart the song’s writing, and by the time he was finished,.....Read more

Remembering Ahmad Jamal: Finished But Not Never

Ahmad Jamal, the quiet pioneer of jazz piano has died aged 92, after a battle with prostate cancer. He passed away on Sunday, 16 April, according to a statement from his daughter, Sumayah Jamal......Read more


It is with deep sadness that we mourn the passing of the U.K. Soundsystem veteran known to the world as Jah Shaka.....Read more