This weeks show is all about Reggae Month in Jamaica -a month of activities, lectures and of course REGGAE MUSIC! Featuring the sounds of reggae artists across the globe including Micah Shemaiah, Eljai, Righteous Child, Maranto, Raging Fyah and riddim juggling on Brighter Days, Pocoman Jam and more....Riddim Reloaded from Don Minott and a beautiful Fire Fridays Anthem from Shuga 'Ebony' back to back with Raging Fyah Jah Glory
This weeks podcast from the Reggaespace Marathon Weekend features strictly vinyl selections from Wanted, Rootical, Mr Feelgood and DJ 745 spinning VINYL from Roots Rockers, Lovers Rock, Revival and One Drop Reggae in a 4 the hard way session live from 745 Studios in Leicester
In this weeks Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 meets Iba Mahr in an interview recorded at the Legendary Tuff Gong Studios talking about his music and works. Our Fire Fridays Anthem comes from Humble Sheep a brand new artist working with BoxLunch Productions and Born Rolling Productions at Tuff Gong. More musical shots from Pentateuch, Micah Shemaiah and a brand new combo Protoje and Chronixx 'Who Knows'
DJ 745 catches up with Tarrus Riley talking about his brand new hit album 'Love Situation' where he pays homage to one of the golden eras in the history of Jamaican Music -ROCKSTEADY! The album is built on classic rhythms and has been described as a concept album. Look out for DJ 745 playing you Tarrus as a DJ on a song recorded nearly 20 years ago and one of his big hits which established his music into the homes of people Worldwide
DJ 745 catches up with Jah Bouks in an in depth interview hearing about the story of Angola, Magnum Kings and Queens and much more. DJ 745's Fire Fridays Anthem comes straight from Iba Mahr on Born Rolling Music and also features interviews from Duane Stephenson, Chris Ellis, Black Am I and Damian Jnr Gong Marley backstage from Rebel Salute.
DJ 745 reports on this years Rebel Salute with backstage interviews from Kabaka Pyramid, Fred Locks, Exco Levi, Bob Andy, Damian Jnr Gong Marley, Admiral Tibet,Eljai, RC, Jah Bouks, Anthony Cruz, Dann-I, Tamlins and many more in this four hour Irie Jamms Special.
Rebel Salute is an annual music festival held in Jamaica. It is held in January of every year, around the time of the birthday of promoter Tony Rebel. It is one of Jamaica's biggest music festivals, known for its focus on roots and conscious music. Rebel began the festival in 1994 in the parish of Mandeville and was long held annually in St. Elizabeth on the country's south coast until 2012. As of 2014, the festival is now a two-day event, held in the Richmond Park Estate in Saint Ann Parish.
DJ 745 previews Rebel Salute 2014 on his Irie Jamms Show worldwide on www.reggaespace.com playing you music from artists past, present and future due to perform at one of the PREMIER REGGAE FESTIVALS across the World....live stream will be available worldwide
In this edition of the Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 plays a strictly VINYL set featuring some sweet ROCKERS REGGAE alongside selections from some of the 'Reggae Elders' performing at Rebel Salute 2014...musical shots from Bob Andy, Johnny Osbourne, Bunny Wailer, Leroy Sibbles, Fred Locks and more
DJ 745's Tribute to Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
DJ 745 meets Sir David Rodigan MBE at BBC 1Xtra in London for an in depth interview celebrating 35 years of broadcasting for Ram Jam Rodigan and talking about the past,present and future.