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These Are The Nominees For Album Of The Month May 2015

Which releases can be nominated as Album Of The Month 2015?

have a ska, rocksteady, early reggae sound or feel.
can be listened to on the Net (at least in parts), via bandcamp, amazon, itunes etc.
Are an album, at least 20 minutes long. ..

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Don’t Miss The Legends of Ska – film on tour in Europe

More than 10 years after the filming of a concert in Canada that united many of the Jamaican Ska greats including Prince Buster and The Skatalites with the late Lloyd Brevette, Lloyd Knibb and Roland Alphonso, the film is gearing up for its first tour through European cinemas.

Val Douglas

Val Douglas: Mighty Bass Man With The Skatalites

Many Reggae fans might not have heard Val Douglas’ name before, but all of you have listened to him. His mighty bass can be heard on some of the biggest Reggae tunes ever. Val Douglas is quite far up on the long list of unsung heroes of Jamaican music. This needs to change, we think, so we met for an interview with the musical backbone of the current Skatalites-lineup.

Lester Sterling, The Skatalites

Lester Sterling: You Just Can’t Leave It

When the Skatalites everlasting world tour stopped by in Cologne recently, we were invited backstage for an extensive interview with the longest serving members of the band, Doreen Shaffer, Val Douglas and Lester Sterling.