Deadbeat is one Scott Monteith, a long time Montrealer and recent Berlin ex-pat who has been releasing his own special blend of dub-laden, minimal electronics since 2000, for labels such as Cynosure,
He’s done a set for Trojan Soundsystem. He frequently tours with Roots Manuva, Ghostface Killer and Ugly Duckling. He’s even collaborated with Tippa Irie.
Signed to the iconic Trojan Records label, The Maytals (later to be known as 'Toos & The Maytals') are a celebrated reggae ska band from Jamaica.
Easy Star All Stars are a reggae group with a difference. Their skanking dub take on rock classics has seen them become cult favourites with their echo-chamber adventures.
Legendary reggae singer
Jamaican music legend Gregory Isaacs straddles the divide between roots and dancehall.
Byron Lee was born into a musical family, familiar with traditional Caribbean form such as mento and calypso.
One of the most important artists in modern music, Lee 'Scratch' Perry rose through the ranks of Jamaica's soundsystems to become a respected producer in his own right.
With influences including Fela Kuti, Lee Perry and Jimi Hendrix, Natty is a newcomer on the UK circuit with a summery sound and strong image.
Ska punk legends formed by Jerry Dammers. They became a massive chart success, becoming a cultural phenomenon in the process as their 2-Tone label challenged racist preconceptions.