My sincere thanks to everyone who ventured out on a Sunday evening (and despite the Corona virus!) to the Rose Hill in Brighton on March 1st 2020. Radio Reverb's Mark Johnson made a superb host, the audience was great, there was lots of simulating debate about different aspects of the music and the live music - from the Resonators' Faye Houston and new roots singer Shaka Root - was fabulous.
Jah9 and Busy Signal are the two main reggae features in February's Echoes, which is the first to introduce alternative front covers. Both artists talk about their latest albums - Jah9's Note To Self is a bold and highly imaginative work, whilst Busy is the master of all styles and articulate as ever when discussing Africa, some of his favourite producers and mentors such as Bounty Killer and Josey Wales. There are reviews of new albums by Sizzla, Lutan Fyah and Belgian nine-