All posts filed under: Reggae

A Ghetto Hour 025

Got a nice little mix of Lovers Rock and Dub here today, All from a collection I picked up last week and am just staring to work through. Look out for a a little a set on NTS form us on Friday from 2-4 in the afternoon. We’ll deliver some serious vibes! A Ghetto Hour […]

A Ghetto Hour 023: Carnival Ah Mad

This weekend Notting Hill Carnival is upon us! Carnival needs not introduction to most people in London even the UK, to every one else its a huge celebration of Caribbean culture held in the streets of Notting Hill over the August bank holiday weekend. Though you’ll hear all sorts of Caribbean music (and english, american, […]

A Ghetto Hour 021

A Ghetto Hour 021 by Ghettospheric on Mixcloud Billy Boyo, One Spliff A Day Sugar Minnott, My Sound Leader Bunny General & King Kong, Big Bad Sound ??, Standing In The Dance Johhny Clarke, King In The Arena Jah Lloyd, Sunshine Girl Horace Fergeson, Senci addick Lloyd Parks, Mafia George Decker, Dem A Wolf Frankie […]

A Ghetto Hour XL 018: Xterminator Records

  Formed in 1989 Xterminator records was king throughout much of the digital era of reggae music. Owner Philip “Fatis” Burrell was responsible for turning acts like Sanchez, Pinchers and Thrilla U in to stars. He managed Sizzla and Luciano throughout the most successful part of their careers and produced hundreds of hits in the […]

A Ghetto Hour 010: Jammy’s Special

The weather has been pretty dam good here in the UK last week, and i’ve been inspired to have a little reggae throw down. Whit limited time I reached for a box of 7’s simply titled King Jammy’s, knowing with no preparation I would deliver a great mix. The music producer King Jammy started his […]

A Ghetto Hour 005: Rocksteady

Once again we’re delving in the boxes of reggae here at Ghettospheric, this time with an hour of Jamaican Rocksteady. The sub genre Rocksteady started around 1965 in Jamaica and was the transition form Ska to Reggae. Like most genres there is much debate about what is and isn’t Rocksteady. Here are some tracks that […]

A Ghetto Hour 003: Lovers Rock

A Ghetto Hour 003 is our first reggae mix on the exciting new Ghettospheric site. A mix of almost entirely British Lovers Rock, To my knowledge Rudy Thomas is the only singer on the mix from Jamaica rather than the UK, this being significant as many people believe the term ‘Lovers Rock’ only applies to […]