In 1979, Jerry Dammers from The Specials founded 2 Tone Records, the label which name was to become the name of the entire musical genre. Its first single was “Gangsters” by The Special AKA with the self-titled song by The Selecter on side B.
Tom Robinson, host of Now Playing program at BBC Radio 6 celebrated label’s 40th anniversary with Pauline Black (The Selecter) and Horace Panter (The Specials). You can listen to the podcast on the BBC website until the 4th of June.
When you’re passing by a ligthened up reindeer while going to work, you’re hearing “Last Christmas” for the fifth time this week, it’s a sign that it’s about time to get down to christmas gifts. If up till now you still didn’t have time to think about it, perhaps RudeMaker’s gift ideas will help you a little. These are the things that would make me or my partner happy, from stores I know and where I shop. Nothing in this article was sponsored (that’s a shame).
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UNESCO, the cultural agency of the United Nations, annually adds new entries to its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
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It is now available on CD and digital – soundtrack to “Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records” documentary film, which had its worldwide premiere 2 days ago at the BFI London Film Festival.
Additional info to all you vinyl lovers out there: 2LP gatefold version is gonna be out on October 26th.
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Do you know a documentary series by Marc-Aurèle Vecchione entitled “Capturing a culture”? The program was realised by Arte, a public Franco-German TV network that promotes programs in the areas of culture and the arts.
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