Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Pama International

Picked this up from the Pama International who are creating a lot of noise in the UK at present:

Rockers Revolt presents "the brand new classic" 60s soul, 70s reggae, 21st century stylings PAMA INTL LOVE FILLED DUB BAND RRHIT CD2 - Distributed by Active/Universal

The album is already exceeding all expectations, with airplay from 54 (and counting) stations/DJs, including; Radio One; Rob Da Bank, Chris Goldfinger & Mike Davies, Radio 2-Steve Lamacq, David Rodigan, Gary Crowley, Charlie Gillet, BBC6; Don Letts & Breakfast Show w/ Shaun Keaveny, xfm-Jon Kennedy plus live sessions on Craig Charles' BBC6 Funk & Soul show & at the legendary Abbey Road studios.

Reviews have been equally as enthusiastic; “enticing dance music with thought provoking message ****” MOJO

"bringing funk soul & dub to near perfection" Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show BBC6

"Social commentary that only grime & UK Hip Hop can rival" Echoes

"I love it" Wrongtom (Hard-Fi)

"Beguilingly beautiful...this is an album to cherish" Swell magazine

"album of the month" Scootering

"The album is stonking" Lee Thompson (Madness) **** Touch magazine

"very cool" Don Letts ***** Essential...album of the month" Update magazine

"edgy, gritty and downright heavyweight.

Cut from the same cloth as Tubby & Perry in their heyday" UK Reggae Guide "The world it seems is going dub crazy, and on this offering it's impossible to decry the mania" Skinny magazine

Pama Int. hit the road again throughout June and July continuing promote the new album, including 10 dates of what promises to be "the finest ska, rocksteady & dub tour ever"...'Reggae For The People' along with Rockers Revolt's label mates; The Slackers (NYC), The Pietasters (Washington DC) and Scotlands No.1 sound system Mungos Hi Fi.

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