Talisman new single ‘Nothing Change’ reviewed in The Wire

Talisman new single ‘Nothing Change’ reviewed in The Wire

Talisman Nothing Change 12 inch review The Wire Sept 20`14

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Black Symbol play a rare UK show


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Capital Letters new material with Sugar Shack Records

Capital Letters new record for Sugar Shack.
Record being cut tomorrow – the beginning of a new era:
A1. Capital Letters ‘Wolf’ Rootikal Re-mixdown
A2. Capital Letters ‘Wolf’ Rootikal Dubplate cut

B1. Capital Letters ‘Wolf’ Rootikal Dubwise
B2. Capital Letters ‘Wolf’ Rootikal Deep Riddim Dubwise
Mixed by Nick Manasseh and David Hill (Rootikal) killa UK Roots

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Black Symbol – More photos from One Love Festival 2013


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Jean McLean

Jean McLean from Birmingham – we release her album Everlasting later this year alongside her early works with ‘Sceptre’. Sugar Shack and Reggae Archive in partnership. www.sugarshackrecords.co.uk
Jean Everlasting VIEW

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Capital Letters Live in Bristol 2014















s all the you tube video links:


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Talisman ‘The Dole Age Tour’

TALISMAN:  ‘The Dole Age Tour ’ (35 Years of Roots Rock Reggae 1979-2014)  


Fri – 3rd Oct – Buskers, Dundee *

Sat – 4th Oct – Audio, Glasgow *

Thu – 16th Oct – Jazz Cafe, London *

Fri – 17th Oct – Britannia Theatre, Chatham *

Sat – 18th Oct – West Coast Bar, Margate *

Fri – 24th Oct – Barrel House, Totnes

Sat – 25th Oct – Hat Factory, Luton *

Sat – 1st Nov – Arts Centre, Dorchester

Sun – 2nd Nov – Butlins, Minehead *

Fri – 7th Nov – Guildhall, Gloucester  *

Sat – 8th Nov – Oobleck, Birmingham *

Fri – 14th Nov – Pavillion, Exmouth *

Fri – 21st Nov – Thekla, Bristol *

Sat – 22nd Nov – Marrs Bar, Worcester

Sat – 29th Nov – Music Cafe, Leicester *

Fri – 5th Dec – Chinnerys, Southend *

Thu – 11th Dec – Arts Centre, Salisbury

Fri – 12th Dec – The Duchess, York *

Sat – 13th Dec – Hairy Dog, Derby *

Fri – 19th Dec – Pavillion, Falmouth *

Sat – 20th Dec – Sin City, Swansea *


More dates being added

*With Neville Staples

 ‘Nothing Change’ The New 12” Vinyl EP and Download 29th September 2014


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Capital Letters Live in Paris June 2014

The mixes of the album soon to be released via Sugar Shack are progressing well. The photo is from a  sold out French show in Paris June 6th 2014.

(c) Musical Echoes 2014Capital Letters live Paris June 2014

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Talisman I-Surrection (Oldwah Deconstruction)

CTalisman I-Surrection (Oldwah Deconstruction) is in at Sugar Shack Towers. Release date is 14th July – order from our shop


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Great Video Footage from Paris for Capital Letters

The second track Jah Music will be on the new album coming soon via Sugar Shack:


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Capital Letters Live In Paris 6th June 2014

Back in action:

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Capital Letters

Capital Letters – The iconic Reggae Band from Wolverhampton are set to release their new album via the Sugar Shack imprint. The tracks are being mixed at the moment by Oldwah.

Photo by Tom Porter taken in Birmingham last weekend

CL 50

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Jean McLean

Sugar Shack agree a deal with Birmingham singer Jean McLean to release her album ‘Everlasting’ later in 2014


Engineered, recorded and mixed by Ecks Productions

Produced by Jean McLean and Paul Horton (Ecks Productions)

Its the same crew that produced the recently released Black Symbol album ‘Journey’

More news soon…………



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Jashwha Moses ‘Jah Time Has Come’ video

Jashwha Moses new video ‘Jah Time Has Come’ from the new album ‘No War On Earth’


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‘Journey’ by Black Symbol 5/5 album review

Read this review and buy the album – you know it makes sense:


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Jashwha Moses at The Attic Bar, Bristol 29th March 2014

Jashwha live


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New video from Talisman

Greetings and Salutaions taken from the I-Surrection album

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Jashwha Moses in rehearsal for this weekends show


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Black Symbol Album Review

Link is here: http://reggaemani.wordpress.com/2014/03/19/a-spiritual-journey-with-black-symbol/

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Jashwha Moses New Website

Here’s the link folks:


New album coming very soon

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The Black Roots Story


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Daleth Karl – New Single 28th April 2014

Here’s the Dub folks:

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Jashwha Moses with Full Force and Power Video

Check out the band – new album soon come:

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Jashwha Moses announces Bristol UK dates

Jashwha Moses with Full Force and Power will play in the hometown Bristol as follows:

March 23rd The Fleece supporting Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry
March 29th The Attic Bar, Stokes Croft

Latest album ‘No War’ is a must buy British Roots classic – visit the record shop

Jashwha Harbourside 4

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Record Collector – 11 top Reggae Albums of 2013 – Talisman

Record Collector selection of best Reggae Albums of 2013 – Talisman I-Surrection!! Pick up a copy and see for yourselves:

Record Collector Best Reggae Albums of 2013 Talisman I Surrection

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Friday 10th Jan 2014


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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the team at www.reggaearchiverecords.com, www.bristolarchiverecords.com and www.sugarshackrecords.co.uk. Thanks for supporting our labels and loads of fantastic new releases coming in the New Year.
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Talisman out on tour with The Selecter

Talisman have been selected as tour support on 16 shows on the upcoming Selecter tour in 2014. Full details on how to purchase tickets on these shows can be found below:
27 – Guildhall, Gloucester


28 – Princess Pavilion, Falmouth


6 – Komedia, Bath


7 – Pavilion, Exmouth


8 – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth


15 – The Globe, Cardiff


16 – Old Firestation, Bournemouth


22 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds


23 – Sub 89, Reading


27 – Trades Club, Hebden Bridge


28 – Brickyard, Carlisle


29 – Windsor Hotel, Kirkcaldy


30 – ABC 2, Glasgow


3 – The Square, Harlow


4 – Open, Norwich


5 – Concorde 2, Brighton



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Black Roots ‘On The Ground In Dub’

Black Roots ‘On The Ground In Dub’ in at number 102:



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Nelson Mandela RIP

Our tribute to the late great Nelson Mandela by Nick Darby part of our record and book design team. RIP Mr Mandela.


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