48 episodes

Roots, Rockers, Reggae, Dancehall & Dub and everything in between. Special guest Artists & Selectors on rotation.

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Roots, Rockers, Reggae, Dancehall & Dub and everything in between. Special guest Artists & Selectors on rotation.

    Volume 48: Donovan Kingjay

    Volume 48: Donovan Kingjay

    Volume 48! This time we're focusing on one of the key members of the Reggae Roast Soundsystem family, step forward Donovan Kingjay!

    To say that Donovan is a fan of Reggae music would be an understatement, he's been living and working in Reggae music his entire life and has a few stories to tell!

    Expect stories about the living in Jamaica, the early days of Soundsystem in the U.K, meeting King Tubby & working closely with Sugar Minott plus much, much more!

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Volume 47: Conscious Sounds

    Volume 47: Conscious Sounds

    For the latest edition of our podcast series our host Earl Gateshead caught up with Dougie Conscious Sounds at his studio in Hackney for a chat about his life & career in music.

    Dougie is a real stalwart of Reggae in all its many forms and has been active in the scene for over 30 years with countless productions & mixes to his name so it was a true pleasure to hear his story.

    Stick the kettle on, sit back, roll up & tune in!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Volume 46: Mad Professor

    Volume 46: Mad Professor

    Here's something really special! We're massive fans of Ariwa so it's a fantastic pleasure to announce that Neil Fraser aka the Mad Professor is our special guest on our latest podcast!

    Our host Earl Gateshead speaks to Prof about his life in music, from growing up in Guayana, building his own amps & mixers, to moving to the U.K. & the trials and tribulations of being the longest running Black-owned studio in the U.K. that has made some of the most brilliant British music of all time.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Volume 45: Reggae Roast 'Turn Up The Heat'

    Volume 45: Reggae Roast 'Turn Up The Heat'

    To celebrate the release of our debut album on Trojan Reloaded we've put together this '100% Production & Dubplate Selection' for the latest instalment of our podcast series!

    This goes out to all Soundmen & women across the globe! For their time and dedication. For the heavy lifting and late nights. The first one’s to arrive and the last ones to leave. All to bring people together for the good times…

    'Turn Up The Heat' is due for release digitally 22nd May and on 2 x 12" vinyl with full artwork gatefold sleeve on 4th September which you can pre-order here → Trojan.lnk.to/TurnUpTheHeatID

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Volume 44: Interrupt's Production Mixtape

    Volume 44: Interrupt's Production Mixtape

    Something really special for you here! Our very own Interrupt has put together a superb mix of all his own productions & dubplates for you to check out!
    Our host with the most Earl Gateshead caught up with him too at Interrupt's studio & spoke about his time in Reggae music & much more!

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Volume 43: The Heatwave Guest Mix

    Volume 43: The Heatwave Guest Mix

    For the 43rd episode of the world famous Reggae Roast podcast we invited special guest Gabriel from The Heatwave round to have a chat to our host Earl Gateshead!

    Take a trip through the best in cutting-edge Dancehall from the UK & Jamaica, revered classic recordings & some brand new productions from Gabriel's Dubplate box!

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Freaky Dancer ,

The best reggae/dub juice for your bass bins

Love and listen to every one over and over again. Introductions to up and coming artists from Jamaica to UK and all the classics in good measure. Love the passion knowledge and unique enthusiasm for the music, Thanks your hard work and love for sharing it with us. One Love

Pixzle ,

Favourite music podcast

I’ve listened to everyone one and enjoy them all. Great to just have on one after another.

onlyrowan ,

Medicine for the soul

Earl puts such a massive smile on my face - quality selector!

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