LUCIANO - HANGAR 26 12/2010

"Well, from time to time, I invite other people to write me a song.

MAMADY KEITA - CAFE BELGA 11/2010

"No, I've always wanted to play music on the djembe.

PURA VIDA - RADIO CENTRAAL 11/2010

"I was, yes, especially because Kinky Star, the record label we worked with, gave us complete carte blanche.

SKA CUBANO - CC DE WARANDE 11/2010

"Well, originally we weren't really a band as yet; it was just a recording project at that time.

TIKEN JAH FAKOLY - HOTEL BEMANOS 11/2010

"I've always wanted to create a style of reggae that sounded a bit different from the mainstream.

BURNING SPEAR - HOTEL LE PLAZA 11/2010

"I already started to get this longing for independence back in the eighties.

TERRAKOTA - ZUIDERPERSHUIS 10/2010

"Well, we first travelled to Senegal and there we met an old man who urged us to go and check out Burkina Faso."

ALEMAYEHU ESHETE - RAS HOTEL ADDIS ABEBA 09/2010

"That must have been around 1963, the age of rock-'n-roll with artists like Elvis, Bill Hailey, Little Richard and so on.

MISTY IN ROOTS (POKO) - AFRO CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL 08/2010

"We had no plans whatsoever to record anything that night, but the show was recorded anyway and when we heard the tapes, we decided to put it out there as a record.

PANNONIA ALL STARS - OPENLUCHTTHEATER RIVIERENHOF 08/2010

"Lord Tanamo was one of the vocalists who performed with The Skatalites, so he was one of the pioneers of the ska movement."

CLINTON FEARON - REGGAE GEEL 08/2010

"Well, I've not really joined the Inna De Yard All Stars; Chinna is a long-time brethren, and right now I'm just filling the slot of some of the acts that aren't there this time (Linval Thompson, The Viceroys, red.

BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH - REGGAE GEEL 08/2010

"Well, if you went there now you would probably notice that it has changed into "the Indian capital of Britain".

TOTO LA MOMPOSINA - SFINKS 07/2010

"Yes, I was born in Talaigua, a village located on the island of Mompox (also known as Margarita Island, red.

HORACE MARTIN - IRIE VIBES 07/2010

"I started out as a singer at the tender age of twelve.

BETA SIMON - IRIE VIBES 07/2010

"Life is a book and travelling is like reading a chapter of that book.

SOLO BANTON - PADDINGTON STATION 07/2010

"I found it important to highlight what the song was about (certain artists boasting a gangster as well as a Rastafarian image in the hope thus reaping the most financial benefits from their music, red.

TIPPA IRIE - ONE LOVE ONE STYLE 07/2010

"Yeah, it's a kind of homecoming and an absolute pleasure to be able to play here.

WINSTON & MATTHEW MCANUFF - COULEUR CAFE 06/2010

"I met Earl after my father had passed away.

SPEED CARAVAN - COULEUR CAFE 06/2010

"Well, you could actually, because this type of electrified oud is mass produced in Turkey.

CHOQ QUIB TOWN - COULEUR CAFE 06/2010

"Well, we started with this project about ten years ago and in the beginning we were mainly focusing on hip hop music.