Line-up /Nick Manasseh
Errol Bellot PA
Mr Faso & Sweetie
On Friday 2nd of September Rootikal welcomes back Nick Manasseh and roots legend Errol Bellot to the basement at East Village.
Nick goes back to the early days of Kiss FM, when the show he hosted was essential listening for all musical tribes. Alongside the likes of Russ Disciple and Conscious Sounds he spearheaded the new sound of the UK reggae in the late 80s and early 90s. Nick remains in-demand as both a producer - check out the releases on Roots Garden for a flavour of what he's been up to - and also as a mix engineer for others wanted that dynamic, heavy sound for their tracks. It's always a lovely set from Nick, so we're very happy to have him back.
Errol has been on the UK roots scene for 30 years, starting with 'The Wicked Them', his first release, which he recorded and produced for the Militant label. He went on to record the roots anthem 'Babylon' for S&G, plus a number of digi killers for Jah Tubbys, the sound he often sings on (check out 'Sound Ina Fury' and 'Rastafari Is The Way'). It's our pleasure to have him back for a PA.
The Rootikal crew of David Hill, Stuart Patterson and Mr Faso will also be spinning in the basement alongside guest selector Sweetie, and Prince Terralox will be holding the mic.