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THIRD WORLD live @ Main Stage 2009

If nowadays the new Jamaican talents are influenced by hip-hop and R&B, in the Seventies it was soul music that played a major role. Throughout their long career, spanning nearly four decades, the uptown rebels Third World have tempered down their tones of Rasta militancy with their soft vocal harmonies. The combination of reggae and…

SUD SOUND SYSTEM live @ Main Stage 2009

The release of the single “Fuecu/T’a sciuta bona” in 1991 marked the beginning of the adventure of Sud Sound System, which celebrates now twenty glorious years of activity since that hictoric moment. In those days, they had the great intuition of mixing the fire of the dancehall with the Mediterranean rythms so they could enter…

TIKEN JAH FAKOLY live @ Main Stage 2009

Parva was interviewed on the Rototom.tv set due to his presence at the Rototom Social Forum 2009. Drawing his inspiration from Alpha Blondy (they come from the same country), this artist became internationally famous thanks to his African reggae and his lyrics about freedom. Tiken Jah Fakoly descends from a family of “griots”, the typical…

TRAIN TO ROOTS live @ Main Stage 2009

From Sassari the roots train rolls gently along a winding and contemplative path, following the tracks of roots reggae from the 1970s but also reflecting many other influences. After the re-release of their exquisite last album ‘Terra & acqua’ [Earth & water], Train To Roots are returning to Sunsplash to showcase their development and to…

TWINKLE BROTHERS live @ Main Stage 2009

From the fragrant sound of the Sixties to digital self-productions ‘inna Shaka style’: the adventure of the Twinkle Brothers in the field of music has been going on for over forty years, weaving a story of Rasta consciousness and joyous exchange with other musical traditions. An example is the successful fusion of roots reggae and…