Cat No: AARCDA032
Artist: AMJ Meets RSD
Title: Sky Blue Love
Label: Astar Artes Recordings
Release Date: 25th April 2016
A trio working with a collective of musicians, from Latin America to Africa, producing
reggae music with a difference. Andy Clarke (drums), Mark Spence (bass) and John Hollis (producer) first worked together in Restriction in the 1980s and
have reunited to pursue their love of reggae and dub.
Dub Maestro Rob Smith is no stranger to innovative sonic adventures, a Bristol man who emerged from the reggae scene of the 80s as a guitarist and engineer, later developing his craft as a producer, DJ and re-mixer. Known for his work in Smith & Mighty and More Rockers, Rob has created his own RSD sound.
AMJ meets RSD …
The AMJ-RSD collaboration delivers Sky Blue Love, a modern reggae album with a unique sound featuring musicians from Cuba, Senegal, Burkina Faso and Colombia. Invited to delve into the AMJ Treasure Trove, Rob Smith draws on his palette of warm and bass-heavy sounds and effects to expand the imagination large. Enter a world of sonic delight…
3 FORMATS …
1. CD – 16 track album
2. Ltd edition package with extra tracks – 2 x 12” EPs, 1 x 10” single, CD & download code
3. Digital download
David Rodigan: “Whenever I see the name AMJ Collective, I know I’m in for something special, something different, something unique. AMJ meets RSD is always captivating … beautifully understated, very soulful deep dub.”