Posts tagged "Peckings"

WATCH THIS: Maddy Carty “We Get It Right” Video EPK

People—Wake Up! This Is The New Skank Courtesy of Peckings Studio

Miss Maddy Carly is a graduate of Leeds College of Music who attended the BRIT School at age 14. (Graduates of BRIT include Adele, Amy Winehouse, Leona Lewis, Katy B, and Rizzle Kicks.) So what’s a nice girl like that doing hanging out in West London at Peckings Studio 1 record shop? Well it just so happens that this prestigiously pedigreed young singer/songwriter has recorded a blazing new tune with Chris Peckings called “Get It Right” over a classic Skatalites instrumental. The tune is so sweet it’s now being distributed by Red Star Sounds and an official music video is in the works. You know that Peckings formula: old school, new blood. This time they definitely got it right.  Video after the jump… Read more »

Reasoning With Peckings “Old School, New Blood”

Reshma B Chops It Up With The Peckings Family

Reshma B dropped by the legendary Peckings Studio 1 in Shepherd’s Bush, West London to chat with Chris Peckings about carrying on his family’s musical legacy. Chris tells how his father George Price aka Peckings grew up with the founding fathers of Jamaica’s reggae industry before moving to London in 1960, establishing what would become a UK reggae institution. Since then his sons have released a string of crucial tunes blending new talent like Bitty McLean, Gappy Ranks, and Christopher Ellis with vintage riddims—winning awards and mad respect along the way. Reshma B even got the scoop on how the link between Peckings and producers like Coxsone Dodd, Duke Reid, and Prince Buster became so strong. Listen up as Duke and Chris Peckings break it all down for the ReggaeGirlAboutTown. Video After The Jump… Read more »