Official Trojan Club Night Due For March Launch

The London International Ska Festival Presents T R O J A N - Trojan Records' Official Club Night

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Four New Trojan 2CD compilations On The Way

2016 promises to be a good year for Trojan, with the first in a series of new CD collections set for issue in February.

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Pluto Shervington

Pluto's popularity throughout the seventies and beyond has been conveniently overlooked by many music historians, but ignoring his impact on the Jamaica's music scene during this period is folly.

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This Is Trojan!

'This Is Trojan' brings together 60 Reggae Classics across three discs, with the selection including none other than 5 UK No. 1s and 35 UK Top 20 hits.

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Trojan Vinyl

For all those not yet aware of the exciting new Trojan vinyl album range...

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The Trojan Records Story

The generic term for modern Jamaican music, Reggae developed in 1968, superseding Rock Steady as the island's dominant musical style. Initially characterised by a guitar rhythm that accentuated the second and fourth beat in each bar or a shuffling organ style, the genre has since undergone numerous changes and spawned numerous subs-genres.

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Digital Versions Of New Trojan Vinyl Collections @AppleMusic

US Trojan Records fans! Head over to @AppleMusic for 5 brand new 'Best Of Trojan Records' compilations.

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Trojan Tuesday!

Today sees the launch of a new weekly event, ‘Trojan Tuesday’, on which we will be posting a new artist bio in the artist section on this site.

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Trojan Album Vinyl Range Revived

This month sees the revival of the classic Trojan album series.

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Jamaican Music Events

Calling all DJs, venues, performers, managers putting on Jamaican music shows and events!

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Trojan – A Rock Steady Future

We are extremely proud to unveil the first stage in the development of a totally new, updated official website for the greatest Jamaican music label...

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A colourful taste of Trojan Records

Take a look at our new video, exclusive to this site, for a flavour of the wonderful sites and sounds of Trojan Records.

Jamaican Music History

Before the advent of Ska in the early Sixties, Jamaican music was dominated by two other indigenous music styles: Mento and Jamaican Blues or Blues Beat.

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Reggae Chartbusters

To celebrate the reissue of the popular Reggae Chartbusters series, Reggae DJ, Count Skylarkin of the popular Skylarkin' System has created a killer mixcloud, featuring many of the best-loved tracks that feature across the 6 volumes.

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John Holt: Legendary Paragon of Reggae

His voice graced literally hundreds of recordings, many of them now considered classics, while his...

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Trojan Sound System

Formed in 2004, London based Trojan Sound System are an institution in British Sound System culture. A legendary team of selectors and vocalists...

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Legendary Trombonist, Rico Passes Away

Sadly, this afternoon, 4th September, 2015, the world of popular music lost another of its finest talents when legendary Jamaican-born trombonist passed away.

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Big Youth

Few living Jamaican have had a more profound influence on popular music than Manley Augustus Buchanan, a man more familiarly known to the world as Big Youth.

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Don Drummond

For those unfamiliar with Don Drummond’s music and the story of his tragic life, it may be difficult to comprehend why, some 47 years since his death, Jamaica still mourns his passing.

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Dave Barker

Best known for his recordings with keyboard maestro Ansel Collins, vocalist David Crooks aka Dave Barker aka Dave Collins was blessed with one of the finest singing voices of his generation.

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We're In With The In Crowd

Despite being one of the most versatile and talented group's in Jamaican music history, the multi-talented In Crowd have been widely overlooked by music historians. This Trojan Tuesday we aim to slightly redress the balance with our new bio and Spotify playlist.

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Johnny Clarke

The wonderful musical legacy of legendary roots legend, Johnny Clarke is examined this Trojan Tuesday.

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Barry Biggs: Reggae Hitmaker

Popular music is awash with individuals who have made significant contributions to the industry yet remain largely overlooked. In the field of Jamaican music, few have suffered this fate to a greater extent than Barry Biggs.

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Ernest Ranglin

The incredible career of Jamaican jazz legend, Dr Ernest Ranglin provides the focus to this week's Trojan Tuesday...

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Max Romeo: Rude Boy & Roots Legend

After becoming an international hitmaker in 1969, Max Romeo established himself as one Jamaica's most celebrated roots artists.

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Wilfred 'Jackie' Edwards: Jamaica's Finest Balladeer

This Trojan Tuesday we celebrate the life and music of one of Jamaica's finest singer-songwriters and balladeer: Mr Wilfred 'Jackie' Edwards.

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The Skatalites!

It's Trojan Tuesday time again and this week we turn our attention to ska supergroup the Skatalites

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Sly & Robbie

The profound influence upon the national sound of Jamaica by reggae's legendary Riddim Twins, Lowell 'Sly' Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare, is examined in this week's Trojan Tuesday feature.

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Augustus Pablo

Few individuals influenced the sound of Jamaican music to a greater extent than session player-turned-producer, Augustus Pablo.

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Lynn Taitt - King Of The Rock Steady Guitar

Providing the focus for this week's Trojan Tuesday is pioneering guitar legend, Lyn Taitt.

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Trojan Tuesday Celebrates Jimmy Cliff

The artist who come sunder the spotlight this Trojan Tuesday is none other than the ever popular, Jimmy Cliff.

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Dr. Martens - Spirit of 69

'The Spirit of 69' collection is a modern interpretation of a look and attitude that was started back in 1969 by first generation skinheads...

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Plebs Returns

Noted for its classic ska & reggae-themed soundtrack, hit comedy show 'Plebs' returns to our screens tonight, with the first episode of series 1 to be screened on ITV at 10.40pm.

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The Larkin Ascends

Count Skylarkin returns to spinning ways this Autumn with a string of DJ dates throughout the UK. He’s hosting a very special evening at...

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New Record Store Day Album For US

To mark the relaunch of Trojan Records in the US, a brand new Record Store Day exclusive album will see issue in participating stores across North America this weekend!

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