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WATCH: Roger Robinson Video
Christian Eede , April 20th, 2015 10:57

King Midas Sound member shares video for first track from his forthcoming solo album

Roger Robinson, otherwise known as one third of King Midas Sound, has a dub-poetry album due shortly on Jahtari Records, entitled Dis Side Ah Town, and he has now shared a video for the album’s first single ‘Ashes To Fire’.

The text accompanying the album reads: “One night in 2011 Roger Robinson returned to Brixton from touring and inadvertently walked into the centre of the London riots. Through the flames he felt compelled to tell the stories of the people he saw rioting on the street that night.” Similarly, the video sees shots of Robinson spliced with film of Brixton at night through the ages. “The album unfolds like a documentary film, extending from the epicentre of the riots and rippling out from there,” adds the text around Dis Side Ah Town’s release. The album is out May 15 and you can catch Roger Robinson live at the shows below.

11th - Northampton, NN Cafe (w. Arabrot/John Doran, Alistair Fruish, Falling From Cloud 9)
14th - London, The Lexington (w. Krautrock Karaoke & Arabrot/John Doran)
22nd - Birmingham, Eastside Projects (w. Chrononautz & Arabrot/John Doran)