Toppa Top 10: Ten Iconic U.K. Sound Systems

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August 28, 2015

Saxon Studio

Ah, easily South-East Londonโ€™s finest. Saxon was the first sound-system to win the UK World Clash Tournament in 1994 but, long before that, they had already etched their name into reggae history, while helping to launch many successful musical careers in the process. This includes singer Maxi Priest, singjay Lorna Gee and deejays Tippa Irie, Daddy Colonel and Smiley Culture men who innovated and perfected a certain โ€˜fast chatโ€™ style that would prove timeless through decades to come. The sound annually plays at Carnival and can be heard on St. Lawrence Terrace, steps away from Ladbroke Grove Underground Station.