Roots Messenger is based in St.Pauli, Hamburg, Germany since 2001,
founded by Soundengineer / Musicmanager Ingmar J. Gauger.
Roots Messenger Recording Studio on Marktstrasse No. 38
was one of the most vibrant Reggaemusic spots in northern Germany between 2002 and 2010.
International guests like
U Roy, Andrew Tosh, Toots Hibbert, Luciano, Lloyd Parks, Sugar Minott, Freddie McGregor,
Max Romeo, Gregory Isaacs, Admiral Tibet, Jimmy Riley, Ranking Joe, Dawn Penn, Frankie Paul, U Brown, Leroy Gibbons,
Glen Washington, Cutty Ranks, General Levy, Kulcha Knox, Uplifter, Military Man,
Rebellion The Recaller, Buju Banton, Capleton, Cutty Ranks, Lutan Fyah, Daddy Freddy, Ras Shiloh,
Errol Bellot, Chanter, Earl Sixteen, Joseph Cotton, Ray Darwin, Richie Spice, Carl Douglas, Uton Green,
Jan Delay, Promoe, Das Bo, Samy Deluxe, Mono & Nikitaman, Sara Lugo…
…not to forget soundsystems and soundcrews like
CAVEMAN SOUND INTL., KING ORIGINAL SOUND, SUPERSONIC SOUND, POW POW SOUND,
SILLY WALKS, CRUCIAL VIBES, LOVE TANK, SENTINEL, … to be continued…
and many others filled the space with vibrant inspiration.
The studio had to close down in summer 2010…
These are some of the tracks that have been recorded at Roots Messenger Studio between 2004 and 2010:
Rebellion The Recaller – Make Dem Know (Black United / Roots Messenger)
Rebellion The Recaller – Cover Up (Sunlight Studios / Roots Messenger)
Rebellion The Recaller – Life is a treasure (Rootdown) Youtube Link
Rebellion The Recaller – Divine Culture (House of Riddim) Youtube Link
Rebellion The Recaller – Be yourself (Special Delivery) Youtube Link
Rebellion The Recaller ls Suns of Light – Genuine (Pow Pow) Youtube Link
Ray Darwin – Give thanks (Pow Pow)
Natty King – Blaze the chillum (Dubiterian) Youtube Link
General Levy – Wine for me (Soulfire HiFi)
The new Roots Messenger office is now located at Marktstrasse No. 119 …
… with an audio-cutting cabinet for multiple purposes.
I am currently producing 2 german learners’ CDs and a series of Audio-GPS Tours for educational institutions in and around Hamburg.
And the beat goes on!
One Love & Respect!