What they say…


“Their music is completely their own at the same time that it beams the unmistakable allure of Jamaica’s roots rock legends.”

Elena Oumano (New York Times)


Jahrukus (Jah-ruckus) are a soulful roots-reggae collective, paying homage to the early Tuff Gong era whilst forging their own musical identity. Active on the Melbourne club scene circa 2005-08, the five-piece ensemble won local and international acclaim via their exciting live shows. The band boasts an impressive collective biography with shared ARIA and APRA award nominations, international airplay and major label recordings, but this special collaboration remains one of their favorite personal projects.

Their sole recorded output, their self-titled CD released in 2008, sold out a limited run direct to fans at shows. For the first time, two incredible recordings from the original CD get a much over-due remaster and vinyl release courtesy of Soul Messin’ Records, Australia’s home of soul, roots and jazz.

Their words reflect a modern day while their music just makes you “Shake your body down” the old school way!


For more:
Jahrukus on bandacamp
Jakrukus on facebook