‘Champion Sound’ – Documentary on the history of Reggae sound systems in Coventry, UK

The documentary is a historical overview of the beginnings and growth of Jamaican Sound System culture in Coventry, UK. From the 1950s to the 1990s, the story is told by the pioneers who brought the Sound Systems to the UK and the generations of Sound System family since. Some ground-breaking interviews with local sound systems, DJs and Reggae pioneers – including: Count Spinner, El Paso, Principal, King Baggy HI FI, Jah Baddis, Mackabee Studio, Black Crusader, JB International, Marshall, DJ Mikey D etc Alongside Coventry people, the film features interviews with Freddie MacGregor, Pete Waterman, Dr Robert Beckford and Lynval Golding.

The soundtrack features some of the all time greatest Sound System tunes. The production was funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund