- Tom Robinson, BBC Introducing
- David Rodigan, BBC Radio 1 Extra
Ed Rome is an acclaimed writer, recording artist and producer. He has written and recorded countless albums in many genres, as well as writing and recording material for other artists and being invited to appear on a number of high profile guest spots.
His albums have received much critical acclaim and BBC Radio play alike from Steve Lamacq (BBC 6 Music), Craig Charles (BBC 6 Music), David Rodigan (Radio 1Xtra), Don Letts (BBC 6 Music), Robert Elms (BBC London), Alex Lester (BBC Radio 2), Tom Robinson (BBC Introducing) and Gideon Coe (BBC 6 Music).
Ed’s Reggae album, A Life in Minutes achieved the notable accolade of Steve Lamacq naming it the best Reggae album of the year on his BBC Radio 2 show.
As an international touring artist, Ed’s mesmerising, honest and energetic live performance has taken him to Australia, Japan, Dubai, Europe and every corner of the British Isles. Festival highlights include Glastonbury (2005, 2007 and 2009), Byron Bay Blues and Roots Festival (Aus.), and Summer Sonic (Jap.)
As well as being the UK tour support for the Easy Star All Stars (Radiodread/Dub Side of the Moon), Ed is also in demand as a live session musician for household names such as The Beat, Lee Scratch Perry and The Specials.
Ed has worked live with:
And recorded with:
- Craig Charles, BBC 6 Music
Jul 2015 MIGHTY SOUNDS FESTIVAL Tabor, CZ Republic.
Mar 2013 LONDON INTERNATIONAL SKA FESTIVAL The Garage, London.
Jun 2009/2007/2005 Glastonbury Festival - Stages:
Dance Stage West
The Green Room Stage
Apr 2009 + Oct 2008 (UK) Tour Support for The Easy Star All Stars, Including Koko (London), Dingwalls (London) and the Boss Sounds Reggae Festival.
Aug 2009/2008/2007/2006 Endorse it in Dorset Festival, Six Penny Handley, Dorset. Backing Lee 'Scratch' Perry on Bass in 2008
Jun 2008 Kentish Town Forum, London. Supporting Toots and the Maytals.
Jun 2008 The 100 Club, London - Bo Diddley's Unoffical Wake. Supporting The Pretty Things.
- Robert Elms, BBC Radio London
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- Alex Lester, BBC Radio 2