Chainska Brassika


This mischievous rabble from London have been causing mischief since school, spreading their contagious horn driven ska anthems across the UK, mainland Europe and beyond.

On 24th November 2017 the band released their new LP ‘Harry J Business’, recorded at Harry J Studios in Kingston, Jamaica with double Grammy award winning producer Stephen Stewart. Extensive tours of the UK and Europe are planned plus a string of festival performances to promote the record. The official video for the debut single from the LP “Don’t You Try” is out now, featuring reggae legend Toots Hibbert of Toots & The Maytals which has gained airplay across BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 6 Music & BBC Radio 1xtra.

“Well they got me going in the studio, I can tell you…I think that is absolutely brilliant” David Rodigan MBE on BBC Radio 2

“The Rising Stars of the London Ska Scene” Richie Cadence, efestivals

“Chainska is one of the most impressive and promising upcoming acts in the reggae/ska genre that I have seen or heard in while” The Skatalites

‘Rising Stars of the London Ska Scene’ (Cadence, efestivals).
“Real musicians, real band, real brass section… fabulous & so refreshing” David Rodigan, BBC Radio 1xtra.
‘Love Music like that, makes you feel so happy’, Simon Raymonde, Amazing Radio

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