Bass player and songwriter for Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, James feels, plays and lives the music. Lucky for us he also has the knack for remembering what happened and writing it down in his own voice.
Before the California reggae explosion, Boston was the swirling epicenter of a resurgent roots reggae movement pushing toward the future with the militancy and discipline required to be considered legit tuff-tune reggae based outside of Jamaica. John… Read More
Reggae royalty Jah Cure coming with a sultry shout out to the passionate love affair so many of us share with the one and only mind freeing plant, Marijuana. Why do we love it? Why do we need it?… Read More
Im just gonna put this out there right here, right now, right away—if you have EVER even just ONCE enjoyed a youtube video put up by Sugarshack Sessions, then follow this link HERE and give them $1 or more. Whether you discovered a band or caught… Read More
Reggae is religious in origin. Though its branches have extended into all parts of the secular music world, from punk, to pop, to dancehall, the original music that was introduced to the world from Jamaica was a statement of prayer and faith from the Rastafarians, who if… Read More
Uma Galera is representing a sound not heard much in American reggae. They are able to combine a multitude of tempos, sounds, and languages into one fluid mix. They remind me of a hero of mine from early on, Manu Chao.… Read More
I did not grow up listening to Handsworth Revolution. I really wish I had. I was looking for that clear and present music with a message. Rage Against the Machine politicized me, punk rock and hardcore had the energy I needed and… Read More