Brian Nelson a.k.a. Red Ninja is passionate about making music, making friends, experiencing life and living to tell the tale. Whether dropping heavy dub beats, cruising untouched Rocky Mountain powder, or talking shop about the music biz, Nelson’s approach is pure ninja.
Poet-alchemist. Leader, healer, spiritual singer. Authentic. Woman. Unique, roots-abstract. Africa. Jah9 infuses the precise lyrical prowess of spoken word with the heart-beat-connect of her Jazz on Dub style. On first listen, Jah9’s sophomore album, simply entitled 9, strikes the listener with intention.…… Read More
Dub music . The scene is Jamaica in the late 60’s. Just years after gaining independence from the U.K., this young island nation is experiencing the turbulent transition that often accompanies a change of power of such magnitude.… Read More
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favour fire.
-Robert Frost from “Fire and Ice”
Fire invokes transformation and purification. The Phoenix falling in a ball of flame, only… Read More
If you haven’t had a chance to check out Dubbest, now is the time to rectify that. The five-piece balances classic analog tone with a distinctly 21st century edge to create their brand of melody-driven roots music. Last year marked the release of Light Flashes, their second… Read More