My introduction to The Movement occurred over a decade ago with their 2008 album, Set Sail. Instantly, this album vaulted to one of my favorites of all time, where it remains today, now amongst more recent LPs from these rising reggae-rock stars.… Read More
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It’s been just over five years since I last connected with HIRIE, one of the leading female artists in the modern American reggae scene, but with last week’s release of Mood Swing, her fourth full-length studio album, it seemed like a good time to catch up.… Read… Read More
In celebration of International Womens’ Month, and of the High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone, Stephen Marley shared Celebrating Nina: A Reggae Tribute to Nina Simone with the world on March 18, 2022. The album features seven different artists, all of them women, performing well-known… Read More
There is something that intrigues me about analog tape recording in the modern era. Perhaps I’m fascinated that we are still hung up on the sounds of yesterday, or maybe by the fact that artists are still finding ways to wow us with old technology. … Read… Read More
South Florida’s Artikal Sound System has been grinding out a name for themselves in the surf-roots scene for close to a decade. 2022 finds them taking a huge leap forward with the release of their debut LP via Controlled Substance Sound Labs, the independent music label run by… Read More
Showcase Vol. 1, by Lone Ark meets The 18th Parallel, was released through Fruits Records September 3rd, 2021 on LP, CD, and digital.
Good God. So much history of reggae’s sound and goodness packed into six tunes and their five dub counterparts that it will bounce right back outta your… Read More
Flying Vipers have one of the coolest names in reggae.
According to twins John and Marc Beaudette, who comprise half of the core quartet and also play in two other Boston area bands, prog-rock/reggae mashup Destroy Babylon and The Macrotones, an afrobeat group,… Read More