Montana and the Pacific Northwest are in for a rare reggae treat, the kind that doesn’t come around every Sunday afternoon. Clinton Fearon and Kevin Kinsella have teamed up for a string of acoustic reggae shows in early April that will hit… Read More
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif – Mike Garmany’s just hit the lottery. Well, sort of.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — In the final moments before showtime at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, Mike Garmany of The Holdup adjusts the glittery in-ear monitors that rest just a few centimeters above his signature shining cubic zirconia gauges. Along with the glossy lavender Squire Stratocaster… Read More
“We’re from Rochester, New York, and we go by the name Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad. We’re just one of the roots reaching out from the reggae tree all around the world.” These words spoken by James Searl after an effortless cruise through a buoyant, harmony-filled rendition of… Read More
Guest Post by Brad Metzger
Brad has covered Reggae for over 30 years for publications including Billboard, Reggae Report International, The Beat and United Reggae. For the past 2 years Brad has covered festivals including Cali Roots, Rototom Sunsplash in Spain and many others in his capacity as California… Read More
Live vs. studio. We often hear about bands that are one or the other, but this day and age you’ve gotta be both. But that doesn’t mean that the two have to mirror each other perfectly. In fact, it’s the bands that deviate from and expand upon… Read More
Guest Post by Jay Canter. Jay Canter is the founder of Streetlevel Uprising, a 100% conscious, high energy reggae-rock band based in Lawrence, Kansas.
I first heard about Steel Pulse when I was in high school. My bud Tom and I were in a band together and we… Read More
Summer solstice is approaching, and on this longest day of the year organizers of the Ithaca Reggae Fest are taking a chance to look at their past while keeping an eye out for the future. The community-oriented festival, now in its second year, is displaying the kind of big picture vision… Read More