My roommate still had a dumb grin on his face and said he didn’t want it, he was just kidding and thought I was just kidding. I said I wasn’t kidding and he had to eat it because I ate mine and I wasn’t going it alone, which was… Read More
Category Archive for ‘Throwback Thursday’
By John Powell
When I was 16, my parents had cruise tickets to the Virgin Islands, and they asked me to go with them. While the cruise was enjoyable enough, I found myself enchanted with the people living on the islands, and especially their music.… Read More
THIS SESSION IS VITAL
By Dylan Savage, guitarist-vocalist in Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
One of the first records that introduced me to the reggae sounds of Jamaica was the classic 1987 Bunny Wailer album “Rootsman Skanking.” This record is a must for all lovers of classic roots reggae.…… Read More
I was a casual reggae fan in high school. It wasn’t until college that I got more actively interested in and passionate about reggae music. At some point during my lengthy stay at University of Delaware, I became friends with a grad student named Louie White.… Read… Read More
The music video for the single Push On Thru features a 1993 Saab 900 cruising on snowy rural roads in the New Zealand countryside. Listen to album + watch.
I could relate to the way the video showed winter’s sky, farm animals on dirt roads, and music blasting out rolled… Read More
Last June I listened to this 2001 album from the German band SEEED for 3 hours straight while driving home from Bonnaroo. I am happy to present ‘New Dubby Conquerors’ from SEEED as our #ThrowbackThursday album of the week.
Peter Kruder and Richard Dorfmeister receive credit as being the pioneers of Downtempo music.
In 1996, as part of its ongoing DJ-Kicks series, Berlin based label !K7 put out what was to become one of their best known albums- DJ-Kicks: Kruder & Dorfmeister.… Read More
I discovered Reggae Regular’s 1984 album Ghetto Rock at Deep Groove in Richmond, VA.
Ghetto Rock features everything that I enjoy about UK reggae- vocal harmonies, the occasional synth stab, and a deep riddim section. With the exception of Marco Benevento’s, Between the Needles and Nightfall I have… Read More