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Artist Spotlight: The Bandulus

On a Saturday evening back in late October, I made my way to Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn for a much-anticipated reggae show featuring The Bandulus and Uzimon. For those unfamiliar, Uzimon is a Bermuda-born, Brooklyn-based international reggae superstar specializing in dancehall, rub-a-dub and rocksteady known to kill men with lyrical bullets, but we will delve into his story some other time.… Read More

Single Showcase: Mihali ft. Wax – “Real Good Day”

Vermont-based singer/songwriter, Mihali, has done it again with this feel-good, uplifting tune. With production from Cisco Adler and indie/hip-hop artist, Wax, featured on the track,  what could possibly go wrong?!

“Real Good Day” pulls the listener in immediately with an extremely inviting guitar intro/solo that sets the tone of the song.… Read More

Vinyl Giveaway: Fred Locks’ “Black Star Liner” LP

Win a copy of Fred Locks’ “Black Star Liner” LP, courtesy of VP Records. Enter below!

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Fred Locks’ 1976 LP Black Star Liner sits on any short list of classics from reggae’s golden era of the 1970s. The LP, available in print again on February 9, 2024 in a newly remastered edition, evokes the earnest vision of repatriation that Marcus Garvey articulated and attempted to actualize a century ago.… Read More