Panda’s first LP since 2016 is an honest to goodness treasure, a collection of eleven sonic gems that should thrill longtime fans and likely bring the band a slew of new ones. Along with the irksome considerations the band endured regarding the business aspect of this release and the numerous considerations that went into the back end creative process, not to be overlooked are the contributions on the front end from six different guest vocalists which elevate this from a great record to an exceptional one.
When I think of this next bredren we had the privilege to interview, I think of warm keyboard sounds and music that stirs your spirit. Vincent “Biggs” James is a legendary reggae player who has inspired many with his commitment to quality while keeping the music alive and real in this time.… Read More
For a long time, the public has lamented the lack of essential riddim projects that amplified the potency of the 90s golden age. Just like in the 90s when Xterminator largely re-energized the local reggae sound within the digital production space, they are still here pushing that same line with their latest project Special Request.… Read More
The Bob Andy catalog is one of the most celebrated in the history of Jamaican music. His LP from Studio One is a best-selling singles compilation simply entitled Song Book, a cornerstone of the reggae genre’s formative years.
On February 10, 2023, VP Records releases We Remember Bob Andy, a 15-song tribute album, featuring Tarrus Riley, Beres Hammond, Bitty McLean, Kumar, Luciano, Romain Virgo, Richie Spice, Duane Stephenson, Alaine, Lukie D, Olaf Blackwood, Sherieta, Nadine Sutherland, Sanchez, Mikey Spice, and Qyor, revisiting the late singer/songwriter’s greatest works, under the production supervision of Dean Fraser.… Read More