A variety of Caribbean music has burst through US airwaves in recent years. Salsa, Mirengue, Reggaeton, y mas!! But if you REALLY know what’s up, you know it’s SOCA time. You may already be whining your waist in the kitchen to the music of Kes.… Read More
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In the long revered Jamaican style of multiple artists voicing over the same instrumental, the Cali Roots Riddim is an instrumental written by Collie Buddz and produced by Johnny Cosmic, featuring 21 different artists (“versions”) including Yellowman, Anthony B, The Movement, SOJA, Gentleman, Jesse Royal,… Read More
In a vast sea of modern reggae, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad stands out to me as something truly special. This upstate New York based roots-music band has gone through many eras and phases, eternally reinventing themselves again and again. And being from the Northeast corner of… Read More
Last week, Los Angeles, CA roots-reggae champions Arise Roots released “Come And Get It,” the lead single from their eagerly anticipated new album dropping early next year on Ineffable Music. Aside from being a killer tune in its own right (always the case regarding new music from… Read More
As the US reggae scene evolves over time, there are some major forces at play, shaping the scene and helping get this music in front of more people who will love it.
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