In the late eighties and early nineties, if you wanted reggae music, it was probably coming from RAS Records, straight out of Washington D.C. They had a mail-order catalog (pre-internet) and served as publisher for a lot of the famous acts coming out of Jamaica at the time. … Read More
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Win a copy of Keith Hudson‘s Flesh Of My Skin vinyl LP, courtesy of VP Records. On October 22nd, 2021, VP Music Group reissues reggae singer and producer Keith Hudson’s obscure and edgy masterpiece, Flesh Of My Skin, Blood Of My Blood on vinyl and CD, and for the… Read More
For many years the American reggae scene has been developing in a relatively small corner of the music industry. That’s beginning to change…
Yesterday’s announcement of Cali Vibes Festival, presented by Goldenvoice (founders of the Coachella and Stagecoach festivals), was absolutely jaw-dropping.… Read More
The two giants of French Reggae, Naâman and Dub Inc, come together for an upbeat track that speaks to the soul. A song about following your heart, rather than your voice of reason, it leaves us wanting more from the iconic duo.… Read More
Showcase Vol. 1, by Lone Ark meets The 18th Parallel, was released through Fruits Records September 3rd, 2021 on LP, CD, and digital.
Good God. So much history of reggae’s sound and goodness packed into six tunes and their five dub counterparts that it will bounce right back outta your… Read More
Shot and directed by Sameel “Samo” Kush-I Johnson, on location in Jamaica, WI. “I Become Light” is a livication to Andrew “Drew Keys” Stoch. May his spirit live on through his music.
Emerging singer songwriter, Brown Bones hits on the nerve of painful losses, peaceful passages, twilight battles and passionate… Read More
The following notes accompany the 40th anniversary reissue of Wailing, available in Europe on July 17, 2021 (Record Store Day) and in the US on November 26 (Black Friday).
2021 marks the 40th anniversary of two Wailing Souls LPs, one iconic and one comparatively obscure.… Read More
The extended lockdown that most of the nation endured due to the COVID-19 pandemic created a serious amount of angst for people. Beyond the tragedy… Read More