Before the California reggae explosion, Boston was the swirling epicenter of a resurgent roots reggae movement pushing toward the future with the militancy and discipline required to be considered legit tuff-tune reggae based outside of Jamaica. John… Read More
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Everyone gets fired up when one of their favorite bands is set to release a new album. That emotion is magnified exponentially when said band hasn’t put out new music in eight years. Case in point: The Aggrolites.
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Montana and the Pacific Northwest are in for a rare reggae treat, the kind that doesn’t come around every Sunday afternoon. Clinton Fearon and Kevin Kinsella have teamed up for a string of acoustic reggae shows in early April that will hit… Read More
Instrumental music has long been an essential part of the history of reggae music. Versions of popular riddims were at the core of sound system parties, laying the foundation for DJs and toasters who hyped the crowd, fighting for the biggest reaction.… Read More
Rootfire At The Park returned to beautiful Cocoa, FL earlier this month, bringing together reggae & roots music fans for a truly one-of-a-kind celebration. Overcast skies and the looming threat of Florida showers did nothing to deter the faithful from turning out in full force for the second annual event,… Read More
Last March I was fortunate enough to visit the island of Jamaica for vacation. I find myself using the word FORTUNATE quite a bit lately. I am FORTUNATE to be able to travel to the places that I do. For example, right now I… Read More