MIDNIGHT RAVER | ROOTS/REGGAE/DUB/CULTURE

The Backbeat Conspiracy “Don’t Let the World”

Backbeat
The Backbeat Conspiracy just released a brand new music video. It’s the visual backdrop to their second single “Don’t Let The World,” a song about not losing hope in a world that sometimes seams cold and difficult. Songwriter Jens Evaldsson elaborates: “Don’t let the world get you down...
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Akae Beka album news!

Akae Beka
Akae Beka just announced several US tour dates for its JahSayDo tour! Date           Venue                              Location Jul 29        The Manifestivus          Cabot, VT Jul 30        Milk River                       Brooklyn, NY Aug 31       Cornerstone                   Berkeley, CA Sep 01       Mystic Theatre              Petaluma, CA On the studio front, Akae Beka has wrapped two...
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I-Grade Dub | Dubwise Miami | May 31, 2017

Akae Beka
Included here for your listening pleasure is I-Grade Dub’s live dub set from Dubwise Miami, May 31, 2017. Laurent “Tippy-I” Alfred brings a blazing set to the reggae massive in Miami!  The set list includes many pre-release tracks from the likes of Akae Beka, Jahdan Blakkamore, and more!...
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Midnite | World Beat Center, San Diego, 2005

Another crucial chapter in the evolution of Midnite.  Check this performance from the World Beat Center, San Diego, 2005. Someone commented that I post so much Midnite/Akae Beka that I should change the name of the site to Midnite Raver….Look, when I witness greatness I feel obligated to...
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‘Teach Me Right’ Kiddus I (2017)

by Carter Van Pelt, June 2017 With nearly 700,000 inhabitants, Kingston, Jamaica can seem like a sprawling, complicated city, but it remains small enough that you can cross paths unexpectedly with people you know, or people you know of, without intentionally seeking them out. Off the top of...
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