Raver Reviews: Errol “Flabba” Holt: ‘Rastafari Time’ Album Review

This is my very first 5-star review of an album… Ohm Records has just re-issued Errol Flabba Holt‘s extraordinary 1975 solo debut album, Rastafari Time. The album, originally issued on the Sky High label in 1975, features the multi-talented 25-year old… Continue Reading


From Denham Town To Georgia Avenue: The Delroy Wright Interview

Today I find myself at a home in Gaithersburg, MD sitting across the kitchen table from one Delroy “Barry” Wright, record producer and owner of Live & Learn records.  I had been seeking to link with the elusive Ras for… Continue Reading


Dub Syndicate feat. Bunny Wailer “Bless My Soul” from the ‘Hard Food’ LP (2014)

While we continue to mourn the loss of Lincoln “Style” Scott, as well as the many other reggae legends we lost in 2014, we can take some comfort in the fact that Style left behind one hell of a farewell… Continue Reading


‘Reggae Got Soul’: Etana’s ‘I Rise’ her best yet

Etana’s ‘I Rise’ showcases one of contemporary music’s greatest voices and proves yet again that Clive Hunt is the most formidable producer in reggae. The album entered the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart at number 7, and topped the chart… Continue Reading


MIDNIGHT RAVER surpasses 1 million site visits!

Just 3 years after launching, MIDNIGHT RAVER has exceeded 1,000,000 unique site views!  Many thanks to all fans and supporters as well as to the countless reggae blogs and websites that link us on the web. All love to our… Continue Reading


Tonight’s Riffin: A Tribute to Style Scott

Don’t miss tonight’s RIFFIN’ with Dermot Hussey which will feature Lincoln “Style” “Rotterdam” Scott. A great Jamaican drummer. A selection of the “hits” his band Roots Radics backed. Also the music he made as the leader of DUB SYNDICATE. Interviews… Continue Reading


Style Scott Tribute w/ Rare Live Tracks by Radics, Dub Syndicate

Another great contribution by our friend DUBWISE GARAGE! Also DO NOT MISS this Friday’s RIFFIN’ with Dermot Hussey:  A TRIBUTE TO LINCOLN “STYLE” SCOTT which will feature interviews with Flabba Holt, Santa Davis, Sly Dunbar and more. 01 Dub Syndicate… Continue Reading


From Kingston 14 to Georgia Avenue: The Delroy Wright Interview – Part II

We continue with LIVE & LEARN week here at MIDNIGHT RAVER.  From Kingston 14 to Georgia Avenue:  The Delroy Wright Interview – Part I was posted yesterday.  Today I’m sharing Part II of the interview.  Stay tuned for Part III… Continue Reading


Vintage Scientist mixes given Jah Life

The recently released Scientist LP titled The Dub Album They Didn’t Want You To Hear effortlessly takes its place alongside the best reggae releases of 2014. Brooklyn’s Deeper Knowledge Records, along with Hyman Wright’s Jah Life label, put out the album… Continue Reading