Bob Marley, Dennis Alcapone, Empire Ballroom, Leicester Square, London 1974

Having seen this photo several times and not knowing the story behind it, I was stoked to see that the legendary singjay Dennis Alcapone talked about the photo in his 2009 interview with my friend Angus Taylor for United Reggae.… Continue Reading


Cool Up July’s Musical Heatwave with the ongoing Reggae MD Listening Party

This conscious reggae signal never ends. Reggae MD’s good for you monthly world-wide, your guide, massive Reggae Music Listening Party occupied all time zones July 19th from Noon-4pm Hawaiian Time, 3-7pm Pacific, 4-8pm Mountain, 5-9pm Central & 6-10pm Eastern Time,… Continue Reading


Summer Arrives with Midnight Dread’s Reggae MD Global Listening Party

“Smiling Children” in Jamaica painting by Deeling Gregory This signal never ends. Tune in now. My monthly interactive world-wide, your guide, massive & mighty Reggae Music Listening Party specially occupied all time zones Saturday June 21st, from Noon-5pm Hawaiian Time,… Continue Reading


Reggae MD, Good For You

Now ear this. A new full-time full up stream for Midnight & All-Day Ravers: After many months, & special tests Doug Wendt presents a special tonic & degree,
 Extra something guaranteed, recipe balanced carefully, FDA I-proved, Reggae MD Vital vinyl,… Continue Reading


Whether New Sheriff or Pope In Town, Un Paso Adelante, Roots Reggae Pounding inna Midnight Dread #29 July 21st 1980

Read it in the news. Lee Perry’s brand new foot long forty five “Bafflin’ Smoke Signal” is the latest Midnight Dread on KTIM Reggae Rocker of the week 33 years ahead this twilight when all-time radio ‘Kay-Tea-I-Am’ fills the sky… Continue Reading


Big Youth live on air November 15th 1975 -THE REGGAE EXPLOSION- KTIM AM & FM

This is the first time this has been available since the day of its broadcast in 1975 on last free-form commercial station KTIM airing from San Rafael, just north of San Francisco where a legendary debut west coast Big Youth… Continue Reading


Prince of Dub Augustus Pablo Tribute with Lance Linares on 5/5/80 Midnight Dread #18

It’s Sunday Midnight & time to become dreader than dread with a crucial overview of The Dub Organizer Horace Swaby aka Augustus Pablo. Joining Doug Wendt this week is Lance Linares, Pablo devotee & reggae radio pioneer who hosted his… Continue Reading


“Jah DJs DJ Jah” – DAT Master DW Archive XCI – Give Praises

The first DAT compendium from the Doug Wendt archive to be posted anywhere arrives exclusively through Midnight Raver. Curated, mastered, and sequenced onto Digital Audio Tape in the mid-1990s from original long playing & fairly clean album vinyl sources. Rise… Continue Reading


Bob Marley and the Wailers Rare Demos (Natty Dread Album) 1974

Included here is a very rare and interesting recording, as it contains demo versions of several popular tracks from the Natty Dread album.  The quality of the audio is nearly flawless.  You won’t be hearing this anywhere else. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/74288103″… Continue Reading


Augustus Pablo “Hap Ki Do” / “Version” (Iron Fist) 7-inch

So today I’m sharing with you my most recent vinyl rip.  I received just yesterday the Augustus Pablo “Hap Ki Do” / “Version” (Iron Fist) 7-inch direct from yaad. “Hap Ki Do” / “Version” (Iron Fist) 7-inch was laid down… Continue Reading