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Icons: Looking Forward With Lee “Scratch” Perry

While others might debate his sanity or dwell on his imposing legacy, The Upsetter himself stays focused on creating something new. Ask a lot of people both inside and outside of Jamaica about Lee “Scratch” Perry and they’ll tell you he’s crazy. Even if they acknowledge that the...
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Clive Chin’s Lost Archives of 17 N. Parade

In an unprecedented event in reggae recording history, internationally known reggae producer Clive Chin unveiled his rare archive of previously unknown and unreleased recordings by many of reggae’s greatest stars during the heyday of Ska and Early Reggae, virtually unheard by anyone for nearly 40 years! On Saturday,...
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Augustus Pablo and Friends “The Red Sea” (Vinyl)

Now that we are living in a digital age, many people do not bother with vinyl records anymore, and I believe it is a mistake.  There is no sound like vinyl.  Fortunately, Sony sells an excellent stereo turntable (PS-LX300USB USB Stereo Turntable) capable of ripping vinyl records to...
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Easy Star All Stars to Take On Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”

The Easy Star All-Stars announced today that their next dub-tribute album will be Michael Jackson’s groundbreaking “Thriller.” They have already crafted successful tribute albums to  The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Radiohead.  These albums, largely characterized by reggae and dub versions of those classic tunes, have been both commercially...
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