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Subatomic Sound System Live w/ Lee “Scratch” Perry, Adrian Sherwood, The Congos, Addis Pablo

Subatomic Sound System, Lee “Scratch” Perry, & Adrian Sherwood.  Addis Pablo sits in on the first half of the set.  The Congos join on Zion’s Blood. What more can you ask?  Incredible show!

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MIDNITE RAVER’S Picks so Far-I for 2013

If you are looking for some new roots, rock, reggae to vibe on, here are 5 new albums that I can recommend to my readers without reservation: 1. KAYA (Deluxe Edition) by Bob Marley and the Wailers (Tuff Gong) 2.… Continue Reading

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Interview with The Congos (Black Echoes, 1981)

My love for The Congos is no secret here, which is why I was so excited to receive this interview with Cedric Myton from MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG co-editor Peter van Arnhem.  Great stuff here. This interview occurs during the Congos… Continue Reading

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The Congos talk Go Feet & English Beat with Zig Zag Mag, November 1981

Here is an interview with Cedric Myton of The Congos from the November 1981 issue of Zig Zag.  Very interesting time in their career having signed with the Go Feet label owned by The English Beat.  They release the outstanding… Continue Reading

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Cedric Myton & The Congos “Can’t Take It Away” 12″ vinyl (Go Feet) 1981

Included here is one of the more impressive vinyl pressings I’ve heard in a long time – and it was pressed 32 years ago!Cedric Myton & The Congos “Can’t Take It Away” is a single of off their underrated 1981 effort… Continue Reading

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MIDNIGHT RAVER’S ALBUM PICK OF THE WEEK (February 10-17, 2013)

MIDNIGHT RAVER’S ALBUM PICK OF THE WEEK:  Cedric Myton & The Congos ‘Face The Music’ (Go Feet, 1981) Vinyl [24/96] This week’s album pick is the 1981 album by Cedric Myton & The Congos titled ‘Face The Music.’  Not a well… Continue Reading

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Pura Vida w/ Congo “Ashanti” Roy ‘Hard Road’

Lost Ark Music 002 is a new album entitled ‘Hard Road’ by Congo “Ashanti” Roy & Pura Vida. Here are some details: – Recorded in the Lost Ark Studio, Maria-Aalter, during the We Nah Give Up tour of 2012. During… Continue Reading

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The Congos “Some Are Having Fun” 10-inch vinyl (Ariwa, 2002)

Today I’m sharing a BOMBTRACK!  The Congos “Some Are Having Fun” 10-inch vinyl on Ariwa Sounds (2002).  The vinyl rip to digital audio sounds amazing.  Toggle the quality button from 360p to 480p for best quality.  Make sure you have a good pair… Continue Reading

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Pura Vida and The Congos: “We Nah Give Up”

I cannot get enough of the new album by Pura Vida and The Congos.  In my opinion, this is the best roots reggae album released since Stephen Marley‘s modern classic “Revelation: The Root of Life.” Many are calling “We Nah… Continue Reading