Joseph Hill, Culture interview, West Indian World Newspaper, 1982

Give thanks to MIDNIGHT RAVER’S Peter van Arnhem for this most crucial contribution. The article finds Joseph Hill in London in September 1982. Joseph talks about the split in the group, about the death of Bob Marley, about the song… 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


Rough Rough Way Ahead, Longest Night Midnight Dread #50 with Row Jah December 21st-22nd, 1980

In the dwindling days of 1980 Roger Steffens from L.A. joins Doug Wendt on Midnight Dread for over 6 hours of 33 years ahead highlights in new music and discoveries spread over two 3 hour retrospective programs on KTIM, the… Continue Reading


John Lennon Tribute on Midnight Dread December 14th-15th, 1980

In last Sunday night’s 33 years ahead Midnight Dread radio show blog John Lennon was described as being part of the Sabotaged Generation, that large body of babes born during & following World War II, the prime time of the… Continue Reading


Cramp & Paralyze All Weak Heart Conception in Midnight Dread #31

This week’s 33 years ahead Midnight Dread begins with the superior Matumbi version of “Brother Louie”, an unusual interracial love song that went number one in 1973 both by its UK originator Hot Chocolate and as covered by Stories in… Continue Reading


BoJangles/Mighty Two “Prophesy Reveal”/”Fullfillment” (Errol T) 1977

1977, the that the two sevens clash.  This rare 7″ contains the DJ version to Culture’s “Two Sevens Clash,” a reference to the prophecies of Marcus Mosiah Garvey.  On the flip side is the phenomenal version titled “Fulfillment,” produced by… Continue Reading


‘MIDNITE MASSACRE VOL. 1’ (Midnight Raver Mix)

I must say, this is one of the toughest mixes we’ve ever constructed.  Hard reggae, real hard.  This speaks directly to the real heads out there.  “Who feels it knows it.”  From Saint Croix to Washington, DC to the world. … Continue Reading