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A beginner’s guide to Yabby You by David Katz

Check this fascinating feature about Yabby You by our friend David Katz at FactMag.com… The reggae world is populated by eccentric visionaries, from the shamanic excesses of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry to the esoteric quietness of Augustus Pablo. With Rastafari as their guiding light, such figures and their equally...
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Linval Thompson shows who’s the boss

Singer turned producer Linval Thompson is primarily known for songs such as the highly popular Don’t Cut Off Your Dreadlocks and the anti-police anthem Six Babylon. Apart from voicing his own productions he has also been the mastermind behind strong dub albums like Negrea Love Dub and Outlaw...
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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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The Heart of the Congos

If you were to ask me, outside of Bob Marley and the Wailers, who is your favorite roots reggae collective?  I would have to say “Well, The Congos of course.” In my opinion, The Congos are the most spiritual of the acts that came out of that “golden...
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