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The Lee “Scratch” Perry interview, NME, 1994

I have said it before here, and I will say it again:  the undisputed King of Reggae is Lee “Scratch” Perry.  Here is an interview circa 1984. LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY interview – a classic from the NME circa 1984. A surprisingly lucid look at the Black Ark, Bob...
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Cedric Myton, Congos to drop new album

Cedric Myton, lead singer of legendary roots reggae group The Congos has informed the MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG that the new album titled “BLOODLINE DNA” will be “soon come.”  According to Myton, the group’s management is currently looking at several dates at the moment.  We can expect The Congos to  release several singles...
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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 Give Up” the natural successor of one of...
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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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