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Bring The Sting 2013 Contest

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the legendary STING showcase, the greatest reggae dancehall show the world has ever known.  This year’s Sting will be held on December 26, 2013. As an official Sting Ambassador, MIDNIGHT RAVER is giving our readers a chance to win exclusive STING...
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Barmagrande Presents Liberta

Dermot Hussey turned me on to this project. Barmagrande is a four piece Roots unit that recently linked up with some of Jamaica’s best musicians and engineers for a searing new set called Liberta. The lyrics are inspired by The Most High and Buddhist Monk Thich Nhat Hanh....
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EXCLUSIVE! New Luciano single feat. Bob Andy!

Luciano’s “Create Our History” featuring our good friend Bob Andy appears on the forthcoming album titled The Qabalah Man due out in December 2013.  You heard it here first… [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/120096551″ width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]  
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‘Who Say Jah No Dread?’

I would like to introduce you to a pivotal figure from the golden age of reggae. Miller will be the subject of my next in-depth article. Soon come! Jacob Miller is one of Jamaica’s most distinctive vocal stylists, with a trademark vibrato he used to accent his performance....
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Black Uhuru, Junior Delgado 7″ singles (DEB Music)

1979.  Black Uhuru, now a trio featuring Michael Rose, Duckie Simpson, and Errol Wilson, recorded “Rent Man” and “Wood For My Fire” for Dennis Brown’s DEB label in 1980.  These sessions were Michael’s very first with Uhuru.  An album with DEB was planned but never recorded.  The trio...
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Raver Reviews: Alborosie Dubs The System

Alborosie delighted roots and ragga fans earlier this year with the release of Sound the System, an album which features sixteen new studio recordings fueled by his passion for authentic roots reggae music.  The multi-talented Alborosie produced all the tracks on the album and played 90% of the...
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