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A Mouse At The BBC

Eek-A-Mouse, born Ripton Joseph Hylton, is one of the early artists to be described as a “singjay”.   His brilliant work with producer Scientist in the 1980s is nothing if not wholly original.  He has a career spanning more than… Continue Reading

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Live Event Photos : Jo Corbeau , Sista Lovin, Groovators, Paul Morgan & Messengers, Live Free Reggae Festival , Aubagne

happy sunday dear readers, i was invited last night at a nice reggae festival held in south east of France, in a little town named Aubagne. The performers, band were : Jo Corbeau as MC, Sista Lovin, Groovators, Paul Morgan… Continue Reading

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MIDNIGHT RAVER’S ALBUM PICK OF THE WEEK

20TH CENTURY DEBWISE – DEB Music Players Produced by Dennis Brown and mixed by a young Prince Jammy at King Tubby’s studio in 1977, 20th CENTURY DEBWISE, featuring Dennis Emmanuel Brown’s Music Players, is an unparalleled adventure in dub and… Continue Reading

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EXCLUSIVE! Subatomic Sound System Live w/ Lee “Scratch” Perry!

FROM THE SUMMER TOUR 2013 Big up emch of Subatomic Sound System for always supporting roots foundation music.  On tour with Lee “Scratch” Perry for the past 2 years, I met emch here in DC when they came to town… Continue Reading

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ALBUM PICK OF THE WEEK

MIDNITE ‘UNPOLISHED’ Upon it’s second release in 2001 on the Rastafaria label (it was originally released in Namibia, Africa in December 1997), reggae critics and album reviewers the world over recognized this album as one of the best reggae albums… Continue Reading

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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

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Garth Dennis “Slow Coach” / “Slow Coach Rock” 7-inch Vinyl

Here I present to you one of the great voices of reggae, and a dear friend to this blog.  Garth Dennis’ “Slow Coach”/”Slow Coach Rock,” on which Dennis is backed by The Wailers Band, was first released on the Andy’s… Continue Reading