As we close out another great year for Midnight Raver we share with you one of the best, most well-researched features ever written about the Kingston, JA reggae scene in the mid-1970s. The Kingston Report Part I: The Jamaica Connection… Continue Reading
Today we share with you from our press archives Chris Salewicz’s groundbreaking definitive feature on the Jamaican music scene, Jamaica: The Young Lion Roars, which was published in the May 27, 1978 issue of New Musical Express.
Over the next several weeks we will explore the press coverage given to The Wailers’ first 2 tours through the UK, both occuring in 1973, by music journals such as Melody Maker and New Musical Express (NME). Here is an… Continue Reading
An article written by Neil Spencer which appeared in the New Musical Express (NME) in June 1976. Many thanks to MIDNIGHT RAVER’S Glen Lockley for contributing this post.
Article by Neil Spencer appeared in the October 7, 1978 issue of New Musical Express. Many thanks to Glen Lockley and Peter van Arnhem of MIDNIGHT RAVER for sharing this rare press article.
What a perfect tune to play today as the vampire leaves the Vatican, fat from sucking the blood of the children. At the same time, here in the U.S., the politrixters prepare to place a Band-Aid on the gaping, infected wound… Continue Reading
The following was published in the February 24, 1984 issue of the New Musical Express. Peter speaks about his recent shows in the country in December 1983.
I am sharing a most excellent dub record produced by Bob Marley and Lee “Scratch” Perry. It is essentially heavy, heavy dub versions of tracks from The Wailers/Perry collaboration Soul Revolution Pt. 2. Also included for your reading pleasure is… Continue Reading
Here is a profile written by Marley biographer Timothy White which discusses his early years, first recording session, and assassination attempt in 1976. The story was published in the New Musical Express on July 30, 1983. CLICK TO READ IN… Continue Reading
The following Wailers compendium was compiled and written by Penny Reel. It was published in the New Musical Express on June 6, 1981 and June 13, 1981. If you are a Wailers fan, I HIGHLY recommend you take a read of this… Continue Reading