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Peter Broggs “No Ism Pon The Riddim”/”Jah Jah Voice” (Extended)

The man behind what is perhaps the greatest roots reggae album ever recorded has passed. Rastafari Liveth was the first LP issued on Doctor Dread’s RAS Records and it is one of the first reggae albums I ever listened to. … Continue Reading

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The Cool Ruler on MIDNIGHT RAVER

Here is a great story by Mel Cooke relating The Cool Ruler to the Steppin’ Razor which was published in the Gleaner on October 27, 2010. The Studio 38 series, started in January on the grounds of Pulse’s Trafalgar Road,… Continue Reading

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Reggae MD, Good For You

Now ear this. A new full-time full up stream for Midnight & All-Day Ravers: After many months, & special tests Doug Wendt presents a special tonic & degree,
 Extra something guaranteed, recipe balanced carefully, FDA I-proved, Reggae MD Vital vinyl,… Continue Reading

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Rasta, Lollipops, & Psychedelic Rockers Midnight Dread KTIM California Part One January 18th-19th, 1981

The night “Rockers Arena” bats lead, Bunny Sings The Wailers debuts, Derrick’s lengthy “Lollipop Girl” unreels, Robbie & Mao “Hold Me Tight” like nobody’s business, Rockers get traces, and importantly The Rastafarians new debut album is ready and they are… Continue Reading

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Wailing Rudy Jah Fire Weighty Eighties Midnight Dread #51 with Row Jah December 28-29th, Best of 1980

“Love We A Deal With” sing The Rastafarians featuring Haile Maskel, Vision Walker (of the original Wailers), Herb Daly et al as the Santa Cruz based roots masters fire up this radio program answering Moses’ Musical Desire. Mikey Dread chimes… Continue Reading

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‘Radio Freelancer’ Mikey Dread+ debuts in Midnight Dread #47 Nov. 30th-Dec. 1st 1980

Wonder coming to town! Where’s Bob? Masterblaster staying alive. The Cimarons march down Ken Boothe’s “Freedom Street”. Sly Dunbar plays “Mr. Music” and the thundering herd gets spooked sparking a runaway riddim flight complete with Aswad’s latest “Dub Charge” remix… Continue Reading