Taxi Special: Gregory Isaacs “Soon Forward” plus Black Echoes w/ Sly Dunbar!

I cannot say enough about the stuff that Peter van Arnhem has been sharing lately from his collection.  Nothing but heavy 7″s and vintage Black Echoes articles.  Thanks to Peter and Glen Lockley the MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG is the ONLY… Continue Reading


Ini Kamoze “World Affairs” 7″ vinyl 45 rpm

Here is a great post from MIDNIGHT RAVER co-editor Peter van Arnhem.  A member of Sly and Robbie’s Taxi Crew, Ini Kamoze is one of the brightest talents to emerge from Jamaica in the early 1980s.


Pick of the Week! Michael Rose ‘African Roots’ (2005)

I waited more than 20 years for this.  All I wanted was for Michael Rose to drop an album as heavy as those he recorded with Black Uhuru.  However, for nearly two decades he tried to reinvent himself  to vibe… Continue Reading


Midnite Comes Heavy in 2012

This is a spectacular video of Midnite’s performance at the Northwest World Reggae Festival 2011. Midnite Live at the Northwest World Reggae Festival 2011 I have also included Midnite’s new single “Children of Jah” from the new album of the… Continue Reading