Big up our good friend Guillaume Bougard at Tabou1 for constructing this most crucial mix of Sly and Robbie material from the early 1980s… Check Midnight Raver’s 3-part feature on Sly and Robbie titled THE USUAL SUSPECTS!
Germain – Pre-Release Dub LP (Germain Revolutionary Sounds) BE-033 8 song dub LP in hand silk-screened disco jacket. First time reissue of this rare and obscure Germain produced dub LP from 1983. This LP was long a source of confusion… Continue Reading
Here is a teaser for Sly & Robbie + Brinsley Forde One Fine Dub, to be released this coming Fall
In collaboration with notable Jamaican producers Bebo Phillips and the late Clive Jarret, Honest Music presents Kingston 16 Riddim LP. Originally recorded in the early ’80s, this obscure treasure features Grammy winners Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare on drums and… Continue Reading
Black Uhuru fans will surely appreciate this post. Included here is the Black Uhuru “Fit You Haffe Fit” (Taxi) 12″ Discomix. Different mix than the album version and a murderous dub track by Sly and Robbie that you may have… Continue Reading
“Oh what a sight to see, a goddamn vampiyah!” Another example of Sly Dunbar’s total and complete mastery of the drum set. His cross sticking is deadly hypnotic as he attacks the drum rim on the offbeat. The best cross… Continue Reading
Our good friend DJ NattyMouse recently had Sly and Robbie with Bitty McLean on the Reggae Kulture Show (Free FM, New Zealand) to discuss their respective careers and to promote their appearance at the 2016 Raggamuffin Festival in Auckland. Bob… Continue Reading
Sly & Robbie have teamed up once more with young (but very talented) dub mixing wizard Dartanyan Winston and have just put out FREE DUB . This 12 track album is available on all digital stores and streaming platforms.
Sly & Robbie to release funk album Who’s ready to take a ride on the Funky Taxi? That’s right, the riddim twins are currently in the studio recording an album of funkdafied standards that includes well-known tunes by the likes… Continue Reading
A Large Up/Midnight Raver Exclusive! Of reggae’s living legends, few have remained more relevant than Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare. Tomorrow, the most influential and prolific rhythm section that reggae has ever known will receive the Musgrave Gold Medal from… Continue Reading