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Ten Things You Did Not Know About Sly and Robbie

MIDNIGHT RAVER is currently working on a feature about Sly and Robbie, who are responsible for five Grammy-worthy albums in 2013.  They were nominated for their album SLY AND ROBBIE & THE JAM MASTERS NEW LEGEND.  However, I feel that the albums BITTY MCLEAN:  THE TAXI SESSIONS and...
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Robert French ‘Mr. French’ Showcase

HIGH QUALITY VINYL TRANSFER Here is a great early 80s dancehall album that I can almost guarantee you haven’t heard.  How do I know this?  Because I had to go on safari to find this record.  Recorded and mixed at the legendary Aquarius studio with backing from a...
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DEB Players in DUB

Today I have for you a most killer dub set.  This one is righteous.  It’s 1978.  Sly Dunbar, Norman Grant, Robbie Shakespeare, Lloyd Parks, Tarzan, Ernest Wilson, Winston Wright, Ansel Collins, Cedric IM Brooks, Sticky, Flick Wilson, Junior Delgado, with production by Prince Jammy….need I say more?  Just...
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Twilight Circus drop 4 new album collections!

Street Date: Dec 8-15, 2012 Digital release only: Beatport, Itunes, Amazon, Juno etc. Michael Rose – Reggae Legend Fleximix Singles Collection – Feat. Luciano, Ranking Joe, Michael Rose, Natural Black, Vibronics, Disciples 10 Inch Vinyl Collection Vol 1 – Feat. Lutan Fyah, Cornell Campbell, Michael Rose, Big Youth 10 Inch...
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Peter Tosh: A 1976 Interview by Lee Mattis

The following article was published in Reggae Report in 1993.  The article, written by Leroy Mattis, describes his 1976 reasoning with Peter Tosh.  Give thanks to MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG contributor Timos Klingman for sharing.  CLICK THE ARTICLE TO READ ON ISSUU
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Feel It In The One Drop

The importance of drumming, and of the drums, in reggae cannot be overstated.  If one were to describe a true reggae riddim as a house for example, the drums would make the foundation; the bass would make the structure; and everything else would be decorative.  The fact is...
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