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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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Ring Craft Posse – St. Catherine in Dub

St. Catherine in Dub 1972-1984 captures a snapshot of a special place and time musically, as well as a particular musical equation involving dub producer Rodguel “Blackbeard” Sinclair and his backing band, the Ring Craft Posse. The where, when, and who of St. Catherine in Dub 1972-1984 result...
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Pick of the Week: Yabba Youth ‘Chant Down Babylon Kingdom’

1. Yabba Youth – Walls Of Jerusalem/Jerusalem In Dub 2. Yabba Youth – Chant Down Babylon Kingdom/Historians Dub 3. Yabba Youth – See Them A Walk/Theodore Dub 4. Yabba Youth – King Pharoah/Ainash Nubia Dub 5. Yabba Youth – Sufferation/Shimezana Region In Dub 6. Yabba Youth – Black Man’s Land/Untitled...
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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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