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The Riddims That hit ‘Em: Steve Barrow

Our good friend Steve Barrow took some time to list several of his favorite reggae riddims for our new series titled The Riddims That Hit ‘Em.  For my Top 10 CLICK HERE. For those who don’t know, Steve Barrow is… Continue Reading

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VP Records Relaunches Classic Reggae Label Blood and Fire

By Patricia Meschino BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Queens, New York-based reggae independent VP Records has relaunched UK reggae label Blood and Fire, known primarily for its quality reissues of Jamaican recordings from the 1970s and ’80s, many of which were overlooked upon… Continue Reading

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Dennis Brown interviewed by Roger Steffens (Post #1000!)

Sunset Marquis Hotel, Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA November 11,1982 There were many opportunities available to us for the #1000 posting.  There are two interviews in particular that I considered posting, exclusives with some very prominent artists who we have not… Continue Reading

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‘Reggae Inna Dancehall Style’: A Conversation with Pekka Vuorinen

As we rock on, moving closer and closer to post #1000, it is my pleasure to share an interview that I held back just for this week.  A few weeks back I posted my personal copy of ‘Reggae Inna Dancehall Style,‘… Continue Reading

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Masta Selecta & Reggae Resurrecta: Steve Barrow and the Rise and Fall of Blood & Fire

How fitting that on Good Friday we have the pleasure of sharing with you our interview with a man who I have described as a “Masta Selecta & Reggae Ressurecta.”  A man who, along with several other forward thinking individuals, dusted off… Continue Reading

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Dub Syndicate Live & Deadly

As we continue to highlight the many crucial contributions to reggae and dub made by our friends in the UK, I have some great news.  Fred “Reggaelover” P has worked his magic yet again, and I am preparing for an… Continue Reading