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Black Uhuru (Original Line-Up), Charlotte, NC, 1990

Give thanks to the folks at www.reggaetraders.net for sharing this rare gem.  Black Uhuru featuring Duckie Simpson, Don Carlos, and Garth Dennis.  The original Waterhouse Black Uhuru line-up live and direct!  This was a tour that featured the original crew in top form performing songs from their incredible reunion album...
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SOJA and the American Reggae Movement

by Patricia Meschino BILLBOARD “I wanted to be Bob Marley since the first time I saw a picture of him and I still do; what I mean by that is conscious music needs to have a spotlight on it and he did that bigger than anyone who ever...
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‘It A Go Dread Inna D.C.’ (A Midnight Raver Mix)

Here is Volume I of a multi-volume mix highlighting reggae recorded in and around Washington, DC.  Serious, serious tunes here… My tribute to DC reggae. A tuff reggae roots mix featuring tracks recorded in and around Washington, DC. Also features some of the best reggae artists and collectives...
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MIDNITE RAVER’S Picks so Far-I for 2013

If you are looking for some new roots, rock, reggae to vibe on, here are 5 new albums that I can recommend to my readers without reservation: 1. KAYA (Deluxe Edition) by Bob Marley and the Wailers (Tuff Gong) 2. Yellowman – Young, Gifted, and Yellow (VP) 3....
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ALBUM PICK OF THE WEEK

MIDNITE ‘UNPOLISHED’ Upon it’s second release in 2001 on the Rastafaria label (it was originally released in Namibia, Africa in December 1997), reggae critics and album reviewers the world over recognized this album as one of the best reggae albums ever made.  The popular and credible Reggae Reviews...
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MIDNIGHT RAVER’S Album Pick of the Week!

JUNIOR MARVIN’S ‘LION TO ZION DUBWISE (2013) This week’s album pick is the new dub album by our friend Julian “Junior” Marvin titled “Lion To Zion Dubwise,” which was recorded and mixed by Jim Fox at Lion and Fox studios right here in modern day Babylon, Washington, DC.  The album can...
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Midnight Raver Interviews Flabba Holt

I had the pleasure of interviewing the great bass player and spiritual leader of the Roots Radics while he was in Washington DC to play the historic Howard Theatre with Israel Vibration.  While I am busy writing a proper story based on this interview, here is a short teaser...
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