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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)

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Here is Volume I of a multi-volume mix highlighting reggae recorded in and around Washington, DC.  Serious, serious tunes here… A Raver 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...
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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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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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Junior Marvin albums hit online stores tomorrow!

Julian ‘Junior’ Marvin’s first dub album titled ‘Junior Marvin:  Lion to Zion Dub’  mixed by our good friend and “mixologist  to the stars” Jim Fox of  Lion & Fox Recording Studios, Washington DC, will hit online stores tomorrow, February 6, 2013 (of course the birthday of blessed king Bob Marley). ...
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