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Bad Brains Fireside Chat (Red Bull Music Radio Mix)

The members of Bad Brains started out playing 70s jazz-rock fusion, but took a sharp turn when they began breaking up their live sets into reggae and punk. Alongside Black Flag and The Dead Kennedys they became pioneers of punk’s hardcore fringe, influencing nearly every subsequent hardcore or...
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Stephen Marley to play DC in April!

DOCTOR DREAD PRESENTS: STEPHEN MARLEY LIVE, LINCOLN THEATRE, WASHINGTON, DC, APRIL 17, 2014 REVELATION PART II:  THE FRUIT OF LIFE TOUR FEATURING JO MERSA AND WAYNE MARSHALL REVELATION PART II:  THE FRUIT OF LIFE feat. THE NEW SINGLE “ROSE OR A THORN” w/ BLACK THOUGHT OF THE ROOTS!
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Natty Dread Marches on Washington

David Hinds of Steel Pulse talks Trayvon Martin, Martin Luther King, and a new album and documentary with MIDNIGHT RAVER. When you consider the great reggae poets of the past forty years, names like Linton Kwesi Johnson, Mutabaruka, Benjamin Zephaniah come to mind for most.  However, there is...
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MIDNITE: It A Go Dread Inna DC

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For all intent and purposes MIDNITE is Vaughn Benjamin (vocals, percussion), Ron Benjamin (bass, multi-instrumentalist), Kenny Byron (guitar), Christian “Sly” Molina (drums), Edmund Fieulleteau (guitar),  and Ras L (keys).  At least this is the band that tours as MIDNITE currently.  The recording artist MIDNITE is Vaughn Benjamin and...
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New Prince Far-I/Black Skin represes from Cry Tough/Pressure Sounds

I’ts always a pleasure to share with you new vinyl, mint represses of classic roots music.  I just received from Pressure Sounds in the UK the Prince Far-I “Frontline Speech”/”Version” 7 inch vinyl repress (Cry Tough) and Black Skin The Prophet’s “Blood Red”/”Version” (Cry Tough).  The heavyweight shit, biblical...
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