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CD Review: Dub Nation, Rising Force for Change

Dub Nation, Rising Force for Change
2011 What with the presence of 1) a couple of alumni from The Spinners, 2) a whole bunch of 60s-era rock/pop lyrics like "spinning on a carousel" and "we’ve got to come together," and 3) ...
CDs, Music, Reggae, Reviews

CD Review: Midnite, Kings Bell

Midnite King's Bell
IGrade Records, 2011 Unforgiving no-nonsense one-drop momentum densely textured brittle tattered breathless mannered chant seemingly featureless landscape of complex literate sound occasional snatches of melodic instrumental surprise challenging us at every turn themes from contemporary Kafka by ...
CDs, Music, Reggae, Reviews

CD Review: Earl Zero, Marketplace

Foreign Key Records, 2011 Earl Zero has been around the roots reggae scene a long time. That’s perhaps because he has the perfect voice for it: essentially soft and supple, therefore capable of the subtleties ...
Culture, giveaways, Literature and Books, Reggae

Win Marley Children’s Book!

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Jan 20
One Love by Cedella Marley
Enter to win One Love, Adapted by Cedella Marley Courtesy of Chronicle Books has 3 books to giveaway* ONE LOVE, Adapted by Cedella Marley - Based on the song by Bob Marley Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton 10 ...
Culture, Interview, Literature and Books, Music, Reggae

On Racial Frontiers: The New Culture of Frederick Douglass, Ralph Ellison and Bob Marley

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Dec 31
[amazon-product align="right"]0521643937[/amazon-product](January 2000) “I don’t think enough people look at Bob Marley’s European audience and ask: what is that all about?” Gregory Stephens tells me one sunny day outside of his El Cerrito, California home, ...
Dancehall, Music, Reggae

Download DJ Green B’s Latest Mix for Free

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Dec 30
[caption id="attachment_7449" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Selecta Green B"][/caption] Bay-Area based DJ, Green B, has recently released her latest mix as part of her Hot Gyal Promotions Series, 4.2. The female selector is part of the Coo-Yah! ...
CDs, Music, Reggae, Reviews

CD Review: The Simpkin Project, Everything You Want

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Dec 15
[amazon-product align="right"]B005HPA8PA[/amazon-product][Hughes Drive Productions, 2011]  The latest from the Huntington Beach, CA-based Simpkin Project is another smart set of inspired and dance-inducing reggae from a band that’s on the rise and sounding great. Their band ...
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