Tag Archives: reggae

MADD SCIENTIST – New Day

August 31, 2020

Hodari Music 2020 Californian DJ transfers his open format onto record but takes it closer to home. Having started out as an MC in Long Beach’s nocturnal haunts, Mfanisi Norman soon expanded his creative palette to production and composition and … Continue reading

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CHALWA – NewRootz

August 1, 2020

NewRootz Studios 2020 North Carolinian Rasta-minded ensemble capture the essence of Jamaican countryside to elevate the listener’s spirit. Some may be tempted to call it cultural appropriation yet it will take a single spin of this collective sophomore offering to … Continue reading

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Bob Marley In Comics

March 3, 2020

NBM Graphic Novels 2019 Multifaceted portrait of reggae’s paragon – painted vividly to be etched deep in reader’s memory. Bob Marley’s life was illustrious and colorful – there were many more colors to it than red, gold and green – … Continue reading

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INDUBIOUS – Beleaf

August 25, 2019

Righteous Sound 2019 Conquering Babylon, Oregon trio take a field trip into soul-shaking frequencies and stake their claim on reggae legacy. The title of this little ensemble’s fifth album may suggest a certain sort of holy smoke, but it’s the … Continue reading

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BAYONICS – Resilience

July 28, 2019

City Roots 2019 Heady mix of reggae and Latin to make hips shake and move the mind. The shortest distance from Jamaica to Cuba may be only about 90 miles, but the two islands’ main musical cultures don’t really mingle, … Continue reading

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