Tag Archives: REGGAE

How To Get By “In These Times” – New Reggae Album From Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad

[pullquote quote="This is the album that long-time Panda fans have been waiting for." credit="Chris O'Brian, GPGDS"]Road-warriors [lastfm]Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad[/lastfm] have logged more than 800 live concerts and hundreds of thousands of miles crisscrossing the US over the course … Continue reading

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The Black Seeds Drop First LP Of New Material Since 2008, “Dust And Dirt”

After releasing a stellar live record back in 2009 that received overwhelming amount of praise from critics, as well as an incredibly ambitious remix LP entitled Specials that followed in 2010, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Black Seeds[/lastfm] have finally returned in full force with Dust And Dirt, … Continue reading

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Rising Reggae Group SOJA Find The “Strength To Survive” On New LP

In the past 18 months SOJA have been on a mission to bring their unique brand of reggae to as many points on the globe as possible. On a far-flung tour that saw them play in places like Brazil and … Continue reading

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An Act of Love: Giant Panda Are The Heart & Soul of This “Country”

[pullquote quote="I wanna love you, and not be taken for granted. It's my country too." credit="Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad's 'Country'"]For over a decade, [lastfm]Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad[/lastfm] have been combining expert musicianship and a fiercely independent spirit to … Continue reading

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Rebelution Triple Release – Featuring Two Bonus CDs of Dub & Acoustic Mixes

Santa Barbara reggae unit [lastfm]Rebelution[/lastfm] follow up 2009’s Bright Side of Life with a triple album. Peace of Mind‘s 3xCD set includes twelve new songs in three different versions: electric, acoustic, and dub (mixed by Michael Goldwasser of [lastfm]Easy Star … Continue reading

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The Fab Four Meets Reggae On Yellow Dubmarine’s Brilliant Tribute, “Abbey Dub” – Out Now!

[pullquote quote="We do all of our arrangements out of a love for the original Beatles songs" credit="Aaron Glaser,Yellow Dubmarine Bassist/Vocalist"] [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yellow Dubmarine[/lastfm]‘s Abbey Dub, a tribute to [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles [/lastfm] masterpiece Abbey Road, throws a magnificant twist on … Continue reading

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Jimmy Cliff Lights Up Again, Releases “The Sacred Fire” EP

Truly one of the great innovators in 20th Century popular music, [lastfm]Jimmy Cliff[/lastfm] is a legend to anyone who has listened to and learned about reggae music. But to a younger generation, who may only know [lastfm]Bob Marley[/lastfm], Cliff is … Continue reading

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Illuminati Congo Release Lengthy New Album, “All Eye See”

Chicago based hip hop group [lastfm]Illuminati Congo[/lastfm] release their second full length album, All Eye See. Produced by [lastfm]Nic The Graduate[/lastfm] and vocals from [lastfm]John The Baptist[/lastfm] as well as guest spots from [lastfm]Lee “Scratch” Perry[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Del The Funky … Continue reading

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Latin Reggae Legend Fidel Nadal’s “Forever Together” Is Nominated For Two Latin GRAMMY Awards

[pullquote quote="When you listen to Bob Marley, you realize that it is not just simply songs. There is something there that is much bigger." credit="Fidel Nadal"]When [lastfm]Fidel Nadal[/lastfm] first encountered a record by [lastfm]Bob Marley[/lastfm] it was a revelation. Raised … Continue reading

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An Outsanding Pair Of Reggae Anthologies Honor Legends Sugar Minott and Gregory Isaacs

[lastfm]Sugar Minott[/lastfm] may be less well-known than some of his reggae contemporaries from 1970s Jamaica, but his influence as the “Godfather of Dancehall” can not be overstated. The tunes on Hard Time Pressure, a new 2CD+DVD anthology out this week … Continue reading

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