It’s Thursday again, which means New York’s own Deadly Dragon Sound are be hosting the Reggae Revive Session at Happy Ending in Chinatown tonight. Roots, rocksteady, and rub-a-dub in a strictly vinyl fashion. This week’s special guest is Jah Mikey from African Love Sound System.
Disorda is back with the latest episode of Dub Chronicles over at the Suspect Packages blog. This one takes you all over the map from new roots to classic foundation. Available streaming and for download.
Not sure who Major Steve is, but Digital Mi Digital recently posted part one of his ’90s tribute mix on their site.
About a week back, Deadly Dragon Sound posted this podcast/mix, dedicated to their friend & supporter Reggie Destin, who unfortunately recently passed away.
Here’s a promo mix from Disorda, spreading the word on the upcoming Reggae Roast Jamdown event in Bristol. Head over to Suspect Packages and check it out. Streaming & download options available.
I’m happy to say that Stones Throw have pretty much made my day with news about The Lions’ upcoming LP This Generation, which will be out in Feb ’13. And in addition to that, they’ve released the video for the title track – “This Generation.” Good stuff. Great stuff, even. Hit the links to learn more about this great LA-based band. This Generation…rules the nation!
One of LA’s finest music journalists and a bonafide music blogging pioneer took some time to write about one of JA’s most famous female vocalists, so head over to Soul Sides, stream a few songs, and learn some interesting facts ’bout Nancy.