Get ready for New York's J'ouvert festival with this excellent mix and history from Abe Beame.
R.I.P John Holt October 20, 2014
We pay tribute to reggae legend John Holt
Alexy Piyevsky feels the breeze in the West Indies Here is the second installment of my Duke Bloggin reggae compilation series. Unlike the first volume, this one had no specific theme or aesthetic inspiration in mind. Instead it’s an eclectic collection of new or newly discovered songs I have recently enjoyed, mixed in with a […]
Dub Club is no longer just another weekly in L.A., if it ever was to begin with.  It’s an institution, respected by Reggae heads from Silver Lake to Kingston. There are other places in the states where you can listen to DJs spin Reggae, Dub, Ska, Dancehall, and anything else worth listening to that’s come […]
We have Alex Piveyski and Jah to thank for this. Download: ZIP: V/A – Duke Bloggin Meets the Congos in Midtown (Left-Click) I have a confession to make: this compilation is actually a failed album review. Icon Give Thank, a collaboration between venerable reggae legends The Congos and mad experimentalists Sun Araw and M. Geddes […]
Son Raw lick 50 shots. There’s a strong argument to be made that from the early 70’s on, every form of music I love and enjoy is directly or indirectly the result of Jamaican ideas and musicianship. Throw in an amazing run of 60s Ska, Rocksteady and Roots and it’s apparent that this tiny island […]