Author Archives: krikon

In recent years there has been an strong retro trend in music and among the leaders of this movement is the New Jersey label “Daptone Records” who does soul and funk the old fashioned way it used to be made, organic and with real instruments. This is   More...

There is no doubt that the Spanish scene is huge and while not being totally unaware I can’t say im a great connoisseur of it. Most groups, whether being from Spain or South America performs in their native language (which I have no problem with) bu  More...

Reggae is huge in Gambia, to the point where they call it “Little Jamaica” and folks like Mad Professor, Jah Turban etc has nothing but positive words for this small, West African country. I got friends there and visited once, I’m Swedis  More...

As some of you may have noticed the station plays a wide variety of genres, Soul, Funk, Rap but always a lot of Reggae. On the blog side though things have been pretty much “Reggae only” and it’s likely to stay that way, you will read a   More...

I gotta admit, i don’t claim myself as the biggest Toots fan in the world, I do like him and his music, got some of his songs on compilations(and even his Funky Kingston album) but I’ve never been one of the huge fans. This documentary revea  More...

I admit it, im a music snob, the more obscure something is the higher the chances are I will like it. It may be silly but it comes with collecting music, one of the groups that has had us snobs salivating is “The Viceroys” who besides being talented l  More...

May 12, 2016

Reggae and Dancehall is huge in Africa, not in just a few countries but all over the continent, there’s local scenes in Gambia, Uganda, Cameroon, Zimbabwe and a bunch of other countries. It’s been said that Reggae always where African music ev  More...

Women has always taken a backseat when it comes to Reggae, way back in the day there where not a lot of female artists and out of the ones that existed few where all that good. Things change though and nowadays there is a multitude of female acts, good on  More...

The music industry has been hit hard in recent years, especially the Reggae industry. I agree, music is not what it once where and a lot that is released (regardless of it’s genre) is not worth supporting. However, don’t extend that lack of su  More...

Don’t forget to check out this new, exciting artist str8 from yard, he will be collaborating with us here at “CHG 57.5” and will of course be featured with tunes on the station as well. You can purchase tracks digitally from him on both   More...