Categories Archives: reggae

Im not a fan of Radio, it has potential to introduce folks to great music and artists they have not heard, yet they ruined it by just playing top-40 junk. There’s always the exception though. The first time i heard “Peter Hunningale” wa  More...

October 30, 2016

This could be the next big Reggae book to be published, the photo’s in the preview shows a bunch of “flower power” like images that seem to be more “Haight Ashbury/San Fransico” than “Kingston/Jamaica” so that is   More...

While being one of the most musical places on earth with more talent than anywhere else Jamaica is also a poor country. A lot of people can not afford purchasing instruments, paying for tuition etc… This has lead to traditional bands not being that   More...

October 16, 2016

There is an new generation of Roots artists emerging out of Jamaica making sure the Roots Reggae scene and voice of Jah will not die when put against slackness, sex and an increasingly gangstafied Jamaican dancehall scene. Among the elite of these artis  More...

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...

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...

German Reggae? I know it sounds like a joke to those not familiar with the scene but in recent years there has been quite an explosion of Reggae acts all over Europe that is every bit as authentic and sounding just as good as anything coming out of Jamaic  More...

(Ok, the long road back has started. Here’s the first re-post from my old blog, before spammers managed to ruin it/Christoffer) The popularity of Reggae in Sweden may have exploded in recent years compared to what it used to be and there’s no lack  More...