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Month: April 2008

Snapshots Of My Heroes

A small collection of photographs, from Jiro Schneider’s portfolio, of some of my favorite heroes from the Kingston scene and the modern day rudies who have honored the style in a deeply authentic manner. Enjoy! Alton Ellis – Mr. Soul of Jamaica Rico Rodriguez – Man From Wareika Lloyd Brevett – The Don Gorgon Of…

The Heliocentrics – Out There

Good luck trying to categorize these tunes. Led by the relentless drummer Malcolm Catto, the UK collective’s objective lays quite a ways beyond what ordinary listeners know or expect. In an alternative galaxy, where the orbits of Hip-Hop, Funk, Jazz, Psychedelic, Electronic, Avant-Garde and Ethnic music all revolve around “The One” – that’s where you…