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Month: April 2010

Sepak Takraw

Took this video back on Loy Krathong Day, in November 2009, in Bang Niang, Phang Nga. Friendly exhibition of sepak takraw from the locals. The first time I came across this game here in Thailand, I was amazed. Crazy acrobatic flips, kicks and headers. Check it out if you’ve never seen the action. [flv image=”http://www.thegoldbrick.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/sepaktakraw.jpg”]http://www.thegoldbrick.net/video/sepaktakraw.flv[/flv] Need…

The Union

Ever wonder what British Columbia’s most profitable industries are? Logging? Fishing? Tourism? Ever think to include marijuana? If you haven’t, think again. No longer a hobby for the stereotypical hippie culture of the ‘60s, BC’s illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into an unstoppable business giant, dubbed by those involved as ‘The Union’. Commanding upwards…

The Travellers – Black Black Minds

Black Black Minds is a long-lost treasure by vocal harmony group the Travellers that was produced by King Jammy’s in the late seventies and never available since Jammy’s himself described unearthing the original master tapes like ‘finding gold’. The Travellers started out in the same way as the loose local collective of Waterhouse harmony groups…

Scientist – Dub Landing

Essential dub riddims from Scientist and company. The first volume of Dub Landing was mixed by Scientist and produced by Linval Thompson while the second volume showcases Scientist on the mixing boards again, but with Prince Jammy doing the production. The Roots Radics are in full effect in both sets and the overall vibe is…

Bloquera

Bloquera is an EP created by Maanumental, Newman, Sir Kado, Superbrush 427 (all of Giant Panda) and Thes One (of People Under the Stairs). The album was a result of a two-week road trip to Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexico which was the inspiration for the album. During their stay in Mulegé, the group camped…