Month: August 2010


Rockamovya is an all-star cast of sorts which brings together long time Jazz-heavyweight Will Bernard (Stanton Moore, Dr. Lonnie Smith, T.J. Kirk, John Medeski, Motherbug, and the various Will Bernard combos),  the incomparable Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace (Yabby You, The Royals, The Gladiators, Ja-Man Allstars, Burning Spear, The Abyssinians, Augustus Pablo, I Roy and a wealth…

The Robustos

The Robustos were a traditional ska-rocksteady band from Atlanta, GA, USA who I had the supreme pleasure of seeing live on dozens of occasions. Their blend of ska, rocksteady and soul was top-notch and had an enormous influence on my listening ear as their records came to serve as a sort of benchmark for which…

Afro-Beat Airways

Afro-Beat Airways showcases an amazing diversity of local organ-driven Afro-beat, cosmic Afro-funk and raw, psychedelic Boogie rhythms spiced with Afro-American Funk, Soul and Jazz. Find more details about this release here. Afro-Beat Airways: West African Shock Waves (Ghana and Togo 1972-79); Analog Africa, 2010

Inna Ruminations Stylee

Big ups to Rapidshare for the recent adjustment to their product and pricing model which ended up giving me an additional 28 months of premium service for absolutely nothing extra. Yes, 28 months! For nothing! Holy sweetness. Seen on the back of someone’s shirt while in line at the store: “Shit Happens…at The SPA Resort”.…