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Month: April 2011

Return of the Rub-A-Dub Style

Return of the Rub-A-Dub Style takes an exclusive look into the legendary Wednesday nights, run by Echodelic Sound, at the Dub Club in Echo Park, L.A. Featured in the mix are U-Roy, Ranking Joe, Tippa Lee, Sugar Minott, Trinity, Scientist, Ranking Trevor, Sister Nancy, Shinehead, Brigadier Jerry, Tristan Palmer, Jah Faith, Nevada Joe, Welton Irie,…

Inna Ruminations Stylee

The skies opened recently over Southern Thailand and, before finally moving to the Andaman region and out to sea, left a wake of destruction, across areas of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Krabi and Surat Thani, from flooding and landslides. The low-pressure mass that remained stagnant over the area was entirely unseasonal as this is the height…

The Senior Allstars

The Senior Allstars formed in 1992 as the backing band for Richie Jung aka Dr. Ring Ding. The group was a Ska/Rocksteady/Reggae/Dub ensemble that released five albums and two collaborative projects with Doreen Shaffer and Lord Tanamo over the course of their ten-year existence. Their sound was perhaps one of the most authentic of any…

KMD – Mr. Hood

KMD (Kausing Much Damage) consisted of Zev Love X (now known as DOOM), Subroc (known then and now as DOOM’s brother) and Onyx the Birthstone Kid. This is their debut album from 1991 which is now out-of-print. In it, you’ll hear samples from children’s recordings, language-instructional tapes and Sesame Street to create comical skits coupled…

Cacique’97 – Chapa 97 EP

Been down with the Cacique’97 sound ever since hearing their self-titled debut pressing a few years ago. Thrilled to see some new tracks from them and eagerly await more material as this EP only features two new cuts, “American Cop” featuring Nastio Mosquito and “Chapa 97”, alongside four live recordings. Quality vibes not to be…

Bajka – In Wonderland

Criss crossing the world from India to Portugal to South Africa, absorbing all that comes her way, poet and singer Bajka (pronounced Bai-Kah) brings in her work the world itself. Diving into dark and psychedelic Jazz, collecting experiences in various Electronic, Chill-out and Hip-Hop projects, she delivers a multi-influenced, unique mixture of sound. Aside from…