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Month: May 2013

Hepcat

Hepcat remains one of my favorite bands of all time. Their vibes have been in steady rotation for well over a decade and have never grown old. Traditional Ska/Rocksteady done right in every way possible; incredible instrumentation coupled with outstanding vocal harmonies. Few can hold a candle to the sounds of Hepcat! Hepcat – Out…

Cedric ‘Im’ Brooks

Much love and respect to the great Cedric ‘Im’ Brooks who passed away earlier this month, but will live on forever through the incredible music he created.  Jah bless! Cedric ‘Im’ Brooks’ is arguably the most innovative saxophone players in all of Reggae music. His stunning fusion of Jazz, Afro-beat, Funk and Latin with Reggae…

Big Mean Sound Machine

In 2009, Big Mean Sound Machine formed in Ithaca, New York with one goal: to create music that stimulates both body and brain. The result is a fiery exhibition of artfully conceived dance music that truly is ‘Big and Mean’. Today, Big Mean Sound Machine comprises a collective of over 15 analog artists spread out over…