Posts Tagged ‘reggae’

African Rhythms, KFAI 12/19/13

December 19, 2013

Alton Ellis

Take a break from the bustle of the holiday hustle with two hours of dub, roots, rock steady and ska on this week’s African Rhythms on KFAI. The great Alton Ellis is featured along with plenty of music from other stalwarts like Dennis Brown, Cornell Campbell, Lee Perry and a host of others. Listen now!

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African Rhythms, KFAI 07/18/13

July 18, 2013

Dennis Brown

It’s the Summer Reggae Special on today’s African Rhythms — 2 hours of Roots, Rock Steady, Ska and African Reggae with Brad, Jojo and General Moses. Listen now at the KFAI site!

Dennis Brown via largeup

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African Rhythms, KFAI 02/21/13

February 21, 2013

Cornell Campbell - Boxing (Starlight LP)

February is Reggae Month in Jamaica and this week’s edition of African Rhythms features a full two hours of classic reggae, with Brad, Jojo and General Moses. Listen now at the KFAI site.

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Temposphere, 11/29/08

November 29, 2008

Temposphere, KFAI, Saturday November 29, 2008, sitting in for Luke Andrews: into the deep dubby world of Sly & Robbie and their recent collaborations with Horace Andy and Amp Fiddler, plus tracks from Jazzanova’s new CD Of All The Things and a special early 80’s underground set with info on the upcoming Bush Tetras reunion in Minneapolis. You can stream the show here for two weeks; set list follows the break.

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Horace Andy with Sly & Robbie

November 28, 2008

More Taxi productions! It completely passed me by that roots legend Horace Andy recently cut a record with Sly and Robbie. Here’s visual proof: a video for I’m Alive (from the CD Livin’ It Up).

Global Beat 11/19/08

November 19, 2008

I sat in for Doug Cain today on the Global Beat show at KFAI. We fit in a couple of tracks from the new Amp Fiddler/Sly & Robbie disc, plus recent cuts from Rokia Traore (above), Juana Molina, Buika, Seu Jorge, and lots more. You can stream the show here for two weeks; playlist after the break.

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Amp Fiddler in Kingston

November 17, 2008

From Strut Records, here’s a nice mini-doc on the making of Amp Fiddler’s new CD with Sly & Robbie.

Reggae 45s, part 2

November 1, 2008

From various eBay auctions. (Related post: Reggae 45s part 1)

Reggae 45s, part 1

October 27, 2008

These beauties are from current eBay auctions and include Jamaican, British, and US pressings. For much, much more eye candy be sure to check out the great site Jamaican Label Art. (Related post: Reggae 45s part 2)

Alton Ellis: Big Bad Boy

October 9, 2008

From mrrk, a wonderful 45 from the great Alton Ellis.