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Green Lion’s innovative reggae dubstep project, the Rough Road Riddim, featuring Jahdan Blakkamoore, Chronixx, Kabaka Pyramid, Dre Island, Zamunda and Cronsyncro is out today. BUY ON ITUNES Award-winning producer Zeke Stern, aka Green Lion, responsible for OkayPlayer/LargeUp’s #5 Top UK Dancehall Tune in 2012 (“We Run England” performed by Mr

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Happening on the Edge 2013MusicZincbeats

Jah9 launched her debut album, “New Name” to a highly appreciative capacity crowd and rave reviews at Redbones last night. An eclectic evening of music, dance, poetry, and album reviews, the launch was a well produced affair with Jah9 and her accompanying hand picked band (Rory’s Dubbites) thrilling audiences with

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New Name is the debut album from rising female reggae vocalist Janine “Jah9” Cunningham. Jah9 has been credited as the creator of the “Jazz on Dub” genre, and New Name reflects this masterful blend of the jazz melodies of Billie Holiday and Nina Simone with the dancehall attack of Sizzla

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Photo used under Creative Commons antjeverena Here’s an interesting article from The New York Times on Japanese Reggae and how it’s becoming more Japanese… Recently I had a discussion with someone who was arguing that consumers don’t care where reggae comes from anymore, that is, people don’t care whether reggae is Jamaican,

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Farin X Change

Farin X Change At a time when many are questioning the content and quality of Jamaican popular music, emerging reggae band Farin X Change stands solidly above the debate with an eclectic blend of roots reggae and rock influences.

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This is part 2 of a 3 part post. Part 1 can be found here. Treasure Dub (Treasure Isle) 197-something An austere cover from the “heavy manners” period of the 70s Dub as a musical technique did not really emerge on the Jamaican scene until roughly 1972, although proto-dub was

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YardEdge welcomes our new guest blogger Christopher Edmonds here with his first post about dub. The Seducer Dub Wise – Perhaps this covers suggests the Broadcasting Commission should ban this too? After reading this great article here about Jamaican album covers, I thought I would add my bit to the

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Current AffairsMusic

An interesting event coming up in New York… Could Dancehall be the ruination of Reggae and by extension the Jamaica brand?  A  Community Forum. The Coalition to Preserve Reggae music (CPR) in association with ZYNC TV NEW YORK LINKS will host a community forum and panel discussion titled: Could Dancehall

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Happenings On The EdgeRootz Underground

Aug 19  9:00 BB Kings NY, NY Aug 21  9:00  Mr. Small’s Theatre, Millvale, PA Aug 23 10:00 Upstate Reggae on the River, Eco Music Festival, Croton-on-Hudson, NY Sep 3  9:00 The Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, MI Sep 4  9:00 Caribbean Village Bar & Grill, Indianapolis, IN Sep 5  9:00

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