reggae

Song of the Day: Pinchers “Lift it Up Again”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Feb 11, 2015
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One of my favorite dancehall vocalists, Pinchers, has been active since the mid-80s. “Lift it Up Again,” on the Answer riddim, is one of his early and very best hits where he flexes his unique vocal style. So good!

40 tracks of influences with The Sol Power All-Stars

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Feb 06, 2015
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As The Sol Power All-Stars, Meistro and I were recently requested to throw down a guest mix for Cookie Dough Music. The only theme given was “influences”, so what followed was 90 minutes and 40 tracks of our favorite records.

Song of Day: Rocky Dawuni “African Thriller (Jeremy Sole Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Jan 14, 2015
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Ghanaian recording artist Rocky Dawuni comes hard on “African Thriller,” an Afro-pop / dancehall hybrid primed for the dance floor.

Song of the Day: Toots & the Maytals “Number (Leftside Wobble Dub)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Nov 26, 2014
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Toots & the Maytals’ immortal reggae classic “54-46 (That’s My Number)” gets a cavernous dub treatment from the always on-point Leftside Wobble.

Song of The Day: Orange Juice “Rip It Up”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Nov 04, 2014
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The Scottish band Orange Juice lasted 9 years from 1976 to 1985 and this song, “Rip It Up,” was their biggest hit.

Song Of The Day: Kali Uchis “Know What I Want”

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Oct 23, 2014
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Kali Uchis’ style in her song “Know What I Want” is stylistically clever and refreshing

Song of the Day: Louisa Mark “Six Sixth Street”

Oct 06, 2014
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Louisa ‘Markswoman’ Mark was a romantic reggae singer. Her debut album, Breakout, is a landmark in the history of British reggae music.

Song of the Day: Owiny Sigoma Band “Nyiduonge Drums”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Sep 23, 2014
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Boss UK bass music by the Owiny Sigoma Band on Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood Recordings label.

Song of the Day: Gregory Isaacs & U Brown “The Border”

Posted by: Neville C.
Sep 12, 2014
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I don’t want summer to end so I’m going to post one of my all time favorite reggae songs, Gregory Isaacs 1978 classic “The Border.”

Song of the Day: Ernest Soul Wilson “Pick Them Up”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Aug 27, 2014
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I just heard this cut by Ernest Soul Wilson for the first time last week. It’s got the trademark Studio One sound and oozes with soul.