Ghanaian recording artist Rocky Dawuni comes hard on “African Thriller,” an Afro-pop / dancehall hybrid primed for the dance floor.
Toots & the Maytals’ immortal reggae classic “54-46 (That’s My Number)” gets a cavernous dub treatment from the always on-point Leftside Wobble.
The Scottish band Orange Juice lasted 9 years from 1976 to 1985 and this song, “Rip It Up,” was their biggest hit.
Kali Uchis’ style in her song “Know What I Want” is stylistically clever and refreshing
Louisa ‘Markswoman’ Mark was a romantic reggae singer. Her debut album, Breakout, is a landmark in the history of British reggae music.
Boss UK bass music by the Owiny Sigoma Band on Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood Recordings label.
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.”
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.
I’ve posted a lot of music by Jamaican dancehall artist Popcaan lately. “Love Yuh Bad” is (another) catchy tune for the club and is the second single off the album.
Captain Planet is one of my favorite producers these days. On his latest single, “In the Gray,” he cooks up a viciously catchy reggae instrumental, but for me it Brit Lauren’s infectious vocals that make the tune.