Posts Tagged ‘reggae’

Soul Brunch with DJ D-Mac this Sunday!

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
May 16, 2014

I’m lugging a crate of my favorite jazz, funk, soul, and reggae 45s into the DJ booth for a rare all-vinyl set at The Lodge at Red Rocks!

Song of the Day: Pharrell “Happy (Cousin Cole’s Reggae Mix)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
May 13, 2014

Cousin Cole’s reggae-fied “Happy” remix is the official antidote for Pharrell phatigue.

Song of the Day: Barrington Levy “Come”

Posted by: Neville C.
May 09, 2014

One of the first reggae comps I came across was the 1987 Reggae Dance Hall Classics on Sleeping Bag Records. It was my first introduction to Barrington Levy.

Song of the Day: Zara McFarlane “Police and Thieves”

Posted by: Neville C.
Feb 24, 2014

A few folks have covered Junior Murvin and Lee “Scratch” Perry’s “Police and Thieves,” but as far as I know no one has done a jazz version until Zara McFarlane!

Song of the Day: See-I “Reel Steel (Fort Knox Five Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Jan 09, 2014
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See-I is one of my favorite DC Metro area bands. Always bringing a fun mix of reggae mixed up with contemporary party music vibes.

Song Of The Day: Shinehead “Billie Jean”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Oct 28, 2013

Shinehead is credited as one of the first Jamaican toasters—or MC’s—to fuse reggae and hip-hop in the 1980s, leading to a string of hits, including this cover of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean.”

Song of the Day: Third World “96º in the Shade”

Posted by: Neville C.
Jul 17, 2013

The song title says it all! Third World was/is a fairly commercial reggae band that’s usually too slick for my tastes but with “96° In the Shade,” they hit it right lyrically and sonically.

Song of the Day: Yami Bolo “Free Mandela”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Jul 15, 2013

“Free Mandela” is a digital roots burner from Yami Bolo, one of the many celebrations of Nelson Mandela, and is probably my favorite. Heavy, dubby, synthy… it’s 80′s reggae at it’s best.

Nitekrawler guests at TNT! this Saturday night!

Posted by: DJ Nitekrawler
Feb 19, 2013

This Saturday, our own DJ Nitekrawler busts out his hot little 45 box and guests at TNT! at Haydee’s in Mount Pleasant.

Song of the Day: See-I “The King (Magic Fly Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Jan 28, 2013

See-I’s “The King (Magic Fly Remix)” is an absolute dance floor reggae delight. See-I are a long time local DC favorite. I’ve been playing this tune for a long time and they have now put it up for free download at Soundcloud.

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