Archive for September, 2011

Nirvana gets a Reggae flavour

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Nirvana gets a Reggae flavour  Released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, Battle For Seattle is a reggae take on 10 of the band’s classic tracks. As with previous mope-meets-dope experiments such as Dub Side Of The Moon and Radiodread, it seems destined to lie alongside plastic grinders, fire poi and vague [...]

Reggae Loves Country: A 50-Year Romance

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Reggae Loves Country: A 50-Year Romance VP Records is the largest distributor of reggae music, and Warner Music Nashville is a preeminent country label. What could the two have in common? This month, a joint album — Reggae’s Gone Country. Picture this: You’re at a massive street dance in Kingston, Jamaica, and the speakers are [...]

Boston Music Spotlight Matisyahu keeps busy with touring & recording

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Matisyahu keeps busy with touring & recording Staying busy on the road, Matisyahu will return to Massachusetts on Saturday for a show at Boarding House Park in downtown Lowell as part of the Lowell Summer Music Series.The Hasidic Jewish reggae star is currently touring behind his most recent release Live at Stubb’s, Vol. 2, the [...]