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The Cure

Hot Albums 19 Dec 16 0

Jah Cure’s life story has so many ups and downs one would expect him to be quite a bit more unsettled, but as the reggae singer reaches his mid-thirties, he offers a grace and sense of restraint well beyond his years.
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New Level Unlocked

Hot Albums 19 Dec 16 0

On New Level Unlocked, Alkaline unleashes 14 dancehall salvos for the heat of the night, showcasing his unique voice—which quivers as if he were close to tears—on tracks about being young, bad, and sexy.
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Wash House Ting

Hot Albums 19 Dec 16 0

The third album of Samoan Reggae-star Jerry Afemata aka J Boog brings us to the laundry room: after Hear Me Roar (2007) and the celebrated Backyard Boogie (2011), here comes Wash House Ting. It’s a clean production indeed, one that bundles the excellence of international producers, musicians and engineers, e.g. mixer Shane C. Brown and masterer Mike Fuller. The title does not allude to an obsessive tendency for house-keeping, though – it’s rather the name of the label under which the album is released, the Hawaiian Wash House Music. Continue Reading

Sounds of Change

Hot Albums 19 Dec 16 0

Dirty Heads comes in the wake of their most successful release to date, 2014’s Sound of Change, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Alternative Albums chart.
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African Holocaust

Hot Albums 19 Dec 16 0

“African Holocaust is a summary of the state of the world today from our perspective – which is a perspective of the black diaspora. Subject matters range from exposing the negative impact, politically and environmentally of super powers, to the nostalgia for our African heritage.” – David Hinds
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Meanwhile Back at the Lab

Hot Albums 19 Dec 16 0

Slightly Stoopid are back with their 8th studio album, Meanwhile…Back At The Lab (June 30). The new collection is a 14 song journey across the band’s genre-bending fusion of styles and features guests Karl Denson (Greyboy Allstars/Rolling Stones), Ian Neville (Dumpstaphunk) Marshall “Ras MG” Goodman (Sublime), The Aggrolites, & platinum songwriter/vocalist Angela Hunte.
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Golden

Hot Albums 14 Dec 16 0

The Movement is a reggae rock trio from Columbia, SC made up of Joshua Swain (guitar/vocals), Jason “Smiles” Schmidt (bass), and Gary Jackson (drums). The original band consisted of Swain, Jordan Miller, and John Ruff, but Swain dropped out of the band in 2010, only to rejoin as the lead singer after Miller decided to leave in 2012. Continue Reading

Life Worth Livin

Hot Albums 14 Dec 16 0

On October 23rd 2015, Life Worth Livin debuted at #5 on the iTunes Top Reggae Album Chart. The band was featured in Irie Magazine : Cali Edition (Nov. 2015), scoring their own “Respect” multi-page write up; additionally, the title track was featured as The Pier’s “Mp3 Leak of the Week” and several songs from the album are being spun on some of the most prominent internet radio stations.  Continue Reading

Smoke Signals

Hot Albums 14 Dec 16 0

From the city of Madeira Beach in Florida, Resinated was the first band to sign with Right Coast Records, the label co-founded by Ballyhoo! frontman Howi Spangler. Led by vocalist Kenny Mullins, Justin Pearl (Bass), Josh Hasak (Drums), and Jeremy Hasak (Trumpet, Keyboard) make up the rest of the funky reggae quartet.

 

Easy Livin

Hot Albums 14 Dec 16 0

Oceanstone came together from many different backgrounds all united for a deep rooted love of the ocean and enjoyment of music. They not only believe in just creating good music and epic jams, they believe in creating a fun loving party environment for the masses to dance and rejoice.
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