Tag: Bob Marley

Haile Selassie’s Centennial

Haile Selassie’s Centennial

Milestones

As the Rastafarian messiah who will lead Africans to freedom, Haile Selassie’s birthday is one of the holiest days of the year.

Born Into the Gig

Born Into the Gig

Screen Reviews

The children of rock and rollers look for purpose in life and follow their parents’ footsteps.

Sting & Shaggy

Sting & Shaggy

Event Reviews

Sting & Shaggy kicked off the North American leg of their co-headlining 44/876 Tour in Jacksonville, and Michelle Wilson was on hand to see her favorite musician.

Nattali Rize

Nattali Rize

Music Reviews

Rebel Frequency ( Rootfire Cooperative / Baco Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Prince Buster, RIP

Prince Buster, RIP

Features

Prince Buster , the legendary soundmaker, has died. Generoso Fierro recounts his monumental life and career.

Betty Davis

Betty Davis

Music Reviews

Nasty Gal (Light in the Attic Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Oscar G

Oscar G

Music Reviews

DJ (Nervous Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Lee “Scratch” Perry

Lee “Scratch” Perry

Event Reviews

Reggae legend Lee “Scratch” Perry performs live at Orlando’s The Social for a room packed full of appreciators, our own Phillip Haire among them.

Door of No Return

Door of No Return

Screen Reviews

A serviceable documentary of a working band in creative transition, Door of No Return misses an opportunity to explore the history of one of the most intriguing reggae bands of all time, Steel Pulse.

Xavier Rudd

Xavier Rudd

Event Reviews

Austrailia’s answer to Paul Simon and Jack Johnson, one man band folk artist Xavier Rudd , brought his melodic spin on world music to Orlando. Jen Cray was just one amongst many who packed into The Social to witness the event.

Studio One Reissues Series

Studio One Reissues Series

Features

Trying to put the sprawling creative mess that is Jamaican music into order is a daunting task… until you realize that a lot of it sprang from Studio One. Scott Adams recaps several reissues from C.S. “Coxsone” Dodd’s pivotal recording studio.

The Seeded Planet

The Seeded Planet

Interviews

Many rock bands have penned protests of America’s war in Iraq. But Sans, leader of The Seeded Planet , was actually there, and even received a Purple Heart for his bravery. Find out from Kyrby Raine which side he stands on.

Bishop Don

Bishop Don

Music Reviews

Flowers From The Devil (Self-released). Review by Andrew Ellis.

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Fire and Iceland

Fire and Iceland

Interviews

New York filmmaker April Anderson talks with Bob Pomeroy about volcanoes, horses, and making documentaries in Iceland.

Best of Film 2022

Best of Film 2022

Screen Reviews

With a year of festival and microcinema screenings behind them, Lily and Generoso select and review their ten favorite films, six supplemental features, and one exceptional repertory release of 2022.

Laura Citarella

Laura Citarella

Interviews

Director Laura Citarella, of the famed filmmaking collective El Pampero Cine, has created with her newest feature Trenque Lauquen a provocative transformation of her protagonist Laura (Laura Parades), whom Citarella first introduced in her 2011 film Ostende. Lily and Generoso enjoyed an in-depth conversation with Citarella about Trenque Lauquen when it screened at AFI Fest 2022.

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

Features

Join us for a new edition of New Music Now, with our special musical guest, Sleepyhead. All three members of the band are school teachers, so you didn’t hear it from us, but there might be a pop quiz about their album New Alchemy after the show.

Joana Pimenta

Joana Pimenta

Interviews

Back in 2018, Lily and Generoso selected Adirley Queirós’s Once There Was Brasilia as a top ten film. That feature’s cinematographer, Joana Pimenta, has now co-directed with Queirós one of the most expansive political films we’ve seen this year, Dry Ground Burning. Lily and Generoso interviewed Pimenta at AFI Fest earlier this month.