• Babylon


    Generoso Fierro reviews Italian-English director Franco Rosso’s uncompromised masterpiece about racial tensions in late 70s London, Babylon, which arrives to US theaters for the first time on March 8th.

  • Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits

    Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits

    Groundbreaking all women reggae-infused punk group the Slits finally get the documentary treatment.

  • Various Artists

    Various Artists

    Money Maker (Studio One). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • Out of Many

    Out of Many

    50 Years of Reggae Music (VP Records ). Review by Scott Adams.

  • Independence Days

    Independence Days

    The history of teeny, tiny labels that launched some really big bands. Before the out-crowd became the in-crowd.

  • The English Beat

    The English Beat

    The English Beat, a division of the Two Tone Army, invades Firestone Live in Orlando, but it’s opening band Fishbone that emerges victorious.

  • Lee “Scratch” Perry

    Lee “Scratch” Perry

    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.

  • Hermas Zopoula

    Hermas Zopoula

    Espoir / Live in Ouagadougou (Asthmatic Kitty). Review by Carl F Gauze

  • Bad Brains

    Bad Brains

    Phillip Haire catches up with ground-breaking punk band Bad Brains, with enigmatic front man H.R. on board, at a rare Orlando date.

  • Flogging Molly

    Flogging Molly

    Returning for two sold-out shows in Orlando on their annual Green 17 Tour, Flogging Molly gave Carl Gauze a reason to chug another Guinness.

  • Trevor Hall

    Trevor Hall

    The Rascals Have Returned (Geffen Records).

  • Studio One Reissues Series

    Studio One Reissues Series

    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.

  • Bossa Nova Beatniks

    Bossa Nova Beatniks

    End Civil Twilight (Free 4 Music BMI). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Lee Scratch Perry

    Lee Scratch Perry

    Panic in Babylon (Narnack). Review by Aaron Shaul.

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