Archive for the ‘reggae’ Category

Everybody has their own taste in music, and that’s cool. But if I ask someone “what kind of music do you like?” and they have a one-word answer, well… There is so much great music out there, in all genres! Take a listen to the songs below, and if you don’t enjoy them all then […]

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Not sure what to get someone for the holidays? You’re in luck…I’ve got 10 great gift suggestions for music lovers: #5 – Reggae starter kit Bob Marley – Legend – this is as basic of a “reggae starter kit” as you can get…missing some of Bob’s best stuff, but it does the job. Jimmy Cliff […]

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I’m at the beach, bitch! ‘Collie Man’ by Slightly Stoopid ‘Do It Again’ by The Beach Boys ‘Under Mi Sensi’ by Barrington Levy ‘In the Summertime’ by Mungo Jerry ‘The Harder They Come’ by Jimmy Cliff ‘Conga’ by Miami Sound Machine ‘Hawaiian Sophie’ by Jaz-O featuring Jay Z

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Artist: Fugees Album: The Score Year: 1996 Genre: Hip Hop Mood: rebellious You’ll like this if you like: a good mix of genres, from rap to reggae with some real quality singing and instrumentation mixed in Best Tracks: ‘Killing Me Softly’, ‘Fu-Gee-La’, ‘Ready or Not’, ‘Zealots’ Why Should You Care? This record wasn’t the Fugee’s […]

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It’s summer! Kick back, relax, and listen… ‘Good Vibrations’ by The Beach Boys ‘Summertime Music’ by Shwayze & Cisco ‘Closer to the Sun’ by Slightly Stoopid ‘The America Song’ by Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers ‘Mind Your Manners’ by Chiddy Bang ‘Pacific Coast Eyes’ by Graham Colton ‘Sunshine Song’ by Jason Mraz

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a lot of FREE stuff today…get your downloadin’ shoes on! 1. FREE single from Drake called ‘Dreams Money Can Buy’, posted on his blog for download. 2. iTunes came strong this week, with 3 FREE downloads that sound pretty good: ‘Helena Beat’ by Foster the People ‘Sad Song’ by The Cars ‘Leaving (Seal the Link)’ […]

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Reggae and dancehall artists have always been driven by the communal vibe of sharing ideas and music, as evidenced by albums like Telephone Tracks. The backbone for this idea is in the “riddim”, or the beat/structure of the song. One musician writes a catchy song, then other artists strip out its beat/bass line/etc to use […]

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