Reggae

Damian Marley Delivers Shining Performance for KCRW’s Reggae Night

Rounding out Fourth of July weekend celebrations, Damian Jr. Gong Marley and two of his collaborators, Third World, and Kabaka Pyramid took center stage for the KCRW World Festival 20th anniversary at the revered Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, July 7th. One of the annual traditions and highlights of this event series has become Reggae Night […]

[LISTENING PARTY REVIEW] MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF SOUND & TOY SELECTAH PREVIEW TRACKS FROM COLLABORATION ALBUM COMPASS

Last night at Red Bull Studios in Los Angeles, a select crowd of around 30 to 40 people were treated to an exclusive listening party and interview surrounding the upcoming collaborative album COMPASS, the brainchild of Mexican Institute of Sound and Mad Decent’s Toy Selectah. The evening began with an open bar and the freedom […]

[PLAYLIST] – NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014 PREVIEW

Crafted by James Kabat and Kavi S. Still nursing hangovers from Lolla, Chicago is about descend in droves upon West Loop’s Union Park. Well, maybe descend is too strong a verb. They’ll slink their way on the L, shushing teenagers for the temerity to raise their voice an octave above a whisper. That is until […]

[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] Geoff Weers, Lead Singer of The Expendables Talks Tinder, Touring and T-Rex’s

The Expendables live and breathe music. It’s evident in their endless touring schedule, their seemingly infinite number of SoundCloud uploads, and in their conversations. They are a group that comes around rarely, sticking together as a band of buds through the insane ups and downs of living lives as professional musicians, only growing stronger as […]

[PHOTO RECAP] The Expendables Perform at Bottom Lounge

The smells of reefer and good times hung heavy in the air last weekend, as infamous reggae/rock group The Expendables blazed their way through snow-infested Chicago to perform at Bottom Lounge with fellow So-Cal natives, Seedless and Stick Figure. In defiance of the cold weather, Bottom Lounge cooked with the sounds of dubby bass, laid-back […]