A bit of a boring pre-Memorial Day Friday… until we ran across an amazing reference grade textbook. Where records sleeves are the focus of many guides to vinyl records, Jamaican music was (and to come extent still is) outputted on levels well above those of contemporary music. There was no time to design a record [...] This article originally appeared on Selectism.com.
The Independent reviews the book Reggae Soundsystem: Original Reggae Album Cover Art: A Visual History of Jamaican Music From Mento to Dancehall by Steve Barrow and Stuart Baker. The book is also a reflection of Jamaican history, fr... Read Post
LCD SOUNDSYSTEM will commemorate Record Store Day’s Vinyl Saturday this November 7 with a vinyl 12” of its take on “Bye Bye Bayou” from Alan Vega’s eponymous 1980 solo debut. The single will be released by DFA/Virgin Records and wil... Read Post
She blew us away with the her 2013 single "Gangsta" and landed on the Latin Airplay chart with "Crazy." Now two years after signing with music label Vested in Culture and Epic records, Kat Dahlia has released her highly anticipated ... Read Post