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“Reggae Soundsystem 45!: Original Label Art of the Reggae 45 Single” Book

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. “Reggae Soundsyste
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Tokyo | Rocker’s Island Record Shop

Fashion / Men's Fashion : Selectism (5 years ago)

Not many shops remain in this world that sell vinyl. Even less remain focused in on genres that output massive amount of tunes to 7inch vinyl. Tokyo’s Rocker’s Island does just that by delivering to a dancehall, dub, and reggae heav... Read Post

LCD Soundsystem Covering Alan Vega For Record Store Day…

Entertainment / Music : The Daily Swarm (5 years ago)

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

Shorties (A Reggae Album Cover Book, Daniel Handler on the Lemony Snicket Books as Noir, and more)

Music / Indie Music : largehearted boy (2 years ago)

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


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