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
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