Category Archives: Reggae

Big Boa Riddim – Koogah Records

Geneva-based Koogah Sound has offered up this fresh pair of vocal tracks from singers Nello B as well as Mowgly & Propa on the new Big Boa Riddim, produced by Koogah Sound’s Kano.  Listen to a promo mix of the two tracks … Continue reading

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Congo Natty – new single/video ‘UK All Stars’ & forthcoming ‘Jungle Revolution’ LP

Jungle legend Congo Natty has a forthcoming full-length album, Jungle Revolution, on the UK-based Big Dada label, due out July 1st.  From the write-up linked there, there are apparently 10 tracks and a slew of guest performances from both producers … Continue reading

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Popcaan – “So We Do It”

We’ll see three music videos from Dre Skull‘s Kling Klang Riddim this year, the first of which is Popcaan’s “So We Do It,” shot in Kingston with a local stunt bike crew. Hard to say what which track will be given the … Continue reading

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Fat Freddy’s Drop – new single “Silver & Gold”

New Zealand’s 9 times platinum, 7 member dub super group, Fat Freddy’s Drop, has a new album Blackbird dropping in 2013, and the first single “Silver & Gold” has been made available as a free download along with a New Zealand … Continue reading

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Xmas giveaway: Smerins Antisocial Club – “Walking In The Air”

I’m never huge on Christmas cheer, but this ska reworking of a classic festive tune made famous by 1982’s The Snowman hit my inbox last week & has just been made available for a free download so I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Wax Wednesdays at The Waldorf

Last week, I started up a new weekly, all-vinyl reggae & dancehall night at the famous Tiki Bar, inside The Waldorf Hotel.  Each Wednesday night, Vancouver’s top reggae DJs will be bringing you a night of strictly vinyl selections, focusing … Continue reading

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Fort Knox Five – BC tour & free downloads

Jon H of Fort Knox Five embarks on a tour of western Canada this week, including a stop in Vancouver this Thursday December 6th at Fortune Sound Club, alongside Timothy Wisdom, Willisist of the SHAHdjs, & Ryan Wells – Ryan’s … Continue reading

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Self Evident – “You Me Need” dancehall mix & Keefer set

Our good friend Ben Ulis, aka Self Evident, delivered a DJ mix last week chock full of the hottest new dancehall tracks mashing up dances around the world today.  No tracklisting provided, but I hear favorites of mine like “Dash … Continue reading

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Gappy Ranks – ticket giveaway for Vancouver show

UK-based reggae & dancehall vocalist Gappy Ranks makes his second Vancouver appearance this Friday, November 16th at The Waldorf Hotel, alongside Seattle-based singer Bobby Hustle, Bellingham’s Blessed Coast Sound, & Runit! residents Arems & Rhek.  Admission is only $12 before … Continue reading

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The Heatwave – TNGHT Riddim, Guide to Hot Wuk, & Vancouver show

This Saturday, the UK’s premiere dancehall & bashment crew The Heatwave invades Vancouver’s Waldorf Hotel for a special night of vibes from Jamaica via England – you can buy advance tickets online here.  Earlier this week they posted their new … Continue reading

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