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Kingston (Jamaica)

  • Music

    November 15, 2012

    Guitarist Al Anderson Won't Let Anyone Take His Wailers Status Away

    Despite years of lawsuits and fallings out, Bob Marley's guitarist is still rocking steady

  • Film

    August 2, 2012

    Do the Reggae: Hollywood Zion

    Five days of reggae royalty, mixing it up onscreen

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Five of Rock & Roll's More Unique Baby Names

    ​We can't get enough of Blue Ivy Carter here at Heard Mentality. In honor of her birth, we decided to do a little bit more research to find more fun baby names. After paying tribute to the oddest names in hip-hop and R&B yesterday, today we're going to take at their rock brethren, who named th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2011

    The Upsetter

    Art Theatre

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Exclusive: Toots and the Maytals Interview

    ​If you're sorely missing classic reggae in your life, it might be wise to plan a trip to Hermosa Beach to see Toots and the Maytals perform at Saint Rocke on Saturday, May 15. Read Drew Tewksbury's interview with the legend after the jump.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008

    Feline Groovy: The Lions' Jungle Struttin'

    The Lions Jungle Struttin' (Ubiquity) Release date: February 19, 2008 Curb Your Cynicism is a recurring feature in which the music editor pithily enthuses about new releases and reissues he thinks will enhance your life and erode your cynicism about the state of music, circa now. The Lions include ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Arks

    Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Cool Rulers

    Gregory Isaacs

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2007

    Curb Your Cynicism, Pt. 3

    In which the music editor pithily enthuses about new releases and reissues he thinks will enhance your life and erode your cynicism about the state of music, circa now. Mikkel Metal Brone and Wait (Echochord; available through Forced Exposure) Release date: April 17, 2007 Mikkel Metal (Copenhagen ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 14, 2005

    Honour Your Father

    Desmond Dekker: Rude boys like a nice boy

  • Music

    February 21, 2002

    Jr. Gong Show

    Can Damian Marley rescue reggae?

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Hibbert Invented Reggae

    Another boffo tale of neglected, embittered musicians!

  • Music

    July 15, 1999

    Shout for Freedom!

    Reggae pioneer Jimmy Cliff captures worship

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