Veteran roots artist Winston “Burning Spear” Rodney has received Jamaica’s National Order of Distinction (O.D.) and will unleash a two-disc-plus-DVD rarities collection. The O.D. was awarded in recognition of his service, through music, to Jamaican society. “This award was a long time coming and I am glad to receive the honor,” says Rodney. Read more »
Franki Chan’s IHEARTCOMIX label goes above and beyond its release expectations by announcing two new remix contests for Texas and New York’s respective electro-champions, Ocelot and HEARTSREVOLUTION. Both acts have already caused a stir in the music world, with Ocelot performing alongside the likes of DJ Mehdi and Boys Noize, and HEARTSREVOLUTION finding its tracks featured on a number of blogs worldwide.
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