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Seun Kuti & Fela's Egypt 80 Seun Kuti & Fela's Egypt 80

Carrying the torch of Afrobeat into a new generation, Seun Kuti has truly picked up where his father left off–on his exceptional debut, he even uses his father’s last band.… Read more »

Various And Votel's Brazilika

Andy Votel is among the world’s most astute and versatile crate-diggers; he never fails to excavate a cornucopia of unjustly neglected treasures.… Read more »

Rankin Scroo Solid

A longtime presence on Cali’s underappreciated reggae scene, Rankin Scroo was introduced to a whole new audience through his work with E-40. That explains why Solid’s opening number, “Run Come,” doesn’t just bubble, it slaps.… Read more »

Horace Andy On Tour

Thanks to Massive Attack, Horace Andy has enjoyed a longer career than most roots reggae artists of his vintage.… Read more »


Various Ragga Ragga Ragga 2008

Another year, another Ragga comp, right?… Read more »

Various Jazzie B Presents School Days

Soul II Soul’s Jazzie B is mostly known for his U.K. R&B productions such as “Keep on Moving,” but dude is a serious reggae man, having run Jamaican-style sound systems for decades.… Read more »

The Pinker Tones Wild Animals

Barcelona-based duo The Pinker Tones has a reputation for endearing quirkiness, so what's immediately striking about this album is how much of it is rather conventional.… Read more »

Natalia Clavier Nectar

Thievery Corporation has created quite a launching pad from their D.C.-based Eighteenth Street Lounge (and accompanying label).… Read more »

Dub Pistols Speakers and Tweeters

Let’s just say it, already: The Dub Pistols’ remake of Blondie’s “Rapture,” featuring Terry Hall (of The Specials), rocks.… Read more »

Dub Syndicate Overdubbed by Rob Smith

Handing over his latest master files to former Smith & Mighty partner Rob Smith, drummer Style Scott put his newest Dub Syndicate creations into good hands.… Read more »

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