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These 8 Tracks Embody Reggae's Influence On Techno

According to Gunnar Haslam, whose new album on The Bunker New York is inspired by Caribbean rhythms.
Gunnar Haslam
6.15.17
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Dub Reggae Meets Disco on Peaking Lights' Mind-Expanding New Single

"Coyote Ghost Melodies" is off the LA duo's upcoming double album 'The Fifth State of Consciousness.'
Alexander Iadarola
6.13.17
Features

The Story of How China's Second City Became a Hotbed for Soundsystem Culture

For a fundamentally international city like Shanghai, reggae and dub music has taken a long time to find a place—but thanks to a handful of leading lights, it's beginning to make itself at home.
Barclay Bram Shoemaker
10.19.16
Art

A Rainbow of Rock'n'Roll Posters Turns a Mansion into a Music Shrine

A visual mashup of music posters past patterns the walls of a San Francisco gallery in Gary Simmons' new show.
Sami Emory
6.20.16
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Legendary Reggae Label Studio One Launches Reissue Series with The Wailers’ Debut Album

Yep Roc to repress classics from Clement “Coxsone” Dodd’s seminal imprint.
Benjamin Boles
4.8.16
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A Body Presumed to be DJ Derek Has Been Found Just Outside Bristol

The DJ was reported missing in July of last year by his niece.
Angus Harrison
3.11.16
santigold

Rostam Batmanglij, Dave Sitek, and More Give a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of Santigold's '99¢'

The producers of the globetrotting singer's third studio album look inside the sessions that spawned the wonderfully jarring record.
Max Mertens
3.7.16
Music

Legendary Photographer Dennis Morris on Bob Marley, Johnny Rotten, and Getting Shot

We sat down with the man who signed the Slits, was in Britain's first black punk band, and took the most famous photograph of Bob Marley in the world.
Gavin Haynes
3.4.16
deep dive

The Inside Story of the Best Jungle Labels You've Probably Never Heard Of

In conversation with Mark X and Noise Factory's James Stephens.
Ian McQuaid
1.4.16
Music

Retracing the Roots of British Sound System Culture

We spoke to reggae historian John Masouri ahead of a new photo exhibition looking back on ska, dub, calypso, and dancehall sound systems in the UK.
Harry Sword
1.4.16
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​Lee "Scratch" Perry's Studio Just Burned Down… Again

His studio in Switzerland was destroyed this week, nearly forty years after his original Black Ark studio in Jamaica burned to the ground.
Max Pearl
12.4.15
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"I Want to Be the C+C Music Factory and David Guetta Rolled Into One": Meet Turbo's Star Student Kane West

Listen to the title track from Kane West's 'Expenses Paid' EP on Turbo Recordings.
Rachael D’Amore
8.7.15
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