Saturday, November 28, 2009

IS IT REGGAE?

Dubroom Online, Edition November 28 2009

Dubroom Online, Edition November 28 2009


"IS IT REGGAE?" (WEBMASTER'S COLUMN)

WWW, November 28 2009 - I spend many, many hours to find, select and review the best free and legal (DUB) Reggae MP3 files. Quite an experience at times, both positive and negative.

The first thing I have to determine: Is It Reggae?

It's one of the more negative aspects: a lot of music is labeled as "Reggae", where it hasn't got anything to do with the music that we love so much.

Sometimes, there are like derivates or fruits of (DUB) Reggae like certain fusions of Hip Hop and Dancehall, or certain forms of electronic Dance Music, and they just might be selected because of some relevance.

In a way, this also goes in retrospect when it comes to those forms of music that predate Reggae, like Ska and Rocksteady.

One Love, Give Thanks,
Messian Dread (Dubroom Webmaster)

The above column is the personal opinnion of the Webmaster and does not neccesarily reflect the contents of the Dubroom Website and/or Message Boards and/or Weblogs.

ITEMS FOR THIS EDITION:

EDI FITZROY - COMING UP STRONG (DUBROOM ONLINE MP3 REVIEW)

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WWW, November 28 2009 - This 1980's release was considered one of the strongest tunes around when it hit the markets. Although it has this typical 1980's vibe because of the synthesizer, it's still a strong one that cannot be refused and shows why the album with the same title should be considered as your next purchase.

LOVE GROCER - STARING INTO THE DISTANCE (DUBROOM MP3 REVIEW)

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WWW, November 2009 - Acoustic guitars, vocals in harmony, Staring Into The Darkness shows yet another side of the Love Grocer as we're being pleasantly confronted with audible niceness. This is definitely the work of veterans in the UK DUB and Roots scene, and so they are...

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