Month: July 2016

Turntable.fm

I’ve lamented in a past blog entry about how some ska/rocksteady/reggae bands and labels have yet to jump into digital distribution. Jamaican music itself is already a niche genre of music, and I feel that bands and labels have to work extra harder to get their…

The Specials with Little Hurricane @ The Fillmore

The Fillmore is 2,000 seat ballroom type venue with a balcony spanning the perimeter in downtown Silver Spring.   The Live Nation venue is relatively new and it was the first time I had seen any bands here.    We made our way to the bar…

Review: All Skanadian Club Vol. 5

On June 7, the long-standing Montreal ska-punk record label Stomp Records released the fifth volume of its flagship ska compilations, the All Skanadian Club vol. 5. It had been eight years since All Skanadian vol. 4 was released, prompting many fans to wonder what was happening…