Like many roots-oriented idioms, the parameters of what is considered "true" reggae music are often dictated by stringent dogma. It's a sort of musical fascism that frequently ostracizes bands that don't toe the strict ganja party line. Unfortunately, such narrow dictates usually result in groups that either come off like human jukeboxes, playing an endless stream of covers, or worse, offering up flaccid compositions that inevitably end up sounding... More >>>
Did Jah know?: Local Chicano/reggae outfit Rasta Farmers will release its first CD, Black Out, later this month.