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Need some good reggae

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by AmazingGracePlayer, Apr 5, 2009.


  1. I'm looking for some good, upbeat reggae or some reggae/hip-hop combination of some sort. Bob Marley is good, but I've been listening to him for ages, and it's starting to get boring. I also have been listening to Stephen and Damian Marley, Steely Pulse, and Third World. Any other recommendations?
     
  2. Cyber Soda

    Cyber Soda

    Sep 24, 2008
    Buju Banton?
     
  3. BigSatan

    BigSatan

    Jan 25, 2009
    Peter Tosh
     
  4. boamedt

    boamedt Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2008
    Santa Rosa, Ca
    barington levy, junior reid, aswad, morgan heritage, anthony B, capelton, tarus riley....all good reggae, couple different styles but all good
     
  5. LeftHandedFrog

    LeftHandedFrog

    Dec 29, 2008
    Copenhagen
    Bob Marley boring????? huh
    How bout trying out some skatalites , toots and the maytals , Max Romeo , The Gladiators or something more recent Groundation...
    Bob Marley will never ever get me bored man.... He is THE best reggae anyway
     
  6. +10000000000000000000000

    legalise it is my favorite reggae album by far. equal rights is sick as well.
     
  7. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2008
    OH/WV
    Drifting Along by Jamiroquia is one of my favorite reggae songs.
     
  8. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Born under punches Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2006
    Northern California
    Desmond Dekker (rock steady), Dennis Brown (reggae), Gregory Isaacs (reggae), the skatalites (ska), the Ethiopians (ska), King Tubby (dub), Scientist (dub), Scratch Perry (dub), The Selector (british ska revival), Fab Freddy's Drop (modern soul/dub).

    Just a few. There's hundreds more.
     
  9. Cyber Soda

    Cyber Soda

    Sep 24, 2008
    A huuuuuuge +1 on Peter Tosh. My company is in the process of putting together a dance and a type of cover for Legalize It. Amazing: Peter Tosh is it.
     
  10. bass12

    bass12 And Grace, too

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    Pick up "Studio One Rockers" on Soul Jazz Records. That one compilation will open a lot of doors for you.
     
  11. PocketGroove82

    PocketGroove82

    Oct 18, 2006
    Chicago
    If you've never listened to 10ft. Ganja Plant and John Brown's Body then you've missed out on the some of the best modern reggae. Go buy 10ft's CD "Hillside Airstrip" off of itunes RIGHT NOW.

    You will thank me.
     
  12. jefkritz

    jefkritz

    Oct 20, 2007
    iowa city, IA
    all great suggestions. might i add israel vibrations (roots) and augustus pablo (dub). also, the specials are great - it may not be reggae according to purists, but they play great upbeat ska.
     
  13. IdealWay

    IdealWay

    Oct 18, 2006
    Asheville, NC
    Groundation, Rebelution, Augustus Pablo, Dubconscious, to name a few
     
  14. Seriously.... Dominic Balli. Heavy grooves and sick bass!
     
  15. Captain_Arrrg

    Captain_Arrrg

    Jan 23, 2008
    Mountains of Colorado
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    Toots and the Maytals
    Black Uhuru
     
  16. Go into Grooveshark and type in Sly and Robbie. :D
     
  17. murphy

    murphy

    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    Burning Spear.....smooooooth
     
  18. Linkert

    Linkert Guest

    Oct 24, 2006
    The Gladiators & Culture are my favorites!
     
  19. Jason!

    Jason!

    Nov 14, 2008
    GR, MI
    +1 for Toots!

    I dig reggae comps. Pick up a couple Trojan box sets for some old schooly reggae.
     
  20. KevtheRev

    KevtheRev

    Feb 3, 2008
    I really like Steel Pulse - Earth Crisis
     

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