Talking about what’s going on in the business as we all continue adjusting to being locked down.
Apple Music expands coverage to more countries, including Jamaica.
Soundcloud now offering digital music distribution.
Up and coming artists who lack music business knowledge.
Artists beefing and clashing during quarantine and why it’s not a good look.
Sounds and Artists who have improved their position during the quarantine.
Buju Banton ft. John Legend – Memories.
Jah Izrehl – Never Worry.
Published May 11, 2020 at 12:04am
THIS REGGAE LOVER EPISODE FEATURES A LEGENDARY ATL SOUND SYSTEM SELECTOR, FADDA JINX of KING AP SOUND.
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0:56 – Early history of King Apocalypse
9:43 – Meeting Marc Stewart, doing college radio, and getting bookings
10:39 – Preparing to be a hardcore selector by cutting foundation dubs
11:50 – Process of building a dub box in the late ’90s
13:40 – Competition and being able to defend yourself at any time when playing out
15:49 – Voicing the big bad Super Cat dubplate
20:09 – Expanding to incorporate King AP’s Connecticut branch
24:27 – Doing more sound clashes in the future
33:20 – 1990s soundclash versus today
35:58 – The most well attended ATL sound clash
43:22 – Team Torment family
47:11 – Events: Beer Vibes (ATL) & Jouvert (CT); Reggaematic carnival band
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@KingAPSound @faddajinx. For bookings contact (678) 923-1981 or email@example.com.
This episode was sponsored by
and featured analog style instrumental, Körsbär (Cherry) by Hans Majestät from Sweden featured on 2019 album DOGS420 Frukt, Vol. 1.
The Reggae Lover theme music was produced by
ĀGARD out of Brooklyn, NYC.
This “Reggae Lover” episode gives a high-level overview of Jamaican sound system culture.
We clarify some things that we’ve mentioned in the last three episodes and define a number of sound system related terms. AGARD and I each share stories about how we got introduced to sound system culture and offer pointers for up-and-coming selectors.
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Listen to Highlanda Sound Foundation Dubplates (live 2016 mix) by HIGHLANDA SOUND #Reggae #np on #SoundCloud