Byron Lee 1935 - 2008

Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 23:52 | Category : Uncategorized
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It’s been a bad year for reggae legends. By my counting, at least three have passed away. Joe Gibbs a few months back, Alton Ellis last month and now Byron Lee.
Most famous for his group The Dragonaires, formed in 1950, Lee was a veteran of Jamaican music and one of its more tireless ambassadors. As [...]

Bugged Out

Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 23:24 | Category : Uncategorized
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The Daily Growl has love for The Shortwave Set, particularly their ace debut album The Debt Collection. The love was a bit more muted for their second long-player Replica Sun Machine. However, the love remains strong for Glitches ‘n’ Bugs, one of the best tracks on the latest record. Here, some dodgy-sounding character called Marshmellow [...]