Robbie Shakespeare

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Soul Clap Talks Leaving Beantown, Miami's Food Truck Roundup, and the Power of EFUNK

    ​A Soul Clap is a clap made on the eighth note of a beat. The Boston-bred duo of Eli Goldstein and Charles Levine bring their soulful disco, funk, and hip-hop influenced house all over the world to footloose crowds hungry for a good time. They've been making beats together since they were teen ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 13, 2009
  • Music

    December 25, 2008

    Best Dance-Floor Anthems of 2008

    The year's finest tracks, both mixed and unmixed.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Top Dance Albums of 2008

    Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Damian Marley

    Welcome to Jamrock (Tuff Gong Universal)

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Tub's Dubs

    A reissue of two classic albums exposes King Tubby as a master postmodernist

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Gilberto Gil

    Kaya N'Gan Daya "Warner International"

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Rare Riddims

    Today's reggae is a dirty business. Black Uhuru's Duckie Simpson rolls up his sleeves.

  • Music

    May 13, 1999
  • News

    March 16, 1994

    The Godfather of Reggae

    Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN