• Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    Noa Café in Wynwood Is a Hidden Gem of a Lunch Spot

    The 30-something gentleman leaning against the counter said it best: "Such a cute little place. I'm so glad I found it," he told the waiter. Sporting a newsboy cap, a T-shirt, and jeans, he hummed along to UB40's "Red Red Wine" while waiting to grab his take-out from Noa Café. It was lunchtime, a ... More >>

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    January 30, 2009

    311, James Taylor, G. Love & Special Sauce Among Artists Announced for SunFest 2009

    SunFest, in West Palm Beach, has always impressed me, 1) for the expensive, marquee names it has attracted, but also 2) for the really strange ways it has often combined them. The festival, in its latter-day incarnation, now spans several days, with packed bills each night, including one "new music ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008

    Maxi Priest to Join UB40?

    A couple of months ago, we reported that Ali Campbell, long-time lead singer of British reggae band UB40 was leaving the group. They'd been together for nearly 30 years as a band and losing their lead singer was a major blow for UB40. One that could have sent them all to retirement. Shortly after Ca ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2008

    Señor Flavio

    Supersaund 2012 (Nacional)

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    February 14, 2008

    Pato Banton

    Never Give In (RAS/Cornerstone)

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    January 25, 2008

    Ali Campbell Quits UB40

    I'm not sure how a band like UB40 can start having irreconcilable differences after almost 30 years of reggae bliss, but British band, UB40 is parting ways with its lead singer, Ali Campbell. According to this story, Campbell says he's been upset with the band's management for awhile and couldn't pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    Interview: Pepper

    The Hawaii-born trio Pepper is based in Southern California, played this year’s Warped Tour, and mix in Jamaican rhythms with a little punk rock ‘tude. But don’t call ‘em any variation of s-k-a. Rather, they look a little further later in the history of Caribbean beats, mixing in a classic S ... More >>

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Coming Zune

    Once again, Microsoft is chasing Apple in the hipster hardware game. Will it make sweet music this time?

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Pop! Goes Vendetta

    For Donovan Bennett, the dancehall is just the beginning

  • Film

    February 6, 2003

    Hudson Hawked

    Kate gets the hard sell in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

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    January 16, 1997
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    August 8, 1996
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    June 26, 1996
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    January 5, 1995

    Dread Reckoning

    Dub architect, crossover dreamer, music exec, and all-around nice guy, Mikey Dread has kept the reggae fires burning for almost twenty years

  • Music

    December 8, 1993

    The Unbroken Circle

    The world over, Inner Circle makes real reggae for all people

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    February 17, 1993

    Diamond is Forever

    Wipe that smirk off your face and honor thy father

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    April 17, 1991