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"Di Reggae Yard"


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Anyone listen to Slightly Stoopid? Not sure if you would call it straight up reggae, but it's influenced by it.

I had a listen to it at youtube but i didn't really like it, i don't really dig the "white-boy-trying-to-be-rastafari" thing, its kind of

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EDIT: officially a Street cat cool.gif(look at the custom member title)

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Anyone listen to Slightly Stoopid? Not sure if you would call it straight up reggae, but it's influenced by it.

Slightly Stoopid is f*cking great. I wouldn't call them reagge, but more ska/punk-ish with reggae influences. I love listening to their Live and Dierect album.

 

oh and you don't have to be black or from africa to believe rastafari sly.gif

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BUMP!

 

I felt like bumping this since i just got the X-rated Trojan box set, and man is it god or what?

i can't get max romeo's "play whit your pussy" of my mind! tounge.gif

 

@bevis: a white guy believing in rasta is like a black guy believing in White pride sly.gif i prefer reggae before the whole rasta thing since i find it harder to relate to.

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I've not branched in "reggae" particularly far, but about 50% of my time awake is spent listening to ska.

 

I love Slightly Stoopid, wish they'd come here someday. cryani.gif

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I've not branched in "reggae" particularly far, but about 50% of my time awake is spent listening to ska.

 

I love Slightly Stoopid, wish they'd come here someday. cryani.gif

cool, what kind of ska do you listen to?

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I've not branched in "reggae" particularly far, but about 50% of my time awake is spent listening to ska.

 

I love Slightly Stoopid, wish they'd come here someday. cryani.gif

cool, what kind of ska do you listen to?

The Specials

The Slackers

Bad Manners

Desmond Dekker

The Toasters

Laurel Atiken

The Skatalites

Toots & the Maytals

Ska-P

Decibelios (some of their stuff is Ska-ish)

Madness

The Selecter

Some Reel Big Fish

Lee Perry

The Ethiopians

Symarip

The Beat

 

Just to name some of the "bigger" ones, I liked lots of local and smaller bands too.

 

Good luck with The Yardies btw, might stop by in the actual topic when I get SA on my PC again. dozingoff.gif

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BUMP!

 

I felt like bumping this since i just got the X-rated Trojan box set, and man is it god or what?

i can't get max romeo's "play whit your pussy" of my mind! tounge.gif

 

Wicked box set. "Rub up Push Up"

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Does anyone here like UB40? I really love them, and Bob Marley and UB40 are the main reasons why I like reggae.

 

I mean, Red Red Wine has got to be one of the best songs ever IMO inlove.gif!

 

Can anyone recommend any reggae artists/groups like UB40 please? Really want to get into this kind of chilling reggae, but don't know where to start tounge.gif.

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Does anyone here like UB40? I really love them, and Bob Marley and UB40 are the main reasons why I like reggae.

 

I mean, Red Red Wine has got to be one of the best songs ever IMO inlove.gif!

 

Can anyone recommend any reggae artists/groups like UB40 please? Really want to get into this kind of chilling reggae, but don't know where to start tounge.gif.

Cant stand UB40, watered down toy town reggae, the only interesting thing is where they got there name from. Apparently some of there earlier stuff is listenable due to social commentary, but f*ck that.

 

 

Dont know where to start on recommendations..just take a look into roots and foundation reggae..tbh just look a bit deeper into the scene and there is loads of stuff. Dennis Brown would be a good starting point.

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Hehe, to each his own I guess wink.gif.

 

Thanks for the reccomendation, I'll go get some stuff of his later smile.gif.

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I think you should listen to

 

 

The Specials

The Slackers

Bad Manners

Desmond Dekker

The Toasters

Laurel Atiken

The Skatalites

Toots & the Maytals

Ska-P

Decibelios (some of their stuff is Ska-ish)

Madness

The Selecter

Some Reel Big Fish

Lee Perry

The Ethiopians

Symarip

The Beat

 

 

Great list, Straznicy. Those are pretty much all of my favorite ska bands right there. I like 2 tone and 1st wave ska and the only third wave ska I can tolerate other than the Bosstones is stuff influenced by third wave. I have seen the Slackers twice live, and they always put on an energetic show with a good opening act and it's only been 15 dollars.

 

Warlord., you'd probably like Beres Hammond. He makes somewhat pop-ish but really chill, good natured reggae; Which is what I would call UB40.

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I've not branched in "reggae" particularly far, but about 50% of my time awake is spent listening to ska.

 

I love Slightly Stoopid, wish they'd come here someday. cryani.gif

cool, what kind of ska do you listen to?

The Specials

The Slackers

Bad Manners

Desmond Dekker

The Toasters

Laurel Atiken

The Skatalites

Toots & the Maytals

Ska-P

Decibelios (some of their stuff is Ska-ish)

Madness

The Selecter

Some Reel Big Fish

Lee Perry

The Ethiopians

Symarip

The Beat

 

Just to name some of the "bigger" ones, I liked lots of local and smaller bands too.

 

Good luck with The Yardies btw, might stop by in the actual topic when I get SA on my PC again. dozingoff.gif

Nice to see Decibelios on your list. Skatalà and Dr. Calypso are another catalan bands from that era that you might want to check out.

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Lee 'Scratch' Perry has had a documentary made about him called The Upsetter..

 

The Upsetter Screening Times

03/07 Austin, TX: Alamo Ritz 1, 9:00 PM (world premiere) SXSW Film Fest

03/11 Austin, TX: Alamo Ritz 1, 6:30 PM, SXSW Film Fest

03/13 Austin, TX: The Paramount. 6:45 PM, SXSW Music Fest

 

Source

 

I mentioned Life Festival in Galway, Ireland in the music forum last year. This year Max Romeo is headlining the world music stage. I can't wait! Also, Trojan Soundsystem. smile.gif

 

Life Festival

 

 

 

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I've not branched in "reggae" particularly far, but about 50% of my time awake is spent listening to ska.

 

I love Slightly Stoopid, wish they'd come here someday. cryani.gif

cool, what kind of ska do you listen to?

The Specials

The Slackers

Bad Manners

Desmond Dekker

The Toasters

Laurel Atiken

The Skatalites

Toots & the Maytals

Ska-P

Decibelios (some of their stuff is Ska-ish)

Madness

The Selecter

Some Reel Big Fish

Lee Perry

The Ethiopians

Symarip

The Beat

 

Just to name some of the "bigger" ones, I liked lots of local and smaller bands too.

 

Good luck with The Yardies btw, might stop by in the actual topic when I get SA on my PC again. dozingoff.gif

Dude, you got the same taste in music as me. i listen to all those bands except for the thirt wave stuff (ska-p, Some Reel Big Fish ect.) heres some other stuff i listen to.

 

Lee Perry

The Uppsetters

The Wailers (early stuff)

Max Romeo

Harry.J Allstars (liquidator)

The Bodysnachers

Dice the Boss

The Cimarrons

 

 

Btw, about the Yardies, you don't need to play sa-mp to chat with us, were a social gang aswell. colgate.gif

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Hehe, to each his own I guess wink.gif.

 

Thanks for the reccomendation, I'll go get some stuff of his later smile.gif.

Haha yeah you wont be the first person ive disagreed with on this. sly.gif

 

 

@Dem57..forgot to add earlier, regarding that X rated Trojan set, theres also a top notch Slack Reggae set, which is on the same lines.

 

 

Btw, about the Yardies, you don't need to play sa-mp to chat with us, were a social gang aswell.

 

 

"Do you know, social livin is the best"

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Does anyone here like UB40? I really love them, and Bob Marley and UB40 are the main reasons why I like reggae.

 

I mean, Red Red Wine has got to be one of the best songs ever IMO inlove.gif!

 

Can anyone recommend any reggae artists/groups like UB40 please? Really want to get into this kind of chilling reggae, but don't know where to start tounge.gif.

you should listen to the original version, much better imo.

 

i think its on the Trojan rudeboy boxset.

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Thanks for the recommendations Mullen, I remember listening to some Skatalà a while back and their stuff was pretty solid. Only understand about half of what they and the Decibelios are singing though. biggrin.gif

 

I'll stop by the Yardies chat some time then Dem, still reckon I'd like to try getting into SA-MP though.

 

Any fans of Steel Pulse? Probably my favourite reggae band, they've got a lot of punk energy about them.

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Haha, I watched it last night and thought to myself, "I haven't listened to Toots and the Maytails in a while." Great movie as well.

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Haha, I watched it last night and thought to myself, "I haven't listened to Toots and the Maytails in a while." Great movie as well.

Yeah, i saw it last night as well, and to be honest i was thinking of posting this song earlier today. biggrin.gif

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and self respecting reggae fan has seen The harder they come

Easily my favorite movie soundtrack of all time, btw.

 

Anyone ever listen to john browns body? They've become pretty big over the past 5 or 6 years. They started out in a town about 30 minutes away from where i live, so i've seen them countless times. They always play a free concert every year in a park nearby, good stuff turn.gif I saw them back when they were playing coffee shops and bars back in the day.

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and self respecting reggae fan has seen The harder they come

Easily my favorite movie soundtrack of all time, btw.

 

Anyone ever listen to john browns body?  They've become pretty big over the past 5 or 6 years.  They started out in a town about 30 minutes away from where i live, so i've seen them countless times.  They always play a free concert every year in a park nearby, good stuff turn.gif  I saw them back when they were playing coffee shops and bars back in the day.

I do, they are very chill. I also listen to 10 Ft Ganja Plant, which has some of the same members and which sounds pretty similar. Both are so mellow that the best time to listen to them is when you are trying to fall asleep or are relaxing hardcore while high. Are there any actual Jamaicans in the John Brown's Body? The lead singer's voice sounds pretty legit, but they are from upstate NY, so I couldn't tell.

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Freddie Notes and the Rudies - Montego Bay

 

 

Love this song. I highly reccomend this album (Montego Bay) to anyone who likes early reggae and rocksteady.

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Any of you listened to any solo stuff by H.R. from Bad Brains?

 

It's infectious when you get into it.

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Any of you listened to any solo stuff by H.R. from Bad Brains?

 

It's infectious when you get into it.

I'll check it out. I always loved their reggae songs.

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and self respecting reggae fan has seen The harder they come

Easily my favorite movie soundtrack of all time, btw.

 

Anyone ever listen to john browns body? They've become pretty big over the past 5 or 6 years. They started out in a town about 30 minutes away from where i live, so i've seen them countless times. They always play a free concert every year in a park nearby, good stuff turn.gif I saw them back when they were playing coffee shops and bars back in the day.

I liked Rockers a lot more though. Great to see some reggae greats in a movie.

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Any of you listened to any solo stuff by H.R. from Bad Brains?

 

It's infectious when you get into it.

Listening to Human Rights right now, it's pretty good.

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and self respecting reggae fan has seen The harder they come

Easily my favorite movie soundtrack of all time, btw.

 

Anyone ever listen to john browns body?  They've become pretty big over the past 5 or 6 years.  They started out in a town about 30 minutes away from where i live, so i've seen them countless times.  They always play a free concert every year in a park nearby, good stuff turn.gif  I saw them back when they were playing coffee shops and bars back in the day.

I liked Rockers a lot more though. Great to see some reggae greats in a movie.

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