Tag: reggae

QUICK MIX VAULT: DKGL QUICK HITTER PACK 004 (4:20)

Something about HIP HOP and DANCEHALL marries so naturally with HERB SMOKING. When in charge of soundtracking a smoking session, it really is essential that you have at least a selections from both genres in your play list. I bet it would be helpful if they were short and sweet too. The session aint…



DEAD AIR BASS 35 (#MCADAY2016: A BOOTLEG TRIBUTE TO THE BEASTIE BOYS) ((AUGUST 2016))

August 20th is MCA DAY in Brooklyn, NY. For the 3rd consecutive year, I’ll be getting ready for it by throwing down an hour of BOOTLEGS, MASHUPS, REMIXES, RARITIES, and ORIGINALS, all featuring the incredible music of THE BEASTIE BOYS. Honestly, I think this 3rd edition is the best one yet. If you’re a B-Boys…



DEAD AIR BASS 022 (3RD ANNUAL STONER BASS SPECIAL) ((APRIL 2015))

It’s April. 4/20 is coming up, and I’m getting you prepped proper with the 3rd installment of my annual STONER BASS mixes. Don’t even bother listening if you aint good and faded.



FYAH UP WITH CULTIVATION

I’ve heard murmerings¬† about a Nepali reggae scene before, but I’ve only just recently been introduced to one of its players, care of the OUTTALLECTUALS COLLECTIVE.

CULTIVATION

Straight outta Kathmandu, CULTIVATION is a dubwise…



DEAD AIR BASS 012 (2nd ANNUAL MARIJUANA MUSIC SPECIAL!!!) ((APRIL 2014))

Looks like it’s officially a yearly tradition. I’m getting you ready, early, for your annual 4/20 celebrations, with a full hour of stoner themed bass bombs. I know, smokers don’t do anything early, but trust me, it’ll be worth it. Make sure you’ve got a couple of blunts rolled for this one.



MUSEUM MONDAYS: ICELANDIC INDIE MUSIC

Have you ever fallen asleep on a plane and woken up in a fairy tale? A inexplicable landscape, blanketed in breathtaking sights that seem extraterrestrial. Wax Museum had a once in a lifetime chance to experience this in Iceland in June of 2013 armed with a tiny rental car, a tent, and an opportunity to…



BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH & SPOTTING REAL PASSION IN MUSIC

Can we take a brief break from the EDM? If you’re shaking your head in disapproval, read on anyways. I’m gonna expand your horizons.

BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH

I’m always a big supporter of fellow Torontonians, but my love for this Canadian…



BIG NERO IS YOUR ZOMBIE

I’d think different, but the ZOMBIE theme is not a very common one in the realm of DANCEHALL. That’s not the only thing unique about the first single by Nigerian vocalist, BIG NERO

BIG NERO

The AFRO-RnB influence in his…



MIXTAPE MONDAY: FOI OI OI & WHAT THE BLEEP – FEELINGS FOR DETROIT VOL. 6: WATER SOUND

This MIXTAPE review is gonna be mighty different from what’s become the standard template, here on DKGL. Change is good, and a special mix deserves a special review.

FOI OI OI & WHAT THE BLEEP



KOTTONMOUTH KINGS FOR THE BIG 420

It’s only gonna ever happen once, so let’s make a big deal of it. This is the 420th post, here on DKGL. To celebrate, we need music from a band that truly TRULY understands, appreciates, and loves MARIJUANA.

KOTTONMOUTH KINGS