Monthly Archives: January 2012

Etta James: 1/25/38-1/20/12

“When I perform what happens is I’m somewhere else. I go back in time and get in touch with who I really am.” – Etta James Etta James, aka Miss Peaches, would have celebrated her 74th birthday today.  She passed away … Continue reading

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Weekend Reggae Recap

“Your my destiny, I’m here for you, flowers bloom in time sleepless nights, eternal springs, when your love is on my mind” -Lyrics to “Destiny” I was blessed by a copy of this CD from a friend I ran into … Continue reading

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Abacus – ‘Baby’ on ‘Red Hot + Rio 2 DJ Remixes’

“Baby” featuring Alice Smith and Aloe Blacc, is the sickest sexiest bossa nova bump tune to drop in some time, remixed by Toronto’s veteran producer  Austin “Abacus” Bascom.  Singer Alice Smith wistfully sings of South America like a swooner, as the … Continue reading

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Sledge – After the Storm…

There’s Always a Calm. SLEDGE performs across the US and has shared the stage with likes of Sanchez, Freddie McGregor, Beres Hammond, Gregory Issacs, Dean Frazer, Taurus Riley, Third World, Lust, Capleton, Frankie Paul, The Mighty Sparrow, Calypso Rose, Duane Stevenson, Half … Continue reading

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