Like American country stars of yore, the king and queen of Algerian rai trade what sound like gossipy phrases above gloriously cheesy electronic percussion and keyboards.
By Pat Meschino on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Dub's creator, the late Jamaican electronics engineer and sound system owner King Tubby (born Osbourne Ruddick), is honored here through 12 dub remixes of '70s reggae hits courtesy of Jamaica's premier drum a...
By Wondering Sound Staff on 12.11.14 in Features
Five music critics discuss the best, worst, and most significant moments in Latin music this year.
By Michaelangelo Matos on 12.08.14 in Reviews
For all the quality mining of African oldies over three and a half decades, it's not as if the coffers have been exhausted. Far from it, especially judging from this nonstop display of one of the great bands of the Congo...
By Claire Lobenfeld on 11.29.14 in News
Spice, Jamaica's queen of dancehall, is gearing up to release her debut EP So Mi Like It. With her contribution to Vybz Kartel's "Rampin Shop," another bananas collab between the two called "Conjugal Visit" and her most...