From: World Music Central Award winning St. Lucian reggae artist Taj Weekes and his band Adowa have a third release out titled A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen, on Jatta Records. A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen, whose title pays homage to the survivors of Hurricane Katrina, delivers sturdy roots rhythms laced with acoustic strings, bluesy harmonica accents and a deep sax groove. The debut […]

From: Best of Reggae’s Top 15 albums of 2010 1. Katchafire – On The Road Again 2. Cultura Profetica – La Dulzura 3. Dezarie – The Fourth Book 4. Kiani – Kiani 5. Taj Weekes – A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen 6. Inna Vision – Ashes for Your Urn 7. The Green – The Green 8. Alborosie – Escape from Babylon to the Kingdom […]

From: By Tom Orr Rightly one of the most acclaimed reggae artists to emerge in recent years, St. Lucia’s Taj Weekes returns with a third release that’s more than simply a worthy successor to the first two. It’s everything a reggae release ought to be: conscious, topical, heartfelt, thoughtful, optimistic despite an often-dark outlook and […]

From: The Jam-Tex selector rates the top albums of the month with a complete disregard for genres. Also the selector reviews concerts, festivals, movie soundtracks, and other music-oriented events. Check back regularly for updates on the latest in Texas, Jamaican, and World Music here at Jam-Tex. • The Punch Brothers  – Antifogmatic [Nonesuch 2010] • […]

From: United Reggae By Angus Taylor It takes a very special talent to make all this work. There is a certain style of roots reggae pioneered and popularized by the late Bob Marley, where many latter-day cultural singers rightly fear to tread. Its swung rhythms, bouncy clavinet, Scratch Perry-inspired, curiously-phrased vocals and rebel stance can easily […]

From: United Reggae   Jatta Records & United Reggae offer you to win one of 5 albums of A Waterlogged Kitchen by Taj Weekes & Adowa. Two years after the acclaimed Deidem, roots singer Taj Weekes and his band Adowa are back with a third album. A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen will be available on August 26 on Weekes’ label Jatta Records. According […]

St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Stephenson King declared a state of emergency yesterday, appealing for international help for St. Lucia’s worst national disaster in recent history. Lives have been lost and many more are still missing. The southern town of Soufriere and its neighbor Fond St. Jacques, near the landmark Pitons, have been hit the worst […]