Dub Colossus

Features

Wednesday, November 14 2012

Why 2012 Is the Year of Ethiopian Hybrid Music

Four musical acts combine Ethiopian music with other styles and genres to form canny new chimeras.


Wednesday, December 10 2008

The Best World Music of 2008

Albums from India, Central America, Australia, Quebec, and Ethiopia are but a globetrotting fraction of the year's best music from around the world.


Columns

Wednesday, October 9 2013

Homesickness: Refugees and the Balm That Is Music

By reaffirming refugees' cultural identity while simultaneously offering inroads into their new home, music has helped a number of displaced peoples carve out a place of their own.


Reviews

Friday, April 19 2013

Dub Colossus: Dub Me Tender Vol 1 + 2

Samuel Yirga's piano brings a bit of warmth to the best track, "What Time is Dub?"


Thursday, October 8 2009

Shambala Festival: 27 August 2000 - Mystery Location, London

Shambala is an inspiring and engaging festival. Almost every extreme of pop culture is represented, making for an exhilarating experience.


Tuesday, November 11 2008

Dub Colossus: A Town Called Addis

British producer/musician Nick Page takes reggae back to its Rastafarian roots, literally, by collaborating with traditional Ethiopian singers and musicians.


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