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Live: Lee “Scratch” Perry, The Congos, Peaking Lights and Even More Dub in NYC

Prior to last night’s Red Bull Music Academy dub extravaganza, the last show that I saw at Le Poisson Rouge was a hardcore show, part of the sprawling New York’s Alright festival. Naturally, no one … read more »

POSTED May 31, 2013 12:36PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Download Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras & The Congos’ Icon Give Life EP

Last Christmas, The FADER sent Jace Clayton down to St. Katherine, Jamaica to watch Sun Araw and his friend M. Geddes Gengras lay down some tunes with legendary reggae band The Congos. Icon Give Thank, … read more »

POSTED December 12, 2012 11:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Staff Selects Playlist: Witchdoctor Gospel Flow

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED October 11, 2012 12:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Sun Araw and The Congos Perform Live in London

Icon Give Thank, the collaborative album between Sun Araw, The Congos and M Geddes Gengras that’s out right now on RVNG, is still a complete mindfuck. It’s not that it’s especially hard to listen to, … read more »

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Cameron Stallones, M. Geddes Gengras and The Congos: Happy Songs

A group of California musicians tap into the heart and sound of The Congos’ Jamaica. It’s Christmastime in Jamaica, but the red and white Santa decorations dotting the store windows are overwhelmed by orange and … read more »

POSTED March 13, 2012 7:00PM IN FEATURES Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , , ,

The FADER #78 Podcast

Double rap covers make for our secret favorite mixes. The FADER #78 podcast is warmly hip-hopped out, featuring a totally bonkers, previously unreleased Danny Brown track and a healthy dose of songs by LA’s Black … read more »

POSTED February 28, 2012 11:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, The FADER Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

World Premiere! The FADER #78 Featuring Kendrick Lamar and Danny Brown

Kendrick Lamar and Danny Brown are very different rappers. Lamar is quiet, mostly modest, nobly contemplative. Brown is brash and gross, mesmerized equally by his own penis and the destruction of a mind through drug … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2012 10:00AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (25) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,


When Danny Brown arrived for our video interview during CMJ last fall, he had a woman with him wearing a cropped leather jacket and a sheer white dress. You could see her butt very clearly. … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2012 8:00AM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras and The Congos, “Happy Song”

The newest and probably all-time most anticipated installment of RVNG Intl.’s 12-inch series, FRKWYS, sees Sun Araw, known to his California grade school teacher as Cameron Stallones, and his LA-to-JA collaborator in Duppy Gun Productions, … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2012 8:43AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,