Category Archives: Music

When Technology Fails

Technology fails when you have an extraordinary amount of work to do. That is the nature of the world and is what has been happening to me over the last few weeks. First my Blackberry Bold died, now my Mac … Continue reading

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The Jolly Boys Release ‘Great Expectation’

Jolly Boys Great Expectation, originally uploaded by Jolly Boys Music. The Blipsterfarian is a huge fan of many things old. Mento, predating reggae by decades, is very old. And The Jolly Boys have been for some time its most venerable … Continue reading

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Happy Earthstrong Jamnesia!

So mad I couldn’t summon the energy to go to the three year anniversary session this past Saturday. Jamnesia is one the most entertaining live music events in Jamaica. When so many music events have become about hype and posing, … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln, originally uploaded by Toru AIHARA. Another legend passed last week. What I like about Abbey Lincoln’s music is that it is both personal and political. Recently, I had a raging conversation with my friends on facebook. We were … Continue reading

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Florence & The Machine

‘Cause her music is everywhere! From the promos for Julia Robert’s forthcoming Eat. Pray. Love. to USA’s new Covert Affairs. See what I think is the official video here.

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Really Gyptian?!?!

Is he twanging at the start of the video? Why? But there are so many things to hate about this interview. Why is the interviewer so obsessed with the negative sides of Jamaica?┬áNot one good thing is mentioned. And the … Continue reading

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