Mighty Mystic Keeps Reggae Alive

Jamaican born, Mystic, and his group of fellow musicians, The Strings of Thunder Band, may have released their most recent single, “Concrete World,” a few months ago, but with scorching heat like this year’s, the band’s rock and reggae mashup couldn’t be more perfect for the summer season. With influences like Bob Marley as well…

A Band With High Hopes?

Aside from a compilation CD my mom bought me once at Romancing the Stone, I’ve never really considered myself to be a reggae fan. With the introduction to several bands since moving to New York, it now seems that I wasn’t just obsessed with that one song on the CD (a REAL CD!). I’m actually…

Kiwi: More Than Just A Fruit

To my knowledge, I reside in the great city of New York, where winters are cold and summers are hot and gross. Last Thursday, Jersey City-based reggae band, Kiwi, managed to convince me that I was in fact closer to the shores of a tropical island where cares and worries don’t exist. Those tricksters. It’s…