Category Archives: Reggaementaries

Deep Roots

This is an update on a previous post that doesn’t work anymore.  Here are 3 chapters of the comprehensive documentary called Deep Roots Music. Enjoy.
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Part 1 – Revival
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Part 3  – the Bunny Lee Story

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Part 5 – Money in my pocket

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Rock & The City in Kingston

Rock  & The City in Kingston: a 45 minutes documentary on the music scene in Kingston.

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Also check the snippets on arte’s Youtube channel and the official Rock & the City in Kingston homepage.


Abashanti I – Power of the Tower

The Red Bull Music Academy has got a 2 hour interview with Abashanti and his brother online.

Watch it here…


History and Evolution of Dub

What is so fascinating about dub? Watch this documentary to find out and learn about the development of a musical genre and style that had an incredible impact on modern music. This movie features a comprehensive overview with lots of prominent artists, musicians and producers  who have set or still set their landmark on the evolution of dub.This movie starts focusing on the roots of dub music in Jamaica before taking off to Europe where it has an enormous impact on the contemporary music scene.The list of interviewees includes first generation performers like Bunny “Striker” Lee, Sly and Robbie, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Scientist, King Jammy and artists of the contemporary european dub scene like Mad Professor, Aba Shanti I, Peter Kruder, G Corp, Kode 9 and and and…

Needless to say more…it’s all about the original drum and bass flavoured with heaps of echoes and reverbs.

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VICE Documentary on Dancehall Culture in Jamaica

The VBS.TV crew has visited the jamaican capital Kingston to shoot a documentary on the contemporary jamaican dancehall scene.  The movie is divided into 9 parts – each dealing with different issues. Sneak a peek on dubplate sessions, dancehall princesses, clubs and more featuring artists like Vybez Kartel, Delishus, Ce’Cile, Einstein, Spice, Sean Paul and Assassin.

Watch all parts here!

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