August 24, 2016

Reggae on the Mountain: L.A.’s Premier Reggae Festival

 Topanga’s homegrown music festival, “Reggae on the Mountain,” took place the weekend of July 23 and 24, at the Topanga Community Club grounds. Founded in 2009, this year’s seventh annual festival brought together a world-class collection of local and international talent, vendors and sponsors, making the event an engaging and beautifully diverse experience for what is always an eclectic gathering of music fans. The two-d… [Read More...]

The Politics of Reggae: 15 Minutes with David Hinds

 With a signature sound and an inimitable style, roots reggae band Steel Pulse has been stirring social and political consciousness worldwide for more than forty years. Since forming in 1975 at the Handsworth Wood Boys School, in Birmingham, England, Steel Pulse frontman David Hinds has never shied from an opportunity to share his strongly held beliefs on society, politics, and the biggest problems confronting the world. The … [Read More...]