We’re super psyched to tell you all about the new single from legendary reggae godfathers Black Uhuru! Dropping Nov 5 on LAW Records, “Jamaica to Here” features the band’s iconic founder Duckie Simpson — back out front with his earthy, soulful baritone, trading verses with Dylan Seid of Chico CA-based reggae rock outfit Dylan’s Dharma.Continue reading “Black Uhuru joins the Dog Ranch Music PR roster”
It’s never too late for a nice review, and we’re thrilled that the folks at India Currents enjoyed Manika Kaur’s EK so much. Read what they have to say!
When someone sits down for some careful listening with an album and writes a review that so viscerally represents the music that it makes you want to run right over to your local record store to plunk down your hard-earned cash for the record you just read about, you stand up and take notice andContinue reading “Our Favorite Kind of Review”
Thanks to The Static Dive for Bob Smith’s review of Esbe’s new single Yesterday. “In Esbe’s hands the song has been transformed into a dark ambient meditation.” We couldn’t have put it better. Check out Yesterday on Esbe’s Dog Ranch EPK.
AfroPop Worldwide presents the premiere of HCE’s new video for “Min He Mon Ébgé – The One Who Sees Today”. Take the tour with Noel as your guide!
Do you have RXB in your life? Not enough, you say? Well, you better get yourself some RXB3. Get your funky worldly theme and destruction on! Fans of adventuresome piano trios will want to listen to what DownBeat says and tune into the RXB3 live stream on May 16. Lest there be any doubt lingeringContinue reading “Wednesday is RXB Day”
Since Dog Ranch Music PR founder Ron is a jazz musician at heart and a double bassist to boot, you can imagine his delight at placing Bass Hero Avishai Cohen in the princely standard of all jazz media, the venerable DownBeat Magazine. Thanks to DB editor Frank Alkyer (who’s been holding down the beat allContinue reading “Two Roses in DownBeat”
With recent world events spurring the new evolution of their signature Finn funk-meets – Voodoo rhythms sound, Finnish-Beninese-Tanzanian afrobeat funk band The Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble is sending a message to listeners about the importance of maintaining one’s self-respect and dignity, and staying strong through difficult and uncertain times. Led by Finnish guitarist Janne Halonen and Beninese Singer/Percussionist Noël Saïzonou, the 8-piece Helsinki-Cotonou EnsembleContinue reading “All the way from… all over… the Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble visits the Dog Ranch”