Island Head Reggae Band

HEAR WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY ABOUT ISLAND HEAD “One of the 25 Best Reggae Albums of 2013” – Midnight Raver Blog “What a piece of art!”  DJ Paulo Matos Host of “Reggae Portugal” “Island Head is an important project to reggae. It’s always great to have substantive, high art.  This work contributes to reggae’s growth. RemindsContinue reading “Island Head Reggae Band”

See Island Head live

Island Head will be performing songs from the album “Punky Reggae Party” which are unique instrumental versions of Bob Marley songs as well as the Island Head original, “Reggae Island”  The band also will play some classic Jamaican Studio One instrumentals.  Sax player Timmy Cappello will be singing some classic pop hits his own reggaeContinue reading “See Island Head live”

Chronixx Nudges Marley Out of Number 1(blog)

Chronixx released “The Dread & Terrible Project” today and nudged out the sitting king from the number one spot on the iTunes Top Reggae Albums chart.  Bob Marley’s “Legend” album just sits at number one and every once in a while a record comes out that will push it out of the top spot forContinue reading “Chronixx Nudges Marley Out of Number 1(blog)”

Top Reggae Albums – March 2014 (blog)

I was checking out the iTunes Top Reggae Albums chart.  As usual, the top of the chart is dominated by Bob Marley, Bob Marley and The Wailers and we see the pre-sale of Ziggy Marley’s new release “Fly Rasta” at #3.  As you scan down the chart you can see the likes of Jamaican artistsContinue reading “Top Reggae Albums – March 2014 (blog)”

Classic Reggae Performance

Island Head performed this past week for a mostly Jamaican audience in New York.  They played extended versions of the entire “Punky Reggae Party” album along with some classic reggae music.  Besides the Bob Marley covers the band usually does they jammed on tracks from a Studio One album entitled “Downbeat The Ruler”.  The bandContinue reading “Classic Reggae Performance”

Island Head Musicians Band Live in NYC – “So Much Trouble In The World”

Island Head reggae band’s live performance of Bob Marley’s “So Much Trouble in the World”.  The studio version can be heard on the album “Punky Reggae Party”. This performance is from the summer of 2013 at The Cutting Room in New York City. Band members include Andy Bassford and Mikey ‘Mao’ Chung on guitars, TimmyContinue reading “Island Head Musicians Band Live in NYC – “So Much Trouble In The World””

Relix jamband magazine review of Island Head band

Relix is a music magazine and blog that focuses on jam bands, music festivals and band interviews.  They also do album reviews.  The current issue, September 2013, contains a review of the Island Head album “Punky Reggae Party”. Island Head took some legendary Bob Marley and the Wailers performances and reworked them.  The band takesContinue reading “Relix jamband magazine review of Island Head band”

Island Head Musicians (Band) – Instrumental Reggae

Island Head visited SiriusXM Studios in New York City where they performed three songs exclusively for the reggae radio station “The Joint” on channel 42.  Program director Pat McKay hosted an interview with the band.  “We had so much fun hangin’ with Pat.  We had a lot of laughs and she is so cool”, saidContinue reading “Island Head Musicians (Band) – Instrumental Reggae”

Island Head Welcomes All People All Music

This site has been visited by thousands of people from every corner of the globe.  That is a true testament to reggae music.  This music started by artists like Toots Hibbert that came from bands like The Skatalites and introduced to the world by Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and The Wailers. Island HeadContinue reading “Island Head Welcomes All People All Music”

Reggae Radio Stations

(another blog post by Island Head musician Billy Messinetti) If you are trying to find your favorite reggae music on the radio it is sometimes hard to find.  There are not a lot a stations these days playing roots reggae, dub or ska.  So, we decided to list some stations for you to check out.Continue reading “Reggae Radio Stations”