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 Band/Musicians

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Island Head Makes Best 25 Reggae Albums of 2013 List!

The Island Head album “Punky Reggae Party” was chosen as one of the 25 best reggae albums of the year!  The band are extremely proud of this honor that was bestowed upon them by the Midnight Raver Blog, the premier blog on reggae music. Other reggae artists on this list include Milton Henry, Sly &Continue reading “Island Head Makes Best 25 Reggae Albums of 2013 List!”

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 Perform at SiriusXM Radio

This past Wednesday July 24, 2013, Island Head dropped by the SiriusXM studios in New York City for an exclusive performance for the reggae radio station, The Joint.  Program Director Pat McKay was on hand conducting an interview with the band. “It was an honor to be asked to perform on what I consider, THEContinue reading “Island Head Perform at SiriusXM Radio”

“So Much Trouble In The World” by Island Head Musicians

If you have been hearing the instrumental version of “So Much Trouble In The World” by Island Head Musicians on SiriusXM channel 42 “The Joint” (reggae channel) then, you have found the right place. Island Head reggae band will come together for a rare live performance on Wednesday July 24.  The band plays a veryContinue reading ““So Much Trouble In The World” by Island Head Musicians”

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”

Bob Marley “Reggae King of the World” – “Exodus” Revisited

(BLOG by Island Head’s Billy Messinetti) I am in the middle of reading a book by Malika Lee Whitney and Dermot Hussey called “Bob Marley – Reggae King of the World”.  In reading about certain periods of time in the history of Bob’s recording career the book touches on the album “Exodus” released in JuneContinue reading “Bob Marley “Reggae King of the World” – “Exodus” Revisited”

Island Head’s David Frank interview

David Frank, Island Head’s keyboard player was interviewed on Pacifica Radio in Los Angeles, Ca on KPFK.  Chuck Foster is the host of the show “Reggae Central” which is heard on Sundays.  The show airs from 2pm – 4pm PST on 90.7 FM in Los Angeles, 98.7 FM Santa Barbara, 93.7 North San Diego andContinue reading “Island Head’s David Frank interview”

Latest Radio Interview with Island Head on WVKR

Listen to the latest Island Head reggae band radio interview on WVKR Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.  DJ host Calvin with drummer/producer Billy Messinetti.  Go to the “Interviews” link in the website menu above.  Calvin and Billy discuss the musicians, reggae music, Bob Marley and The Wailers, the jamband and jazz aspects and some otherContinue reading “Latest Radio Interview with Island Head on WVKR”