Classic riddims for interactive use
July 28, 2003 8:05 AM   Subscribe

Jamaican Riddim Directory. Run it selecta! [audio]
posted by soundofsuburbia (10 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

Ifs funny how they have riddims in Jamaica. For those of you who don't know when you talk about a riddim its the actual song without the singing. You may buy a record with 1 riddim with 15 tracks and 15 different DJ's.
posted by LouieLoco at 8:47 AM on July 28, 2003

JeezuzKrist I needed this. Thankyouthankyouthankyou...
posted by black8 at 9:37 AM on July 28, 2003

am i missing something? are there audio samples of the riddims? the text is interesting, but samples would be better...
posted by erebora at 10:47 AM on July 28, 2003

DOH! i tried it in IE and the interface loaded. moz didn't like it for some reason. many thanks soundofsuburbia! this is a wonderful resource!!
posted by erebora at 10:49 AM on July 28, 2003

will diwali ever die?
posted by pinto at 11:04 AM on July 28, 2003

guaranteed to lose any clash inna dub fi dub: 'we have the website, yes we have the website'. Instant bashment: open multiple windows and juggle the soundboards.
posted by eddydamascene at 2:04 PM on July 28, 2003

I'm a little bummed that this only seems to work in IE, but it's a small price to pay... thanks for the link!
posted by cobra libre at 5:58 PM on July 28, 2003

Funny, works fine in Galeon under Linux. Opera doesn't like it though...

Regardless, that's some good stuff. Though I was kind of surprised to not find many of my fave roots cuts under "Classics." Where are "Police and Thieves" (Junior Murvin) or "Black Rose" (Prince Allah & Phillip Frazier)?
posted by arto at 10:31 PM on July 28, 2003

come wid it roodbwoi!

easy nah..
posted by shadow45 at 2:35 PM on July 29, 2003

posted by ewwgene at 3:21 PM on July 29, 2003

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