Another curious cameo, this one in a speedy lockdown montage video collage by a punky reggae band from London called Smiley and the Underclass and their song “We All Get Like This” from their EP “The Way To The Bomb” (Bandcamp) released July 1st / + FB & YT
It all flashes by rapidly but if you look sharp, you might see your old pal in the grain barn studio lip-syncing along to the chorus.
Making a rapid exit from a fcked situation in Little Bay to Negril, Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica (excerpts) on the back of a motorbike (classic Jamco), sometimes with one other passenger besides ace driver, saying hello to village folks along they way.
Music from: Festival Songs Through the Years, vol. 1, incl.
* Ras Karbi, I’ll Never Leave You Again * Toots and the Maytalls, Bam Bam * The Astronauts, Meck Wi Jam * Stanley and the Turbine, Dem Haffi Squirm
Koolant, sitting in the Bob Marley hot seat singing with the legendary Wailers featuring Aston “Family Man” Barrett, speaks about the joy of singing reggae music for people around the world.
He recounts growing up in Jamaica learning the music and mentions the beauty of the Komasket location and audience.
Plus peaceful warrior troubadour Fred Penner sings about our right to be free and happy. Musical interludes feature “Redemption Song” from The Wailer’s Saturday night performance and “Right to be Happy and Free” by Fred Penner from Sunday jam tent performance. Part 5 in a series from Komasket Music Festival.
Australia’s organic electronic band Oka talks with Uncle Weed backstage at Komasket Music Fest to discuss trips across Canada, the perils of equipment damage, psychology of jamming, global nature of music, combining ancient and modern instruments and keeping it all together — plus the happiness of the lovely locations and the power of community and the tubes.
Featuring Oka’s DidgeriStu and drummer Zappa. Musical interludes feature jams Oka‘s Friday night closing performance. Part 3 in a series from Komasket Music Festival.
Walking around the campground at the Komasket Music Fest near Vernon, BC, Uncle Weed and Quebecois Correspondent discuss the layout of the performance stages, various yoga workshops, Moroccan shisha lounge, and the movie tipi.
Plus they recap pleasing performances by Bochephus King and Oka while previewing The Wailers and other leisure time activities. Musical interludes feature jams with Bocephus King and Oka. Part 2 in a series from Komasket Music Festival.
Sitting around a candle, Uncle Weed kicks of a weekend at the Komasket Music Festival with pals including the Quebecois Correspondent. After a journey through Manning Park with canoe trips, wildlife sightings and botanical changes, they preview bands and workshops ahead.
Musical interludes feature jams with Bocephus King and Oka, beatboxer Shamik and various announcements of lost souls. Part 1 in a series from Komasket Music Festival.