The Temple Rockers’ new album “Festival of Lights” will be released worldwide on 10-19-18. Pre-orders are available now for digital download, CD and vinyl LP. Click HERE to pre-order through our website! With a pre-order, you will receive a free download MP3 of “Almighty Light” (featuring Wayne Jarrett). Vinyl LPs and CDs will be available exclusively through this website. Digital downloads are also available through Itunes, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Band Camp and all major digital music outlets. If you prefer to pre-order through one of these platforms, click HERE to access.
Festival of Lights is an analog production of David Solid Gould featuring the Temple Rockers band alongside legendary Jamaican singers Linval Thompson, Wayne Jarrett and Ansel Meditations. Scroll down to preview some of the songs from the new album. Here are some links to recent previews of “Festival of Lights”.
The Temple Rockers play incredibly varied and spiritually inspired Reggae connecting the Rasta and Jewish traditions through the miracle of music. Producer and multi-instrumentalist David Solid Gould has been fascinated with the musical and cultural crossroads that he has dubbed “Temple Rockers Music”. It’s a blending of traditional Jewish melodies into the rhythmic and harmonic constructs of traditional Reggae, Rocksteady, and Ska music from Jamaica.
Throughout his four recordings released to date, David has involved an all-star group of singers and players, including Leonard “Sparrow” Dillon of The Ethiopians, Keith “Sleepy” Coley and Gilmore “Smoker” Grant of The Silvertones, the brilliant engineer Bill Laswell, prodigy Romanian saxophone player Yuri Yunakov, vocalist Craig Akira Fujita of Pressure Cooker and 10 Ft. GP, drummer Tommy Benedetti of John Brown’s Body, trumpeter Mark Berney formerly of the Skatalites, saxophone flutist Jared Sims, multi-instrumentalist Nate Silas Richardson of 10 Ft GP, and many others. The live group is 10-12 strong, bringing a classic Deep Roots Reggae sound to the stage.
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Below, Please check out a few videos from the new album, album tracks from previous releases and video footage from live shows….
Peace Dub – from Dub of the Passover – mixed by Bill Laswell, featuring Leonard “Sparrow”Dillon from the Ethiopians and the Silvertones
Once We Were Slaves – from Feast of the Passover – featuring Leonard “Sparrow”Dillon from the Ethiopians and the Silvertones
Hinei Ma Tov Dub – from Adonai in Dub
L’Dor Vador – from Adonai & I
Festival of Lights – Digital Download ($9.99/$.99 per song)$9.99
Festival of Lights CD$14.99
Festival of Lights Vinyl LP$19.99
Festival of Dub Pre-order Digital Download$9.99
Dub of the Passover – CD$14.99
Feast of the Passover – CD$14.99
Adonai in Dub – CD$14.99
Adonai & I – CD$14.99
Adonai & I – Digital Download – $9.99 full album/ $.99 per song$9.99
Jamaica Recording Sessions 2009