If you ever wanted to know what New Zealander’s dig when it come to Roots/Sunshine Reggae then Three Houses Down are all you need to hear. The band consists of 10 members, brothers of Tongan ancestry.
Nate catches up with Robert Pome’e, band leader, (thanks to Affro Mama for the hook up). He talks about the band’s new album called BREAKOUT and their upcoming tour. He also shares many interesting insights to many of the new songs on the album. The band state as their influences: Bob Marley, Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Burning Spear, Alpha Blondie, Lucky Dube, UB40, Morgan Heritage, Tigilau Ness.
And when asked what they sound like they say: Unique Horn and Harmony Laden Pacific Roots Reggae. Nice one guys. We start the episode off with some nice Rock Steady then get staright into the interview and music from THREE HOUSES DOWN … now listen up! Here tis’!
1. Heptones – Break Up To Make Up
2. Al Campbell – Soul Sister
Interview with Robert Pome’e of Three Houses Down [NZ]
3. Three Houses Down – Oh It’s Good [NZ]
4. Three houses Down – Hey Rastaman [NZ]
5. Three Houses Down – Breakout [NZ]
6. Three Houses Down – Kanikapila [NZ]
7. Three Houses Down – Who Am I? [NZ]
8. Three Houses Down – Rastafari [NZ]
This episode is dedicated to all those affected by men’s violence towards women and children. Let’s stop men’s violence towards women and children … and be real men.