Welcome to the Cultures of Soul Podcast! We'll be sharing the stories, history, and culture behind many of our releases. Episodes feature interviews from the artists, musicians, producers, DJs, record collectors, compilers of our compilations, as well as many interesting characters that make these releases happen.
Cultures of Soul is a Boston based record label. We specialize in unearthing rare and interesting music from all over the world and releasing it on vinyl.
Boston Roots Reggae Series Part 3 - Interview with Major Jackson and Taurus
In our final episode, co-writer of our critically acclaimed Boston Roots Reggae album project, Noah Schaffer interviews Boston reggae figures Major Jackson and Taurus.
Boston Roots Reggae Series Part 2 - Interview with Doug Herzog
The next episode in this series features Doug Herzog, one of cable TV's most innovative executives who happened to also start the longest running reggae show in North America.
Boston Roots Reggae Series Part 1 - Live Zion Initation
The first of our three part series delving deeper into the Boston Roots Reggae Scene of the 80s. This episode features a live performance by Boston's favorite roots band at the time - Zion Initation.
In this episode we travel through the history of South Africa's musical development from Jazz to Kwaito with legendary producer, composer, and performer - Don Laka.
Bro David - Modern Music From Belize
In this episode we explore the world and music of Belizean artist Bredda David with interviews with David himself as well as DJs who remixed his music including Heatwave DJs and DJ Duckcomb in Los Angeles.
Record Store Day Special
In honor of Record Store Day we've got a special episode for you! An interview with Greg Belson, our Divine Disco compiler and we take sometime to visit a Boston vinyl record institution, In Your Ear Records.