Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Local Bands Go in All Directions.

Byline: Michael Koster For The Journal

Quality Comes In Reggae, Pop, Rock

New releases by local musicians are constantly stacking up on reviewers' desks, and before you know it there's a CD tower climbing to the ceiling.

Here are a few quick hits on discs reggae, C&W, smooth pop, hard rock, you name it that have been released over the past few months by either New Mexico musicians or by artists with strong ties to our state.

KING SHARK & ALL-STAR FRIENDS Reggae in the American Southwest, the land of Tex-Mex and C&W? Who would be so bold? King Shark, aka Alphanso Henclewood, was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, and cut his teeth while working at Tuff Gong, Bob Marley's recording studio, and at NYC studios. …

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