WMRD  1150-AM  / WLIS 1420-AM

777 River Road
P.O. Box 1150
Middletown, CT 06457
Phone (860) 347-WMRD -

Fax (860) 347-7704



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Satudays, 6-7 PM

Pull close to positive vibes and ‘nuf niceness. DJ Philip Love is juggling Roots, Dubplate, Ska, Dancehall, Rasta Anthems, Rockers, Rock Steady, Ragga, Studio One and more.

Check the Island Bounce weekly spotlight artists like Sly & Robbie, Tony Rebel, Morgan’s Heritage, Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths, Benjy Mayz, Sparrow, Lee Perry, Roland Alphonso, Fiona, Krosfayah, Michael Rose, Bob Marley, Anthony B., Culture, Sugar Minott, Luciano, Glen Washington, Sizzla, Burning Spear, Dennis Brown, Ronnie McIntosh, Beenieman, Sanchez, Capelton, Gregory Isaacs, and Richie Spice.

DJ Philip Love, the son of a Jamaican calypso singer, proudly traces his roots to St. Ann’s Parish in Jamaica, the birthplace of reggae legends Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, Burning Spear (Winston Rodney), Shaggy and Black Nationalist Marcus Garvey. DJ Philip Love is a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington D.C. where he first began as a student DJ at WROX, the college station.

Philip Love has worked as a writer for a Connecticut-based West Indian-American paper covering Caribbean music and arts, and produced a TV travel series, “Journey to Jamaica”. As a soundmixer, his Off-Broadway production credits include August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars”, “You Should be so Lucky”, “Clothes for a Summer Hotel”, “Cambodia Agonistes”, and “The Nutcracker Ballet”. Island Bounce originates at WMRD and WLIS in Radio Network (HOB.com) as a Reggae Channel

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