'irie' (pron. i - ree, a Jamaican word) means feeling really great and
'dingo' is an Australian wild dog. Interesting name for a
great authentic reggae sound.
reggae music from well known artists and some excellently crafted
original reggae songs you will love too. Now a 6 piece reggae band,
some new members with
extensive reggae experience were added to achieve the finest quality
reggae music local to San Diego.
first started as an original rock and reggae band based in San Diego, CA.
Jamaican born Singer / Songwriter Wayne Galan, started the concept back in 1999.
Joined by other major music talents; Ilya
on Guitar, Chuck Miller
on Bass and John Latta on Drums, which brought irie dingo to
life. In 2004 they made a self written, self produced proclamation of
this unique rock and reggae music blend with their first CD album.
Named One Nation Under Dog, it was made available to the public early
Each member brings a wide variety of musical
influences to the songs, making each
irie dingo track
on the debut CD an absolute original. Well produced and fluid songs with varying styles - reggae, rock, funk, even blues, with the commonly identifying trait of catchy melodies and a
the band now concentrates on a fully reggae sound. The solos and melodic riffs on guitar shine with experience from Dave
The grooving bass-lines for the authentic reggae sound of this group, is
pure quality bottom end from Julian's Bass Guitar. Professional keyboards gives a true reggae
style and an unequaled sound. Finally and very importantly, nothing but
the best sweet rhythms and pounding beats are essential for the irie dingo
signature reggae sound; trained in Roots Reggae percussion, John makes it happen on the drums.
They will definitely get you on your feet!
The new reggae style and songs are carefully put together and arranged
for an authentic reggae feel and music that San Diegans love!
Click the links or pictures below for more information on each of the
members and how they influence this contagious musical experience.
Click Here to listen to some original
irie dingo tunes.
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Still available is the Debut CD - ONE NATION UNDER
DOG. Recorded in San
Diego, it contains 11 original tracks including Smiling Chances which
went top 20 on MP3.com. Click here to read a
Press Review of the irie