Monthly Archives: January 2009

One Love 2009 Afterparty

Friday 9:00pm 6th Feb 2009

Rainbow Country, Art Official, Topknot & MC Ras Stone

Where: San Francisco Bathhouse – Cuba Street

Come to the San Francisco Bathhouse, Waitangi eve, Friday 6 February, for a night of skankin’ roots rock reggae, at the official One Love after-party!

Head-lining the night is Rainbow Country – longtime players in the NZ scene, Rainbow Country bring their unique blend of original Aotearoa reggae beats and dancehall shakers – they now return to the Bathhouse to nice-up the session!

Also featuring heavyweight Roots and Culture DJs, Art Official & Topknot plus MC Ras Stone (Vital Sounds and IROOTZ)!

9pm till late, free with One Love wristband or Activecard or $5. The only place to be on Waitangi eve!

Big up
Radio Active 89FMThe Peoples CoffeeThe San Francisco Bathhouse

Ever Living Spirit (Swiss), Paradox & Art Official

Friday 10:00pm 27th Feb 2009

Where: Havana Room, Khuja Lounge – 536 Queen Street

Price: $5 on the door

All roads lead to Khuja Lounge, Friday 27 Feb, for a night of heavyweight Roots, Reggae, Dancehall and pure vibes with a Euro-NZ link-up!  Featuring very special guests, direct from Switzerland, Ever Living Spirit Sound!

And representing Aotearoa, top-a-top selectors Paradox & Art Official!

10pm, $5 on the door!

More info:
Ever Living Spirit website
Ever Living Spirit myspace
Newtown Sound

Big up:
Base FM
Khuja Lounge

Yung Shottaz – The Pre-Show Mixtape

Pre-Show MixtapeAuckland based dancehall/hip-hop crew, the Yung Shottaz, have been working hard to start of the new year with a bang and their latest offering The Pre-Show Mixtape promises just that. 

Featuring the baddest dancehall producers out of New Zealand, High Stakes Records and Grafta, and also UK based producer Regulus. 

Also in the mix are some of the tighest riddims to drop out of JA in the last year or so, including Beauty and the Beast, Pon di Edge and Gallis riddims to name a few.

Look out for their soon to be released debut EP.

Download:
The Pre-Show Mixtape

Tikiman Top Ten – January 2009

TikimanBorn in the Caribbean island of Dominica, Tikiman began making music as a child, also developing into a talented vocalist.

After performing in bands throughout the Caribbean, in 2000 while touring through Europe, Tikiman set up his base in Berlin. (more…)

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