Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wake The Town

Thursday 9:00pm 7th Oct 2010

Hawk i, Lady Acroline & Colonel Mustard with special guests Range & MCs Ras Stone & Timmy P 

Where: Good Luck Bar – Basement, 

Price: Free!

The Wake the Town crew are joined this month by special guests Range and MCs Ras Stone and Timmy P.

Truth – Puppets

Puppets album cover

Truth are a dubstep trio hailing form Christchurch who have been making music together for ten years. Truth have had their tunes released on various international dubstep labels including Deep Medi Musik, Disfigured Dubs, Aquatic Lab and also New Zealand’s own Optimus Gryme Recordings. Their tunes have been getting played out by big name dubstep DJs such as Mala, Skream and N Type. They have also done remixes for artists such as The Nextmen, Ms Dynamite and Silverclub and worldwide are in high demand for their live DJ shows, traveling around the world while still representing their hometown, Christchurch and New Zealand.  Impressive credentials by anybody’s standards. (more…)

Blue King Brown – Worldwize 1: North & South

Worldwize coverUp until being asked to review this album, I had heard the name Blue King Brown, but not their music. A fellow sound geek compared them to John Brown’s Body and The Black Seeds on the large popular-pop-roots-reggae-band front when I quizzed him on what he knew of BKB. I did some homework: from Aussie, based in Melbourne, been around for over six years, released one EP and two full-length albums (of which Worldwize is the second), have opened for an impressive range of acts including Santana and Damien ‘Jr Gong’ Marley. BKB are currently touring Australia with the John Butler Trio.

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DJ Lock Steady – September 2010

Lock SteadyDJ Lock Steady aka Negus Tafari was born in Auckland, New Zealand into a Rastafarian family, with reggae music being a predominant factor in his life from birth.

As a youth growing up in New Zealand, he was exposed to all the usual kinds of commercial radio and music, but this soon changed when at the tender age of five he traveled to Jamaica with his father, longstanding New Zealand reggae selector, Sgt Benji. (more…)

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