Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ghetto Red Hot Vol. 6

Ghetto Red Hot Vol. 6The sixth and latest mix in the Ghetto Red Hot Mix Series by DJ Art Official AKA Newtown Sound, which began in 2005.

A series dedicated to spreading the best in 80s, 90s and current dancehall reggae, with classic old and new-school Jamaican influenced hip-hop from the UK, US, Canada, Europe and NZ.

Featuring Newtown Sound, Israel Starr, Juse 1, Silva MC, Raw Deezy, Kurst One, Dub Terminator, Max, Subdivizion and more. (more…)

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Chronixx – Alpha and Omega

Chronixx- Alpha and OmegaChronixx is the man ‘with the flavour’ at this moment in time, and he does not disappoint with his cut on the ‘Inna Rub-a-Dub Style’ riddim, produced by John John down Jamaica way.

Original heads will know the riddim as ‘Leave Yah’ by Freddie McGregor or Al Campbell’s ‘Jammin’. John adds some nice overdubs to make this a twenty-first century roots stomper. (more…)

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NiceUp Monthly Mix – August 2013 – Steve the Hat

Steve the HatSteve the Hat is a Wellington DJ with three decades experience as a club and sound system selector. After DJing at seminal Wellington clubs, Claires and Naked Angel, he has spent the last twenty years based in London, before returning to New Zealand in 2012.

Recently in the UK Revive scene he has guested on Downbeat Melody Sound, and played at long-running nights such as Tighten Up, as well as classic venues including Albertines in Deptford and Cosies in Bristol.

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Soundclash

SoundclashWhen: Saturday 14 September

Where: Dux Live – 363 Lincoln Rd  Addington, Christchurch

Bass Factory Sound system in association with RDU and The Dux Live, will once again host one of the biggest bass culture events of the year!
 
Representing the true essence of sound system culture,
last years winner KINDRED SOUND SYSTEM will go head to head in a 3-way sound battle against SUBTLE SOUND SYSTEM and the BASS FACTORY SOUND SYSTEM.

All three systems will compete on a round by round basis before a panel of judges. They will be judged on who brings the biggest sound, the biggest vibe, and the biggest tunes. (more…)

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Ghetto Red Hot Vol. 5

The fifth mix in the Ghetto Red Hot Mix Series by DJ Art Official AKA Newtown Sound, which began in 2005.

A series dedicated to spreading the best in 80s, 90s and current dancehall reggae, with classic old and new-school Jamaican influenced hip-hop from the UK, US, Canada, Europe and NZ.

Featuring Newtown Sound, Israel Starr, Juse 1, Silva MC, Evil Mule, K*Saba, Kurst One, Jah Red Lion, Dub Terminator, Caged Lion, Rhombus in Dub and more. (more…)

Ghetto Red Hot Vol. 4

Ghetto Red Hot Vol.4The fourth mix in the Ghetto Red Hot Mix Series by DJ Art Official AKA Newtown Sound, which began in 2005.

A series dedicated to spreading the best in 80s, 90s and current dancehall reggae, with classic old and new-school Jamaican influenced hip-hop from the UK, US, Canada, Europe and NZ.

Featuring Silva MC, Team Dynamite, Haz Beats, Dam Native, Flowsion, High Stakes, Yung Shottaz, MC Arme and more. (more…)