Monthly Archives: September 2013

NiceUp Monthly Mix – September 2013 – Wrongtom – Deejay Ranting

Wrongtom - Deejay RantingOn the rare occasion I get a moment to do a mixtape, I generally try and give it a theme, and my latest is no exception.

Spurned on by a summer of speeding tickets, passport issues, and a never ending workload thanks to my own stupid idea of setting up a record label when I already have untold projects on the boil, I’ve selected some of my favourite paranoid, emotive or downright moody dancehall and deejay records for those of you who don’t need your reggae to uplift or soundtrack a BBQ. (more…)

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Skinshape/ Stally and the Breadwinners – Soul Groove/Riddim Box Dub

Horus RecordsHorus Records

Irie analogue reggae music is coming to you by way of Dorset and Hampshire, England. Horus Records are in their own words, two guys who are “enthusiastic listeners and performers of music” who are now stepping up with their first release.

This double A-Side beauty straight from Stockport’s Bakery Studio has already been embraced by the outer-national reggae DJ community and is now available to the public in both digital and 7″ format. (more…)

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RedRobin Top Ten – September 2013

RedRobinMichael Robins A.K.A RedRobin is a Wellington selectah and documentary-maker. He grew up in the Paramount and Embassy Cinemas in New Zealand’s capital city, and worked for a few years in the national film industry before setting about traveling in 2008. (more…)

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The Producers and Earl Sixteen – Juicy Black

Juicy BlackA brand new 7″ out of the A-Lone Ark Studio in the north of Spain, this tune rocked the opening night of the recent Rototom Dubstation. The moment the drum lick begins you will know why.

The story of both the group and the song are a lovely one. The band behind this heavy-hitting roots tune is The Producers. They are made up of several top roots, steppas, digital, and dub producers from around Europe, and they recently launched with a successful Milton Henry show in Spain. (more…)

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