Representing Bristol, DJ Stryda has 18 years experience uplifting the masses with his Sufferah’s Choice radio show. He is also one half of the duo Dubkasm, who release top quality recordings on their Sufferah’s Choice Recordings label. (more…)
Born as Roy Thompson out of the parish of Portland, Bugle is a stand out in the very overcrowded dancehall scene and a personal favourite of mine. (more…)
Junior Byles has not always been my favorite vocalist to be honest. Perhaps best known for his Lee Perry produced tracks, I don’t think he consistently released enough quality material to be up there with the best. His work with Dudley Swaby AKA Manzie was, in my humble opinion, his best. (more…)
This is some home-grown reggae from South London. Produced by Senator B of longstanding UK radio station, Vibes FM, for his ‘Blessed B’ music label, Senator has re-called the riddim, ‘Nah Skin Up’. Original heads will know it as ‘Hold Me Baby’ by Basil Daley at Studio 1. (more…)
Danny T and Tradesman combine forces on this digital rub-a-dub 12″, appropriately released on Pure Niceness Records. With three quality vocal versions plus the riddim, this is a well-rounded piece of wax from King HiFi Sound System’s new label and a suitable followup to the Mr Williamz and Crystalaz pairing “Pull Over” that dropped earlier in 2014. (more…)
Where: Havana – 32 Wigan Street, Wellington
Waitangi Day Wake the Town special! With NiceUp boss selector, Steve the Hat, roots steppas soldier, Dub Koala, and revival selectress, Lady P.
Killa tunes old and new and vibes galore!
Where: Mojos – 237 Queen Victoria Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Powered by KBI Sound System
$15 on the door, 8pm – 1am
After sell out shows in 2014, Reggae Dancehall Sensation, YT, returns to Australasia, with big vibes, lyrics, and skills!
- Perth – Fri 6 @ Mojos – Earthlink Sound
- Wellington – Fri 13 @ Moon – NiceUp
- Hinakura – Sat 14 @ Taniwha’s Den 2 – The Session
- Auckland – Sun 15 @ Ponsonby Social Club – Jafa Mafia
- Christchurch – Fri 20 @ Dux Live – Subtle Sound
- Tapapakanga Regional Park – Sat 21 @ Splore
- Raglan – Sun 22 @ Yot Club – Raglan Sunday Sessions
- Sydney – Fri 27 @ GoodGod – Foreigndub
- Melbourne – Sat 28 @ 24 Moons – Adrians Wall & Rogue Magnetic
A reassuring collaboration that results in a powerful statement upon one catchy riddim. Tom Chasteen’s Los Angeles-based Dub Club project, with Tippa Lee sharing the engineering duties and Stones Throw handling the distribution, aims to unite under-appreciated veteran vocalists with roots-inspired productions. (more…)