Monthly Archives: March 2015

Wayne Smith – E20

Wayne Smith - E20The drum intro caves after just one bar, unleashing this ‘computerized riddim’ full-force. While Wayne Smith’s famed “Under Mi Sleng Teng” has a subtle sense of reservation with its rolling bass line, “E20” cranks both the pitch and bpm upwards, resulting in dance hall devastation. (more…)

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Jacky Murda (Chopstick Dubplate / Congo Natty)

Jacky Murda - Auckland showWhen: Sunday 31 May

Where: Ponsonby Social Club – 152 Ponsonby Road, Auckland

With:
Tommy Flowers
Tobi Jafa
Hawk I

Jacky Murda is part of London Jungle collective Chopstick Dubplate and we are lucky enough to have him in Auckland this Queens birthday weekend. With no work on Monday the lovely folks at Ponsonby SocialClub are staying open till 3am for a proper ragga jungle rinseout!

In support we have reggae don ‘Hawk I’ alongside 2 Junglists who have been spinning the amen since way back in the day. Tommy Flowers & Tobi Jafa.

Free entry and sounds running from 8pm

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NiceUp 10 Year Birthday

NiceUp 10 Year BirthdayWhen: Saturday 30 May

Where: San Fran – 171 Cuba Street, Wellington

Featuring: 
Jacky Murda (Chopstick Dubplate, UK)
Raw Collective
Hawk I
Winston Spliff
Shaw Shot
DDog (Bass Frontiers)
DJ Jaz

9pm start, $10 before 11pm, $15 after

Come celebrate 10 years of NiceUp!

Killa line-up of UK ragga jungle don, Jacky Murda! Live hip-hop crew, Raw Collective! And heavyweight selectas Hawk I, Winston Spliff, Shaw Shot, DDog and DJ Jaz!

 

 

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Foreigndub presents Big Up! Featuring Jacky Murda (UK)

Foreigndub presents Jacky MurdaWhen: Friday 22 May

Where: The Lansdowne – 2 City Road, Sydney

Featuring:
Jacky Murda (UK)
Foreigndub
Gonzo

Expect Reggae, Jungle & Dubwize bizness from the past, present and future.

Live and direct on the Foreigndub Sound System!

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Jacky Murda (Chopstick Dubplate, UK) – Melbourne

Jacky Murda Melbourne showWhen: Thursday 21 May

Where: Grumpy’s – 125 Smith Street, Melbourne

6pm – 1am, free

MPE Promotions brings a big night of jungle, drum n bass, reggae and dancehall!

Also featuring heavyweight selectas, Kunta Kinte, Hawk I, Stryka D, A Foreign Objekt and Mickey Dubz.

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Jah Cure – Life We Live

Jah Cure - Life We LiveFrom the first moment I heard Jah Cure I was instantly a fan. Not since the great Gregory Issacs has there been such a powerful voice in the lover’s rock sub-genre. This man is a genius and I am surprised he hasn’t made more of an impact on the mainstream. (more…)

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Dizzy Flemmings – Silencioso Reggae 

Silencioso Reggae(Black Seed 7″)

There are many examples of multi-versioning about. Foundation riddims given outing after outing, being updated through the years. Possibly my favorite riddim is the one called ‘Burial’.

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