The 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…)
Where: Dux Live – 363 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch
Bass Factory Sound System – Gooba & Messenjah
9pm start, $15 on the door
Where: Ponsonby Social Club – 152 Ponsonby Road, Auckland
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
Where: San Fran – 171 Cuba Street, Wellington
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!
Where: Woodys – Woolies Plaza, Byron Bay
9pm till late, $10
Crucial D (old skool set)
Solidarity Sound System
Where: The Lansdowne – 2 City Road, Sydney
Jacky Murda (UK)
Expect Reggae, Jungle & Dubwize bizness from the past, present and future.
Live and direct on the Foreigndub Sound System!
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.
From 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…)
Infamous New Zealand producer and selecta, Steezie Wonder AKA Flex, has been residing in Perth and Bali for the last year. (more…)
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’.