Monthly Archives: September 2016

Rototom Sunsplash 2016

Rototom Sunsplash 201613 – 20 August 2016 @ Benicàssim, Spain

I’m a little late with this review of Rototom Sunsplash 2016, but it is in good time to get you in the mood for New Zealand summer festivals.

Rototom Sunsplash is an amazing 8-day (9-days including the pre-party) reggae festival which encompasses music like ska, dancehall, dub and African, and includes related culture such as Rastafari, sound system, sustainability and health and well-being.  (more…)

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NiceUp Monthly Mix – September 2016 – Roots Factory

Photo: Jen Walsh, knots & shotsFrankie is a selector and co-operator for Roots Factory and Downbeat Melody Sound System. A traditionalist through and through, his selection and production is all grounded in a foundation style, from Rocksteady and Roots through to Dancehall and Digi. He is a strictly-vinyl selector and an avid dubplate cutter. (more…)

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Reggae Jam

Reggae Jam29 – 31 July, Bersenbrück, Germany

Reggae Jam has been rated the number 1 reggae festival in Europe by Riddim magazine readers, and hearing this I had high expectations. I guess I experienced many highs and a few lows throughout the festival. (more…)

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