For the label’s seventh full-length LP release, well-regarded Scottish sound system specialists Scotch Bonnet (run by the mighty Mungo’s Hi Fi) have compiled a collection of favorites past and present, naturally entitled Puffer’s Choice. (more…)
Where: Laundry – 242 Cuba Street, Wellington
Grafta reaches Welly, reppin Pressure Dem Records. The best in dancehall and reggae, new school and old school!
When: Saturday 7 January
Where: Afrika – 18 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington
With DJ Grafta & Jnr Ranks
Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington
10pm till late
The Audio Mechanics – Ras Stone, Antsman & Range – celebrate Xmas in advance with their end of year session. Featuring special guests NiceUp Crew – represented by Steve the Hat & Rudie Bam Bam.
A night of big, bad bass sounds and modern Afrobeat.
Famed [and personal fav] underground mashup/remix extraordinaire Jstar, is on the cusp of a more ‘traditional’ album release with Stand To Order. Featuring respected vocalists Ranking Joe, Soom T, Brother Culture, and Blackout JA amongst others.
Single “Liar Liar” features Danish singer Kinck and is out already. It includes interpretations from Mikal, Capitol 1212, and the Turntable Dubbers, who all explore different expanses of bass music. Jstar was kind enough to answer a few questions about the single, album, and production work. (more…)