Crucial Selection with Jane Bee

Super Cat - Si Boops Deh (Techniques, 1985) Epic. This was my first Super Cat album. Way back when in my record shop I sold it countless times. Everyone loves it. Everyone loves Super Cat. He is a…

Crucial Selection with Stinky Jim

Live At The Counter Eurovision 79 (People Unite) by Misty In Roots is, for my money, the quintessential live album. The spoken introduction to 'Mankind' is timeless wisdom, beautifully delivered, the…

Oxman Mix for NiceUp

Oxman is an institution in the London reggae scene. Perhaps most well-known internationally for his work with the renowned Dub Vendor and Soul Jazz crews, Oxman has a long and deep history, from…

Jaro Local to release debut album – Dakini Tangarareh

(CHM Supersound, August 2018) After releasing a number of highly successful singles over the past 2 years, Jaro Local, the fast rising Island Reggae star from the Solomon Islands, is preparing for…

Dub Organiser Roots Mix for NiceUp

Dub Organiser was formed by the acclaimed Dave Hendley and Stu Tolhurst in Whitstable in 1998. When Dave passed in 2016, Stu was joined by Keith Lawrence and Queen Kaori to carry on the mighty Dub…

Tippa Lee – Dancehall Ram Up

[Red Robin] Out on 7” as well as digital, “Dancehall Ram Up” is ready to satisfy discerning skankers, not only in the dance but surely also at home. This is the third release from New Zealand’s…

Beat Down Babylon meets NiceUp – Fri 27 Jul

When: Friday 27 July Where: Laundry - 240 Cuba Street, Wellington Featuring: Dirty Red, Shaw Shot, Conviction Roots (direct from London), Crazyeye and P Vans Beat Down Babylon and NiceUp join forces…

Beat Down Babylon meets NiceUp Mix

Beat Down Babylon and NiceUp join forces to bring big, bass heavy selection. Check them in session Friday 27 July @ Laundry, Wellington at Beat Down Babylon meets NiceUp.

Kali Ranks – Kill Dem All

(Def Jam, 1995) Throughout the early to mid-90s, the marriage of hip hop, reggae and dancehall was an impressive one. It gave fans of all three genres so much classic music that is still played out…

Interview with Dub Terminator by Skarob

Skarob talks to Dub Terminator about his latest release, Dubmental, and upcoming session with Jafa Mafia in Auckland City. SR: Dub Terminator, it's great to hear you have a new album releasing.…

NRG Rising – Say Yes to Life

From the opening track ‘Conscious Soul Rebel’, you know the latest album by Aotearoa reggae RnB group NRG Rising is going to be hot, smoky and sweet. Like sweet chili sauce on hangi potatoes during a…

Grafta Top Ten – July 2018

New Zealand born, Canadian resident Grafta aka Oliver Penny has carved out a niche for himself in the global dancehall community, splitting his time between riddim building, mixing work and…