Wake the Town

When: Sunday 7 January Where: Laundry - 240 Cuba Street, Wellington First NiceUp session for 2018 and the Wake the Town Crew are back! This time featuring NiceUp selectas, Conviction Roots (direct…

Bobby Was A Gangster / Ravers Party – Red Robin 12”

Release Date: November 27 2017 Red Robin’s return to wax once again begs the question, why did 80s rub-a-dub ever fall out of fashion? Read on as The Groove Thief weaves together a track-by-track…

45 BLAST How Yu Fi Sey Dat? Mix by TurboFlexx – December 2017

A compilation of some of the finest 7 inch vinyl from the How Yu Fi Sey Dat? records catalogue. It would not be unfair to say "How Yu Fi Sey Dat?" was one of the most important record labels in…

Pomegranate Sounds feat. Little Harry – Life No Easy EP

‘Life No Easy’ is the debut release for Pomegranate Sounds, the production team of Tree-Angles and The Groove Thief. With deejay Little Harry on vocal duty, the release comes with the vocal and three…

Eesah – Tell No Lie

Frankly, any release on Royal Order Music ought to be noted at this point, as Chronixx has certainly proven his ability to not only deliver hits but also make tastes. Eesah - first featured on…

One Love One Heart Festival

2 - 3 September 2017, Woodland, California We checked the forecast and were slightly alarmed to find a high temperature of 43 degrees celsius for the weekend of One Love One Heart (OLOH). A bit high,…

NiceUp Xmas Party

When: Sunday 17 December Where: Laundry - 240 Cuba Street, Wellington 5pm kick off Join the NiceUp Crew for the annual end-of-year mash-up, with a special all-crew session. Big tunes and vibes…

NiceUp Mix by Rudie Bam Bam – August 2017

Originally from Catalonia, Spain, and a working class hero back home, Rudie Bam Bam is a lover of rough Jamaican sounds and Northern Soul and has a compulsive addiction to collecting rare vinyl from…

Lutan Fyah – Things Are Not The Same

(Bent Backs Records, 2017) Digital! What an amazing time in reggae music the digital era was. And the first thing that got me on this riddim was the fire digital sound. A collaboration between…

NiceUp Mix by DJ Crazyeye – July 2017

Straight out of Titahi Bay, Porirua NZ, Josh AKA DJ Crazyeye brings some favourite selection! Growing up in Whakatane and moving to Wellington in the late-90s saw Josh surrounded by the Capital's…

Double Tiger – Sharp and Ready

(Easy Star Records, 2017) Sharp and Ready is the debut full-length from Tour De Force member, Dub-Stuy Records co-founder, and John Brown's Body affiliate Jay Spaker aka Double Tiger. Expect…

NiceUp Mix by Roots Agenda ft. Tenor Steppa – June 2017

All vinyl selection by Roots Agenda ft. Tenor Steppa live and direct, taking inspiration from both new and old dubwise riddims.