Releases

NiceUp Monthly Mix – March 2014 – Wreck It Up Crew

Wreck It Up CrewLondon’s best kept reggae secret, the Wreck It Up Crew, have been blowing the roof off clubs since way back when with their unique, positive, and uplifting style, harking back to sound system days when MCs and DJs worked in unison niceing up the dance.

Strictly vinyl and lyrics, the crew consists of a whole heap of legendary selectors and sound men who tear it up wherever they go. (more…)

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NiceUp Monthly Mix – January 2014 – Crucial Vibes (Hamburg)

Crucial BSelector Crucial B, founder and sound owner of Crucial Vibes Sound System (Hamburg, Germany), is now 22 years at the controls.

This is a mix of his favorite and rarest tunes, deep out of his 7″ and 12″ collection of Rub a Dub, Early Dancehall and Raggamuffin. Special livication to NiceUp Aotearoa! (more…)

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NiceUp Monthly Mix – November 2013 – Lion Rockers Hi Fi

Lion RockersKia Ora NiceUp Whanau and Lion Rockers Family,

This mix comes fresh out of my basement! I never do mixes, and on the few times I have they have always been to tape, so this is a very rare thing!

The selection are unplanned and spontaneous, very similar to a Lion Rockers session, with each tune riding off the next. (more…)

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NiceUp Monthly Mix – September 2013 – Wrongtom – Deejay Ranting

Wrongtom - Deejay RantingOn the rare occasion I get a moment to do a mixtape, I generally try and give it a theme, and my latest is no exception.

Spurned on by a summer of speeding tickets, passport issues, and a never ending workload thanks to my own stupid idea of setting up a record label when I already have untold projects on the boil, I’ve selected some of my favourite paranoid, emotive or downright moody dancehall and deejay records for those of you who don’t need your reggae to uplift or soundtrack a BBQ. (more…)

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Newtown Sound Digital Selections 2010

Newtown Sound Digital Selections 20105-Star General, DJ Art, out of Newtown, Aotearoa, brings a mix focusing on killa Digital Reggae music from the past, the present, and the future.

Featuring: Dub Terminator, Unitone Hi Fi, Tapes, Newtown Sound, Wrongtom and Roots Manuva, RSD, Disrupt and Mikey Murka, Scotch Bonnet, Afrikan Simba and T-Woc, King Jammy, Spliffy Dan, Augustus Pablo, Sizzla, Xterminator, Luciano, Jr Reid, Dennis Brown, Yami Bolo, Youth Promotion, Super Cat, Frankie Paul, Professor Grizzly, Clement Irie, Jimmy Riley, Tenor Saw, Wailing Souls, Chaka Demus, and Wayne Junior. (more…)

Ghetto Red Hot Vol. 6

Ghetto Red Hot Vol. 6The sixth and latest mix in the Ghetto Red Hot Mix Series by DJ Art Official AKA Newtown Sound, which began in 2005.

A series dedicated to spreading the best in 80s, 90s and current dancehall reggae, with classic old and new-school Jamaican influenced hip-hop from the UK, US, Canada, Europe and NZ.

Featuring Newtown Sound, Israel Starr, Juse 1, Silva MC, Raw Deezy, Kurst One, Dub Terminator, Max, Subdivizion and more. (more…)

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