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Crucial Vibes Sound Station

Crucial Vibes Sound StationWhen: Saturday 13 September

Where: Schanzenstr 41A 20357, Hamburg

Crucial Vibes Sound System

Highn B
Chalwa Sound (Munster)
Hawk I (NiceUp Crew)
Mighty Howard

Original sound thing!

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Israel Starr meets Dub Terminator ft. Gappy Ranks – No Response Fi Dat EP

No Response Fi DatRevisiting a tune from earlier this year, Dub Terminator takes his collaboration with Israel Starr and adds UK dancehall MC Gappy Ranks to the mix on this update to “No Response Fi Dat.”

On the opening re-edit, the driving force is the deep dub-hop bass-line – with appropriate echoes and subtle synths sneaking through – as this pair of verbal assassins ‘large up like sumo, load up the ammo’ in order to best address their inferior competitors. Israel Starr handles the chorus and outer verses, while Gappy Ranks makes the most of his brief appearance, boasting in baritone: ‘we no care who dem are, dem couldn’t go bar fi bar.’ (more…)

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Old Town Bashment

Old Town BashmentWhen: Friday 29 and Saturday 30 August

Where: Altstadtchilbi Untergasse 45 – Biel / Bienne, Switzerland

Line Up Friday, 7pm – 2.30am

Teacha Dee Live(Jamaica)
One Aim Soundsystem (Biel,CH)
Lion Powa Soundsystem (Biel, CH)
Ever Living Spirit (Biel, CH)

Line Up Saturday, 4pm – 3.30am

Big Mama Sound(Mannheim,D)
NiceUp Crew (Wellington, NZ)
Ever Living Spirit Sound (Biel,CH)
Root Block Soundsystem (Biel,CH)

Warm up by: Train Yard (Biel,CH)

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RaggamuffinWhen: Saturday 13 December

Where: The Trusts Arena – 65-67 Central Park Dr, Henderson, Auckland

Chronixx (JA)
Ice Cube
Cypress Hill
+ many more

Tickets on sale now at the Raggamuffin website.

More info:
Raggamuffin website

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The Selecter (UK)

The SelecterWhen: Friday 10 October

Where: Bodega – 101 Ghuznee Street, Wellington

Too Much Pressure 35th Anniversary Tour

2-Tone Legends, The Selecter, perform their seminal album “Too Much Pressure” in its entirety. Plus an encore of classic and contemporary hits to celebrate their 35 year career.

First time ever in New Zealand!

With support from DJ Skaman

Tickets $59 + booking fee from metropolistouring.com, undertheradar.co.nz, ticketmaster.co.nz and venues.

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Wake the Town

Wake the TownWhen: Friday 3 October

Where: Havana – 32 Wigan Street, Wellington

The Wake the Town Crew are back in session in October! With special guest from Melbourne, champion selectress, Miss Fee. And the revival don, Steve the Hat.

Killa tunes old and new and vibes galore!

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Joe Nice (Baltimore, USA)

Joe Nice (Baltimore, USA)When: Friday 25 July

Where: Understudy – cnr Dixon and Cuba Streets, Wellington

Also featuring Welly heavyweight selectas:
Dirty Red
Deep Thoughts
And mic controller, Winston Spliff

Representing Baltimore, North America’s first and most respected dubstep DJ reaches Wellington for the first time! Rongotai Hi Fi and NiceUp present Joe Nice, as part of his 2014 Asia Pacific tour!

Universally recognised as the ambassador of dubstep in North America, Joe Nice has been instrumental in the growth and success of dubstep for nearly a decade. He is known for his live performances full of vibes, upfront selection, skilful mixing, and his bag of massive 10″ dubplates. (more…)

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Dancehall Nice Again

Dancehall Nice AgainWhen: Saturday 19 July

Where: Afrika – 18 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington

Azbo (Auckland)
Jnr Ranks

10pm start, $5 on the door

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Wake the Town

Wake the TownWhen: Thursday 3 July

Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington

The Wake the Town Crew are back in session in July, this time featuring Steve the Hat, and special guest from Melbourne, Miss Fee!

Killa tunes old and new and vibes galore!

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Wake the Town

Wake the Town - May 2014When: Friday 30 May

Where: Havana Bar, – 32 Wigan Street, Wellington

10pm till late, free!
Musical Discs Coming Your Way!

Join Steve the Hat and Winston Spliff in session, with special guest, Turboflexx from RDP Sound, Adelaide!

Vibes galore!

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