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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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The Audio Mechanics

The Audio MechanicsWhen: Saturday 13 September

Where: Laundry – 240 Cuba Street, Wellington

Ras Stone
Plus special guest Paipo


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Sound Clash 2014

Sound Clash 2014When: Saturday 13 September

Where: Dux Live – 363 Lincoln Rd, Addington, Christchurch

3 Way Sound Battle featuring:

Subtle Sound System – Ill FigZ + Red I

Bass Factory Sound System – Gooba + Messenjah

Kindred Sound System – Richie Kindred + Jungle Fari

Reggae | Dancehall | Jungle | Dubstep

$20 presales from Cosmic Ticketing

Special guest Dubhead
Support from Nazarite

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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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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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Atsushi and the Moisties

Atsushi and the MoistiesWhen: Saturday 6 September

Where: Ginger Minx – 117 Valley Road, Mt Eden, Auckland

With Deejays:
Leo Dub

Free, 8pm till late

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Bigga Tingz

Bigga TingzWhen: Thursday 4 September

Where: Cassette 9 – 9 Vulcan Lane, Auckland

This month with:
Lewis Tennant

99% Dancehall

Free entry

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