Rise and Shine Rockers Mix for NiceUp – Love Rockers

NiceUp Crew · Rise and Shine Rockers - Love Rockers This ‘Love Rockers’ mix offers up a blend of Lovers Rock, Reggae Soul, covers and general Reggae Love songs, giving the listener an all round warm…

Buju Banton – Trust / Steppa

(Gargamel/Roc Nation/Island) My tastes in reggae music are fairly specific: Studio One, proper Jamaican dub and roots from the 1970s and early 1980s (think Junjo, Linval and the Roots Radics at…

Katchafire Summer Roadie – Sat 26 Dec to Sat 27 Feb

Katchafire hit the road on their summer tour. With special guests at selected shows, Sons of Zion and Laughton Kora. December Sat 26 - New Plymouth, Butlers Reef Sun 27 - Rotorua, Village Green…

Return of the Rockers – Fri 5 Feb

When: Friday 5 February Where: Galatos - 17 Galatos Street, Auckland $20 presales from Galatos. After a two year hiatus the Lion Rockers whanau are bringing back the underground roots vibes to…

Roots Fire Sound and friends – Sat 6 Feb

When: Saturday 6 February Where: Level One Craft Beer Cafe & Bar - 1/217 Marine Parade New Brighton, Christchurch Featuring: Roots Fire Collective, Beccie-B, Azure, Paoro Kete, Losfix, Lure, Most…

Dubwise Sound System Excursion – Sun 7 Feb

When: Sunday 7 February Where: Leigh Sawmill - 142 Pakiri Road, Leigh 12 - 10pm PDC Sound System with selectors GraySound, D-Low, Infrequent Flyer and special guests. More info: Infrequent Flyer…

Easy Beat Hi Fi Summer Sunday Sessions – Feb 7 – Apr 25

When: 7 February 21 March 25 April Where: The Pepper Tree - 31 Kapanga Road, Coromandel 2pm - 6pm All vinyl selection of ska, rocksteady, roots reggae and dub through the Easy Beat Hi Fi custom…

Monkey Marc Vital Sound Q&A by The Groove Thief

"I feel that now the time is ripe for Vital Sound. I feel there is no better time for music with a message that speaks to the reclaiming of power by people across the planet. We are in desperate…

Puffers Choice Vol. 3 – Scotch Bonnet Records

Mungo’s Hi Fi have long been tastemakers in the sound system scene, with their ongoing series Puffer’s Choice putting the proof on 12”. The third installment’s twelve eclectic tracks feature…

Burning Soundz ft. Naptali and RSD Remixes – Pure & Divine EP

An unintended geographical twist, coronavirus-induced, found Rob Smith (well-known as both RSD and for his collaborative work with Ray Mighty as Smith & Mighty) locked down in New Zealand earlier…

Keith Lawrence featuring Tippa Irie – Dem Too Bad Mind

7" and digital formats Consummate South London selector and presenter Keith Lawrence presents his latest 7" release on his Muzik-Ed label. Dem Too Bad Mind Ft Tippa Irie by Keith Lawrence Keith has…

Manudigital – Dub Trotter

A weighty tribute to prior travels, now perhaps slightly yearning, Manudigital’s Dub Trotter takes listeners from Europe to Asia to the Americas. Composed during the artist’s 2018-2019 global tour,…