Solo Banton Australasian Tour – 20 – 29 Mar

Due to COVID-19, international travel restrictions and unprecedented lock downs around the world, the Solo Banton tour is postponed. Sydney: Friday 20 March @ Secret Warehouse Location (Foreign Dub…

Solo Banton interview with The Groove Thief

Just before touching down for his debut Australasia tour, veteran UK vocalist Solo Banton kindly took the time to speak with The Groove Thief. TGT: This is your first time in Australia and New…

Stepping Forward – Sun 23 Feb

When: Sunday 23 February Where: Laundry - 240 Cuba Street, Wellington We are back in session with special guest direct from London, Conviction Roots. And Wellington favourites Skaman, The Good Taste…

Jah Red Lion – Wicked Affi Run Weh

2020 is starting out with a bang for Jah Red Lion, with a new single and video. The single ‘Wicked Affi Run Weh’ is a return to his reggae roots. A rub-a-dub anthem riding on top of a solid riddim,…

Superman & Spiderman – Tear It Down

Riding the triumphant horns and bubbly bass to far more meaning than any other track on the Six Month Break riddim, “Tear It Down” by deejay duo Superman & Spiderman is surprisingly conscious.…

Castrum Mix for NiceUp

Castrum discovered sound system culture in 2011, at a Pressure Roots Hi Fi night in Falmouth. He has been selecting and collecting around the UK and Europe over the last 4 years and recently moving…

Mungo’s Hi Fi Mix for NiceUp

The brilliant Doug Mungo's, co-founder of the celebrated and pioneering Glasgow sound system and bass music production collective, lays down a 2-part new year mix before he reaches New Zealand and…

JonnyGo Figure – Crucial Showcase

(Bent Backs Records) I don't bother with a lot of modern reggae. My preference has always been for the Jamaican output from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s. Other than classic 90s dancehall, I seldom…

Tippa Lee – Down in the Ghetto 7″

(Red Robin Records) Out to the ‘worldwide struggle,’ New Zealand’s leading digital rub-a-dub label returns with a smooth and tough single. Red Robin Records stalwart Tippa Lee speaks of escape on…

Solo Banton interview with Mark Professor

Solo Banton in session with Mark Professor from the Wreck It Up Crew,  on his latest album 'Old Raggamuffin' out on Reality Shock Records. Watch the video More info: Solo Banton Facebook Reality…

Solo Banton – Old Raggamuffin

(Reality Shock, 2019) After a decade of recording – with albums out on Reality Shock Records plus 7” and 10” out on the likes of Moonshine Recordings, Scotch Bonnet, Partial Records, Conscious…

Soom T and J-Star – Fri 1 Nov

When: Friday 1 November Where: Laundry - 240 Cuba Street, Wellington 8pm till late, $10 on the door More info: Laundry Facebook J-Star website Soom T Facebook