Monthly Archives: February 2015

Fishbone – Unstuck

Not sure exactly what’s going on here but it’s Sur-reality TV meets Music Video. Suitably twisted new Fun(k) from the legendary group, who shall be joining us at BoomTown Fair this year.

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OffChestra – Bajram

Some rowdy Balkan Ska straight out of Kosovo. The word Bajram is similar to fiesta or festival, but if your Albanian is a little sparse have no worries, the band have promised to put out an English version if they … Continue reading

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Iba Mahr & More

Before December’s Sting concert in Jamaica I only really knew Iba Mahr for the massive hit Diamond Sox from last year (I posted the remix with Tarrus Riley here a while ago). In the Sting fiasco it was definitely the … Continue reading

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Bold As Brass

Seems like the New York Subway is the perfect place to catch the new wave of Brass Bands. Following on from the likes of Hot 8, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Rebirth, etc are Lucky Chops. Although they’ve been around since 2006, … Continue reading

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Glass Animals – Black Mambo

In other (more relaxed) news. Really been enjoying these guys at the moment.

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BARRIO LOCO PT I – CIRCO BAILE

I think I’m going to need to split this section in 2 at least, so let’s go with the 2 different stages. First up is Circo Baile, our biggest indoor Dance venue where various forms of Bass music, mix with … Continue reading

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Stand High Patrol – Sleep On It

Went to see the Stand High guys on Friday at Love Of Dub in Bristol, unfortunately had to leave not long into their set. The room was packed out though and the bass was definitely up to 11. Dub Smugglers … Continue reading

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Serocee feat. Zico – Heart Breaker

Lovely stripped back and mellow Steppas style Dub production from Hylu & Jago with Serocee rapping the verses and Zico singing out on the chorus. With OnlyJoe gone quiet of late it’s good to see 3 of their members in … Continue reading

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Nubiyan Twist – Work House

Nubiyan Twist have been building up a strong reputation on the live circuit these past few years and they’re about to drop a seriously strong album on 30th March that shall hopefully carry them as high as they deserve to … Continue reading

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PHAT BOLLARD – SPARE A LITTLE CHANGE

We had Phat Bollard on The Bandstand at BoomTown Fair last year. They’re a great band of buskers who play a similar kind of Punkish Folk music to US bands such as Days N Daze, though with a decidedly British … Continue reading

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