Category Archives: Dub

Big Boa Riddim – Koogah Records

Geneva-based Koogah Sound has offered up this fresh pair of vocal tracks from singers Nello B as well as Mowgly & Propa on the new Big Boa Riddim, produced by Koogah Sound’s Kano.  Listen to a promo mix of the two tracks … Continue reading

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Congo Natty – new single/video ‘UK All Stars’ & forthcoming ‘Jungle Revolution’ LP

Jungle legend Congo Natty has a forthcoming full-length album, Jungle Revolution, on the UK-based Big Dada label, due out July 1st.  From the write-up linked there, there are apparently 10 tracks and a slew of guest performances from both producers … Continue reading

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Fat Freddy’s Drop – new single “Silver & Gold”

New Zealand’s 9 times platinum, 7 member dub super group, Fat Freddy’s Drop, has a new album Blackbird dropping in 2013, and the first single “Silver & Gold” has been made available as a free download along with a New Zealand … Continue reading

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Xmas giveaway: Smerins Antisocial Club – “Walking In The Air”

I’m never huge on Christmas cheer, but this ska reworking of a classic festive tune made famous by 1982’s The Snowman hit my inbox last week & has just been made available for a free download so I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Wax Wednesdays at The Waldorf

Last week, I started up a new weekly, all-vinyl reggae & dancehall night at the famous Tiki Bar, inside The Waldorf Hotel.  Each Wednesday night, Vancouver’s top reggae DJs will be bringing you a night of strictly vinyl selections, focusing … Continue reading

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Self Evident – “You Me Need” dancehall mix & Keefer set

Our good friend Ben Ulis, aka Self Evident, delivered a DJ mix last week chock full of the hottest new dancehall tracks mashing up dances around the world today.  No tracklisting provided, but I hear favorites of mine like “Dash … Continue reading

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new EP from Audit / Summer mix from Drifts

Our homey Audit, operating out of Edmonton now, has teamed up with an old schoolmate to form a new duo called Drifts, whom we had the pleasure of seeing hype up dancefloors at both Shambhala Music Festival, as well as … Continue reading

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Michael Red presents New Forms Festival Mixtape

In anticipation of this year’s New Forms Festival here in Vancouver, curator Michael Red has put together an hour-long mix of music exclusively from artists that are performing, including international favorites such as Kode9, Sinjin Hawke, Kuedo, Canblaster, Actress & … Continue reading

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Dirty Dubsters – Summer Canadian tour + forthcoming release with Top Cat

Earlier in the year, I let you know that our favorite Irish reggae aficionados, the Dirty Dubsters, had a single with Top Cat on the way.  The release date is now on the horizon, with both a vinyl & digital … Continue reading

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Dub & Decompression – Sundays at the Keefer Bar

Starting this Sunday May 13th, I’ll be starting up a new summertime weekly at the Keefer Bar in Chinatown.  I’ll be focusing on vintage reggae and dub selections as well as contemporary dancehall & bass music, emphasizing vinyl and in … Continue reading

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