Bass Culture: Reggae and beyond. Tune into deep, dubwise vibes from all over the map. Classic roots reggae, super bad soul and funk, crucial Afrobeat, dub from outer space – the musical compass points in many directions. Mick Sleeper has a big record collection, and he wants to share it with you.
April 6: Afrobeat Express
Afrobeat emerged from Nigeria in the 1970s and fused jazz, funk, rock, and traditional Nigerian sounds together, creating an unstoppable musical force. Tune in for some funky and exotic vibes.
May 4: Errol Brown
Errol Brown, the junior engineer for Treasure Isle studio and later one of the key engineers at Bob Marley's Tuff Gong Studio, is one of the unsung heroes of dub. His crisp and skillful dub cuts for the High Note label stand out as a high point in the golden age of dub. Tune in for some massive dub cuts.