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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.

Upcoming Specials

January 15: 2017 in Review

2017 may have been disappointing in a lot of ways, but it gave us some excellent reggae releases. Tune in for a crucial selection of some of 2017's best tunes.

February 5: Afrobeat Special

A dynamite fusion of traditional Nigerian sounds plus the influence of funk and rock produced an incredible sound: Afrobeat. Check some mind-blowing sounds from Western Africa.

Bass Culture on YouTube

Check out the Bass Culture YouTube channel for a top ranking selection of reggae singles from Mick Sleeper's collection. Lots of killer records, including this B-side gem by none other than Robert Palmer.