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.
May 2: Strictly Roots
The mighty 7" single is still the cornerstone of any decent reggae collection. Mick will dig deep into his singles collection and select some crucial roots tunes.
June 6: Peace Treaty
In 1978, the Jamaican gun men who regularly shot at any anything that moved in the streets of Kingston during an election decided enough was enough. Although the peace treaty was short-lived, it produced many reggae songs remarking on the event. Tune in for some edutainment on this bit of Jamaican history.