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SEVENTY TWO HOURS OF LO-FI MADNESS…. Aoteara Runnings No. 4

7AM Tuesday morning… Da Bei Qigong under the eaves of a building in Myers park. When it rains it Aukland it rains. Things were about to get busy! The PIYN project was scheduled to kick off at Bizdojo at 10.30am … Continue reading

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HIGH TIMES IN AUKLAND… Aotearoa Runnings… Part 3

Singapore – Sydney – Auckland…. gotta  say,  the aerial view of Sydney was pretty impressive… all those inlets and coves lined with yachts… life-style is undoubtedly king. It’s clearly changed  a lot since the Tolpuddle martyrs were transported there, given … Continue reading

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Pre Dawn scribblings on a trip to Aotearoa… this is Part 1… Nuff more to come!

It’s 3.15 am. I’ve been off the digital radar for the past ten days.  Swifty and I were working on a couple of British Council funded projects in Aukland, New Zealand aka Aotearoa. Arrived back in London town  yesterday. Got … Continue reading

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OUT NOW! DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND! WORD, SOUND & POWER: UK Sound System Map

Following the debut of Word Sound & Power – Reggae Changed My  Life  (Stage 1)  at the Bass Culture/Roundhouse forum, The people have spoken and we have released the premiere edition of  our  UK Sound System Map. Drawing on an … Continue reading

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Forward with The UK Reggae Nation… Words Sound & Power … Reggae Changed My Life – the journey continues

Wednesday night the Roundhouse Rising … British Underground’s Bass Culture Forum ….  this sold out session featuring a panel of players rooted in the contemporary reggae scene was the perfect place for Swifty and myself to premiere the first stage … Continue reading

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SXSW: Reggae Roots ‘n’ Bass Culture @ the Roundhouse

Saturday night at the Roundhouse in Camden Town . It’s busy. In the main room, post-emo college rock band, Brand New, was pulling  a heavy  crowd. Meanwhile, in the small theatre, a more modest gathering was gradually assembling to  get … Continue reading

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UK Reggae Nation… Getting Busy!

Right now Typograffix don Swifty and myself are rootically inspired. Jamaica50 is building nicely and we are working on a commission from British Underground to design a fanzine, that sheds light on UK  Bass Culture and the diverse  array of … Continue reading

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