Above: Enda Starr running the controls for the weekly Firehouse show on Radio Na Life 106.4 FM. Find out when to lock in over here. Rashers Tierney caught up with Paul from the legendary Firehouse Skank to hear about hauling the first proper sound system to Ireland in the early 1990s, friends pissing in the wrong place at a rammers gig and that all essential UK link up. Mick T-woc … Read More
Bernhardt Badting steps up for the first Big Blue Dub Cast, it’s dark and dubby all the way. He’s playing shows with Feather in the Wood Quay Venue and The Sugar Club this weekend, or you can catch him at the Sim Simma parties. Check out his page for more details. Artwork by Andrew Hopkins.
Jetstar II by t-woc Twoc’s got long form in the game. Known as a prime selector and a dab hand at production, he just dropped new fire on Basecamp. We won’t say much about it other than it’s a solid dose of riddim and bass spiked by an ear well prone to exploring beyond the obvious. There’s a bit of a quirky biography of himself over on Bandcamp too, no doubt inspired … Read More
We’re having a bit of love in at the moment with the back catalogue of a certain Adrian Sherwood. Caught wind of him in various interviews and came across him proper when he put out some serious weaponry with Techtonic’s Pinch in recent times. That stellar hook up led to a fantastic album called Late Endless Night last year. It brought us back to the meditative earlier stages of dubstep, with … Read More
Bit of a Saturday morning dub odyssey here from Edinburgh’s Riddim Tuffa Sound. It’s basically a track with tonnes of documentary samples about the dubwise aesthetic layered on top. A nice little concept well executed. For more check them out on Soundcloud.
Tommy Rash had an extended chat with dub reggae producer extraordinaire and all round ledgebag The Mad Professor. It starts off with calypso but takes in punk, ebola and even the Hot House fecking Flowers along the way. Jump to the end for details on how to nab tickets to his World Music Embassy gigs. Do you remember the last time you were over in Ireland? Laughs.. No I don’t! … Read More