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Well been real slack with bassdrop latetly - something to do with a chemical imbalance inducing laziness. Doctors say it's untreatable - but I'll prove them wrong.....maybe tomorrow...Read the full post..
Starting tomorrow, a series of interviews from DJs confirmed to play at Phat08 will be posted up on Bassdrop.co.nz. If you would like to win a ticket to the Phat08 New Years festival, then keep an eye out for these interviews and look for the question on each of the interviews to email in. Also, you may have noticed a new Phat08 graphic to the right, click on that to get more info on the event or of course head to http://www.phatclub.co.nz for full info and ticket purchases.
Tiki Taane was the ultra enthusiastic Natty Dread that dominated stages across New Zealand, Australia and Europe in the 90's and early 2000's. In the drum and bass realm, he was known as MC Rizzla and forged a huge reputation for himself first performing with Concord Dawn, then collaborating with them on several international drum and bass anthems. Over in the dub reggae camp, or dub'n'bass as they called it, Tiki was the soundtech turned front man for new generation New Zealand music pioneers Salmonella Dub. Tiki rocked stages with them for over a decade and became a dominant image on our TV screens and in radio media. That wasn't enough though, he built a fierce reputation as a dj, producer, live sound engineer and studio engineer. Without Tiki behind the desk Shapeshifter might never have had that powerfully defined kick, snare and sub bass that has come to be internationally known as the essence of drum and bass...Read the full post..
Well first up, what a massive weekend of Drum and Bass Wellington just witnessed. How awesome a scene is there when you can have an international pack out on the Friday, backed up with a sell out crowd to local DJs on the Saturday. Once again, congratulations to JMC for winning the 2007 Rumble in the Jungle - fully deserved - for more info head to www.rumblejungle.co.nz ...Read the full post..
Having won the Wellington Heat, JMC stepped it up a notch against some fierce competition to etch his name in NZ Drum and Bass History, as the Rumble in the Jungle 2007 National Champion!..Read the full post..
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