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.
March 5: Rocksteady to Roots
Jamaican music went through significant changes as the 1960s drew to a close and the 70s began. We'll check a crucial selection of tunes that show the progression from happy-go-lucky rocksteady to more militant vibes.
April 2: Max Romeo
For more than 50 years, Max Romeo has had an incredible career. One of the most righteous men to step behind a microphone, we'll check a deep selection of Max's best music.
May 7: 2 Tone
2 Tone Records was the shot heard around the world. Decades later, the 2 Tone sound is still fresh, inspirational, and relevant as ever. Mick Sleeper will dig deep into his collection and provide an all killer, no filler selection.
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.