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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.

Upcoming Specials

October 7: Studio One

Studio One was the Motown of Jamaica, the musical college with an incredible number of graduates. Tune in for a crucial selection of Studio One vibes.

November 4: Santic

Leonard Chin's Santic label gave us some of the most interesting reggae records of the 1970s. Check out a playful, spooky, and dread selection.

December 2: Zamrock

In the mid 1970s, Zambian musicians branched out in an unexpected direction: hard rock. Zamrock is what happened when James Brown meets Led Zeppelin. We'll check out a mind-blowing 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 deadly John Holt tune.