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.
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 and provide an all killer, no filler selection.
June 4: Dub Special
Some call it x-ray music, others call it "the sound of the light at the end of the tunnel". Dub – remixed reggae – is trippy and sometimes mind-bending. Tune in for some killer dubwise vibes.
July 2: Canadian Reggae
Not everyone knows that Canada has a solid reggae scene, dating back to the 1970s. Tune in for some crucial Canadian selections.
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 dynamite Lee Perry production by the mysterious Shaumark and Robinson.