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 6: All Request Episode
Calling all Bass Culture fans! If you have a dread or dynamite reggae, soul, or Afrobeat tune that you would love to hear on the program, and he'll do his best.
June 3: Rock Against Racism
In the 1970s, rock and reggae combined forces to combat racism in England. Organizations like Rock Against Racism and record labels like 2 Tone drew a line in the sand when racists and white supremacists were on the prowl. Tune in for some powerful tunes.
July 1: All Canadian Episode
The Great White North has got the groove. Canadian reggae goes back further than most people think, and there's a rich heritage of reggae and dub if you dig deep enough. Non stop Canadian dubwise selections to help celebrate Canada Day!
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.