Friday, December 07, 2007

Junior is coming.
"One of the world's most celebrated Reggae artists - Junior Reid -will be performing live in New Zealand for the first time.

Delroy "Junior" Reid is well known as lead vocalist for the famed group Black Uhuru and as a successful solo artist. Always at the cutting edge of Reggae creation, Reid has collaborated with Hip Hop artists such as Wu Tang Clan, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe and T-Pain. He recently worked with MIMS on the worldwide smash hit, 'This is why I'm hot'.

Junior Reid will be joined by well known Canadian DJ/ Producer, DJ Power. With local support from: Jafa Mafia, Jugglin Crew, Rebel Bass and Tommy Flowers at Galatos on Thursday December 13th from 8pm (and Dec 12 in Welly). Presales $38 plus booking fees. $45 at the door. Get em quick!!"

Saturday arvo, check out the Beat Market, at Santos/Safari Lounge courtyard on Ponsonby Rd, bring along some records to swap/trade/or sell, hang out and listen to some DJs (Tommy Flowers, Double 00 Afro, Dan Paine, Jason Howson), and indulge your vinyl addiction. Beat Merchants will have a bunch of stuff on sale too. From 12 midday til 5pm.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Josh Homme is a straight-talking bad-ass
"F%ck the labels man, they suck. The last thing they're stripping down is their own expense accounts and shit. I mean, Jimmy Iovine of Interscope records takes a private jet or rides first class to tell a band they don't get tour support..." read his comments in full over here. It gets even betterer.