Chant Down keeps the fire blazing for Australia’s longest-running reggae night, mixing the best new roots and the freshest dancehall together with vintage classics, custom dubplate specials, and live vocals in a soundsystem style. Residents Jesse I and Ras Crucial will be joined in March by guest vocalist King Ru, plus selectors Sista Itations (Pressure Drop), Naram (Echo Chamber), and Major Delay (System Unknown).
More Fire # 169 takes place on Saturday 21st March at Deep 11 (Mercat Cross Hotel basement, 456 Queen St, Melbourne). Doors open at 10pm, with a cover of $12 or $10 for concession holders, and PBS FM members.
Jesse I and Troublemekka present a night of bruk out Jamaican dancehall, bashment and jump up soca at the Laundry Bar. Running bi-monthly, Yard Bounce aims to feature the finest selectors, MCs and dancers in the business. Get ready for the vibes to tun up Caribbean-style!
This instalment will feature hosts Jesse I and Troublemekka alongside guest DJs Sam (Kenya), Yuki (Japan), and Ras Crucial; plus live performances from SK Simeon and Ee’Da.
Yard Bounce takes place on Saturday 28th March at Laundry (50 Johnston St, Fitzroy). $10 door pressure. 10pm-3am.
A mix of reggae and conscious dancehall for free download. January 2013.