DMZ in Sheffield, very very soon now…

… I can feel the vibes… so excited… can’t wait for the bass weight…

I dunno if it’s the done thing or not but I put some requests in… I doubt very much if Mala takes requests from some random fan off the internet but you never know, I might strike lucky — and if you don’t ask, you don’t get… Here’s what I wanted:


Wailers: Hypocrite
Johnny Clarke: Don’t Trouble Trouble
YT: England Story (or anything on 85 riddim)
Asher Senator: Fast Chat Originator
Tippa Irie: It’s Good to have the Felling You’re the Best
Anything on the Hard drive riddim
Any Jammy’s versions of Throw Me Corn
Anything on Water Pumping or Boxing riddims


DMZ: Mood Dub (please please please!!)
DMZ: Conference
Loefah: Mud
Dusk & BlackDown: Lata / Crackle blues
Random Trio: Indian Stomp
K9’s Kingstown… and Ghost Town
Skream: Dutch Flowers / Lightning / Smiley Faces

Here goes nuttin’…

Bash next Thursday — reach


The next BASH will be sweet and low and heavy and you’re gonna love it, for it is a women’s reggae special. I will be there again with full crew and I just KNOW that you will want to join me, for the DJs are:

The Bug featuring the magnificent NICOLETTE! Aaaaaaaannnnnddd… Warrior Queen!! Together! Plus further MCs TBC…

Plus we have… from OneExtra, drum’n’bass supremo DJ Flight dropping what promises to be a killer Dub/Dancehall set!

Aaaaaaannnd… by special request – your friend and mine, the woman who brought the heavy steppers sound to Radio One and exported the vibe around the world, we have the legendary… MARY ANNE HOBBS!!!

Plus, we have the big man himself, the best producer on the planet, the BASS SCIENTIST, the dancehall don: LOEFAH!!!! This time dropping, for the first time ever outside of SE25, an utterly irresistable, red hot, never-to-be-repeated, LOVER’S ROCK SET!!!!!!!! Loefah’s opening so reach early or miss out!

It’s the ultimate summer-lovin’ BELTANE BASHMENT BASH and if you are on the East Side on that Thursday you will NEED to be there. Come nice y’selves up. Herewith, the blurb from the Bug…

“To celebrate the joys of Spring, the ladies are hitting BashMassive Attack’s collaborator/Shut Up & Dance artist Nicolette joins forces with The Bug and Warrior Queen.

Drum & Bass heroine/Radio 1 xtra regular DJ Flight trades her jungle in for dancehall and Radio One’s Breezeblock pioneer Mary Anne Hobbs are providing the pressure at Bash on April 27th. And with Dubstep warrior Loefah dropping bass heavy lovers tunes for the opening set, the night promises to be large.”

“Rephlex records ragga renegade The Bug has joined forces with Loefah from dubstep bass dons Digital Mystikz to promote a new night at
Plastic People. ‘Bash’ will be aimed directly at dancehall partyseekers fiending for the latest bashment rhythms, classic ragga, deep dubstep, heavyweight dub and reggaefied hip hop. Nerds, trainspotters and the moody boys need not apply, as residents, guests and host MCs resolutely set out to ensure the bass will put a smile upon your face.”

“Thursday 27rd April (And the last Thursday of every month) BASH At Plastic People. (Presented by The Bug & Loefah). Policy : Bashment, Dub, Ragga, Rockers, Roots, Lovers, Soca… 10-2AM. £5/Conc..”

BASH is rapidly turning into one of the best reggae nights in London and as a complement to the pure love-fire of the DMZ nights it’s essential.