Thursday, December 21, 2017

#480 :: A Vintage Jamaican Christmas Mix (20 Dec 2017)

Merry Christmas music lovers! And a very happy and prosperous new year to you all. Thank you for all your support and listener-ship this year. We'll keep the music rolling over the holidays. Give feedback, make requests, send promo music to

Half Pint - Christmas Vibes
Owen Gray - Collins Greetings
Premo & Joe - Peace On Earth
Rupie Edwards - Christmas Parade
Alton Ellis - Christmas Coming
Joe Gibbs Family - Winter Wonderland
The Cimarons - Holy Christmas
The Maytals - Happy Christmas (The Christmas Song)
The Wailers - White Christmas
Don Cornel & The Eternals - Christmas Joy
Palemina & Faith D'Aguilar - Santa Ketch Up Eena Mango Tree
Jackie Mittoo - Joy Joy
Gaylads - Christmas
Al & The Vibrators - Merry Christmas
Silvertones - Bling Bling Christmas
The Kingstonians - Merry Merry Christmas
Doreen Shaffer - Wishing You A Merry Christmas

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.

Friday, December 15, 2017

#479 :: Music by Surrey Boudit, Jr. Thomas The Volcanos, Ska Beat City, Newtown Rocksteady and more! (13 Dec 2017)

Around the world in one-hour. 
Ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub, rasta, punky-reggae, good times. Enjoy!

Be sure to go check out the new album just released by Newtown Rocksteady on Bandcamp.

Surrey Boudit - Tek My Leave
Upright - Orange Over Blue
Caboclo - Alegria De Vivir
Jr. Thomas The Volcanos - What A Shame
Seu Jorge - Rebel Rebel
Ska Beat City feat Dr Ring Ding - Adorable You 
Ska Beat City feat King Hammond - Bad Til I Die 
Black Uhuru - General Penitentiary
The Baba Brooks Band - Smokey Ska (Take 1)
Stranger Cole & The Baba Brooks Band - Thinking of the Future
Newtown Rocksteady - Fanfare Ska
Detroit Riddim Crew Artists - What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas
Vespa - Vespa Radzi

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand on Weds 13 Dec 2017.

Surrey Boudit & DJ Skin & Bone play The Yot Club (Raglan) 22 Dec 2017

Surrey Boudit are heading back to The Yot Club (Raglan) and you need to be there. They're bringing the Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae vibes to The Yot Club once more for a massive night with the one and only DJ Skin & Bone.

Get in there, get down there, any way you can, you don't want to miss this one, summer has hit and it's gon' be a scorcher!

$10 on the door from 9pm 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Original Wailers New Zealand Tour 2017

Reggae Royalty, THE ORIGINAL WAILERS (Jamaica) featuring Al Anderson Tour New Zealand in December 2017! Performing BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS album 'LEGEND' in Full

Enjoy Marley’s best Live in Concert - Is This Love, Could You Be Loved, Three Little Birds, One Love, No Woman No Cry, Buffalo Soldier, I Shot The Sheriff, Jamming, Get Up Stand Up plus More!

12th December - Tauranga - Totara St
13th December - Hamilton - Altitude
14th December - Auckland - Powerstation
“My music will go on forever” - Bob Marley

Sunday, December 10, 2017

#478 :: Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing (6 December 2017)

A mix featuring old classics, new releases, and plenty of goodness! Enjoy.

1 Dela with the Aggrolites Rocksteady Lullaby
2 The Bandulus - Smile
3 The Ethiopians - We Gonna Be Free
4 Jimmy Cliff - A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall
5 Hugo Lobo & Carroll Thompson - Don't Stay Away
6 The Gramophone Allstars - Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing
7 Chronixx - Majesty
8 Alpheus - Sleeping giant
9 The Bakesys - Golden Brown Slices Of Toast
10 Victor Rice - Tema
11 King Kong 4 - Profile Of A New Elite
12 The Expanders - I Have a Party
13 Delroy Wilson - I'm The One Who Loves You
14 Burning Spear - Tradition
15 Messenjah meets Israel Starr - What You Wish For ft Exile Di Brave
16 Messenjah meets Israel Starr - What You Dub For ft Exile Di Brave

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

#477 :: Studio One Gems (29 November 2017)

A selection of Studio One gems. Thanks Sir Coxsone Dodd. 
And thanks to Tron Records for the sponsorship. 

Who can name all the tracks??

This episode first aired on FreeFM89.0 in New Zealand.

And sorry for the late post, we thought we had posted this earlier, opps. 
We plugged Auckland Ska Festival, which was a success! 
Who has a review on how things went from their experience?