i didn't really talk about it (beyond a brief mention) on rinse last sunday cos i wasn't really sure what i made of it all. would definitely address it this week but not doing the show cos we're playing boomtown fair.
i've seen and engaged with loads of people in music / on radio talking about it
The Heatwave Presents : Hot Wuk … Stickys Birthday Bashment !
London's maddest bashment party returns to celebrate Sticky's birthday...
Bring your whistles and horns, find your space to dance or bang on the wall for a reload. The Heatwave and Sticky's bashment energy makes Hot Wuk the most...
are there any record shops left in London where you can sell stuff??
i know about Haggle and Flashback on Essex Road and of course the MVE shops .... anything else around?
it's mostly hip hop, drum & bass, breakbeat, reggae, dancehall.
for an idea of what dancehall is like right now...in december we rounded up 100 of 2009's best dancehall tunes on our Rinse show - http://www.theheatwave.co.uk/events/item/rinse17dec09/
or any of our recent rinse shows http://www.theheatwave.co.uk/music/rinsefm/
when I started listening to dancehall in the early 00s everyone was moaning about how it was better in the 90s
in the mid 00s everyone talked about riddims like Liquid (2001) as being a bygone age
now the same 'rubbish' 'jiggy' 'lightweight' riddims that people from 2002-06 moaned about are...