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TIGHTEN UP presents...
45 KINGS: TINY T meets STEVE RICE meets WASSIE ONE
Saturday 7th November
5 Station Place
Gate Pressure: £3 till 10pm £4 after
Music Policy: Hot Ska, Cool Rocksteady, Boss Reggae, Raw Roots, Vital Dub and beyond...
Expect the hottest SKA, coolest ROCKSTEADY, ruffest REGGAE, tuffest ROOTS and the hardest DUB on offer in The Big Smoke as we welcome three of the mightiest selectors on the vintage vinyl scene to the Tighten Up control tower: THE
GREAT WASSIE ONE, MR DOWNBEAT MELODY - STEVE RICE & THE MIGHTY CLOUDBURST himself - TINY T together for the first time in musical unity.
This will be a guaranteed rewind session people with each selector drawing pure choon to get your heart pumping and your feet moving. And keep 'em that way!
As always your hosts MISTAH BROWN, TIM P THE DANCECRASHER and DADDY CHAMPIAN will be representing in full effect - laying the musical foundation on which BIG TINGS will be built. After late starts for the last few sessions we're back to an 8.30pm start for this night, no warm up just big tunes from the off so reach early!
TIGHTEN UP meets VINYL MELTDOWN!
(Sponsored by Tuff Scout/Out On The Floor Records & presented in association with Blackwell Jamaica Rum)
Saturday 3rd October
5 Station Place
Gate Pressure: £4
Music Policy: Hot Ska, Cool Rocksteady, Boss Reggae, Raw Roots, Vital Dub and beyond…
Expect the hottest SKA, coolest ROCKSTEADY, ruffest REGGAE, tuffest ROOTS and the hardest DUB on offer in The Big Smoke as Tighten Up presents a mighty VINYL MELTDOWN SHOWCASE featuring selectors CHAPLIN, MR BIGGS & ARTICAL RANX at the controls – overseen by FRENCHY the guv’nor! The Vinyl Meltdown Crew are behind the hottest revival night in South East London and you can see what the fuss is all about live and direct at Tighten Up.
As always your hosts MISTAH BROWN,
Three new cuts of a previously unreleased rhythm from Lee Perry. Side A has 2 cuts re-mixed by Diggory Kenrick with a Xylophone instrumental being the main mix. This is followed by a dub version mixed by Diggory and then a long dubbed out instrumental on the flipside by the Disciple, Russ D.
Dennis Alcapone is the guest Dj doing the superb intros.
Both the Cd and double vinyl album feature the same 16 tracks.
Genius trumpeter Raymond Harper graced many records in the 60s. Everyone from Prince Buster to Duke Reid to Studio One used his musical dexterity. Pressed in the EU and very nicely presented. Top draw.
Four track Lee Perry dub mixes. Two cuts of Keep on moving on the A side and a mix each of Rainbow Country (Highway riding) and Police and Thieves (Dub Thief part 2) on the flipside. Hand stamped in a re-cycled card sleeve.
Blue heather soft spun gildan tshirt with a white print. Lord have mercy!!
Designed by the pencil of the great Tony McDermott. Comes in five sizes.
Small, Medium, Large, XL, XXL.