Playing tracks by
Too Many DJ’s, J Star, Ballistic Bros, Bastard Jazz, Balkan Beat Box and more.
There is a blog about this mix at http://blessedlovestudios.blogspot.com/2008/12/heroes-of-uk-bass-culture-1977-2008.html including links to volume 2! Excerpt from blog here : This is an illustrated article on an incredibly vibrant but neglected aspect of late 20th century music and cultural history. It records, from a personal perspective of a sometime participant, the influence of UK punk and sound system culture (incorporating Ska and Reggae styles) on the emergence of modern Black British culture; and youth culture in particular. Focusing on selected ‘heroes’ of what I would term ‘Bass Culture’ that now incorporates contemporary UK Hip Hop and RnB, Drum n Bass/Jungle, Grime, Bashment, Bassline, UK Garage and Dub Step (phew). The mix included here is a bit of a tribute to The Clash and helps illustrate the topic, but is not a pure UK based mix and includes tracks produced in the U.S and Caribbean. Below is the set list for my little mix (as best I can, it includes some ob