Tag Archives: David Rodigan

British Dancehall DJ Gabriel Heatwave on the Politics of Jamaican Music

Over the past decade, London-based sound system The Heatwave have built a solid reputation among 18 to 30-year-old dancehall fans as Britain’s premier party hosts. We’d planned to sit down and chat with DJ and founder Gabriel on several occasions, … Continue reading

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On the Grind: Bashment DJ Joe Grime

The Bashment Show 15th August 2013 by Joe Grime on Mixcloud Having earned his stripes juggling alongside top sound systems on east London’s notoriously competitive party circuit in the early 2000s, Joe Grime is one of the UK’s hardest working, … Continue reading

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Friday 14 September: David Rodigan @ East Village, London EC2A 3HX

What: Rootikal Where: East Village, 89 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HX

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Interview with David Rodigan MBE

Below are extracts from interviews conducted with legendary DJ and broadcaster David ‘Ram Jam’ Rodigan in 2003 and 2004.

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Sound Clash Culture: Death Before Dishonor, The Road to Athens

Below is a feature on the history and origins of sound system culture published as part of Puma’s marketing campaign for the 2004 Olympics in Athens.

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