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Interrupt & George P combine forces for a vibrant and powerful EP of digital dancehall, equally optimistic about and critical of modern society. In A Rub a Dub Style - heavy on the basslines and featuring poignant vocals - starts with the fast-and-heavy “Ghost Faith,” as George P calls out Babylon for its falsehoods atop some thick drums and synths. “Me No Want To Mean Dancehall” is upbeat vintage in all the right ways, just like the cover art, while “Unite” introduces the slightly slower second half of the album with a conscious message of rub-a-dub. “Wicked Me Nah Wicked” embraces the power of positivity, a slight echo on the vocals paired with a tight bass loop. “Original Style,” pays respect to tradition, both in sound and lyrics, eschewing commercialism for the integrity of the underground dancehall sound. Closer “Suger and Spice” does use the phrase ‘sweet like sugar and spice,’ yet thankfully the smoothly polished vocal is sufficiently entrancing that the cliche is smile (rather than nausea) inducing. Perhaps not as widely acclaimed as Disrupt and Soom T, Interrupt and George P show they are a force to be reckoned with as they balance history with modernity on this promising six-track.
In A Rub a Dub Style by Interrupt & George P

Interrupt & George P combine forces for a vibrant and powerful EP of digital dancehall, equally optimistic about and critical of modern society. In A Rub a Dub Style - heavy on the basslines and featuring poignant vocals - starts with the fast-and-heavy “Ghost Faith,” as George P calls out Babylon for its falsehoods atop some thick drums and synths. “Me No Want To Mean Dancehall” is upbeat vintage in all the right ways, just like the cover art, while “Unite” introduces the slightly slower second half of the album with a conscious message of rub-a-dub. “Wicked Me Nah Wicked” embraces the power of positivity, a slight echo on the vocals paired with a tight bass loop. “Original Style,” pays respect to tradition, both in sound and lyrics, eschewing commercialism for the integrity of the underground dancehall sound. Closer “Suger and Spice” does use the phrase ‘sweet like sugar and spice,’ yet thankfully the smoothly polished vocal is sufficiently entrancing that the cliche is smile (rather than nausea) inducing. Perhaps not as widely acclaimed as Disrupt and Soom T, Interrupt and George P show they are a force to be reckoned with as they balance history with modernity on this promising six-track.

DJ Enso may be famed for running the revered club XXX and for throwing down banging late-night bass-music sets, but he can also assemble one mean mixtape as he proves with Future Dancehall フューチャーダンスホール Vol. 1. Drifting between jungle, hip-hop, and dancehall, the success of the ongoing “Future Dancehall” nights is elevated to a higher level through studio production and the inclusion of some of Hong Kong’s choicest MCs. XXX-regular Rahyym joins Ngabo on Major Popular’s “The Ruler,” 10z and Kafe Hu appear on a Dub Phizix & Skeptical track, while local Cantonese legend Masta Mic, EKORB, as well as my regular partner in crime MC Loki Dolo combine forces on an exclusive Enso refix of DJ Zinc x Dope Skillz. Big tracks from Rebel MC, Million Stylez, Collie Buddz (DJ Yoda remix) and The Bug keep the beats heavy while the styles switch. Hopefully this will become an ongoing series since Hong Kong is certainly in need of more mixtapes and proper releases…
The mix is available on Soundcloud, or you can DIRECT DOWNLOAD and get the jungle-thug (?) artwork as well. Enso recently appeared at the Clockenflap music festival, so check out his bass-fueled live mix as well:

DJ Enso may be famed for running the revered club XXX and for throwing down banging late-night bass-music sets, but he can also assemble one mean mixtape as he proves with Future Dancehall フューチャーダンスホール Vol. 1. Drifting between jungle, hip-hop, and dancehall, the success of the ongoing “Future Dancehall” nights is elevated to a higher level through studio production and the inclusion of some of Hong Kong’s choicest MCs. XXX-regular Rahyym joins Ngabo on Major Popular’s “The Ruler,” 10z and Kafe Hu appear on a Dub Phizix & Skeptical track, while local Cantonese legend Masta Mic, EKORB, as well as my regular partner in crime MC Loki Dolo combine forces on an exclusive Enso refix of DJ Zinc x Dope Skillz. Big tracks from Rebel MC, Million Stylez, Collie Buddz (DJ Yoda remix) and The Bug keep the beats heavy while the styles switch. Hopefully this will become an ongoing series since Hong Kong is certainly in need of more mixtapes and proper releases…

The mix is available on Soundcloud, or you can DIRECT DOWNLOAD and get the jungle-thug (?) artwork as well. Enso recently appeared at the Clockenflap music festival, so check out his bass-fueled live mix as well:

This Saturday night (November 10th) I will be DJing with True Skool HK at their monthly rooftop party. If you’re in Hong Kong and like reggae, this is definitely worth going to - the scenery is great since Pier 7 (above the Star Ferry in Central) has a view of the whole city, and the music and vibes will of course be perfect as well. I’ll be playing a set of mostly modern tunes, with a focus on digital reggae, steppers dub, and other reggae-influenced beats. Since it’s public space it’s even BYOB until midnight, so come early and dance until late with 100% Reggae Dancehall! Only $120 at the door, which includes a free drink, and I’ll be joined behind the decks by DJs Ray Shizzle, Blood Dunza and Christian Da Phat Selekta. Here’s a recent mix of mine to get your ears ready for Saturday:


Full event information available HERE.

This Saturday night (November 10th) I will be DJing with True Skool HK at their monthly rooftop party. If you’re in Hong Kong and like reggae, this is definitely worth going to - the scenery is great since Pier 7 (above the Star Ferry in Central) has a view of the whole city, and the music and vibes will of course be perfect as well. I’ll be playing a set of mostly modern tunes, with a focus on digital reggae, steppers dub, and other reggae-influenced beats. Since it’s public space it’s even BYOB until midnight, so come early and dance until late with 100% Reggae Dancehall! Only $120 at the door, which includes a free drink, and I’ll be joined behind the decks by DJs Ray Shizzle, Blood Dunza and Christian Da Phat Selekta. Here’s a recent mix of mine to get your ears ready for Saturday:

Full event information available HERE.