KING AP SOUND | REGGAE LOVER PODCAST # 153

THIS REGGAE LOVER EPISODE FEATURES A LEGENDARY ATL SOUND SYSTEM SELECTOR, FADDA JINX of KING AP SOUND.

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  • 0:56 – Early history of King Apocalypse
  • 9:43 – Meeting Marc Stewart, doing college radio, and getting bookings
  • 10:39 – Preparing to be a hardcore selector by cutting foundation dubs
  • 11:50 – Process of building a dub box in the late ’90s
  • 13:40 – Competition and being able to defend yourself at any time when playing out
  • 15:49 – Voicing the big bad Super Cat dubplate
  • 20:09 – Expanding to incorporate King AP’s Connecticut branch
  • 24:27 – Doing more sound clashes in the future
  • 33:20 – 1990s soundclash versus today
  • 35:58 – The most well attended ATL sound clash
  • 43:22 – Team Torment family
  • 47:11 – Events: Beer Vibes (ATL) & Jouvert (CT); Reggaematic carnival band

Follow King AP on Twitter and Instagram @KingAPSound @faddajinx. For bookings contact (678) 923-1981 or kingapmusic@gmail.com.

This episode was sponsored by DOGS420 and featured analog style instrumental, Körsbär (Cherry) by Hans Majestät from Sweden featured on 2019 album Frukt, Vol. 1.

The Reggae Lover theme music was produced by ĀGARD out of Brooklyn, NYC.

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Introduction to Sound System Culture

This “Reggae Lover” episode gives a high-level overview of Jamaican sound system culture.

We clarify some things that we’ve mentioned in the last three episodes and define a number of sound system related terms. AGARD and I each share stories about how we got introduced to sound system culture and offer pointers for up-and-coming selectors.

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Click links below for other favorite ways to listen:

Highlanda Sound Foundation Dubplates (live 2016 mix)

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Listen to Highlanda Sound Foundation Dubplates (live 2016 mix) by HIGHLANDA SOUND #Reggae #np on #SoundCloud

Live recording of Highlanda at Rub-A-Dub ATL (2nd Sundays) #rocksteadyatl

Live set: Highlanda Sound at Rub-A-Dub ATL [4.10.16]

Rub-A-Dub feat. Highlanda Sound - 4.10.16

Audio: Rub-A-Dub feat. Highlanda Sound live set – 4.10.16

Bass Odyssey 25th with Cocoa Tea, Stone Love, Metro + more (audio download)

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Bass Odyssey Sound System celebrates 25 years with Jamaica's first sound system festival on August 8, 2014 in Richmond, St. Ann. Next year's staging on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

Bass Odyssey 25th Anniversary (audio download below)

Bass Odyssey Sound System celebrated 25 years with their first sound system festival on August 8, 2014 in Richmond, St. Ann. Sentinel from Germany joined Killamanjaro (Ricky Trooper makes a cameo appearance), Renaissance with Jazzy T, Metro Media with Skyjuice, Stone Love and Bass Odyssey in the juggling duties.  Sweet singing veteran Cocoa Tea blesses the stage alongside Singing Melody. Next year’s staging on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

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Bass Odyssey with selector Worm alongside DJ Lexxy

Tony Matterhorn alongside King Addies in #ATL – Feb 1st, 2014

Tony Matterhorn alongside King Addies

Tony Matterhorn alongside King Addies, Mark Dragon from Inner City Sound, Warfile and Love People

‘Reunion’ on Saturday Feb. 1, 2014 The #History Dance Inside Club-Pisces Stone-Mountain Atlanta Ga.

Admission is only $20 so come out early to enjoy the classics and exclusives from the Dubplate arsenal.

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Bass Odyssey 23rd Anniversary 2012 with Stone Love & KillamanJaro – Full Audio

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Download and listen to the historic event, Bass Odyssey’s 23rd Anniversary, recorded live Friday August 10, 2012 at Lighthouse, Runaway Bay in St. Ann, Jamaica.  BASS ODYSSEY RED & BLACK AFFAIR with KILLAMANJARO & STONE LOVE playing together for the first time ever featuring all 3 sound systems in one lawn (venue).  Sponsored by GUINNESS.

Download Bass Odyssey 23rd Ann. 2012 Audio Part 1

Download Bass Odyssey 23rd Ann. 2012 Audio Part 2

Download Bass Odyssey 23rd Ann. 2012 Audio Part 3