Thursday, July 8, 2010
@ Long & McQuade Music Education Centre (2822 Nanaimo Street) #250-384-3629
1pm – 2pm (ALL AGES/FREE) Admission by advance sign-up at Long & McQuade
On Thursday, July 8th Victoria BC Ska Society welcomes two of the most colorful members of the NW reggae scene to share their knowledge on the art of Jamaican dubplates & riddim versioning. Dancehall MC- DJ Collage (aka Mista Chatman) & reggae selectress DJ Tank Girl will discuss how dubplates are made, and what purpose they serve to reggae sound systems in Jamaica & abroad. They will also be explaining what a "version" is in reggae music and will give live & direct examples on how to "ride di version" inna reggae stylee!
DJ Collage (aka Mista Chatman) is a known reggae vocalist throughout the NW and can be seen performing alongside artists such as Delhi 2 Dublin, Collie Buddz, Yellowman, Inner Circle & more. He can also be seen live on tha mic hosting his Seattle based weekly reggae party- JAM JAM.
DJ Tank Girl is part of the Vancouver based DJ collective- Lighta! and holds down the weekly dancehall party TING at the Astoria in East Van. She has just returned from a month long trip in Jamaica where she acquired many dubplates for the Lighta! Soundsystem.