The Secret Life of Sound Systems
It’s about bass and reggae music. It’s about community and unity. It’s about prodigious stacks of enormous speakers...
Lion Rockers HiFi
For some it’s an exercise in nostalgia, for others they’re tapping a new vein of recordings from artists who want revive reggae’s core themes of togetherness and social justice.
Nick Atkinson corrals the main players in Aotearoa’s small, but determined community of Sound System wranglers, they who build and shift heavy bins upon which reggae of all vintages is played.
Roots Foundation Sound System interview
More about the rise of the sound system in Aotearoa on the AudioCulture website.