November 1, 2013, at 10:33 pm
If you’re around London tomorrow (Saturday) night then don’t miss Tighten Up.
Joining the Tighten Up Crew for the warm up slot is Lloyd Miller down from Aberdeen with a box of tough tunes and then for the main event we have three special guest selectas – Chris Lane, Daddy A and Port O Jam P.
July 13, 2013, at 4:28 pm
Out and about with the Tighten Up Crew in August:
THE LONDON INTL SKA FESTIVAL presents – Hotshot & Scorcher Social Club round 2 – The Official Freddie McGregor Aftershow Party
Thursday 1st August 2013 | 10.30pm to 2am – STUDIO ONE CHARTBUSTERS!
With your hosts THE TIGHTEN UP CREW+ SEANIE T on the mic select the sounds of Young Jamaica, Hit after Hit – Scorcher after Scorcher – from Jamaica’s No1 Studio.
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April 26, 2013, at 7:55 pm
Mistah Brown and I from the Tighten Up Crew joined Keith Lawrence for his Thursday night Reggae show on www.mi-soul.com radio this week to play some tunes. The show is up on Mixcloud so check it out, we’re on from around 1:09:00.
THE 'Keith Lawrence Reggae Show' 24/4/13 'Selector's Corner' w/ TIGHTEN-UP CREW on mi-soul.com by Keith Lawrence on Mixcloud
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April 24, 2012, at 6:39 pm
In just over a weeks time on Friday 4 May it’s the London International Ska Festival Deejay All Nighter. We’re really excited about this event as the Tighten Up Crew get to go head to head with Steve Rice of Downbeat Melody alongside Chris Lane. As we’ll all be playing on Steve’s superb Downbeat Melody Sound System we’ll have to be gentle but expect plenty of tough tough tunes all the same. As it’s part … continue reading…
February 22, 2012, at 10:55 pm
It’s only a couple of weeks to go till Trash And Ready – the Tighten Up Crew join up with the legendary Jah Screechy, head honcho of Necessary Mayhem – Curtis Lynch and Disorda of Extra Classic and Suspect Packages. Check the video.
January 29, 2012, at 11:38 am
We’re back in early March with another Trash & Ready night (in association with Lionvibes) showcasing the best in Old School Dancehall and Digital Reggae. Live on the night is the wicked Jah Screechy alongside selecta’s Curtis Lynch (Necessary Mayhem records), Disorda (Extra Classic/Suspect Packages) and the Tighten Up crew with MC Champian.
More details here.
Download the poster as an A4 PDF.
January 10, 2012, at 10:04 pm
Last Saturday three crews – Tighten Up with MC’s Ras Jahny AKA Johnny Dollar and Daddy Ranks, Shimmy Shimmy with MC Serocee and Extra Classic with MC Seanie T played a night called Champion Sound! at the Silver Bullet, Finsbury Park, North London. Tim Schnetgoeke was there and took some superb pictures. You can see more of his work here – http://www.schnetgoeke.com
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January 1, 2012, at 10:18 pm
July 12, 2011, at 4:04 pm
Update due to the new server space I’ve now updated this with streaming versions of the three music files.
It’s taken a while to sort this one out but here by popular demand is the audio for the May 2011 Tighten Up with Ras Digby and Natty Frontline.
This was a heavy duty pure dubplate session with both soundmen pulling out all the stops. There is a tiny bit of hiss on the recording but … continue reading…
May 30, 2011, at 11:40 pm
A bit of a departure for this months Tighten Up as the session will be in two sections: the main event starts at 11pm and will feature Tiny T (Mighty Cloudburst) and Jim Cox (Reggae Train) plus your hosts the Tighten Up Crew see the poster here.
Earlier in the evening and for the first time we present the 45 Shoot Out: 3 selectas/crews go head to head – who plays best?
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