Two top class DJs with an exclusive B2B session, bringing the carnival vibes with non-stop Soca as part of the Nice Up! Takeover.
AAA Badboy aka Kaptin Barrett is our head of music and a well respected DJ in the festival scene whose musical knowledge runs through many different genres. There's very few Mixcloud accounts which can boast Reggae mixes alongside Grime, Balkan, Ska, Irish Punk and Hillbilly mixes. In February he recorded a Carnival mix for BBC 1Xtra alongside Jus Now, showcasing his long love for Soca.
Bristol's Dub Boy is a DJ, producer and promoter of international esteem who plays a wide variety of soundsystem and carnival musics. He is the driving force behind the seminal clubnights, Ruffnek Diskotek and Monster Bass and has released music through legendary labels such as Nice Up!, Idle Hands & Punch Drunk. He has become one of the most relevant dancehall DJ's on the scene, naturally joining the dots between soundsystem culture and underground dance music. 2009 saw Venue magazine vote him Bristol's 2nd best DJ behind Joker
He also performs and makes music with Atki2 as The Dutty Inspectors and his bag of dubplate specials, unreleased exclusives and infamous mashups and remixes always get crowds moving.