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Postby oopu » Tue May 30, 2006 9:29 pm

iam loving this whole thing--the music, the community, the radio downloads---its all so tight a new frontier////and the vinyl, yea iam getting a collection just ya know in hawaii we are removed!! ---damm i want some of them dubplates!! so yea how about a ////forward night goes waikiki<<< you knows you all needs to be workn on ya surfing moves right?
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Postby joenicedj » Tue May 30, 2006 9:30 pm

i'll gladly play in Hawaii.....
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Postby seckle » Tue May 30, 2006 9:36 pm

joenice wrote:i'll gladly play in Hawaii.....

Maui is amazing.

O0pu, what island are you on? the big one?
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Postby kion » Tue May 30, 2006 9:38 pm

hell lets make hawaii the dubstep holiday mecca! 8)

Although I don't think easyjet do Honolulu just yet unfortunately!
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Postby crimeandgrunk » Tue May 30, 2006 9:58 pm

likewise I could probably hook you guys up with a venue here in alaska, but I wouldn't have the money to pay airfare.
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Postby oopu » Tue May 30, 2006 11:17 pm

Hi Joenice!
Iam real close to getting on plane to see you in SF, i got to hear this stuff out! the only place ive heard dubstep is in my living room and SF is about as close as its gonna get/

Dubstep could work in hawaii---we have our house and DnB but the mainstream is all about Hiphop/R&B/Dancehall and all the remixes into those styles---done to death! We also have Jawaiian music--its hawaiian music with Jamacian "style" production --its so slick and cheesy but the radio plays it nonstop---
We like our weed! Reggae bands that come through town do real well/ You could promote Dubstep emphasizing the DUB-rooty-jamacian side of it (put a rainbow colored leaf on the flyer--lol--joking--not////
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Postby oopu » Tue May 30, 2006 11:26 pm

seckle wrote:
joenice wrote:i'll gladly play in Hawaii.....

Maui is amazing.

O0pu, what island are you on? the big one?


No iam on the crowded one, Oahu (honolulu, waikiki beach, north shore--big surf---think blue crush lol, just over a million of us on this rock)/ Yea Maui is nice, Kauai and Hawaii Island aka, the big island, are my favorites/////
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Postby Jubz » Tue May 30, 2006 11:34 pm

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Postby seckle » Wed May 31, 2006 12:22 am

oopu wrote:
seckle wrote:
joenice wrote:i'll gladly play in Hawaii.....

Maui is amazing.

O0pu, what island are you on? the big one?


No iam on the crowded one, Oahu (honolulu, waikiki beach, north shore--big surf---think blue crush lol, just over a million of us on this rock)/ Yea Maui is nice, Kauai and Hawaii Island aka, the big island, are my favorites/////

Nice. Welcome to the forum by the way.
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Postby cure » Wed May 31, 2006 12:31 am

KION wrote:hell lets make hawaii the dubstep holiday mecca! 8)




I hear that!
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Postby necron99 » Wed May 31, 2006 1:37 am

Werd....So any one else in hawaii into dubstep? Dont know if you know me but I am Necron99 (morgan,lizard,spaceman spliff) that use to dj and throw dnb nights over in honolulu. Just sayin aloha, and seeing if I should be droppin some dubstep next time I come play in the island.
Big ups, and keep pushin the bass.
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Postby d.l.i » Wed May 31, 2006 1:52 am

Yea while ya over ther come to australia!
Its not to far away
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Postby oopu » Wed May 31, 2006 2:36 am

Necron99 wrote:Werd....So any one else in hawaii into dubstep? Dont know if you know me but I am Necron99 (morgan,lizard,spaceman spliff) that use to dj and throw dnb nights over in honolulu. Just sayin aloha, and seeing if I should be droppin some dubstep next time I come play in the island.
Big ups, and keep pushin the bass.


were you doing the nite at cafe sistina?
no one is playing dubstep out that i know, if i mention it people say, oh, yea, grime, lady soverign, right? everyone seems to know her, and that video--
i think its about pushing people onto it---u know put it into a dnb set see the reaction---the dnb crowd here is open to anything alternative to the mainstream/ i would like to play it out between sets at some of the local dub reggae gigs---those gigs are full on spliffn/skankn parties, the smoke gets so thick in there! lol! people would dig it---goes with the vibe/
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Postby n-type » Wed May 31, 2006 9:18 am

joenice wrote:i'll gladly play in Hawaii.....


done know selector!


i would jump at the chance to play out deya!


Dubsteppin wid a cocktail and shorts!
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Postby r33lc4sh » Wed May 31, 2006 9:25 am

aaaaaargh!!! god help us! they are everywere!!! :twisted:

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Postby joenicedj » Wed May 31, 2006 12:26 pm

oopu wrote:Hi Joenice!
Iam real close to getting on plane to see you in SF, i got to hear this stuff out! the only place ive heard dubstep is in my living room and SF is about as close as its gonna get
big time !!! Come thru!

it's gonna be a big weekend....believe me.

GRIME CITY and there's talk of an outdoor party and a warehouse party on Saturday.



it'll be worth the plane ticket...which i cant imagine would be a couple hundred bucks.
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Postby purebooom1 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 6:33 pm

ALOHA TO ALL!
I was BORN AND GROWN THERE...I MISS IT!
DUBSTEP IS GOING TO TAKE A WHILE THERE...ROOTS MUSIC IS THE CENTER OF THE STAGE STILL.
LIKE OPUU SAID...WE ARE WEEEED SMOKAS.
SLOW AND LOW!!
DUBSTEP IS TOO TAPT!
TOO HEAVY YET.
The thing that really sucks is the epidemic of crystal meth users there(BATU is what they call it) .
It really is a sad REALITY...but if you took DUBSTEP there...you might see the vampires at night tripping and you might get jacked.
don't let a POSTCARD FOOL YOU ABOUT THE STATE!
yeah we got our Section 8's too.
big up KAM 4 HOUSING.
you might have a chance on MAUI for DUBSTEP...just because most of the people there are from CALI and more fine tuned for "MAINLAND" mentality...don't bother trying to play the other islands...they'll poi pound your PLATES.
COUNTRY FOLKS WON'T ACCEPT IT!
Just a little bit of knowledge of where i'm from...BIG UP THE DUBSTEPPERS IN THE 808 TRYING TO MAKE IT HAPPEN...GOOD LUCK!
LARGE UP MY ROOTS FAMILY....OOKLAH THE MOC...FATHER PSALMS STUDIO...JAH GUMBY..BARRUCUS..KILLA P...RAS BIRD...KALI...MR.83...HI-STATE FAMS ALL MASSIVE AND CREW REPPIN HAARD FOR OUR AINA..FORWARD.
BIG UP THE DUBSTEP SCENE MAKING IT OUTERNATIONALLY.
MALAMA PONO(RESPECT)!
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Postby twister » Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:29 pm

big Up all Hawaii Massive

I was there a couple years back and tried to play dubstep at this place called INDIGO and people were a bit confused to say the least. I think the smokin heads were feelin it but were mostly hangin around. though I think with more of the dancefloor influence now it could go off. Plus mix it up with reggae and its on!

I'd be glad to come out and try it out again! 8)

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Postby micjamking » Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:39 am

Hawaii's been pretty slow about it even tho the Reggae/Dub scene is huge, but it's definitely coming along. I've been playin Dubstep on Oahu for the last year comin from DnB and it has definitely been a difficult transition for some, but the last three months has shown massive improvement. We actually have a couple of monthly's running now, with Bar35 runnin D&B in the lounge and Dubstep on the patio bar for the last three months. There's also been a few beach parties the last three months with Dubstep blowin tha spot. I'm actually playin Indigo's next weekend with MC Enemy and Lotus Soundbar on Aug 29th with DJ Thread. Lotus is also lookin @ runnin DnB/Dub monthly's here soon. Lookin forward to gettin an All Dubstep Monthly with Moody G of TheSubdivision and a few other cats here soon. Most Definitely will keep you cats posted. In tha meantime, peep how we do it island style....Light It Up...peep tha space for tracklist. holla...
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Postby kee » Thu Aug 07, 2008 5:53 pm

oopu wrote:Dubstep could work in hawaii


dubstep does work in hawaii. played @ a festival on maui last february and folks was like WHAT?!?

i want to hear some hawaiian producers who infuse indigenous instruments/structures/vibes with the megaton bass. how does dubstep's urban-decay roots apply to hawaii's exploited resources and colonized social environment? there is some intense fucking anger on those islands...
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