Bass Culture is a weekly event featuring DJs Jahson, Nickel B, and special guests performing a mix of dubstep, house, and other bass driven music every Tuesday at Club Metronome. Nickel B gets it on with a diverse tune selection complemented by precise mixing, scratching, and MC skills. An adept of many genres, he performs a unique blend of dubstep, reggae, house, and downtempo music that can be universally appreciated. A member of Itation Sound System and co-founder of the award winning label Itation Records, Nickel B has contributed to over 50 successful international releases for major recording artists such as Freddie McGregor, Missy Elliot, Jazmine Sullivan, Sizzla, and Wayne Wonder- some winning industry awards including a 2009 Grammy Nomination.
Jahson started DJing in the early nineties. Always with a deep love of music growing up, his first gigs were playing techno at house parties in Boston. After moving to Vermont a few years later, he partnered with long time friends to form Solomonic Sound System, specializing in roots and culture reggae dancehall.He has provided dj support at concerts for artists like Sizzla, Luciano, Tony Rebel, Queen Ifrica, Warrior King, and K’naan, and more. He also regularly works with artists in Jamaica to voice exclusive Dub Plates for Solomonic. His other current local residency, SPACE ECHO, is the first Saturday monthly at 1/2 lounge, featuring reggae, dub, and downtempo. With a love for all forms of bass driven music, including reggae, dub, downtempo, dub+deep+tech house, and dubstep, Jahson brings his exclusive selections and sound boy history to the ‘tables’ wherever he goes.