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The new Island Vibe date is February 17-20 2022.

We have just released our 1st artist line up for February! In the meantime, the dust is just settling on our October Microvibes event...

MicroVibes 'back to the Roots' was sublime. It was a blessing to return to Minjerribah for our 15th festival. The scaled back event brought with it an intimate family and friend vibe that was priceless. A huge, huge thankyou to the Quandamooka people and the NSI community for hosting us on your magical home.

Here's some snaps from legend Ned Martin, click the link for the full gallery

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Microvibes couldn't have been possible without the hard work of event manager Prahlad Cave, site boss Rupert Faust and the amazing crew Caz, Fleur, Teya, Nat, Henry, Damien, Mane, Maria, Josie, Gypsy, Dane, Zak, Chips, Roland, Groover, Steph, Ra, Ian, Tim, Nellie, Kris, Emily, Rana, Wayne, Kat & Ty, Benji, Gabi, Aaron, Floyd, Isabella, and all the wonderful artists, workshoppers and not least, the brilliant attendees who support our jam. 

island vibe episode #15

 

 

Island Vibe and Rudekat records have created an amazing mix-tape to mark island Vibe’s 15th year. We would love to encourage everyone who likes to stream music or buy their tunes online, to click the link below and add Episode 15 to their listening playlists or better yet - buy the album directly here:
 

https://gyro.lnk.to/IslandVibeFestivalEpisode15

https://rudekatrecords.bandcamp.com/album/island-vibe-festival-episode-15

 

This has been a bollocks year for the creative arts, live music especially.. and your support is very much needed and appreciated. There are 17 tracks from beloved Island Vibe artists and it is a friggen beauty!! For vinyl lovers, there will be a special collector's edition coming out soon!


Artists featured on the 2020 compilation include the smooth rhythms of Stay-Nice & Tahu Dubs, absolute reggae legends Mista Savona, King Tide, Bobby Alu, 4’20 Sound with Scottish MC Tom Spirals, Byronian beauties Sky Eater, emerging first nations artist Jarulah featuring JK47 and BOMBC, Minjerribah local Sachem with the RnB gem Motherland, newcomer Kuranda soulstress Rikaela, downtempo king Isaac Chambers, Melbourne’s fabulous Echo Drama, intricately beautiful dub instrumentals by Drew-id, 1Dragon 2Dragon, Ben Walsh and Chilacayote and Tanuki Lounge artists Nutty Farah and Asabi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

rudekat threads 

Nothing says "I love you" more than a Rudekat Records t-shirt or singlet! Rudekat has a range of deadly designs to suit you or your loved ones - check 'em out here:

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