Lee Scratch Perry, the Mad Professor and Asian Dub Foundation are just some of the bass abusers at this reggae/global techno megabash.
Stockwell Road, SW9 (0171-924 9999) 25 May
JAMES TAYLOR QUARTET @ the
The Zeppelin-loving, Hammond organ-mangling James Taylor steps out to show off material covering many years from the new live album, Whole Lotta Live. Highgate Road, NW5 (0171-344 0044) 24 May
GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI @ dingwall's
Welsh surrealists with a pop touch continue to charm with their new single "Sweet Johnny", and will tantalise with new songs from their forthcoming album.
Camden Lock, NW1 (0171-267 1577) 28 May