Monthly Archives: January 2018

Baloji – Soleil De Volt

A beautiful blend of Hip-hop and Afrobeat, French House and Post Punk, this latest from Belgian based artist Baloji is super catchy considering I have no handle of the language whatsoever. It’s taken from his forthcoming album ‘137 Avenue Kaniama’ … Continue reading

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Baja Frequencia feat. Skarra Mucci – Badman a Badman

Saw these guys supporting Chinese Man (they’re signed to their record label) in Bristol last night and they rocked it. I have to give a nod of respect to the 02 Academy for finally updating their in house PA to … Continue reading

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Jus Now x Dismantle x Busy Signal – Fire (Spotie) – Video

There are a number of producers involved in evolving the sounds of Soca right now. Bad Royale, Ultimate Rejects and Stadic are a few favourites, but for me Jus Now are really leading the charge and where the others tend … Continue reading

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The Power Generation EP! / Prove It

Although from over here in the UK it’s hard to see a decline in Power Soca (an extra high energy strain of Soca which averages around 160 bpm), the fact that there have been two recent releases having to clarify … Continue reading

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Nomadic Massive – Rap N’ Roll

A fresh video for a phat tune taken from the multi-lingual Montreal collective’s 2016 album The Big Band Theory.

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Monkey Marc feat Dre Island – Yaad N Abraad

Monkey Marc has been working with a heavyweight mixture of Jamaica’s most established artists, the new Roots Reggae vanguard and fresh up and coming talent for his Vital Sound project. Guests include Capleton, Sizzla, Ninja Man, Turbulence, Lutan Fyah, Fyah … Continue reading

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Until The Ribbon Breaks – King In The Corner

Now firmly rooted in LA, the dynamic duo from Dinas Powys remain a powerful musical force. They have certainly come out fighting with this one, hitting somewhere between ‘Goodnight America‘ (their response to the Trump election) or Revolution Indifference (one … Continue reading

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