Category Archives: festivals

Focus Wales: Day Three

So I’m now on the train home, slightly bleary eyed after the last late night of a long few days but I can’t snooze until I’ve at least told those of you who have made it through my Day One … Continue reading

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FOCUS WALES 2019 – DAY ONE

It’s that time of the year once more where I find myself in the sunny (okay not so sunny today) North Walian border town of Wrexham for Focus Wales, a musical showcase and conference that happens annually and for which … Continue reading

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Daddy Freddy & Sleepy Time Ghost feat. Action Fire & Blackout JA – Bun Dem Out

Daddy Freddy is probably the biggest catalyst for my love of Dancehall so it’s great to see him still putting out such strong tracks and even evolving his style, opting for a more subdued flow that somehow manages not to … Continue reading

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PARADISE HEIGHTS – BOOMTOWN CH11 (2019)

It’s time to continue our look through the Boomtown District releases and as I’m going in reverse order, after the Town Centre stage is our ‘gold-plated gated community of pleasure and leisure facilities and a playground to the rich and … Continue reading

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TOWN CENTRE – BOOMTOWN CH11 (2019)

Most years I tend to cover the District releases at Boomtown and pick out my personal choices for each. For those who don’t know, Boomtown is a big festival here in the UK (worth watching the ‘After Movie’ from last … Continue reading

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Vice Brazil Documentary – Funk 150bpm

One very important Carnival I haven’t yet covered is of course the world’s biggest in Rio de Janeiro. Truth be told I don’t know much about what’s happening there these days, all I’ve really managed to catch is the news … Continue reading

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MAS DOMINIK 2019

Following on from the last two Carnival posts about my trip to Trinidad & Tobago and Haiti’s troubled celebrations, I thought it only right to give a quick mention to the music at Dominica’s Carnival which also happened this week. … Continue reading

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