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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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TSHEGUE – M’Benga Bila

If you weren’t familiar with Tshegue’s previous output until now, this latest single could almost be aligned with fellow Pariasian resident MHD’s Afro-Trap sound, but this feels even grittier and raw, and way more punk. Perhaps as a nod to … 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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KANAVAL 2019

Much of my focus has been on Trinidad Carnival, however there are a number Carnivals and Mardi Gras celebrations which happen over the same few days. One such event is Haiti’s ‘Kanaval’ and I have been following some of the … Continue reading

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