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Olatunji – Bodyline (on X Factor)

Now this was certainly a surprise today. I’m guessing this happened over the weekend as I’m just seeing it now on my Facebook feed but for those who don’t know, Olatunji is one of my favourite Soca artists, and although … Continue reading

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Kumpania Algazarra – Free

Something a little different from Portugal’s top Balkan Fusion band for the first single from their forthcoming 6th album, as they pull in Batida’s Beat Laden on production and head down an Electro Swing route. There’s no denying the feel … Continue reading

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Sara Lugo & Jazzrausch Bigband feat. Protoje – Really Like You

Having been a big fan of fusing Reggae with Swing ever since Shaggy’s ‘Nice & Lovely’ back in 1993, I have to admit I prefer this version to the original Ram Jam Riddim one. It’s from Sarah Lugo’s latest album … Continue reading

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Olatunji and System 32 – Bodyline

I had a conversation last week about the few Soca tunes I’d actually managed to slip into my Big Swing Sound sets (which could loosely be described as Electro Swing or Vintage Remix), then today I come across this tune … Continue reading

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12 Stone Toddler – The Rabbit

Despite being around a while, these guys were fresh on my radar this year and we had them perform on The Ballroom stage at Boomtown. Sadly I missed them but I’ve been hearing great things. This track which has just … Continue reading

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Cut Capers – Get Movin’ (Feet Don’t Fail Me Now)

There was a moment there where I felt that nobody would step into the footsteps of legendary Bristol based festival bands such as Babyhead, Smerin’s Anti Social Club or The Carny Villains, bands you could trust to rock a crowd … Continue reading

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The Fat Bastard Gang Band – Lyon ZOO

Saw a few posters for this album when I was at Printemps de Bourges and got well excited. The Fat Bastard Gang Band have had some great shows at BoomTown in the past and I’m a big fan of their … Continue reading

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