new Roots Reggae outta Trinidad

Not really stuff for the club, but hey - Trinidad became the hot spot for fresh roots reggae in the last 1-2 years, and the tunes are worth to be posted.
Three new tracks featuring the new riddim "Country Reggae" with the upcoming artist Lyon-I and Zan. Some of you might know Lion-I from the soca rave riddim "Response"

grab Trini-Reggae (zshare)

Country_Reggae_Riddim) Lyon I - One More Chance.mp3
Zan - Thanks (Scale Down Raw).mp3
Lyon I - Keep Your Faith.mp3

Caribbean Rave mix by Heatwave crew

A must for all European Tropical Bass - lovers: Notting Hill Carnival on the London Bank Holiday, usually last Monday in August. The Heatwave crew is launching a new party series called "Immediate Sound" on that monday right after the parade. In the mix: Soca, Bassline, Jungle, Dancehall, Garage..

Check out the terrific mix by Gabriel Heatwave and Ben Dubstar.

Mixing/Selection: 5/9


1. Beenie Man & So Solid Crew - Yagga Yo
2. Ms Dynamite & Menta - Ramp
3. El-B - Shorty (Steppas Remix)
4. Glamour Murphy - What The Woman Want (Acapella)
5. QQ - Screechie
6. Stacy - Let Meh Know
7. Kyla & Paleface - Do You Mind (Crazy Cousins Remix)
8. Geeneus & Zinc - I Try (Instrumental)
9. Vybz Kartel - Stop Gwaan Stush (Acapella)
10. Top Cat & Double 99 - Ripgroove
11. Durrty Goodz - Pum Pum Stealer
12. Tubby - Turbo Shandy
13. Destra & Dizzee Rascal - Flex (Tim Turbo Refix)
14. Plastic Gangsters - Rock To The Rhythm
15. Shabba Ranks - Love Punaany Bad (Baby G Remix)
16. Elephant Man - Nobody Nobody
17. Notch - Nuttin' Nuh Go So (RCola Remix)
18. Soundclash feat Red Fox & Screechie Dan - Pum Pum Shorts

Day Rave Riddim by Stephen Mc Gregor

New riddim by the producer Stephen " Di Genius" Mc Gregor - the "Day Rave" Riddim, released on the Big Ship label. Featured artists: Elephant Man, Chino, Bramma,
Voicemail, Movado, Mr Easy, Aidonia, Addi, Busy, Matterhorn, Busy.

grab Day Rave

Kenyatta - Diggy (prod. by Jus Bus)

New ladies tune by artist Kenyatta - "Diggy", again a production by Jus Bus with Bambino

grab Kenyatta - DIGGY (wah mek yuh cum so)

new Jus Bus riddim: Warhead

The producer Jus Bus just released a new riddim; a cooperation with Madd Dawg.
Actually not really club material, but nice anyway..

war·head (wôr'hěd') n.
A part of the armament system in the forward part of a projectile, such as a guided missile, rocket, torpedo, bomb, or other munition, that contains either a nuclear or thermonuclear system, a high explosive system, chemical or biological agents, or inert materials intended to inflict damage on a target.

grab offical Warhead Riddim mix (sendspace)

Warhead Riddim myspace

Produced By: Justin "Jus Bus" Nation & Glenn " Madd Dawg" Francis
Co-Produced By: Orett "Bambino" Hart
Mixed By: Gmajor - MajorMixx Studios
Drum Programming: Justin "Jus Bus" Nation
Keyboards: Justin "Jus Bus" Nation & Vinni Hamilton
Violins: Black Violin

Featured Acts On Riddim

Black Violin
Vybez Kartel aka Di Teacha
Kenyatta Fiya
Lindo P
Rock City
Mega D
Delly Ranxx
Benton the Menace
Shawn Storm
Doza Medi - Me Nuh Wah Nuh Gun (Empire Street Exclusive)
Bitta Blood
Lyrical - Push (Amo Lab Mixtape Exclusive)
Tyna Vargas & Ms.Conception
Flo feat. Mecca aka Grimo
Jason Lyrics

Kampala mix

More music from Africa.. this mix has some Kampala from Uganda - and boy, I like it!

grab Kambala mix (rapidshare)

Mixing/Selection: 5/8

01 Radio ft. Weasel n Suuna - Nakudata
02 Kid Fox - Nkwenyumirizamu
03 Bebe Cool - Kamungolo
04 Kid Fox - Love is a good feeling
05 Jose Chameleon ft. Master Parot - Kawala Kato RMX
06 Kid Fox & Bebe Cool - Kapere
07 Bebe Cool - Ngendrera
08 Amani - Bad Boy RMX
09 Hilderman - Double Bed
10 Da Blessed Crew - Zuena
11 Jose Chameleon - Kola Ziso
12 Jingo Sho - Chicommando
13 Grace - Onfukula
14 Ragga Dee - Owakaze Ke
15 City Limit Crew - Kawuna
16 Ragga Dee - Letter O
17 Vampos & Benon - She's My Lady
18 General Mega Dee - Cwinya Yom Ada
19 Ragga Dee- Ndigida
20 Jose Chameleon - Ekinnuma
21 Bobi Wine - Kiwaani
22 Emperor Orlando - Sinsonga
23 Da Twins - Kwata Ssebo
24 Real Babes- Ngolola
25 General Mega Dee - Kankineku
26 Juliana - Nkyanoonya

photo: kimprobable

African Beatbox Vol. 1

Superp mix with rap from Africa by the dude TexToasteron from Hamburg. Actually this mix could also be heard on ByteFM. African Rap from all coasts.

grab African Beatbox vol. 1 (savefile)

Mixing/Selection: 7/9

01 zola - uzubuye - /South Arfica
02 nyambo - once upon a time in africa /South Africa
03 konfab, vernon visqus, anon & oracle flo - underneath /South Africa
04 Owen Saunders & Mike Freear ft LC & Bennamo & Yega & Mr Soo - Self Destruct /Tanzania
05 Eldee the Don - I Go Yarn /Nigeria
06 Wanlov - In Ghana /Ghana
07 krukid - africanthem / Uganda
08 X Plastaz - Picha Hailsi / Tanzania
09 Real Elements - African Star / Malawi
10 prophets of da city - understand where i'm coming from / South Africa
11 Dataz - Mume Wa Mtu /Tanzania
12 Wawesh - Mjanja /Kenya
13 Nkasei & Reggie Rockstone - Dua Ne Abu /Ghana
14 negrissim - give me good sound / Cameroon
16 Lord of Ajasa - Ironla /Nigeria
17 Only Face & Pauline Zongo - Kimilitaire /Tanzania
18 Yeleen & Jonas - Fier d'être en vie /Burkina Faso
19 Native Funk Lords - Apkatse /Ghana


Spontaneous - Underwear

Show off your underwear! Make sure they are clean.. ;)
Grenadian soca for 2008.

grab Spontaneous - Underwear (wma, zshare)

SupaMario - Mash up de fete

SupaMario hails from the small twin islands of Antigua & Barbuda, who now resides in Boston, MA. This Young and Energetic artist is here to make take the soca industry by storm. check out his new track titled Mash Up DE Fette, just in time for Antigua & Barbuda carnival.

grab SupaMario - Mash up de fete (zshare)

Jab jab wine

If you wonder what Jab Jabs are, there might be something you should know about Grenada Carnival.

grab Tallpree - Jab jab wine (zshare)

Romie feat. Lexx - Watch me

New track by Japanese artist Romie feat. Lexx from Jamaica.. this track has a nice slow wine soca feel. Check it out!

grab it! (zshare)

More info: check out the labels page Bacchanal45 in Tokyo.

Summer season done part 1 DONE

Two of the most carnival seasons for soca music in early summer are done.. St. Vincent and the Grenadines aka SVG made an impressive comeback to the international soca scene. St. Lucia aka SLU started strong but released only a few classics. Ricky T. from SLU is definatly one of the hottest newcomers for 2008. His tune "Wheel and Come Again" took SLU Soca Monarch and the all Caribbean Soca Monarch.

Roadmarch SVG 2008:
1. Icon - A Pain (2 Knee)
2. Skinny Fabulous - Head Bad (On De Spot)
3. Problem Child - For Life

Soca Monarch SVG 2008:
1. Skinny Fabulous - Head Bad (On De Spot)
2. Fireman Hooper - ‘Who e hut e hut’
3. Problem Child - ‘For Life’

grab: Ricky T - Wheel and Come Again (zshare)
Skinny Fabulous - Head Bad (on de spot)

more info at decooler
picture: Luca Gargano