The first I noticed producer Sean Frass was on his Israel riddim, which authored the last of the “war” songs between Gaza and Gully since the truce in early December. Other then the short lived success of that riddim – and this video on Dancehall.mobi– Dj Frass has been somewhat quiet. Maybe he blew up too fast, or maybe he opened his mouth too soon? Either way, I’m hoping that this Laden track means he’s not gone for good because despite the hype (and Gaza/Gully arguing) he actually makes pretty good beats. Peep this Laden track, “My Love” that dropped a few weeks ago. You can get it here.
So… *half smiles, stretches fingers*… back to hybrid sounds, bastardized tracks, dancehall soundsystems and the depths of Adele’s despair. The Heatwave crew has been stirring their summer coals over there in farin ‘ol merry England, dropping a refix on the remix of the soul lounge sound of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”. Heatwave calls it […]
Despite Max Glazer’s exclamation that if all dancehall sounded like Spragga Benz’s ‘Duppy Nuh Frighten Vampire’ he’d “be a happy man”, he also understands the importance of the dapper snap of a good dancehall riddim. Glazer’s newest Flatlands riddim is being featured over on the Federation Sound blog and mingles with a few of Glazer’s […]
When a riddim gets dropped with big dancehall names like Demarco, Mr. Lexx, Vybz Kartel and Beenie Man, such as the Exit 21 riddim, it usually gets at least an extended rotation from local Selectors. These days turn over seems quicker then ever. Watching this riddim be pushed to the sidelines has invoked the dancehall […]