Tifa has had a serious year working her ass off. Somehow between stacking up jams for 2009 and walking away with a “most improved artist” at the EME’s, she also manages to look Grade A. Something, dudes, you may not notice, but probably should a little more ’cause being a female deejay ain’t no piece a cake. Just saying. Her new track with Ward 21 artist, Kunley McCarthy, evokes a seventies edge. A little Barry Manilow, a little Diana Ross… a lot of ganja. 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 […]