Alliance’s number one gangstress, Stacious, is bubbling up with new tracks on both the Multi-Symptom riddim and Roof Top riddim. “Move Over” is an anthem for going big without the trash and burn mentality. This outlook gives me mad respect for Stacious, a deejay that’s been battling her way to the top for a minute and is now reaping some of the rewards. It’s clear female deejays nah have it easy and there been some damn good female deejays in the last twenty years– one of my favorites, Patra. Just hope Stacious continues to keep up the good fight. You can get the full Multi-Symptom riddim here (via Jahkno.com).
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 […]