Monthly Archives: "April 2013"

Posted On April 12, 2013By altonIn News

Piton Soca Starz 2013 Is Here!

The fourth annual Piton Soca Starz was officially launched here on Wednesday April 10 with a press brief held at the WLBL offices, Vide Boutielle. The event was attended by past Piton Soca Starz, judges, the host for this year’s event, WLBL personnel and the media. Speaking about plans for Piton Soca Starz 2013, brand manager Rohan Lovence said that it was indeed with heightened anticipation that he was looking forward to the event, as he indicated that his audience would too, when he explained some of the new andRead More
The Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), Dr. Rufus Ewing will lead a three member delegation to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s 14th annual Sustainable Tourism Conference (STC-14), which opens in the Trinidad and Tobago capital, Port of Spain, next week. This will be Dr. Ewing’s first CTO event since he was elected Premier last November, and since he took the tourism portfolio late last month as part of a cabinet reshuffle. In addition to attending the various sessions, the TCI Premier will make a presentation on howRead More
Montserrat Groovy Monarch, Scrappy has released his first 2013 single from SD Productions UK. The track titled “We Soca” is the first song for the 2013 season for the artiste. We Soca is a mid tempo/groovy type track which was written by Scrappy. Scrappy is currently looking to have his first ever headlining tour with his band Tropical Storm & supporting UK acts. The tour is has a series of dates across Europe which starts and finishes in London, UK. For more information on the artist & please More
Miriam Simone is one of Europe’s hottest upcoming female Reggae artists, hailing from Amsterdam and Surinam. She is also now the first up-coming artist to win a position on IFE TOP 10 Charts for March, 2013, with her latest single – “Dem A chat” holding 5th position, marginally behind Rihanna’s – “Diamonds”, Snoop Lion’s – “Lighters up”, Damian Jr Gong’s – “Affairs of the heart” and Sean Paul’s – “How deep is your love”. Ms. Simone stated: “I feel honoured, as an up and coming artist to enter the IFERead More

Posted On April 9, 2013By altonIn News

"DREAMLAND" Produced By Studio 758 St.Lucia

As We Gear Up Towards the St. Lucia Jazz Festival Studio 758 present to you another Smashing Track by Irvin “Ace” Loctar featuring Acclaimed hit-making producer Paul ‘Computer Paul’ Henton (Grammy Award Winner) out of Jamaica on Acoustic Guitar. This Track is Written By Irvin “Ace” Loctar & Produced By Thygeson “Penn” Joseph & Irvin “Ace” Loctar from Studio 758, St.Lucia. Please Listen & Enjoy as we Bring you, DREAMLAND!! Thygeson “Penn” Joseph A&R/ Director/ Producer/ Song Writer (Studio 758/ Slu Records Inc/ AP Publishing) Audio Commercials/ Music Production &Read More
NEW ZEALAND’S ROOTS REGGAE ROCKERS KATCHAFIRE ANNOUNCE HEADLINING U.S. TOUR THIS SPRING AND GREATEST HITS ALBUM BEST SO FAR AVAILABLE MAY 21 ON VP RECORDS New Zealand’s Katchafire proudly announce their spring 2013 U.S. tour and the anticipated release of their greatest hits collection Best So Far, available on May 21, 2013 on VP Records. Throughout April and May, the seven piece collective will be rocking major festivals as well as headlining intimate venues across the West Coast, Midwest and South in over 28 U.S. cities. The band is noRead More

Posted On April 6, 2013By altonIn News

Early Start for Piton Soca Starz 2013

A new season of Piton Soca Starz will be unleashed on April 12, 2013 here in Saint Lucia. Now in its fourth year the annual Soca competition organized by WLBL’s Piton Beer, for up and coming Soca artistes, has become one of the major events on the calendar of activities for Saint Lucia’s Carnival, drawing large crowds at various venues all over the island. The event, which is recorded for re-broadcast each week, has also garnered an enormous fan base of television viewers following from the comfort of their homesRead More
Irie Fashion Rave (IFR), the Diaspora’s premier fashion event will this year honor two industry pioneers, broadcaster Ken Williams and music producer Philip Smart. The tribute, which will form part of Irie Jam Radio’s 20th anniversary celebration, will be held at the posh Resort World Casino in Queens, New York on Sunday, April 28 starting at 6pm. “Ken and Philip have both achieved excellence in their respective careers and today we celebrate their innumerable contributions. We applaud them for their ongoing support of our Jamaican music and culture and lookRead More
Caribbean songbird Jalena makes a splash with the new video for her provocative hit single, “1 Night Stand.” The song was officially released on Jalena’s Bad Reputation album, back in May 2012. It is the third full-length studio effort from this eclectic singer and songwriter from Tortola, British Virgin Islands, who effortlessly blends R&B and pop with reggae undertones, giving fans a taste of her diverse island heritage and fusion sound. “1 Night Stand” has tongues wagging with its suggestive title, and tackles a subject Jalena felt needed to beRead More
——————————– Bernice Brooks prize will be an all-expense paid trip to Model at the prestigious 2013 FASHIONISTA Hair, Fashion and Music showcase in St.Thomas US-Virgin Islands from July 25th-28th 2013. Maza Rombley won our Designer contest, she will also be showcasing her designs at the 2013 FASHIONISTA showcase in St.Thomas US-Virgin Islands from July 25th-28th 2013. ————————— Trips & Prizes courtesy of ….MR ANTHONY ALEXANDER, WTN-TV Channel 10, X104.3FM St Maarten, SXM Fashion Week, BLISS NIGHT CLUB, The Tallahassee-St.Maarten Foundation Inc, Enjoy SXM shop, Lifestyles Magazine, Milani Cosmetics, MSR6 TV,Read More