Monthly Archives: "July 2013"

Jamaica’s most prolific crooner Beres Hammond is pleased to announce the One Love, One Life Tour in support of his latest critically-acclaimed album, carrying the same name. Throughout the entire month of August, the Grammy-nominated reggae icon will headline prestigious venues across the northeastern and southeastern region of the United States as well as select dates in Canada.     Known to many as the “Otis Redding of Reggae,” Beres Hammond has been producing and pouring out his smoky-sweet vocals over every kind of riddim track for almost 40 years.Read More
Los Angeles, CA – Desire and romance build the framework for the new single “Take My Breath Away” from Switzerland “organica” band, Aurah. The duo consistently delivers a generous offering of honest lyrical content complimented by hypnotizing beats. This latest ambient treat is a standout addition to Aurah’s already notable repertoire, which includes the original film scores for Loving Annabelle, Sunset Junction and many more. Riding the same sound wave as the forthcoming EP Summon the Sky, Aurah poetically design a compelling situation through lyrics highlighting the gravity of emotionsRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad (July 1, 2013) – He made a vow to himself that there would be no failure- there would be no obstacle big enough to slow down his drive and he’s living that vow. Dale Ryan, the latest singer/songwriter out of Trinidad and Tobago to prove that he’s got an indelible passion to create and share his creations, is about to unleash something huge. In recent days, teaser promotions announcing the arrival of the “Early Bird Riddim” ahead of Barbados’ Crop Over carnival celebrations have been making the roundsRead More
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (MONDAY, July 1st 2012) – Next weekend, when the BP Marionettes Chorale takes to the Queen’s Hall stage with the first concert of their 50th anniversary season, Landmarks, their tireless conductor and artistic director Gretta Taylor will have been leading them for 39 of those 50 years. She found herself with baton in hand after what she describes as a “crisis of succession”. But Taylor – like her colleagues Joanne Mendes and Susan Dore, who all joined the Marionettes leadership in 1974 – areRead More
Cornell Campbell possesses one of the most distinctive voices in reggae, and has managed to create timeless music throughout the many changes in the music’s history. His latest project, Nothing Can Stop Us, is a collaboration with one of the UK’s finest live combos, Soothsayers. In this feature, the artists discuss their initial meeting, and the ease of working together. Nothing Can Stop Us is out July 9th on Strut.Read More
London, UK. (July. 5, 2013) – For several years now New York’s underground have become increasingly familiar with the popular mixtapes of a rising sensation named Yung Image. Remixing popular tracks such as Laza Morgan’s – “One By One”, Lady Gaga’s, “Bad Romance” and Drake’s “Light it Up”. Born in the Caribbean island of Grenada, Yung Image (Brendon Baptiste) migrated to the United States to live with his mother and brothers. Through his love for music he found a common ground with his new environment. He quickly gravitated towards artistesRead More
Every once in awhile comes an artist with enough charisma, talent and tact that it is hard not to pay attention to. You’ve heard of newcomers as such including Chronixx, Protégé and Kabaka Pyramid, all hailing from Jamaica. Coming out of the island of Trinidad we introduce to you, Matthew Greenidge, a young rising star that is set to take the world by storm. Chanting reggae music from a tender age he has worked on his craft and ready to display a talent that is unique, words that are fullRead More
London, UK. (July. 8, 2013) – Amidst growing international support of Miriam Simone’s single, “Dem A Chat”, there is nothing quite like the support you receive from your own country. For the past five weeks “Dem A Chat” has secured the number position on Surinam’s Srs radio station. “Dem A Chat”, produced by iconic Digital B music label in Jamaica, has been well received locally. Its success is also growing internationally with airplay in the UK, Canada, USA and Caribbean islands such as Dominica, Grenada, Bermuda and Jamaica (Hits, RootsRead More
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (July 9, 2013) – This weekend, under the batons of conductors Gretta Taylor and Roger Henry and supported by a new multi-generational management team, the Children’s, Youth, and adult BP Marionettes choirs take to the stage to celebrate the organization’s sterling 50-year history with Landmarks. In a programme spanning Broadway, opera, calypso, gospel, jazz, spirituals and more, the group revisits some of their proudest moments, including award-winning performances at local and international competition; Caribbean premieres; and classic arrangements of regional favourites. Performing will beRead More

Posted On July 11, 2013By altonIn News

Tropicalfete Calypso Lime 2013

Who is ready to hit the road? Tropicalfete Inc & the Calypso Association of America present “Tropicalfete Calypso Lime 2013” on Sunday, August 4th at 6:00PM in 638 East 32nd Street, Brooklyn, NY between Glenwood and Farragut Road. Performing live are Dr. Witty, Creeper, Tranquil, Poison Dart, Lonesome, Fimber, Jean Tony and Lord Kent! You will get 5% off your Tropicalfete Costume and Cultural Package Labor Day with purchase of ticket to Calypso Lime 2013. Tent Vibe in effect! Come play mas with Tropicalfete!Read More