Monthly Archives: "October 2015"

Title:- Incredible Artist:- Allison Hinds & iWeb Producer:- Darien Bailey Composers/Writers :- Ian Webster, Cheyne Jones, Darien Bailey Incredible is the musical personification of the sights, sounds and the very heart of West Indian culture. Writers Ian Webster and Cheyne Jones put the vibrant spirit of Carnival on paper with lyrics that touch all aspects of the Caribbean and melodies that echo the very soul of its people. Who better to bring a song of this magnitude to life than the Queen of Soca herself, the evergreen Alison Hinds alongRead More
POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – For the 2016 Trinidad and Tobago Carnival season the latest addition to the Soca fraternity, Sherry-Ann Luke is putting a vintage spin on modern day Soca music with her latest groovy track ‘Sweetness’. Since its release the young Carenage-based singer has gained the attention of Soca fans both young and old due to the song’s pulsating rhythm, classic calypso-like melody and catchy melodious hook. ‘Sweetness’ was written by Nigel Rojas, produced by Danté Pantin and mastered by MadMen Productions and according to Sherry-Ann, was inspiredRead More
TOKYO, JAPAN – Japanese singer Angella Giustini and Carnival Flavor are eagerly counting down the days to their return to the shores of T&T. Giustini, a.k.a. Ann-G, has, in the meantime, sent a precursor to their arrival; a bouncy up-tempo groove track titled “Touch Down”. Produced by Japan-based UK producer Daizen Britto and written by UK-based songwriter Natasha TL Norman, who has Trini roots, the track brings three continents of cultural expression to musical life. A dominant folk guitar rift sits perfectly atop a Caribbean percussion with Giustini vocals drivingRead More
Jus Now – the alliance of two music fanatics previously separated by 4,500 miles – was brought together by a shared love of bass, rum and parties. The bi-product of their connection is a brand new EP Cyah Help It via Feel Up Records (the label co-owned by Jillionaire of Major Lazer). Jus Now is the musical bond between UK-based drum and bass producer Sam Interface and Trinidadian producer and percussionist Keshav (aka LAZABeam), who met in Bristol in 2010. Together, they offer an exhilarating fusion of vibrant island beatsRead More
Castries, St. Lucia (Sonique Solutions) – Hot on the heels of his monster hit “Allez”, St. Lucian Soca star Teddyson ‘TJ’ John has been on a roll after completing an impactful promotional tour of the Trinidad and Tobago which was followed by a successful string of performances at the recently concluded 2015 Miami Carnival. Ahead of T&T’s Carnival 2016, TJ made a business trip to the Soca capital in order to promote ‘Allez’ which has garnered steady rotation on Trinbagonian airwaves and a strong following within the global Caribbean diaspora.Read More
Mark-Anthony Abel is a British-born singer, songwriter and composer of Jamaican roots who exploded on the London music scene at the turn of the millennium. Mark-Anthony is as passionate and he is driven and this one in a million musical artist is the proud owner of a most amazing and distinctive voice. He brings to the industry an edgy approach that is fresh, undaunted and sensual with a timeless, hip, youthful swag. His ability to create great music is the by-product of his desire to connect and communicate with theRead More
There’s a new guy on the scene and he’s prepared to go to any lengths to prove his strength. In Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean where soca music is prevalent and carnivals a natural part of the “islandlife” landscape, he knows there’s enough room for him and others like him, so he’s coming hard and he’s pushing with maximum force. There’ll be no stopping De Postman. Like an express delivery he’s arrived. “Fetaholic” is his second hit single released to the Trinidad and Tobago slate of DJs and radioRead More
While Fay – Ann Lyons may have started the ball rolling ahead of Carnival 2016 with her African inspired hit, “Block De Road” which features Ghanaian singer, Stonebwoy, other artistes are moving full speed ahead toward the magic of the motherland, infusing their harmonies with the rhythmic African beats that are somehow distinctive to that part of the world. Mysta Lyon – a Trinidad born singer who lives in the United States but maintains his heritage, says the African beat has revitalized the genre quite a bit. Having heard theRead More
Today, Noisey is excited the unveil the season premiere of Guitar Moves, featuring none other than rock ‘n’ roll royalty, Keith Richards. Hosted by Matt Sweeney (Chavez, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Zwan), the two dive deep into the art of playing guitar, trading riffs and the stories that come with them. The two cover the 71-year-old’s expansive career, going all the way back to the first song Keith learned from his grandfather (“Malagueña,” as it turns out). Keith describes the endless hours he spent learning to play as a teen, “IRead More
We’re painting a picture, so follow closely. You are dressed, full of energy and in search of the best fete…You get to the venue and at that very moment your favourite song tunes up, what do you do? We see your hands tightly gripping your head while your waist line warms up. The first phrase that slips off your tongue is “Oh Gosh” and that’s the party starter. Canadian based, Trinbago born Soca artiste Stephon “Slammer Cutter” Mark in his Carnival 2016 contribution ‘Oh Gosh’ is creating the perfect havenRead More