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Line up of Dominica's 20th World Creole Music Festival Announced2
  Roseau Dominica – The stage is set for a star studded line up of the 20th world Creole Music Festival in Dominica from October 27 – 29, 2017.  The three nights of pulsating rhythms line up was revealed at the Fort Young Hotel on July 13, 2017.  The contribution of past and present event directors was acknowledged as the World Creole Music Festival has become a landmark event which showcases the island’s rich creole heritage.   The official line up for the 2017 World Creole Music Festival is: FridayRead More
Machel Montano will once again create waves at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad at the 2017 edition of Army Fete- the most anticipated carnival fete bar none. Confirmation comes today from organizers who are working feverishly at this time to put all systems in place for the show, which sees thousands assemble to fete till sun up at this major annual event. Tickets for Army Fete went on sale at October’s end and organizers say, the response has been very good. With Machel’s confirmed attendance, it is anticipatedRead More
A new partnership has been forged ahead of Carnival 2017 in T&T, and while most people may be busy making down payments on their carnival costumes, Soca music- well, what it sounds like, is pretty darn important. With that understood, the folks at Zig Boi Music, which is manned by Shawn ‘Mr. Spine’ Stewart, have teamed up with what is considered the best       music facility in the Caribbean. Zig Boi and Studio X are delivering to soca artistes, CONNECT.   “The facility at Studio X incorporates a recording studioRead More
In anticipation of the release of BAZODEE (in theaters nationwide August 5th), Machel Montano, the KING OF SOCA, has just released a NEW MUSIC VIDEO for his featured single, “I Forget.”   Be sure to check out the video featuring clips from the film here:     BAZODEE tells the story of Anita (Natalie Perera), the dutiful daughter of a deep-in-debt businessman (Kabir Bedi), who is about to marry a wealthy Londoner (Staz Nair), when a chance encounter with a local singer, Lee de Leon (Machel Montano) sets things askew.Read More
VP RECORDS DELIVERS THE SUMMER SOUNDTRACK FOR REGGAE AND SOCA MASSES WITH THEIR LONG-STANDING ANNUAL SERIES Soca Gold 2016 (Out This Fri. June 24) & Reggae Gold 2016 (Out July 22) For over two decades, the popular VP Records’ series consistently delivers the year’s more influential hits and showcases musical trends in reggae and dancehall. Available July 22, Reggae Gold 2016 maintains its heralded reputation and also features a bonus DJ mix disc by Chromatic Sound, “the taste of Jamaican youth” (The Fader). Jamaican music comes in many forms and facets and continues to push boundaries. Reggae Gold 2016 showcases the island’s diverse range – from dancehall and roots reggae toRead More

Posted On June 24, 2013By altonIn Music-News Radio, News

Officially Launched! The M Store!

SOCA star Machel Montano hopes to breathe new life into the local music business and give local music the exposure it needs with the ‘M’ Store. Montano officially launched his music store yesterday at the duty-free shopping hall at the Piarco International Airport. The store is located where the Rhyner’s Record Shop was, as Montano purchased the store from the Rhyner family last October. Director of Rhyner’s Record Shop, Lorraine O’Connor said they noticed that CD sales were on the decline, and the struggle was too hard for them. “WeRead More
The FOG”, imaginatively puts into words and music the transcendent mass hysteria that overwhelms all senses, uniting participants of this one of a kind festival in celebratory spirit, as differences melt away, euphoria rises, and bodies join in gyrations raising a mystical dust that covers parading souls for Jouvert, Carnival Tuesday or on its ever popular manifestation, Machel Monday. This release captivates the essence of the rapture that envelopes every fete, masquerader, and music aficionado during this time, and is the result of the sublime combination of Precision Productions, FullRead More
With one month to go before the culmination of TnT‘s Carnival 2013, Precision Productions, working with AdvoKit Productions, thunder into the Power Soca race with an unexpected thriller, The Intercol Riddim. In this, their first ever Power riddim for Trinidad and Tobago, they have layered that infamous driving rhythmic bass line alongside the tantalizing cutter drum heard at every inter-collegiate football match throughout our islands, with the vivacity of our Carnival to produce a sound that needed four true Soca strikers to flawlessly execute this musical game plan. First onRead More
MACHEL MONTANO FEATURING FREETOWN COLLECTIVE “REPRESENT” (THE REMIX) Innovative and groundbreaking describes the upcoming release of the collaborative effort between Machel Montano and Freetown Collective. The song “Represent” (the remix) combines all the necessary elements of Soca with a conscious message. With such a special song, it was inevitable that the creative quality should match equally with the choice of visuals. – Enter, Blue Cinamon Pictures. Blue Cinamon is a duo team from Los Angeles California, currently on-location in Trinidad putting the finishing touches on the upcoming film, ʻGod LovesRead More

Posted On December 24, 2012By altonIn News

Machel Montano New Single "Fog"

“The FOG”, imaginatively puts into words and music the transcendent mass hysteria that overwhelms all senses, uniting participants of this one of a kind festival in celebratory spirit, as differences melt away, euphoria rises, and bodies join in gyrations raising a mystical dust that covers parading souls for Jouvert, Carnival Tuesday or on its ever popular manifestation, Machel Monday. This release captivates the essence of the rapture that envelopes every fete, masquerader, and music aficionado during this time, and is the result of the sublime combination of Precision Productions, FullRead More