Nov 26, 2014
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Selector’s Choice: DJ Autograph

Words by DJ Autograph


Welcome back to our new column “Selector’s Choice,” a bi-weekly look inside what your favorite DJs and selectors are holding in their record bags and hard drives right now. After kicking things off with Deejay Theory and Walshy Fire, this week we’ve got another longtime LargeUp family member, DJ Autograph, checking in.

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Empresses + Queens: Talking with Trinidad’s Queen Omega + Kushite

Words by Tishanna Williams, Photos and Video by Ravi Lloyd


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Mixtape Mondays: Kabaka Pyramid x Dev Kutta, Orijahnal Vibez x Wayne Wonder, DJ Sabz

Words by Deejay Theory

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Welcome back to another installment of #MixtapeMondays – your weekly source for Caribbean music from deejays, artists and soundsystems the world over. This week we dig into some big new roots music along with throwback and up-to-the-time dancehall and party tunes. Press play below:

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LargeUp TV: Trini Roots with Kushite + Queen Omega

Words by Tishanna Williams
Photo and Video by Ravi Lloyd


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Ticket Giveaway: Chronixx in Australia


Chronixx is headed to Australia next month, with a pair of headlining shows in Melbourne and Sydney, on December 11 and 12, respectively. As longtime supporters of Chronixx, LargeUp is the official media sponsor for both dates, and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away for each. To enter, just head to Twitter, and tweet this link with one of these two hashtags: #ChronixxinMelbourne OR #ChronixxinSydney. (We’ll pick different winners for each show).

This one’s for our Aussie readers only: We can’t fly you over there, so make sure you’ll be in Australia on the specified dates. And make sure you’re following us on Twitter: Winners will be contacted by direct message.

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You Rate It: Kali Uchis – “Know What I Want”

Words by Natalie Weiner


If there’s room for one more in 2014’s league of extraordinary alt-R&B singers (see also Hollie Cook, FKA Twigs, Lianne La Havas…just to name some of our faves), it’s 20 year-old Kali Uchis. A Colombiana hailing from the DMV, Uchis has a voice that falls somewhere between Amy Winehouse and Erykah Badu, but with a distinctly tropical lilt, and her vintage-flavored tracks have already caught the attention of Diplo, Tyler the Creator, and Snoop Dogg (hear their duet—yes, she’s already done a track with Snoop—here).

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