Words by Deejay Theory —
Welcome back to another Mixtape Mondays, stacked with new music from throughout the Caribbean and beyond. Italy, JA, Spain and the UK combine to serve up reggae, dancehall, soca and more to jumpstart your week ahead. Pull up below:
Balooba Sound x Da’Ville, Official Mix 2014: Lovers ting to start out the week from Italian squad Balooba Sound in combination with JA reggae and lovers rock favorite Da’Ville. This official mixtape dishes out 50 tracks of Da’Ville’s singles,B sides, covers, gyal tunes, ganja tunes and timeless hits mixed live by Balooba’s Moko DJ. If you’ve been wondering where he’s been, or looking for more music from Da’Ville, look no further and grab this. Stream and download below, tracklist here:
Chronic Sound, Spanish Shots 2013: ¡Kaboom! Colossal roundup of all the necessary Spanish reggae and dancehall selections from 2013 courtesy of the Madrid-based bad boys at Chronic Sound. This two-part mixtape makes it nice and easy with reggae and dancehall each getting their full-length shine, with Mad Shak at the controls handling everything in fine style. All the Spanish speaking crew will definitely appreciate these, but regardless of the language both these tapes are nice and hold a vibe. Stream and download below, tracklist and info for volume one here, volume two here.
Socaholic, Fused: Heavyweight soca and carnival business from the UK via the Socaholic crew and DJ Chris Vee of the Firin’ Squad. Soca is intertwined with UK raving anthems, dancehall, EDM remixes and some Socaholics exclusives and original edits that take this mix out of the standard formula and set it off. Some 2013 forwards, brand new music for the New Year and a few throwbacks tie it all together for a solid ride. The vibes definitely cyah dun… Stream and download below, tracklist here.