Words by Deejay Theory —
Currently wrapping things up out here on the Far East side (Singapore at the moment) the mixes cyan dun as always with straight dancehall running the show this week. Dig into some history from Jamaican and quality juggling from Europe below.
Renaissance Sound System, The Monument – 25 Years in the Mix: Some heavyweight history on deck this week courtesy of the one and only Renaissance Disco. One of the original pioneers in Jamaican sound system culture, Renaissance is recognized worldwide for building exclusive remixes and specials unlike any other sound before them. Shout to our guy DJ Autograph who put me on to this mix celebrating 25 years in the game and pulling up some of their most famous remixes. Skillfully combining reggae, dancehall and hip hop is what Delano does best, now carried on as well by a handful of team members, including DJ Christuff who puts in work behind the boards for this Anniversary dubplate madness. From the foundation to the future Renaissance will easily hold firm for another 25 … Stream below, download here
Million Vibes, Straight & Narrow: Keeping it on a bashment tip we push over to Sweden to catch up with Million Vibes, one of Europe’s baddest sound systems. Following their latest reggae and lover’s rock mix “Eternal Fire” Million Vibes return with straight dancehall shellings for their latest, popping off badness, slackness and all the gyal and gun tunes necessary for a proper dancehall mix. Mixed nice an clean by selecta Phantom this one shoould get some easy rinses this summer. Stream and download below tracklist here
CeeJay, Miami Vice Episode: Mixtape Mondays first-timer CeeJay passes through this week with a straight up dancehall mix that gets the job done from Helsinki, Finland. Unruly anthems from front to back to keep you fired up for your morning workout or pre-club tun up from the likes of Popcaan, Alkaline, even a bit of Chronixx to round things out. Definitely a strong one for the summer vibes. Stream and download below, tracklist here