Words by Deejay Theory
It’s #MixtapeMondays time again. Dig into some new heat from all angles spanning dancehall, soca, bass and beyond…
Fire Alarm, Push It Back: Longtime NYC bass music staple Proper Villains links up with Trinidadian artist Metric Man for the Fire Alarm project. The two have a nice synergy here, with Metric Man riding deep, low-end riddims with a distinct NYC-meets-T&T energy throughout. Definitely worth a rinse below, or grab yourself a free zip from Feel Up Records here.
Willy Chin & DJ Stephen, Smyle Mixtape: Here’s a creative collaboration to brighten up your day, from the minds of Miami’s Willy Chin and LA’s DJ Stephen. Celebrating the upbeat and positive energy of the music and carnival culture itself, the mix is packed with dubs, drops and exclusives from all your favorites and a heap of new tunes looking ahead at the upcoming 2016 soca season.
I-Shence, Original Fresh Volume 12: The Italian bad boys at I-Shence are back with another sure shot in their Original Fresh series. Busting off all the latest dancehall from yard to Europe and back, look out for brand new and uncut tunes from some of today’s top artists including Vershon, Dexta Daps, Popcaan, Sean Paul, Konshens, and, of course, Kartel. Stream and download below, tracklist here.