Mixtape Mondays: Federation Sound, Puppy Disco, Makks

January 18, 2016

Words by Deejay Theory

LargeUp Mixtape Mondays

#MixtapeMondays all up in your area with another collection of boomshots from around the globe. Look out for a heap of dubplates, dancehall, dembow and more below.

Federation Sound, Federation Invasion #400: Another milestone charted for the Federation Sound family with the 400th volume of their illustrious Federation Invasion live juggling podcast. More big league selections as always – with this round seeing an absolute barrage of dubs and exclusives – even more than the normal treatment. When I asked Max about the occasion he said “we had to do something special.” Yea no big deal. Stream below, tracklist, download and archives here

Puppy Disco, Jamaican Bass According To…Puppy Disco: Hailing from the Equiknoxx Music camp, Kingston’s Puppy Disco lays down the vibes for the latest offering in the Jamaican Bass According To… mix series for the Jamaican Bass collective. Puppy Disco is known for diversity in the dance and for this guest mix deliver a refreshing cross-section of reggae, dub, remixes and specials from the old to the new. Stream and download below, tracklist here

Makks, Puro Dembow Vol.2: The reggaeton riddims of dembow have a longstanding and fruitful relationship with dancehall over the years, with crossovers from all angles hitting the charts throughout the 90’s and very much still popping today (i.e. Biebs’ “Sorry” and Major Lazer’s “Lean On“). Swedish-based DJ/producer Makks strings it all together via big tunes and collabs from Jamaican and Latin stars alike. While we’re on the subjectlook out for an exclusive dancehall-meets-dembow mix from yours truly right here next month as part of our brand new mix series. Stream Puro Dembow Vol.2 below