Words by DJ Arems
Whether or not you celebrate Halloween, we’ve got a batch of new mixtapes that’ll lock you down for all of tonight’s festivities and keep you right for the rest of the week.
Noise Cans, Badmon Rave: While much of North America celebrates Halloween tonight, the Caribbean has its own forms of masquerade, as with the gombeys of Bermuda. The sixth installment of our LargeUp mixtape series finds Bermuda’s gombey mask-wearing beatmaker and DJ Noise Cans running a mixture of Caribbean and heavy electronic sounds perfect for your Halloween and Masquerade celebrations. You’ll find a mix of familiar artists and many ones you may not of heard of, but all bring that fiyah you’re been looking for to turn your party up. Stream and download below:
KickRaux, Dub So Scary (Halloween Reggae Dancehall Mix): While KickRaux has been producing huge hits and remixes that pump in sound systems around the world, he’s also a wicked DJand has put together a selection of classic reggae chunes perfect for Halloween. With big hits from the likes of Max Romeo, Bounty Killa, Lee “Scratch” Perry and a who’s who of the reggae world, this mix has you covered with all the feel good vibrations and duppy conquering power you need. Stream below:
Shacia Päyne, It’s Ah Vibe: Shacia Päyne, aka Shacia Marley, rounds out this Mixtape Mondas with a mix that will get those waistlines moving at any house party. As the daughter of Stephen Marley, Shacia, who recently held down LargeUp’s Boomyard LA party, demonstrates her knowledge of the dancehall reggae genre with her selection and mixing. Packed with big golden era chunes to today’s hits, it’ll be hard to keep from bussin a wine when you throw this one on. Stream below: