Words by Deejay Theory
Nice connection of vibes here at #MixtapeMondays featuring dancehall music from the foundation to all the best from today. Dig into this week’s selections below.
LargeUp Premiere: DJ Enroute, Summer Heat Vol. 3: This past week we were treated to the latest installment in the LargeUp Mix Series courtesy of our Belizean generals Rampage Sound Global. Giving a true look into Carnival time in Belize, DJ Enroute provided a combination of culture and community that can’t be overlooked so make sure to peep the interview and mix here. To keep the heat going, Enroute just dropped off this brand new mix of current dancehall, afrobeats and exclusive remixes. Stream below, tracklist here.
The Heatwave, Carnival Bashment 2017: London family The Heatwave have a very simple formula for their yearly-anticipated Carnival Bashment series. Basically compile and rinse all the biggest tunes that have been ruling dances and radio for the past 12 months and released around same time as Notting Hill Carnival – check Gabriel’s picks for this year in our handy playlist right here. If you’re looking for a concise mix of all your bashment favorites from the past year then look no further and press play below. Download here.
Jah Gumby, Greensleeves 40th Anniversary Mix: You hopefully caught the latest episode of LargeUp TV featuring Alborosie. In this very special edition it was all about the illustrious Greensleeves label celebrating 40 years, and the significance they’ve had on reggae and dancehall music and culture. To celebrate the occasion, Greensleeves enlisted Hawaii’s own Jah Gumby (bassist for Ooklah the Moc and founder of Father Psalms Studio) to bring you this strictly vinyl 12″ vinyl singles mix of his most influential picks. Crucial cuts and b-sides alike from front to back. Stream below, full tracklist here.