I don’t know what’s going on at the moment, but there’s a serious pile of seriously good releases piling up in my inbox, that I feel the urge to share with you crazy kids.
Today it’s the latest offering from the guys at Cast-a-Blast records dropping their latest chunk of reggae-hop stylings from Dedy Dread & DJ Rebel.
Criss & Shine is a mutant reggae hop swing beat stepper with a lovely bounce and vocals from the self styled “Indian Ragamuffin” Delhi Sultanate representing.
The Blend Mishkin remix drops his trademarked wobble into mix, making the original a more electroesque affair, nudging it closer to a dancehall style, and making it a surefire winner for your ‘warming the crowd’ crate. I can just imagine the winding booties every time I hear this one.
Turntable Dubbers adds an almost Iberian tinge to the track with a Spanish-esque guitar chords to the fore, before a Bollywood string line hits you … clever stuff.
This one drops on the 19th Sept ’11 and is well worth a few of your hard earned shekels.
Been a while since I’ve posted one of these, what with one thing and another … still, hope you guys like it.
I’m liking this paternity leave thing, despite the broken sleep and nappy changing, it’s given me plenty of time for tune rummaging. Still hasn’t stopped my prevaricating and posting this at almost 9pm – ah well. Still I hope the tunes are worth it! Continue reading
Wow – three months one from the first one of these, and I’m still going strong. What’s more I have a few days off work coming from today, so hopefully you’ll get a couple of ‘proper’ mixes from me, as I’ve got a bit of time – I do spoil you lot sometimes, don’t I …
If you’re enjoying the weather we’ve been having recently I’d
shamelessly pimp “recommend” my last Ctrl:Alt:The Beat show for you, plenty of summery vibes to be found on there…
Right – on to the records.