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Mixtape Movements: @IAmSupaDon Presents: Just Juggle: Dancehall Edition

There are times when a DJ will carefully select the tracks needed for their upcoming set, and then you have DJs like DJ Supadon who just wants to juggle. Today, he brings forth his “Jus Juggle: Dancehall EditionMixtape! Catering to the busy Office workers, the Americans prepping for Thanksgiving dinner, and just about everybody else, this mix aims to bring that well needed Dancehall energy contributed by some of your favourite artists. Pair this with your best speakers, and blast away. Check out the mix below and share your thoughts in the comments section.


Straight File – https://app.box.com/s/esprpuuymk1ev9aae0edior71lmba5sc

Tracked – https://app.box.com/s/lf7civia9mfk5omipty5gody1us5qie4


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Mixtape Rave

Mixtape Rave With @Shanny_14

(We’re a little late this week :( )

Lifestyle Blogger ShannyDeLioness is back for another week of “Mixtape Rave“! This week she serves you an array of Mixtapes she’s been feeling over the past 7 days. If you missed the previous installments, check them out here.

1. 80s Babies – DJ Richie Ras

This Mixtape was the perfect trip down memory lane for an 80s baby like me. It brought me back to the good old days of listening to Notorious B.I.G., Tupac, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg while driving around Kingston with my Uncle.

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2. 2016 Soca Teaser – Shane Talon

Carnival 2016 is well on the horizon so you know that means loads of new Soca hits to usher any Socaphile into the season. Shane Talon is another 13thStreetPromotions find and I think his mixes are simply superb. This one is no different.


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PRESS RELEASE: @BassNectar And @Tiesto To Headline @ParadiseLostJam 2016

Electric Dance Music (EDM) will revisit its Jamaican roots with Paradise Lost, Jamaica’s first EDM festival. Paradise Lost will take place at Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in Ocho Rios, Jamaica from March 10-12, 2016. “Early Bird” ticket sales begin November 17th at 10am EST for registered users of www.paradiselostjamaica.com and tickets will go on-sale to the public November 23rd at 10am EST. All tickets must be purchased through www.paradiselostjamaica.com or at select retail outlets as listed on the website.

Main Stage headliners will include Bassnectar (March 11) and Tiësto (March 12) with additional performances by; AlunaGeorge, Audien, Big Gigantic, Felix Jaehn, King Jammy, Lance Herbstrong, Natalli Rize, Zion I, with others to be announced. Casablanca Records will curate a luxurious Beachfront stage which will feature; Caroline D’Amore, Gazzo and Prince Fox amongst other Casablanca recording artists.

Jamaican and legendary Dub producer, King Jammy commented, “I feel great about EDM coming to Jamaica because most people don’t know it originated here. I am not just an innovator I am a fan and for my performance I’m going to perform never before heard tracks with a back-to-the future effect while mixing live on stage. I listen to artists like Bassnectar and it makes me feel good that the dream is still alive and being built upon by today’s talented artists.”

The pristine 135 acre at Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in St Ann, will form the backdrop of Paradise Lost while offering camping and glamping in Tent City (which will be opened March 5th through the 15th). The location was chosen because of the natural beauty of the land, but more significantly its rich cultural history. St Ann is the birthplace of Bob Marley, Marcus Garvey, Burning Spear, and Shabba Ranks. It was there that Lee Scratch Perry discovered the Wailers (giving prominence to Marley and Peter Tosh). St Ann is also the burial place of Marley – who was laid to rest there in his family’s mausoleum.

Dub-Music will mark its 50th anniversary in 2016. The music form which was started in Waterhouse, Kingston, eventually led to a new form of music called “Electric Dance Music” – a phrase coined by Lee Scratch Perry, in June 2015. In speaking about the connection between EDM and Jamaica, Billboard wrote, “EDM DJs that dissect and otherwise manipulate their tracks while playing live are following an innovation established by the brilliant Jamaican engineer, sound system owner/selector, the late King Tubby. While working as a disc cutter for Duke Reid and using a two-track recording console, Tubby eliminated vocal and instrumental segments, sometimes stripping a song down to a single, thunderous bass line, which he embellished with echo and reverb effects, in a process called Dub.”

“Jamaica is the entertainment mecca of the Caribbean,” said Jason Hall, Deputy Director of Tourism, Cruise, Attractions and Events. “The island offers diverse festive options to both locals and visitors alike. Jamaicans the world over, are proud of our musical heritage. Our music producers and artists are inventors and trendsetters, with one such innovation being Dub Music (Dub-Step), the precursor to Electric Dance Music. The Jamaica Tourist Board is pleased that Caribbean Trans Media has seen it fit to bring the music back to its birthplace, Jamaica.”

Paradise Lost also offers exciting and fun-filled Spring Break activities including: beachfront camping and bonfires, boat rides, fireworks display, Parasailing, Banana Boat Rides and other activities. In addition, over 50 local and international vendors will create “Paradise Village”, a culinary hub. Paradise Lost is also proud to offer its attendees excursions to local attractions such as the world-famous Dunn’s River Falls, as well as a tour of St. Ann to include a visit to Nine Mile, Bob Marley’s birthplace and resting-place. Event partner and Paradise Lost spokesperson Jason Newman said at a recent press conference, “Paradise Lost will host 75,000 visitors ages 18-49 over the three day period, and as for the economic impact the event will bring to Jamaica, an estimated 2300 jobs will accompany the festival with millions of dollars in revenues being generated. We are thrilled to bring tourists to the island and bring Jamaican culture and hospitality to the festival community.” Paradise Lost will be the ultimate EDM festival in Jamaica – the unforgettable destination, featuring electrifying music, enriching Jamaican experiences hosted in a highly secured and friendly environment.

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Mixtape Rave

Mixtape Rave With @Shanny_14

Lifestyle Blogger ShannyDeLioness is back for another week of “Mixtape Rave“! This week she serves you an array of Mixtapes she’s been feeling over the past 7 days. If you missed the 1st installment, check it out here.

  1. Yuma Sweet Summer  DJ Charlotte

DJ Charlotte is one of Trinidad & Tobago’s hottest DJs. This release coincided with the 2016 YUMA Carnival Band launch for Trinidad Carnival and it is a sweet mix indeed. The perfect confectionary of Soca, Dancehall, Hip Hop and Top 40 hits. Released 2 Months ago on her Sound Cloud, it is a favourite for me!


  1. Dance 101 Podcast Episode 1 – DJ Puffy

Those who know me well know that I love EDM as much as I love Soca and Dancehall! Barbados’ finest (To me definitely), DJ Puffy goes in hard with this EDM mix. I literally feel like I am at Tomorrowland or some other huge EDM festival just listening to this high energy mix.


  1. Chromatic Way – DJ Heavy D & DJ Shantonio from Chromatic

Taking it back to yard (never stray far from my roots)this time around, this mixtape showcases the talents of 2 members of one of Jamaica’s hottest Sound SystemsChromatic. This mix of some of the hottest Top 40, Hip Hop and Dancehall hits and numerous Dub samples is an eargasmic treat.

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Mixtape Rave

Mixtape Rave With @Shanny_14

Today I introduce the first in a new series titled “Mixtape Rave“. Hosted by Blogger Shannydelioness, she scours the Internet to bring to you some of the mixtapes she has been feeling over the past week. Please note that Shanny is a Soca Junkie and there’s a chance your favourite DJ’s mix might be featured. Tune in.

1. Bienvenido A Miami – DJ Private Ryan

Sweet Soca at its finest prepared for the Miami Carnival Warm Up by one of Trinidad & Tobago’s best DJs. DJ Private Ryan’s mixes renewed my love affair with Carnival so of course they are a must listen for me. I love the mix of Soca artistes from T&T, St. Lucia, and all the other islands in between.


2. Summer Festa 2015 – Dei Musicale

This mix starts off with one of my favourite songs, Lean On (ft. MO) – Major Lazer & DJ Snake which ushers in some of 2015’s hottest DancehallEDM, Soca and ending with the hottest Hip Hop selections.


3. PURESLU Promo Mix – DJ Puffy

I have Youtube’s search engine to thank for discovering DJ Puffy’s musical genius (my Tunein app is stuck on Slam 101 every evening so I have the chance to listen to his show).  This promo mix is PURE VIBES!


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KickRaux Halloween

Mixtape Movements: @KickRaux Presents: HalloweenTown Mixtape

Feeling spooky? Why not add a soundtrack to your horror story with KickRaux’s latest mixtape. Titled “HalloweenTown“, Kick gives listeners almost 30 mins of high energy tracks with contributions from Major Lazer, Kranium, Future, Michael Jackson and more! Break out the costumes (If you’re into that kind of thing…), grab some candy and rock out to this mix. Check out the mixtape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: @ItsTheTifa x @ZJChrome Present: Stay Away Mixtape

If you’re a person who lives to envy others, tear down your fellow man, and own an evil heart? This Mixtape is not for you. While holding her place as one of the top tier Dancehall Artists over the years, Tifa has experienced the good times, and has faced many challenges. With the booth being her outlet, she recorded the “Stay AwayMixtape. Mixed by ZJ Chrome, Tifa warns that this is not for everyone, and she may offend many. Armed with lyrics and the heart of a Warrior, get ready for a Tifa you’ve never heard before. Never one to back down, Tifa shows that her tenure as an Artist is not over and she has many rounds left. Not for those under the age of 18. Check out the Mixtape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: @Da_Real_DJFella – Come Wine Fi Mi Mixtape (Hosted By @TianaMusic)

It’s been a while since I’ve featured a DJ Fella mixtape. Today I present to you the “Come Wine Fi Mi” mixtape straight from Canada! Hosted by the “Dancehall Duchess” Tiana, listeners are treated to over an hour’s worth of some of the best Dancehall singles out, and some of Tiana’s hottest ones. If you’re interested in booking DJ Fella for your event, make sure to holla at him. Check out the mix below and share your thoughts in the comments section.


Tracked – http://goo.gl/ncL5n7

Single MP3 – http://goo.gl/98RUrC

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PRESS RELEASE: Jamaica Set To Stage Paradise Lost, 1st Major EDM Festival

Contrary to the beliefs of many, Electronic Dance Music (EDM)’s roots started in a small Caribbean Island named Jamaica. On March 2016, the Island will host its first major EDM Festival in the parish of St. Ann. Named “Paradise Lost”, this is a 3 day Festival featuring performances from 6 of Billboard’s Top 20 DJs, and 19 of its Top 100 DJs. Produced by Caribbean TransMedia Limited and the creators of the popular “Electric Zoo”, the chosen venue for the Festival will be at the Grizzly Plantation Cove, Richmond Estate in St. Ann. With the venue spanning 135 Acres, the Festival expects to accommodate up to 75,000 patrons over the course of 3 days. With the “Spring break” season in effect, the Festival would be perfect for the Spring Break crowd locally and abroad, and fans of the EDM genre who need to be at the next major event.

According to the Event Organisers of Paradise Lost, the Festival will be able to provide more than 2,300 paying jobs and 200 Internships over the span of 7 months. In their vision of the event, it is expected to rake in over JMD 5 Billion dollars in year one, with consistent growth in the following years. With this being the first Festival of its kind in the Caribbean, they hope to achieve this prospective success and more. With the Island’s mission to reclaim EDM, the event promises to reintroduce fans to the genre, contribute to Jamaica’s economic growth, increase Tourism for the “Spring Break” season, and be the next big event in the Island for years to come.

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Mixtape Movements: @KingEarthquake Presents: Raggamuffin Love 2

This goes out to all the lovers out there courtesy of Earthquake Int’l Sound. Dropping part 2 in their “Raggamuffin Love” series, we hear great Lovers’ Rock selections that will surely have couples slow dancing the weekend away. If there’s a “bun in the oven” a few weeks later, blame the music (lol). Featuring Morgan Heritage, NoMaddz, Mr. Vegas, L.U.S.T. and more, check out the mix below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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