Words by Deejay Theory
We’re still vibing off the electric performance by Chronixx and Junior Reid on Saturday at SummerStage in Central Park (look out for the full recap soon) but now it’s right back to business as usual at Mixtape Mondays. Stacks of new and classic roots and dancehall on deck this week, catch a download below.
Fiyah Bigs, Reggae Inna Pocket: We’re always down for a little Monday meds from the one and only Beres Hammond around here, so we’re glad to receive some nice treatment this week from Boston’s Fiyah Bigs at the controls. Nice and easy reggae and lovers music from the cool veteran singer to rock away the work week ahead. Stream and download below:
The Heatwave, Pure One Drop Reggae: Our folks in London at The Heatwave stay steadily churning out the mixtapes and radio shows whether through their regular post on Rinse FM, or big guest spots on BBC 1Xtra such as this. Known for running dancehall soca and carnival madness in their sets, Gabriel and the gang dip into strictly roots, culture and one drop for the latest installment, reeling off the latest and greatest in reggae for the listeners of the world. Stream and download below, tracklist here.
Violator Sound, Dancehall Mix Vol. 4: Rounding out this installment with some straight up dancehall and bashment because honestly what else would you expect… All new riddims and singles straight from yard to earbuds courtesy of Violator Sound in the mix. Over an hour of straight shellings ready to reel off at the touch of a button. Stream and download below, tracklist here.
Nice deejay combo tune, produced 1982 by Winston Riley on the Techniques Label.