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Dec 29, 2014

The Best 2014 Soca - year end review

At the end of 2014 the crew attempts to recap ALL the hit songs for the year and pick winners in the categories of best groovy, best power, tune of the year, artist of the year and more! Lets just say that we didn't agree on much mainly because there was so much good music for 2014. Enjoy!




Here were our personal picks for this year.  (The songs must have impacted at least one Carnival this year to be eligible.)

Best Groovy
Alisha:  Nadia Batson - Prisoner
Wolston:  Farmer Nappy - Big People Party
Anthony:  Lyrikal - Conquer Meh, Kerwin - Too Real, Bunji - Carnival Tabanca and Red Light District
Carrie:  Lead Pipe and Saddis - Ah Feeling, :  Lyrikal - Conquer Meh, Kerwin - Too Real, Bunji - Red Light District, Machel - HMA
Drew:  Lead Pipe and Saddis - Ah Feeling

Best Power 
Alisha: Machel -M.O.R
Wolston: Machel - M.O.R  and Iwer - Mama Oye
Majesti: Machel - M.O.R and Skinny Fabulous - Flatten
Anthony:  Machel - M.O.R , Mr. Killa - Rolly Polly and Iwer - Mama Oye
Carrie: Machel - M.O.R and Destra - Mash Up
Drew: Machel - M.O.R , Mr. Killa - Rolly Polly, Skinny Banton - Soak It, Skinny Fabulous - Red Button

Break Out Artist 
Alisha: Mr.  Killa
Wolston: Mr. Killa and Erphaan Alves
Majesti: Flipo
Anthony:  Preedy
Carrie: Lyrikal
Drew:  Lead Pipe and Saddis

Artist of the Year 
Alisha: Kerwin Du Bois
Wolston: Kes The Band
Majesti: Lil Rick
Anthony: Kerwin Du Bois
Carrie: Machel Montano
Drew: Machel Montano

Tune of the Year 
Alisha: Kes the Band - Too Drunk to Wine
Wolston: Farmer Nappy - Big People Party
Majesti: Machel- Endless Wuk (didn't impact any Carnivals in 2014)
Anthony: Kerwin Du Bois - Too Real
Carrie: Lead Pipe and Saddis - Ah Feeling
Drew: Kerwin Du Bois - Too Real

Dec 23, 2014

Christmas Mix 2014 ft. DJ D.O.C

Big thanks to Toronto's DJ D.O.C for hanging out in studio for our annual Christmas show. We revisit some of our all time favourite Soca Parang during the 2 hr mix along with new releases for both the Christmas season and 2015 Carnival. Enjoy!

Dec 8, 2014

Carnival Mix #178 - 2 much 2015 Soca for 2 hrs

We try to keep up with all the Soca releases before the end of the year and even with the 2 hour show, we don't fit everything in! Trinidad Carnival 2015 is going to be something else.