Category Archives: Caribbean rhythm

SONG OF THE DAY Dolor et Ses Étoiles – Bourrique La

Today’s little percussive sunbeam of joy was concocted and issued sometime in the 1960’s I believe? I merely speculate on this fact as information is sparse and details on both the band and song are very few and far between, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Guy Conquette — Assez Fait Cancan

Next month London’s Strut Records are to release the first ever compilation series that will access the archives of one of the greatest of all French Caribbean labels, Disques Debs. Originally established by Henri Debs during the late 1950’s, the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Emperor – Tough De Times (Things Getting Tough)

London’s Jazzman Records recently released another one of their Jukebox Mambo compilation’s, the third in the series so far in fact!  Since the release of their first Jukebox Mambo Compilation album in 2012, Jazzman Records (with the help of DJ Liam Large) … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cyril Diaz & His Orchestra – Taboo

Courtesy of the great Soundway records (yet again), I was first introduced to the exotic sounds of Cyril Diaz & His Orchestra nearly two years ago when I featured Voodoo at the end of May 2015. Originating from 1950’s Trinidad, Cyril Diaz was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Xenia Rubinos – Lonely Lover

So, I’m quickly scribbling down my thoughts on ‘Lonely Lover’ because it’s my first listen to the song and it feels like a bit of a magical mystery ride. There’s quite a lot going on here, with twists and turns … Continue reading

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