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Originally posted on the blog Sokah2Soca (www.sokah2soca.com). We bring you only the best new music, while Island Vybe Radio rocks it live on the air!!

 
It seems that most of the Caribbean islands, with upcoming summer carnivals, are waiting for the right moment to release their new music. That is not the case for Spectrum Band; they have captured the moment with some really sweet music. If you are in the mood to dance and have a good time, then this new music release will get you in the mood. Today we feature the latest music release from Spectrum Band, titled "Whining Party." 
 
Did you say that you like to dance and love to whine? “Whining Party” is an invitation to dance, a call to let loose and celebrate life. The beat is infectious, weaving together traditional Soca elements with modern twists. From the first note, you’re transported to a lively beachside party, where hips sway and worries dissipate.
 
Carnival party addicts can relate to the message Spectrum Band delivers in song. The lyrics of “Whining Party” are a celebration of life’s simple pleasures. Whether you’re dancing with a partner or moving solo, the music echoes in your mind. We come out to whine and have a good time. Yes, life is a whining party (or anything you want it to be). The Spectrum Band delivers the music to make life feel good. From the lyrical style of Malvern V. Gumbs to the vocals of Tymarri Lee, along with the live music from Spectrum Band, one has to admit that the music is really good, and with that, life is so damn sweet!
 
There is so much chaos around us, but we can alleviate it all with some sweet Caribbean music. In a world that often feels chaotic, music has the power to heal, uplift, and connect. “Whining Party” by Spectrum Band is a testament to this truth. So, put on your dancing shoes, gather your friends, and join the party. Let the music wash over you, and for a few minutes, forget everything else. Just remember the following: life is a dance floor, and we’re all invited to the “Whining Party.”
 
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Production Notes/Music Credits:
Song Title: Whining Party
Artist/Performed by: Spectrum Band
Written by: Malvern V. Gumbs
Produced by: Le'Ron "Stretch" Lake and Malvern V. Gumbs
Vocals by: Tymarri Lee
Bass by: Tabari Lake
Guitar by: George "Freresoul" Thomas
Recorded Mixed and Mastered at MVG Studios by: Malvern V. Gumbs
Origin: USVI
Genre: Soca
 
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Please be advised that the music is presented here for your listening pleasure and for promotional purposes only ("Fair Use" Musical Content Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976). No copyright infringement is intended! We don't own the rights to this music; it is presented here for promotional use only. We encourage you to promote the artists and their music; please don't download and share them and rob the artists of needed income! I, nor this blog, make any claims of ownership over any of the videos, songs, photos, or graphics used for this post because they all belong to their respective owners.
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Originally posted on the blog Sokah2Soca (www.sokah2soca.com). We bring you only the best new music, while Island Vybe Radio rocks it live on the air!!

 
You know the saying: Good things come to those who wait, those who are patient, and for this post, those who love sweet Soca music. Today we feature a mixtape by the very popular DJ Jel. Jel was in the heart of the bacchanal for Trinidad and Tobago's 2024 Carnival celebration. He played music, he mixed vibes, he had loads of fun, and now that he had time to reminisce, he has put together an anthem of joy, unity, and pure bacchanal for this mixtape, titled "2024 Carnival Cool Down (Las Lap) ... there is more, but we shortened the name of the YouTube mixtape post. This mixtape is a Soca extravaganza for fans of the genre. We applaud Jel's work because this is feel-good, and let's remember how good it was, mixtape!
 
Yes, Trinidad & Tobago is going through a well-earned 'Carnival Tabanca', but that does not mean the pain will endure. This mixtape is filled with songs and music that echoed throughout Trinidad and Tobago for Carnival 2024. Every town and village felt the groove, enabling what can be considered 'a spiritual connection in music and culture—a reminder that Trinidad Carnival and joy know no boundaries. So, as we bid farewell to our fabulous carnival that was, the beats linger, promising more revelry in the years to come (keep the faith that Carnival 2025 is coming!).
 
This mixtape features some of your favorite Soca singers: Kerwin Du Bois, Kes, Olatunji, Mical Teja, Farmer Nappy, GBM Nutron, Voice, Erphaan Alves, Preedy, Bunji Garlin, Mela Caribe, Nessa Preppy, Nadia Batson, Patrice Roberts, Destra Garcia, and so many others, including the youth favorite, Yung Bredda. You will hear songs that ruled parties like: Energy Killers, Tack Back, Spirit Waist, DNA, Runaway, Penthouse, Market, Anxiety, and so many more. We have the link to the full track list in the "Production Notes" below. 
 
As you listen you will understand that this mixtape by DJ Jel is more than just a compilation of sweet Trinidad Soca; it's a time capsule—a snapshot of euphoria, unity, and the essence of Trinidad's culture, especially Trinidad's Soca. So, as we conclude this post, turn up the volume, reminisce and let loose, and dance like you are the life of the party. If you ask Jel, he will tell you a Trini secret that we will share with you here: In the world of Soca, every beat is an invitation to celebrate life!
 
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Production Notes/Music Credits:
Mixtape Title: 2024 Carnival Cool Down (Las Lap) | 2024 Soca Mix | DJ Jel 
Curated and mixed by: DJ Jel 
Origin: Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Soca
 
Please be advised that the music is presented here for your listening pleasure and for promotional purposes only ("Fair Use" Musical Content Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976). No copyright infringement is intended! We don't own the rights to this music; it is presented here for promotional use only. We encourage you to promote the artists and their music; please don't download and share them and rob the artists of needed income! I, nor this blog, make any claims of ownership over any of the videos, songs, photos, or graphics used for this post because they all belong to their respective owners.
♫Please click the music player button below to listen now (a small triangle in the Music player/TV Frame).

Originally posted on the blog Sokah2Soca (www.sokah2soca.com). We bring you only the best new music, while Island Vybe Radio rocks it live on the air!!

 
At 2:00 am tonight, New York and the US will jump ahead to 3:00 am. We are now officially on the same page with our Trinidadian families in the Caribbean. Trinidad and the USA will indeed share the same time tomorrow. It’s like they’re synchronized, dancing to the rhythm of the universe or just the sweet sounds of Calypso, Steelband, and Soca music! 
 
Those who listen to their favorite radio shows in Trinidad can now check in at the same time with their Trini families. If the show starts at 1:00 pm, it will be the same here in the US, not 12:00 noon! Remember, time zones can be quite fascinating. While we’re all on this spinning blue marble, our clocks tick to different beats. But for that magical moment tomorrow, Trinidad and the USA will be in perfect harmony once again. So, let's celebrate, chase the cold winds of winter away, and welcome spring with some sweet West Indian vibes. 
 
So, whether you’re sipping coconut water at home or at Maracas Beach in Trinidad or grabbing a slice of New York pizza with cornmeal-spread crust, know that time is dancing with you. A change in time in the US will mean goodbye to the winter blues and welcome to sneezing and cool air and bright blue skies, just like in the islands of the Caribbean. 
 
If you are up tonight and awake as the clock strikes the same hour, let’s celebrate this cosmic coincidence. Yes, 2:00 am becomes 3:00 am in New York City, where I live. Ah, we celebrate the change. In Trinidad, they ask, "What is the big deal?" Yes, it is 3 a.m., and in Trinidad and Tobago, anytime is Trinidad time! 
 
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Production Notes/Music Credits:
Song Title: Trinidad Time
Artists/Performed by: Lord Kitchener
Real Name: Aldwyn Roberts
Written by: Lord Kitchener
Origin: Trinidad, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Genre: Calypso
 
Please be advised that the music is presented here for your listening pleasure and for promotional purposes only ("Fair Use" Musical Content Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976). No copyright infringement is intended! We don't own the rights to this music; it is presented here for promotional use only. We encourage you to promote the artists and their music; please don't download and share them and rob the artists of needed income! I, nor this blog, make any claims of ownership over any of the videos, songs, photos, or graphics used for this post because they all belong to their respective owners.
♫Please click the music player button below to listen now (a small triangle in the Music player/TV Frame).

Originally posted on the blog Sokah2Soca (www.sokah2soca.com). We bring you only the best new music, while Island Vybe Radio rocks it live on the air!!

 
Today we go 'up de islands' for "The Pumpa Soca Rebel Mix". The talented Indego Immortal curated this mixtape, which is a musical journey that captures the vivacious spirit of the Caribbean. From the sun-kissed beaches of the USVI and Saint Kitts to the pulsating rhythms of Grenada, this mix celebrates the rich cultural heritage and infectious energy of the region. So, grab your virtual passport, put on your dancing shoes, and let’s dive into this electrifying blend of Soca beats!
 
Indego Immortal, a musical visionary hailing from the Caribbean, has masterfully crafted this mix. With an ear for authenticity and a passion for Soca music, Indego weaves together tracks that resonate with both locals and global listeners. His dedication to preserving the essence of Caribbean soundscapes shines through in every beat.
 
This mixtape has some notable tracks, and one that comes to mind immediately is "The A List." This song is known across the Caribbean basin and North America. Parties explode when this song is played; it is a lively anthem that invites everyone to hit the dance floor and show what they can do!
 
This musical journey takes you to the USVI and captures the essence of the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Picture yourself sipping coconut water under swaying palm trees as the sun kisses your skin. The blend of steelpan melodies and groovy basslines is irresistible. Then there is Grenada, known as the “Spice Isle.” Greenz Vibe infuses its unique flavor into this mixtape.
 
Trinidad's carnival may be just memories now, but the music lives on. Pumpa and Naila gave us "Born to Fly," and this song is featured on this mixtape. No Soca mix is complete without paying homage to Trinidad and Tobago. This track celebrates the birthplace of Soca music, where the annual Carnival extravaganza ignites the streets. Expect infectious hooks and high-energy beats.
 
As the mix unfolds, you’ll find yourself transported to beachside parties, colorful festivals, and late-night revelry. Whether you’re a seasoned Soca enthusiast or a newcomer to the genre, the Pumpa Soca Rebel Mix invites you to surrender to the rhythm and embrace the carefree spirit of the Caribbean.
 
Indego Immortal’s mix is more than just music; it’s a cultural bridge connecting people across oceans. So, turn up the volume, sway to the beat, and let the warmth of the Caribbean sun envelop you. As the saying goes, “In Soca, we trust!”
 
References:
Pumpa Soca Rebel Mix on YouTube.
Indego Immortal’s Channel
 
Let us promote the culture of the Caribbean diaspora:
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Production Notes/Music Credits:
Mixtape Title: Soca 2024 - Pumpa Soca Rebel Mix 
Curated/Mixed by: Indego Movement
Artist/Performed by: Pumpa.
Real Name: Dennis Liburd
Origin: Caribbean/born in Saint Kitts/lives in St. Croix, USVI
Genre: Soca
 
Mixtape Track list:
00 - Indego Movement Worldwide - Intro
02 - Pumpa - Massage
03 - Pumpa - For Key
04 - Pumpa - She Got the Juice
05 - Pumpa - R.I.P. (Killin It)
06 - Pumpa - To De Head
07 - Pumpa - Party hard
08 - Pumpa - The A List
09 - Pumpa - Bad Company
10 - Nailah Blackman X Pumpa - Born to Fly
11 - Pumpa - Girls Wanna Have Fun
12 - Pumpa - Ayayay
13 - Pumpa - Hello Carnival
14 - Pumpa - Ring Tinga Ling
15 - Pumpa - My Crew
16 - Pumpa - Refill
17 - Pumpa - Lit
18 - Pumpa - Doh Pull It Out
19 - Pumpa - Cougar
20 - Pumpa - Chop Stick
21 - Indego Movement Worldwide - Outro
 
Please be advised that the music is presented here for your listening pleasure and for promotional purposes only ("Fair Use" Musical Content Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976). No copyright infringement is intended! We don't own the rights to this music; it is presented here for promotional use only. We encourage you to promote the artists and their music; please don't download and share them and rob the artists of needed income! I, nor this blog, make any claims of ownership over any of the videos, songs, photos, or graphics used for this post because they all belong to their respective owners.
♫Please click the music player button below to listen now (a small triangle in the Music player/TV Frame).
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