Tagged: Carnival


Live: I Survived Trinidad Carnival

SEVEN DAYS AT THE WEST INDIAN FESTIVAL OF FÊTES AND HARD-EARNED FUN My first memory of Trinidad Carnival was in 1993. My aunt, having just returned, told my sister and I about the history of … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2014 3:53PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Trinidad Carnival 2011 Roundup: This Is As Close As We Got

On this the last day of Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, we can’t help but feel like we missed out on all the pageantry, booze, and bacchanal of 2011. Nonetheless we’re amped to see some … read more »

POSTED March 8, 2011 5:59PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Ghetto Palms 132: Petrona Martinez / Maria Mulata / D’Angel / Rayvon

So after teasing a vocal intro from Geko Jones’ Maria Mulata refix into my bacchanal blend last week, I decided to just say fuck it and go full on dancehall bullerengue this week. To my … read more »

POSTED March 2, 2011 5:30PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Swappi, “Mi Nah Go Play” MP3

We can see Swappi becoming a slight obsession around here: not only does his Trini Carnival 2010 hit “Mi Nah Go Play” meld traditional soca rhythms with the accordion impulses of cumbia, but he added … read more »

POSTED April 6, 2010 3:41PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Video: Kelis "Acapella"

Biters pay attention: Kelis is here, again. Her new video brings another trend forward, headdresses. Carnaval and every country that hosts the massive outdoor procession, there are pants-less women dancing in headdresses. Could a summer … read more »

POSTED March 25, 2010 5:34PM IN SUITE903 TAGS: , , , , ,