Posts Tagged ‘uk funky’

Review: Marcus Visionary – Carib Album (LNDBLP001D)


Marcus Visionary hailing from Toronto has been producing a sound for a while that he calls “Sub Soca” and has released two EPs riddled with it.  This album out now on Liondub International is the culmination, a collection of 27 tracks that range from the intense sub soca styles of “St. Vincent”, “Belize City” and “Surinam”, to wobbly dubstep tracks like “In the VIP”, or “London”, a 2step feel with “Left Food Skank” and some conscious dubstep vibes on “Nightfall” and “Coffee or Tea.”  The music on this album is what it’s all about in dance music for me currently: bass heavy, syncopated rhythms that just make you want to jump and prance.  Almost impossible for me to sit still while I write this.  This release is high quality and is worth buying regardless, but thanks to Liondub International you can pick up all 27 tracks for a wallet-friendly $14.  I’ve selected some favorites below or click the Juno link at the end of the post for full audio previews.

Marcus Visionary – St. Vincent (sub soca)

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Marcus Visionary – Belize City (sub soca)

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Noble Society – Mama So Divine (Marcus Visionary Remix) (sub soca)

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Marcus Visionary ft Satori – Flying Dubs (dubstep)

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Marcus Visionary ft Johnny Osbourne & Liondub – Coffee or Tea (dubstep)

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Marcus Visionary – 2012 (UK funky)

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Icee Hot with Dubbel Dutch, Disco Shawn, Ghosts on Tape, Rollie Fingers and Low Limit


Location: 222 Hyde (map & info)
Description: Mutant dance music night with Dubbel Dutch out of Austin and huge local support. Sounds on this one coming from UK funky, Juke, fringe Dubstep and other sounds. Click the flyer for a promo mix from Icee Hot.
Date: 2010-04-24
Tickets: $5

 

Dub Mission ft Kush Arora, MC Zulu, The Spit Brothers and DJ Sep


Location: Elbo Room (map & info)
Description: This one diverse with Dub, Dancehall, live Dubstep, vocals from MC Zulu, UK Funky, Dread Bass, and other booty-shaking music. Dub mission gonna be live this night in a soundsystem style.
Date: 2009-10-11
Tickets: $8 advance @ brownpaper or jambase, $10 door.