Mixpak at Austin Weekender Festival

Mixpak Sound System @ Austin Weekender

Mixpak Sound System is heading to Austin for the Weekender Festival from September 18-21. Come dance at the Empire Control Room & Garage with Dre Skull & Jubilee. They will be joining an illustrious line-up including the likes of 12th Planet, Baths, DJ Sliink, Kode 9, DJ Spinn, Scratch DVA, Mike G and more!

Details for the event here.

Early bird tickets available now!

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Download: Dubbel Dutch “Naughty Girl” Remix

We all know about the winning combination of Popcaan & Dubbel Dutch. As part of The Fader’s Caribbean week (which also includes an excellent interview with Lady Saw and a piece on women’s sexuality in the dancehall), he’s just dropped his edit of Popcaan’s ‘Naughty Girl’. As they say, it’s ‘summer on tap’, download for free now.

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Popcaan on Bobby Shmurda “Reggae Remix”

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Bobby Shmurda lines up JA stars Mavado, Junior Reid, Jah X and Popcaan for the ‘reggae’ remix of the tune taking over NY right now: ‘Hot N***a’! Out in the streets, they call it…

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Palmistry At Rinse 20th Anniversary

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Mixpak artist Palmistry will be performing at Fabric for Rinse’s 20th anniversary later this month. They’re celebrating 20 strong years in the game, and have invited station legends as well as new artists and DJs to take the stage, from Slimzee to Darq E Freaker, AG Cook to Princess Nokia.

Event details here.

Watch the video for Palmistry’s latest single, ‘Protector SE5′, here:

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Popcaan at Scandinavia Reggae Festival

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Popcaan plays live with the Dub Akon band at Scandinavia Reggae Festival this weekend in Copenhagen! Tickets and info here.

He was also recently interviewed by Hattie Collins for Red Bull, discussing his album, to perceptions of Jamaica and shooting The System video:

’Nuff people say Jamaica is the worst place. We have a saying where I grew up, ‘The best come from the worst’. It’s a small place, very small, people say all kind of bad things about it. But I feel it’s how people try to paint a bad picture about Jamaica – why? So much positive things come out of Jamaica. They say Jamaica is a violent place. People come and party and they say ‘If you go to the garrison people will come shoot you’. It’s people trying to say bad things – why, when we have good vibes?

Read in full here.

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Mixpak FM: Ynfynyt Scroll

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Mixpak FM 073 comes from Dallas producer & DJ, Ynfynyt Scroll. Along with the collective, Track Meet, that runs as a label & club night, YS has been throwing parties around Texas and the US, exposing the deep south club scene to new sounds. Like many of Mixpak FM’s previous contributors, Ynfynyt scroll draws heavily from the worldwide club scene, melding the sounds of Baltimore club, dembow, cumbia, grime and kuduro. He has previously released EPs with #Feelings, a label run by fellow Texan Ben Aqua, as well as contributions to the Track Meet compilation and his latest solo effort, a 7 track offering for Summer 2014.

His Mixpak FM is a global dance sampler that leaves you pining for a sweaty Bushwick basement to let go in: expect tracks from his latest EP, as well as gifts from Portugal, Mexico, the Netherlands and Katy Perry in a baile funk style.

You can subscribe to Mixpak FM via iTunes, subscribe with an RSS reader from the Mixpak FM site or download this mix directly.

Download – Mixpak FM 073: Ynfynyt Scroll

Tracklist below »

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