Music Review: Hal Linton’s ‘Technicolour’
As I’ve exclaimed before, Hal Linton is back with his latest mixtape ‘Technicolour’ and we should welcome him with arms wide open. It’s refreshing to see a talented artist have extensive creative control over his music. The Bajan neo-soul singer/songwriter broke ties with record label Universal Motown so he could work independently.
Teff: Living In A Dream World
Teff Mayweather – a self-described island-boy lyricist who’s slim in stature but fat with freestyle – released his debut album ‘Dream World’ in June this year. With cool rhymes, catchy melodies and stellar collaborations, ‘Dream World’ cements Teff’s footing as Barbados’ swaggest hip hop artist.
Sweet As Honey: Ebonnie Rowe Does It Again
The Plantation Theatre was abuzz on Saturday, November 17 when another installment of Honey Jam Barbados was staged there. It has become a very popular showcase of female talent ever since its founder Ebonnie Rowe, introduced the concept to Barbados early last year. This most recent show was no disappointment.
Fighting For Rock
Rock fans, buckle up! Meet Bajan band Fighting Traffic, aka Carlos Baptiste (mic navigator), Kevin Jack (turbo charged guitarist), David Thomas (bassist and back seat vocalist) and Melvin Alick (drummer and bumper defenda). Heavily influenced by Sting, Michael Jackson, Gabby, Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix… they’re not afraid to fight for their right to rock.
Salt Pt.1: Dark Knight With A Day Job
Salt the radio announcer is Bruce Wayne. He rises as early as 12 am to write the headline news, spends about ten hours a day costumed as the Advertising Manager in his cool SLAM FM cave and drinks tea to get through a pressing schedule.
Salt Pt. 2: Batman The Performer By Night
When dusk falls, the mask goes on, the dark knight rises to his turntables and dominates the dancehall as the trim and neatly buttoned Salt transitions fluidly into Batman, an entertainer of formidable proportions.