Category Archives: HDD Guide to Notting Hill Carnival

Carnival is just around the corner so whether you are a carnival veteran or virgin we have some tips to make sure you get the best out of carnival weekend!

HDD x Radar Radio Carnival Special


To celebrate Notting Hill Carnival, we did a special carnival takeover of  Radar Radio on Monday, with carnival mixes from Chief Boima Emily Dust, False WitnessFireman Sam, Joey B, Murlo, Serocee So Shifty, Swing TingThe Large and Vamanos. Stream or download the mixes below and cure your carnival tabanca.

Hipsters Don’t Dance with SeroceeDownload here.

Fireman SamDownload here

VamanosDownload here

So ShiftyDownload here

MurloDownload here

Swing Ting (Samrai, Platt & Joey B)Download here

Emily DustDownload here

False WitnessDownload here

The LargeDownload here

Chief BoimaDownload here

HDD X Dont Watch That on NTS


Our friends at Don’t Watch That asked us to takeover this month’s edition of their NTS show. With Notting Hill Carnival only days away we thought we would go all in and asked Samrai and our international musical cousin Jasmin Solano to help us bring the vibes. Stream below and enjoy a guest mix from Jasmine and a special carnival B2B2B with Kazabon, Hootie Who and Samrai.

Don’t Watch That w/ Hipsters Don’t Dance, Samrai & Jasmine Solano – 27th August 2015 by Nts Radio on Mixcloud

HDD X Radar Radio with guest Samrai


Yesterday’s Radar Radar show was a Notting Hill Carnival special with a guest mix from Swing Ting’s Samrai. This will certainly get you in the mood for Notting Hill Carnival weekend and our World Carnival party on Sunday.

Hipsters Don’t Dance w/ Special Guest Samrai (Swing Ting) – 27th August 2015 by Radar Radio Ldn on Mixcloud


Download here

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HDD x Swing Ting World Carnival Zip 2015

To celebrate our World Carnival party on Sunday we give you the Hipsters Don’t Dance x Swing Ting World Carnival zip 2015 packed full of exclusive blends and edits from Joey B, Platt, Samrai and us. The zip features blends of Capleton, Ravi B, Nina Sky, Iamsu and Busy Signal and will give you a taste of what you can expect at our party on Sunday night. Stream above and head over to Thump to download the zip in full. #kickout

HDD & Swing Ting present World Carnival 2015


After the success of last year’s World Carnival party we will be back at Birthdays on carnival Sunday August 30th alongside our Swing Ting family and special guests Moleskin and Florentino. Prepare yourselves for another sweaty basement party with plenty vibes.

Advance tickets are now sold out but there WILL be plenty of tickets on the door. We recommend you arrive early for maximum enjoyment, we will be bringing the vibes from early. More info here.

HDD Bogle Tee Offer

Need a fresh tee for carnival? As a special our bogle black and bogle blend tees are only £15 until the end of August. Head over to our shop, grab a bargain and bogle!