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Palancing on the Tube

I wont spoil it much but Carnival 2011 was amazing. Check us all out riding home in style.

HDD DJs at Informed London Carnivale Party

You can catch HDD DJs, Kazabon and Hootie Who, at this carnival afterparty hosted by Informed London. The intimate atmosphere combined with a wicked selection of DJs (including past HDD guest Lukey) it is guaranteed to keep the carnival vibe going. The party is even sponsored by Old Jamaica ginger beer, what more could you ask for?!  Check the facebook event page for more details.

Style & Swagger at Notting Hill Carnival

Style & Swagger (aka HDD residents Kazabon, The Large and Why Delila) have a busy weekend ahead: On Saturday night they will be at Mudd Up at Open The Gate in Stoke Newington, on Sunday they will be hosting a carnival edition of their NTS radio show from at 1am, and on Monday they will be bringing their carnival soundtrack to the Extra Stout Sound System  from 5pm – 6pm. This soundsystem boasts a huge lineup over Sunday and Monday and a little birdy even tweeted that Stylo G may be stopping by on Sunday. To help you find your way check out Timeout’s soundsystem map.

Have a listen to the last Style & Swagger show for a taste of what’s in store!

HDD World Carnival Mix

We were thrilled when the opportunity to do a mix for Tropical Waste came about. We wanted to do something especially for carnival. So here’s our World Carnival mix just in time to get you amped up and ready for whatever this year’s Notting Hill Carnival has in store. Its an hour of tunes (mixed live) inspired by carnivals around the world. We tried to fit in variety of genres that reflected the unadulterated joy of carnival. So from South African house to Chicago Juke to so good old London Grime, we have it all.

Dolamite & Lady Chann – Nubian King (So Shifty Mix)
DJ Duke – Blow Your Whistle (Bruno Schmidt Edit)
Sinden – Diddy Dirty Money – I Hate That You Love Me (Sinden Edit)
Busy Signal/Altered Natives – Rass Out/Da Style Deh (Smutlee Blend)
Ghislain Poirier – Go Ballistic ft. MC Zulu (Toddla T & Duckbeats Remix)
Kes the Band & Kerwin Du Bois – Ah Ting
DJ Cndo – Terminator (Original Mix)
GuGu – AC Riddim
Omar And Zed Bias – Dancing
The Count & Sinden – Hold Me (f. Katy B)
187 Lockdown – Gunman (Original Mix)
Carnival  Ft. R.I.P. Vs. Red Rat – All Of The Girls (All Ai-Di Girl Dem)
Basement Jaxx – Bingo Bango
Gappy Ranks – English Money (Trrbo & Cat People Remix)
Marcus Price & Carli – JEXPERT!
Busy Signal & Machel Montano – Wooeeii Gal Wooeeii (Murlo refix)
Toddska – Gal From England
DJ Veteran – Under Mi Sensi
Checan & Ross Orton – Difference
Buraka Som Sistema – Hangover (BaBaBa) – Original Mix
Shy FX featuring Kano, Donae’o & Roses Gabor – Raver (B. Traits Breaking Bad Remix)
Schlachthofbronx – Schorschl Take 3 (feat. G.Rag und die Landlergschwister)
Dr Gonzo – Bust Dem Up (So Shifty remix)
Warrior One – Dreadzone yeah man remix
TRC – Oo Aa Ee (Original)
Ciar – Deuces (Dubbel Dutch Remix)
Cocky Balboa – Smoke Weed (Juke Mix)
Patch – Pipe
Blaze F J W – Palance
Chrissy Murderbot – Braaain
Murlo – Murlo vs Pow 2011
Murlo – Sero Riddim
John Wayne – Call The Police

Download the mix here

Norman Jay

Norman Jay – BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix – 27.08.1995 by djmixes

Sadly this year Norman Jay will not be bringing his Good Times soundsystem to Carnival. This news along with the cancellation of Rampage (due to exhaustion, *eye roll*) will certainly leave a gap in this year’s carnival experience. Instead of lamenting please enjoy this Norman Jay essential mix from 1995. One of my favourite house tunes is on it (Frankie Knuckles Tears) and it has a distinct house feel.

HDD and Friends Carnival Anthems

Here’s HDD’s list of the best Carnival Anthems recommended by our favourite djs, producers and bloggers.

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