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[VIDEO] Skinny Banton – Soak It Good

Watch one of Grenada’s biggest soca tunes for 2014, Skinny Banton‘s Soak It Good

 

 

Close Connections – Soca Storm Vol. 25

Listen to new Soca Storm Volume 25 by Close Connections for the 2014 Carnival season! Click the image to download!

 

1. CC Megamix Intro – Close Connections
2. Truck On The Road – Bunji Garlin
3. Junction – Machel Montano
4. State of Mind – Destra
5. True Masquerader – Kes
6. Spoil Mehself – Kerwin DuBois
7. She Coming – Machel Montano
8. Shake That – JoJo
9. Hold On Tight (remix) – Patrice Roberts
10. Feel 2 Wuk (remix) – Shal Marshall
11. BTW – Skinny Fabulous
12. HMA – Machel Montano
13. My Team – Jaiga
14. Family – Farmer Nappy
15. Doh Rough Meh – Patrice Roberts
16. Wining Champion – Preedy
17. Drop It – Machel Montano
18. CC Rum Megamix – Close Connections
19. Conquer Meh (remix) – Lyrikal
20. Just A Little Bit – Destra
21. Doh Tell Me Dat – Flipo
22. Never See Come See – Kes
23. Chuku Chuku – Denise Belfon
24. Siddung – Kes
25. Play De Music – Kes
26. Blazing – Chucky
27. Big People Party – Farmer Nappy
28. Contagious – Erphaan Alves & Blaxx
29. Man In Yuh House – Cassi
30. Big People Ting – M1
31. Too Real – Kerwin DuBois
32. Shameless – Machel Montano
33. To Meh Heart – 5 Star Akil
34. Party Never Done – Star Akil & Nadia Batson
35. Bad Habits – Kes
36. E.P.I.C. – Machel Montano
37. Go Down – K. Rich
38. Haunted – Machel Montano
39. Lock Down (Remix) – Kerwin DuBois & Lyrikal
40. Press A Button (remix) – Kerwin DuBois
41. Jab Jab – Tallpree
42. Come Out To Play – Benjai
43. Welcome To The Carnival – Mx Prime & Kerwin DuBois
44. Mama Oh – Iwer George
45. M.O.R. – Machel Montano
46. Mash Up (roadmix) – Destra
47. The Power – Machel Montano
48. Ram Jam – Kes
49. Jab Jab – Iwer George
50. Mad Up In This – Olatunji
51. The General – Skinny Fabulous
52. Done The Party – Fayann Lyons
53. Rolly Polly – Mr Killa
54. Sound Bang – Machel Montano & Major Lazer

 

Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Fete In Japan

It’s that time again for the entire Caribbean Diaspora in Japan to walk, ride, fly or shinkansen to Osaka, Japan for the annual Carnival Fete (Party) Part Two!

Paul Hadden, a Trinidad and Tobago national who resides in Japan, created this one-of-a-kind party in 2013 to give his compatriots, Caribbean neighbours and party-goers of all backgrounds, a taste of back home.

What?

A Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Party (Fete)

For those of you who came last year you know what’s up! It’s going to be a high energy, Caribbean style party so please come help us to celebrate the ultimate Trini festival. If you don’t know what to expect at a Trini fete (party) then please watch the video down below ↓↓↓

When?

Carnival FridayFebruary 28th, 2014 from 10:00 PM

We are doing this the same time that Carnival will be celebrated back in the islands so the energy will be HIGH.

Who?

YOU (hopefully) and any cool friends you want to invite who would like to experience a true Caribbean party. Trust me, it was a whole lot of fun last year so you don’t want to miss out 😉

Why?

Because it’s fun, it’s liberating, and feteing is the ultimate therapy. Come with high energy and an open mind because this is going to be totally different to anything you’ve ever experienced. We guarantee it!

What to wear?

Carnival is all about costumes so feel free to glam yourself up as much as possible. Feathers, beads, gemstones, glitter. Also, feel free to bring a flag to represent your country and wave in the air. If you watch some videos of Carnival parties you’ll understand why you’ll need a flag 🙂

How much?

1000 YEN to cover which comes with a drink!

Where?

L&L Bar in Shinsaibashi, Osaka

Click the address to see the map!

2-16-13 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku | Hosen Bldg. 1F, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture

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2014 Trinidad Carnival Soca Mix 2/6

Listen to part 2 of the Road Ready Mix for Trinidad Carnival 2014!

 

Destra — Just a Little Bit
Machel Montano — HMA (Happiest Man Alive)
5 Star Akil ft Nadia Batson — Never Done
Shurwayne Winchester — Carnivalian
Dil E Nadan Ft Blaxx & Dr Seales — Carnival Nice
Marcia Miranda — Liar Liar
K Rich — Go Down
Bunji Garlin & Major Laser — It’s a Carnival
Syo — In the Air
Jaiga — Keisha
Farmer Nappy Ft Imani — Addiction
Problem Child — Fete Everyday
Problem Child — Riot — Oil Stain Riddim
Fay Ann Lyons — Done D Party — Oil Stain Riddim
Lavaman — Wrenk — Oil Stain Riddim
Pumpa — Kong Fu — Oil Stain Riddim
Skinny Fabulous — The General (Lick Ah Shot) — Oil Stain Riddim
Kes — Never See Come See — Chuku Chuku Riddim
Denise Belfon — Chuku Chuku — Chuku Chuku Riddim
Shurwayne Winchester ft Farmer Nappy — We Doh Sleep
MR Famous — Play More Local
Denise Belfon — Challenge
Gyptian Ft Kes — Wet Fete
Ms Diamond — Wait
Fay Ann Lyons — Gimme That
Bunji Garlin — Red Light District
Kes — Play De Music

Ronnie & Caro Mas Band

 

Ronnie & Caro has been my mas (Carnival) band of choice since 2010. Friendly service, tight security, gift bag, excellent food (breakfast, lunch, snacks) on the road, unlimited alcohol/soft drinks on Carnival Monday and Tuesday make the Ronnie & Caro experience one you’ll want to return to year after year. Best of all, real fetein and sweatin on de road PLUS gorgeous costumes that make your inner diva shine through!! What more could you want?

In October 2010, I had the great pleasure of meeting legendary Soca artiste Ronnie McIntosh (Ronnie & Caro‘s band leader) in Tokyo, Japan when he accepted my invitation to have his first international band launch in Asia. Check out the photo gallery to see how the costumes (designed by his talented wife Caro McIntosh) and authentic Trinidad Carnival flavour wowed the crowd.

Watch the videos below to catch a glimpse of how much fun Carnival Monday and Tuesday are on de road with Ronnie & Caro.

 

 

Register now for the Trinidad Carnival Tour 2014 Package which includes your choice of a Carnival costume (while supplies last) from Ronnie & Caro Mas Band! Click here for more details.

このトリニダード・トバゴカーニバルツアーに含まれていますRonnie & Caro Carnival衣装。

 

“For those of you who have never played mas with Ronnie & Caro… This band prides itself on not only beautifully made costumes but also dedicated organisation and customer satisfaction. Not only must you be pleased with your costume, you must feel at 10:00 pm on Carnival Tuesday night like you have been liming (hanging out) with your family for the last two days.

That is why Ronnie & Caro Mas Band is so special! DE RIVER COME DOWN…get ready to fall in de river!”

– Big Pappy Soca Prince

 

Ronnie & Caro Carnival Costumes 2014

Ronnie & Caro Carnival Costumes 2014

Ronnie & Caro Carnivalの2014年カーニバル衣装

 

Ronnie & Caro Mas Band sections (in the order of the photos below):

  • RIVER LIME
  • RAINBOW RIVER
  • SHARK
  • BLOODY BAY SOLD OUT – 完売
  • WATERFALL SOLD OUT – 完売
  • WASHER WOMAN
  • MUDSLIDE SOLD OUT – 完売
  • ROYAL RIVER SOLD OUT – 完売
  • OVERFLOW
  • VINE RIVER

FRONTLINE = VIP

BACKLINE = REGULAR

 

Register now for the Trinidad Carnival Tour 2014 Package which includes your choice of a costume from Ronnie & Caro Mas Band! Click here for more details.

 

このトリニダード・トバゴカーニバルツアーに含まれていますRonnie & Caro Carnival衣装。

 

Ronnie & Caro Carnival Costumes 2014

Ronnie & Caro Carnivalの2014年カーニバル衣装

RIVER LIME FRONTLINE (VIP)

RIVER LIME BACKLINE (REGULAR)

RIVER LIME MEN’S & BACKLINE

RAINBOW RIVER BACKLINE

RAINBOW RIVER FRONTLINE

RAINBOW RIVER MEN’S

RAINBOW RIVER INDIVIDUAL (ONLY ONE MADE! PLEASE INQUIRE BELOW)

SHARK RIVER MEN’S & FRONTLINE

 

SHARK RIVER BACKLINE

SHARK RIVER BACKLINE, MEN’S & FRONTLINE

BLOODY BAY BACKLINE SOLD OUT – 完売

BLOODY BAY MEN’S SOLD OUT – 完売

BLOODY BAY FRONTLINE SOLD OUT – 完売

WATERFALL INDIVIDUAL SOLD OUT – 完売

WATERFALL FRONTLINE SOLD OUT – 完売

WATERFALL BACKLINE, MEN’S & FRONTLINE SOLD OUT – 完売

 

WASHERWOMEN FRONTLINE & BACKLINE WHITE

WASHERWOMEN BACKLINE BLUE, BACKLINE WHITE, WATER CARRIER (MEN’S), FRONTLINE, BACKLINE TURQUOISE

WASHERWOMEN BACKLINE BLUE, BACKLINE WHITE, WATER CARRIER (MEN’S), FRONTLINE

Ronnie & Caro Carnival Costumes 2014

Ronnie & Caro Carnivalの2014年カーニバル衣装

MUDSLIDE FRONTLINE, MEN’S & BACKLINE SOLD OUT – 完売

MUDSLIDE FRONTLINE  SOLD OUT – 完売

ROYAL RIVER FRONTLINE, MEN’S & BACKLINE SOLD OUT – 完売

ROYAL RIVER BACKLINE SOLD OUT – 完売

ROYAL RIVER FRONTLINE SOLD OUT – 完売

OVERFLOW BACKLINE (WITH OR WITHOUT FEATHERS), MEN’S, BACKLINE ONE-PIECE & FRONTLINE

VINE RIVER FRONTLINE

VINE RIVER BACKLINE

VINE RIVER MEN’S 

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Images Courtesy of TT Carnival Costume Photos

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“For those of you who have never played mas with Ronnie & Caro… This band prides itself on not only beautifully made costumes but also dedicated organisation and customer satisfaction. Not only must you be pleased with your costume, you must feel at 10:00 pm on Carnival Tuesday night like you have been liming (hanging out) with your family for the last two days.

That is why Ronnie & Caro Mas Band is so special! DE RIVER COME DOWN…get ready to fall in de river!”

– Big Pappy Soca Prince

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Flirt Carnival Costumes 2014

Flirt Carnival Costumes 2014

Flirt Carnivalの2014年カーニバル衣装

 

Images courtesy Flirt Carnival