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Jamie Rodigan

Originally hailing from West London, Jamie Rodigan has grown up with music in his blood. Being the son of the legendary radio broadcaster Sir David «Ram Jam» Rodigan music has played a pivotal role throughout his life. He developed a love for reggae music through his trips to Jamaica in his youth with his father. He was captured by the sweet sound of reggae music. His eclectic DJ sets today reflect these musical experiences growing up. It’s not just Reggae that has formed Jamie’s musical education. He was exposed to a wide range of music from Rare Groove and House to Jungle and Garage. Jamie started playing music at house parties during his University days where he formed the sound Extra Stout. When he got the call for Extra Stout to play at Rototom Sunsplash in 2008, it was an unmissable opportunity. In 2011, Extra Stout established the dancehall night Mudd Up! in East London. With Jamie Rodigan as a resident selector there, the night grew in popularity. In 2013 he released «Paranoid Riddim» on the New York label Dubshot which featured appearances by Ras Demo and UK Dancehall star Fowlie Don. In more recent times Jamie has been bursting through the Dancehall scene with notable performances at Rototom Reggae Sunsplash and Toddla T’s Carnival Stage for BBC 1Xtra. 2015 saw a year-long residency at Hoxton Square Bar. With regular dates in the UK and Europe and a new residency in Dalston, East London Jamie has established himself as one of the top Dancehall selectors from the UK. In 2016 he teamed up with producer and long-time friend Aaron Horn to collaborate for CRT CLSSX. Red Bull Music premiered their debut track which received support from Mistajam, David Rodigan (BBC 1Xtra) and Tom Robinson (BBC Radio 6) amongst others and saw Mixmag described them as «ones to watch” for 2016. They have collaborated with Secaina on their new track ‘Everything’ with remixes due from acclaimed producers Alizzz and FYTCH. More collaborations are lined up with Aynzli Jones, Suns of Dub and The Skints. This is ….. Jamie Rodigan.
   
Features : Red Bull link 08/08/2016    Earmark link.  12/01/201                       Performances :   Promised Land Party (Switzerland) link 12/02/2017.                                                             Shabba Party link  03/03/2017
                         Electric Ballroom link 09/16/2016                                                                                       Notting Hill Carnival Toddla T x BBC 1Xtra Stage link.  09/15/2016                                       Overjam Festival (Slovenia) link.  08/18/2016                                                                     Farr Festival link   08/03/2015.                                                                                           Hoxton Square link 11/28/2015                                                                   Radio Shows : Randy Valentine x Suns of Dub Radio Takeover link 11/10/2015               Bookings / Promotion: ricky.mckay@hrminternational.co.uk                                                 Web :Sound Cloud : @jamierodigan Instagram :@jamierodigan

Benicassim, 20/08/2016. jamie rodigan (DanceHall). Photo by: Tato Richieri © Rototom Sunsplash 2016.

Benicassim, 20/08/2016. jamie rodigan (DanceHall). Photo by: Tato Richieri © Rototom Sunsplash 2016.

Capital D

Introducing Capital D ;An up and coming artist the dancehall scene can look out for with so much happening for him right now. Capital D aka Caliente (spanish translation for HOT) was born Miguel Arce Jr. on January 8 in Manhatten, New York USA. Reggae influences were from Shabba Ranks, Supercat, Nicodemus and Dirtsman and todays influences include Luciano & Delly Ranx just to name a few . Capital D has performed on events throughout Jamaica such as Rebel Salute, East Fest, Reggae Sunsplash, Reggae Sumfest, Beenie Mans Summer Sizzle, Capletons A St. Mary mi come from, 4 Reggae STING appearances (2 in jamworld Portmore Jamaica,1 in Miami Florida & 1 in Connecticut, Reggae Campfire, Coco Teas Reggae JamJam , Irie Jamboree in Queens NY as well as performing all around his home base of Connecticut where he resides to this day… .. Capital D has recorded collaberations alongside Luciano, Mykal Rose , Anthony B, Ini Kamoze, Junior Kelly, Tarrus Riley, Mikey General , Delly Ranx ,Thriller U ,Chuck Fender & Determine and has worked with producers like the Legendary Producer/saxaphonist Dean Fraser, Bread Back productions, DJ Karim/Stainless Records, Firehouse Crew, Soljie Hamilton, Froggy Madsquad, Pure Music Productions & Upsetta Records  just to name a few. This is …..Capital D . For bookings : https://www.facebook.com/miguelarcecapitalD https://soundcloud.com/capital-d-music https://www.instagram.com/capitald_caliente/ Calientesound@gmail.com  

Scott Storch

Super producer Scott Storch is back on the scene with a whole new outlook on life and shares a little history . You might not be aware of the amount of artists he has worked with but he has a hugh catalogue . Some of your favorite tracks he has produced from the late 90’s to early 2000’s . He has worked with artists such as Fat Joe and the Terror Squad, Fifty Cent, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog , Beyonce , Busta Rhymes , Erica Badu , The Roots and more. Check out his short documentary recently released.