DUTTY TORONTO TAKEOVER

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This weekend we’re bringing all sorts of Dutty Artz vibes up to Toronto’s Avant X Festival!

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Calling All Girls (Deejay Theory Remix)

Released in early 2014 on Dutty Artz, Chan Dizzy’s “Calling All Girls” – the lead single from Robzilla and Matt Shadetek’s forthcoming collaborative album based on their sessions recording vocalists in Kingston – now gets the remix treatment from a set of both veteran and up and coming producers in the global electronic music scene.

Deejay Theory’s version premiered today on Do Androids Dance, the entire thing will be available in all your favorite digital stores on October 21st. Pre-order it on Bandcamp or iTunes, and receive Deejay Theory’s remix in advance of the official release via Bandcamp pre-order!

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A brief summary of @Chiefboima’s Ebola information dissemination activities…

Ebola has been weighing heavily on my mind. From it hitting Ashoka, a friend who I met in Liberia in 2011 (and who’s attended Dutty Artz parties), to worrying about friends and family on the ground in both Sierra Leone and Liberia, I feel sort of stuck and unable to help while being in Brazil. However in the face of a seeming panic in the U.S. about the disease invading the country, and rehashed African stereotypes in the mainstream media, I find I can contribute something by writing…

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Meet Som Peba from Kafundó Vol. 1

Another guest post by Wolfram Lange, co-founder of Kafundó Records, DJ, and blogger at the Soundgoods website. In this post he gives us a little background on Bahian multi-disciplinary artist Som Peba:

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Inside The Dutty Pool: DJ Dotorado’s “African Scream”

We have a little internal record pool going on over here at Dutty Artz that is too good to keep to ourselves. So I’m going to kick off what should be a regular series called “Inside the Dutty Pool” with my own selection from the month of September:

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Rafi El Live on KEXP

This past month Rafi eL was a featured guest on DJ Chilly’s El Sonido show on KEXP in Seattle. Listen back to the interview and live performance where he and his band run through songs from his album Ay De Mi.

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New Dutty Artz Member, Selecta K7

written by Rupture; interview by Ushka 

Dutty Artz welcomes our latest member, Phillip Allen aka  ‘Selecta K7′.

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New Dutty Artz member, Riobamba’s ‘Grito!’

It’s with great pleasure that I announce the initiation of Sara Skolnick aka DJ Riobamba of Pico Picante Boston fame into the Dutty Artz family!

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El Remolón’s ‘El Chamuyero Remixes’ out now!

Our latest is here in the form of an EP by EL Remolón featuring remixes by Chants and Atropolis.

Grab it now at iTunes and all your favorite digital stores!

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Dutty Artz at AfroPunk

If you didn’t make it to AfroPunk in Brooklyn this year, and if you’ve never been, then here’s a high production value official promo video re-cap to show you what all the fuss is about:

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New Release: El Remolón’s “El Chamuyero” Remixed!

After a short winter vacation in Brazil, Dutty Artz comes back with new heat from Argentina!

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Support Old Money’s New Project!

My group Old Money’s been working on a new project, but needs your help to bring it to the world!

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La Construcción de MPEACH – REVISTA OJO

MPEACH está a punto de lanzar el primer larga duración de su carrera y antes de hacerlo decidió dejar un rato Nueva York y pasarse por su Caracas Natal, donde le contó a revista OJO en exclusiva todos los detalles:

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Rafi eL Connects the Dots in Mexico and El Salvador

It’s been a couple weeks since my bandmates and I got back from our first tour through Mexico and El Salvador. I’m finally catching my breath to reflect on all the amazing music we heard and terrific crews we connected with. We stormed through an almost non-stop week of shows, press showcases, and TV appearances, but still managed to fit in some pyramids, beaches, and volcano climbs along the way. Pretty surreal.

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Kafundó Vol. 1 – Digital Roots Music from Brazil Out Now!

As the world tunes into FIFA’s World Cup this week, Dutty Artz and Kafundó Records team up to bring you a Brazil that you might not see displayed on your TV screens.

Kafundó Volume 1, a compilation of digital roots music from Brazil, is out today on iTunes, Bandcamp, Juno, or any of your favorite digital download stores!

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Chief Boima’s “Six Over Eight” Post-Tour Mix + Recap

Usually people put out a mix before their tour to promote upcoming shows… Well, I’m putting one out after — many excuses as to why — most importantly because I wanted to share a part of my set that got some interesting reactions from crowds this past month touring the U.S.

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