Can calypso survive in the digital age?

Above: Kurt Allen performing at the finals of the 2012 Calypso Monarch competition. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay. A review of Kurt Allen’s Griotism, originally published in the T&T Guardian, January 19, 2016. Griotism is that rarest of Carnival albums, a full collection of music, prepared and produced before the formal start of the festival and […]

$how me the money

Above: The audience at the conference on Caribbean Dance Music at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1002 for August 18, 2015 On August 7, in the shadow of the International Conference on Pan, a group of young musicians and producers gathered in a room at the Hyatt Regency Hotel to discuss the […]