The Heatwave: Five Million Rewinds Mix

Rewind! The Heatwave Celebrates 50 Years of Jamaican Independence

This week marks the celebration of Jamaica’s 50th year of independence, and so, what better way to celebrate than to track the journey of musical influences spreading out from the island? London-based bashment sound champions The Heatwave certainly think so, having rolled out the brilliant ‘Five Million Rewinds’ mixtape. Like the title suggests, the tracklisting contains only the strongest of jams guaranteed to get a rewind both back in the day and at tomorrow’s parties, highlighting how the Jamaican style has over time permeated through to the modern sounds coming out of London today. Probably the best education on 50 years of Jamaican sounds you can get right now, and all for free! Follow the link, download, and reewwiinndd!


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Aspiring radio presenter, producer, DJ and blogger. 21. Work with/for/on: DIY Radio, Fuse FM, Student Radio Awards, Exposure DJs, Undercurrent and more.

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