10 Soca tunes which will be big this Trinidad Carnival

Steel Pan Photo by Paul Beaulieu

Carnival aka the fifth season is here – time to keep an eye and ear on the all the Soca releases which coming out now. Although nowadays Soca tunes from Trinidadian artists and producers are released through the whole, December and January are still the main months for Soca releases.

We put together a small list of tunes which will be big this Carnival.
If you want more, you can check out the over 5h Soca radioshow MashUpShow by Marflix & Hendrik UNLTD full of fresh tunes and anthems. On the 20th of January the Semi-finals of the Soca Monarch competition are held in Arima, Trinidad and usually they are streamed somewhere over the web – twitter is helpfull finding links. Now, enjoy the 2013 Trinidad Soca:

1. Machel Montano – The Fog

2. Machel Montano – Drinking Rum

3. Destra Garcia – Call My Name

4. Bunji Garlin – Differentology

5. Bunji Garlin – Good Oye

6. Benjai – Feter

7. Tallpree & Bunji Garlin – Bad Like We

8. Swappi – Cha-Os

9. Skinny Fabulous – Monster (Reigning Soca Monarch of St. Vincent & the Grenadines 2012)

10. Fay-Ann Lyons – De Stage Open

Photo credit:
Steel Pan drinking – Paul Beaulieu licenced under Creative Commons

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