Caribbean dance music’s new Vanguard

Above: Caribbean dance music producer Tyronn “Blasé Vanguard” Wilson. Photo courtesy More Time Records. by Lisa Allen-Agostini Blasé Vanguard’s Caribbean dance music song MAMA has been included on a fund-raising music compilation released by the edgy UK based record label and feminist creative collective Femme Culture for the UN Women HeForShe campaign. The collection includes […]

Shadowing The Shadow

Above: Shadow at Dimanche Gras, 2003. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. A life as stalking penumbra Story and photos by Mark Lyndersay. Originally published in the Newsday Carnival Souvenir 2018. The Mighty Shadow (Winston Bailey) struck a chord in my soul when I was a teen and like a crazed tuning fork, it’s resonated throughout my life. […]