Category: Arts & Culture | Trinidad

Machel Montano

Behind Trinidad’s Music

Trinidad’s multicultural heritage gives our music an intriguing eclecticism, and a range of rhythms and styles that’s guaranteed to please

Trinidad Rapso Band 3canal

Rapso Band 3canal talks Trinidad music

Where is Trinidad’s music going? Discover asked popular rapso band 3canal for their opinion. The band’s Wendell Manwarren, Roger Roberts and Stanton Kewley give their views

Exodus at Panorama. Photo courtesy TDC

The making of a steelpan

The steel pan (it’s really a bit of a faux pas to call it a steel drum!) is one of Trinidad’s proudest exports. It distinguishes itself by being the only acoustic, non-electric instrument invented in the 20th century, and one incubated in Laventille, Port of Spain, during the Second World War