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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1964 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol 5

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1964 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol.5

This idea of doing a loooong series of mixes covering half a century of music came to us more...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1963 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol 4

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1963 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol.4

Fourth volume in our series of selections of covers from the same period, this mix focuses on the...

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Franck Biyong Liyomba

Franck Biyong - Liyomba (Digital Single, Afrolectric Music/Paris DJs, 2014)

LIYOMBA: TIME TO DANCE. The late Jean-François Bizot (Actuel/Radio Nova…) used to say: "Expect...

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Verckys et Orchestre Veve Congolese Funk Afrobeat and Psychedelic Rumba 1969-1978

Verckys et l'Orchestre Vévé - Congolese Funk, Afrobeat & Psychedelic Rumba 1969-1978 (CD/2LP, Analog Africa, 2014)

Every new Analog Africa release is a celebration. Label founder and main activist Samy Ben Redjeb is deeply involved into hard digging, traveling in Africa or South America to gathers long lost and...

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Nik Weston presents Two Sides Of Club Jazz

Nik Weston presents Two Sides Of Club Jazz (7", Mukatsuku, 2014)

Nik Weston and his Mukatsuku label are becoming unstoppable. They're picking up tunes to release on vinyl singles at an amazing pace. Afrofunk, Disco, Boogie, Soul, Tropical… they've now launched a...

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Nostalgia 77 and The Monster - Measures

Nostalgia 77 & The Monster - Measures (CD/LP, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

A new jazz album from Nostalgia 77 is always a delight. After a beautiful folk/psych/pop long player released early this year, 'A Journey Too Far', a Grant Phabao reggae remix of his 'Seven Nation...

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Tramp Records The Funky Side Of Goldband ANLA Records

The Funky Side Of Goldband/ANLA Records (CD/2LP, Tramp Records, 2014)

We've been listening to HUNDREDS of albums and singles from the 60s and the 70s recently, while cooking our series of cover mixes, and we can safely say that Tramp Records are today among the kings of...

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Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary

Various - Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary (2CD/3LP boxset, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

Brighton's finest Tru Thoughts Recordings is already 15 years old, and still one of the leading labels in the UK after all these years. Paris DJs has been having a long and lasting relationship with...

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The Janet Lawson Quintet

The Janet Lawson Quintet (CD, BBE, 2014)

A delightful scat vocal jazz set from… 1981. Perfect for an early morning or late night session, and augmented with bonus tracks!...

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The Faranas & Baba Salah Run Run

The Faranas & Baba Salah - Run Run (Digital album, Everest Record, 2014)

The Faranas is a Swiss-based band we had spotted on Bandcamp with their 2011 album 'Who Are You?', a few tracks of which could have fit Paris DJs afro/tropical compilations. We got in touch but the...

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Renegades Of Jazz Fire EP

Renegades Of Jazz - Fire EP (12", Agogo Records, 2014)

We had the chance to get the visit of Renegades Of Jazz last week at Paris DJs. A long afternoon of sharing memories, vinyl obsessions and of course the now world-famous Djouls' salad (a quick one,...

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Baeshi Bang Old School K-Pop Revisited

Baeshi Bang - Old School K-Pop Revisited (CD EP, Bruit Chic, 2014)

Sax player and multi-instrumentalistEtienne de la Sayette launches a new project just like you decide to put on a new shirt. We've talked about the ethio jazz of Akalé Wubé many times, but there's...

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The Grits Make A Sound

The Grits - Make A Sound (CD, BBE, 2014)

Paris DJs followers will already know the Grant Phabao reggae rework of The Grits' 'Make A Sound (Like James Brown)'. Well the most loyal ones will also have checked the various 45s and digital...

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