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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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Paris DJs Soundsystem Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol 3

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.3

Already the third volume in our series of eclectic selections of free tunes found on the web, this...

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Grant Phabao Reggae Reworks Vol 5 Sisters Of Soul

Grant Phabao Reggae Reworks Vol.5 - Sisters Of Soul

Fifth in the series of 'Reggae Reworks', 'Sisters Of Soul' gathers four Grant Phabao reggae &...

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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 the unexpected". Well that's exactly what what you can expect from this brand new single from...

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Peru Bravo Funk Soul and Psych in Peru Radical Decade

Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul & Psych in Peru's Radical Decade (CD/2LP, Tiger's Milk Records, 2014)

After the bloodless military coup in 1968 in Peru by the armed forces of General Velasco, his Revolutionay Government enforced left-leaning policies. But the nationalization and reforms were not that...

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Soiree Drugstore Studio de l Ermitage Paris

Soirée Drugstore #1 w/ Bombay Offshore, Antoine Berjeaut Wasteland feat. Mike Ladd

First edition of the Drugstore Malone label parties is on this thursday, october 23 at Studio de l'Ermitage in Paris, with two bands from the electro/jazz/hip hop scene presenting their new releases....

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol 3

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.3

Already the third volume in our series of eclectic selections of free tunes found on the web, this mix is as eclectic as ever. Things start on a rather relaxed mood, with an electro-pop Serge...

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The Afrorockerz

The Afrorockerz - The Afrorockerz (CD, Buda Musique, 2014)

A regular Paris DJs collaborator, Julien Raulet is a masterful guitarist/songwriter we had spotted in the French afrobeat band Fanga. He was featured last spring on the 'A House Divided Against Itself...

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Akale Wube Sost

Akalé Wubé - Sost (CD/LP, Clapson, 2014)

Fondly remembering a stage we shared a few years back in Bruxelles, it's always a great pleasure to give a new Akalé Wubé album a listen. The French ethio-jazz band is already six years old and 'Sost'...

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Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra Pulsion

Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra - Pulsion (CD/2LP, Ubiquity Records, 2014)

Behind one of the best Jazz bands in France is one mastermind: Masta Conga, surrounding himself by many guests, mostly from Parisian afrobeat band Les Frères Smith. This is already their 4th album...

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Grant Phabao Reggae Reworks Vol 5 Sisters Of Soul

Grant Phabao Reggae Reworks Vol.5 - Sisters Of Soul

Fifth in the series of 'Reggae Reworks', 'Sisters Of Soul' gathers four Grant Phabao reggae & ska remixes from the Paris DJs 'Virtual Releases' podcast, featuring a quatuor of fantastic ladies of...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1962 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol 3

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1962 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol.3

Opening with a standard penned by Doc Pomus & Phil Spector for Ben E. King, this selection of (mostly) covers released in 1962 shows once again that classics are timeless. The sixties are still...

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Stepak Takrow Phat Fat Jackson

Stepak-Takrow - Phat Fat Jackson (7", Soul Garden Records Japan, 2014)

The first listen I give to this new Afrofunk band from Japan is misleading. The group seems very downtempo-ish, which doesn't fit with what I previously heard from Japanese groovy bands so far… My...

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