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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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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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The Excelsiors Control This

The Excelsiors - Control This (CD/2LP, BBE, 2014)

The versatility of Shane "DJ Sureshot" Hunt is something to be believed: three albums with the Starshooters, three reggae compilation in the 'Soundbwoy Super Status Reggae Breaks And Beats'...

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The Sophisticated Boogie Funk of Sheridan House Records

Catch Action: The Sophisticated Boogie Funk of Sheridan House Records (2CD/6LP, Luv'N'Haight, 2014)

Between the late 70s and the mid-80s, a Los-Angeles based label named Sheridan House was releasing slabs of modern soul, boogie & funk on (now rare) wax. DJ Shane "Sureshot" Hunt has...

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The Bug - Angels & Devils

The Bug - Angels & Devils (CD/2LP, Ninja Tune, 2014)

Kevin Martin a.k.a. The Bug is quite big in the UK, where is albums 'Pressure' (2003) and 'London Zoo' (2008) made a lot of noise in the dubstep scene and its experimental dancehall variations. He's...

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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 nearly two years ago. After so many 'Molesting Laura mixes and a blast of a dozen new mixes of covers at...

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Prince Fatty Meets Nostalgia 77 - In The Kingdom Of Dub

Prince Fatty Meets Nostalgia 77 - In The Kingdom Of Dub (CD, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

Along with Ticklah in the US, Grant Phabao in France & a very few others, Prince Fatty from Brighton, UK, has found his own sound in the reggae niche. Having recorded many Nostalgia 77 records in...

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DJ Oil - Phantom

DJ Oil - Phantom (CD/2LP, BBE, 2015)

As a former member of the Troublemakers duo from Marseilles, Lionel Corsini aka DJ Oil has been labelled under the 'trip hop' category for a long time. On this second solo album, he's so far away from...

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Craig Peyton Group - Pyramid Love

Craig Peyton Group - Pyramid Love (CD/LP, BBE, 2014)

The follow-up to the Band X album from the previous year (see here). Self-pressed jazz funk from the Boston area with breaks and vocal work for fans of Steely Dan & Matthew Larkin Cassell. Check...

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