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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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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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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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