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Grant Phabao Quench Aid and John Wayne Dont Go Girls

Grant Phabao presents Quench Aid & John Wayne - Don't Go Girls (Free Single, Paris DJs)


Quench Aid & John Wayne are original dancehall killah artists, they collaborated together in 2004 for a 45 released on the small Bam Salute label from France, 'Don't Go Girls', now re-produced & re-mixed by the King producer Grant Phabao, who's roots reggae and ska recordings have been ruling the Jamaican music world for many years now. Enjoy this free download, a glorious and dynamic...

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Grant Phabao Horace Andy Talk bout Peace

Grant Phabao presents Horace Andy - Talk 'bout Peace (Free Single, Paris DJs)


On the first notes you'll recognize instantly Horace Andy's falsetto vocals. The Jamaican singer has been gracing all of Massive Attack's albums so far, granting him a worldwide and long-term recognition. The reggae fans will maybe more fondly remember his early & roots reggae hits from the sixties and the seventies, the legendary 'In The Light/In The Light Dub' albums from 1977, or his...

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Jungle By Night Marsvin Live

Jungle By Night - Marsvin (Live Dec 31, 2012 at Gloria Theater, Koln)


We played them in our Afro mixes, we reviewed their album and announced their show in Paris this friday (march 1st) at Petit Bain… We insist, Jungle By Night is the new afrobeat sensation from The Netherlands and we've got an exclusive live version of their track 'Marsvin' available as a free download on our Virtual Releases podcast. Enjoy this 7mn taste of the Jungle Fire live experience...

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Les Freres Smith Opposite People Live At Roskilde 2012

©© Les Frères Smith - Opposite People (Live At Roskilde Festival 2012)


2013 should be a busy year for the Smith family. Before releasing some long-awaited new material later this year, Les Frères Smith and Paris DJs offer you a cover of Fela Kuti's 'Opposite People' captured last summer at the amazing Roskilde Festival in Denmark. Download MP3...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Silvertones

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Silvertones 1965-1979


Paris DJs is celebrating the imminent release of The Silvertones' new album 'Keep On Rolling', with a 27mn mix of their hits and past recordings, from the Ska years in the 60s (with Duke Reid at Treasure Isle), to the Roots Reggae tunes from the 70s (with Lee Perry at Black Art, or Coxsone Dodd at Studio One). After albums for rubadub deejay The Lone Ranger, or sweet & soulful reggae singer...

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Grant Phabao presents Pompidoo Come Ya Fi Talk

Grant Phabao & Pompidoo - Come Ya Fi Talk (Free Single, Paris DJs)


Pompidoo (not to be confused with similarly named deejay Prince Pompidou who recorded in the early 70's) is the original rock stone voiced Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay who worked King Jammy's sound system and was able to make his voice sound like a synthesizer. He was most popular in Jamaica in the late 1980s, with a series of singles including "Governor General", "The DJ...

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Elvis Martinez Smith Music Is The Weapon Of The Future

Elvis Martinez Smith - Music Is The Weapon Of The Future


France's finest Afrobeat and Ethio-flavored grooves band ©© Les Frères Smith are celebrating their mini UK tour his week (Sept 27 The Bedroom Bar, London; Sept 28 Village Hall, Chilham; Sept 29 St Mary's, Sandwich) with an exclusive free single from Elvis Martinez Smith, Music Is The Weapon Of The Future, featuring Nico Sake Smith on saxes, Grant Phabao on clavinet and vocal samples from Black...

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Florelie Escano Moody Blues Grant Phabao Remix

Florelie Escano - Moody Blues (Grant Phabao Remix)


The original Soul/Funk track Moody Blues was engineered by Lotek at his Counter Clockwise Studios in Melbourne, Australia, who posted a stripped-down version on Soundcloud, with just guitar and Florelie Escano on vocals, asking is some remixers were interested. We managed to connect and Grant Phabao ended up producing this suprising and breezy Reggae/Afro/Blues remix which you'll find on...

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Grant Phabao presents The Lone Ranger Usain Bolt The Puma

Grant Phabao & The Lone Ranger - Usain Bolt The Puma


After Usain Bolt's heart breaking false start, which left him disqualified from the 2011 World Athletics Championships, Jamaican deejay The Lone Ranger and French producer Grant Phabao decided to record Usain Bolt The Puma, an homage song to Jamaica's greatest sprinter (and, obviously, his sponsor). The song starts on a killer chorus hook before slipping into an unstoppable flow of no less...

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J-san And The Big Mean Moving Too Fast Grant Phabao Remix

J-san And The Big Mean - Moving Too Fast (Grant Phabao Remix)


Brooklyn-based soul, dub, electronic artist/producer Jay Spaker aka J-san's musical journey has been a shape shifting experience spanning 20 years of soul & roots music. Son of radical vietnam veteran father & Okinawan mother J-san was raised on the road, living with artists, musicians, ganja growers and hustlers. He was an original member of John Brown's Body in the 90s, then went on to...

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