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Paris DJs Playlist - January 2014



2014 starts at top speed with an avalanche of new releases, singles, EPs, albums, compilations and mixes. Here's the lowdown on everything that's been happening on Paris DJs' stereo this month. Afrobeat, Re-edits, salsa, Brazilian soul, reggae, hip hop, jazz, electro, rock, disco, afrofunk, afro-rap, folk, alternative soul, funk, boom bap, americana, caribbean, ethio-jazz, psychedelic & groove from France, UK, USA, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Ethiopia… To sum up in just one phrase!

Paris DJs Playlist January 2014

The January 2014 Paris DJs Playlist :


SINGLES & EPs

01. Abdul & The Gang - Abdul & The Gang (Promo CD EP, self-released, 2013)
Gnawa afro-beat fonky / France / facebook

02. Afro Disco Boogie Reggae Edits - Volume 5 (12", Mukat Edits, 2014)
Groovy re-edits / UK / parisdjs / juno

03. Bio Ritmo - Se Les Olvido (Digital Single, El Watusi, 2014)
Salsa / USA / bandcamp / elwatusi

04. Gilberto Gil - Toda Menina Baiana (Tahira Re-Edit) (Free Download, Paris DJs, 2014)
Brazilian soul / Brazil / parisdjs

05. Grant Phabao presents The Jays - Zion Holy Place (Reggae and Rockers Remixes) (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2014)
Roots one drop reggae, rockers / France-Jamaica / parisdjs / bandcamp / junodownload

06. Grant Phabao - Reggae Reworks Vol.2 - The Queen & The Abstract (Free EP Download, Paris DJs, 2014)
Hip hop a capellas dressed into reggae / France-USA / parisdjs / bandcamp

07. Los Lobes - Mambo Sapin (Digital Single, Jewpop Records, 2013)
Latin Jewletide celebrations / France / parisdjs / bandcamp / junodownload

08. Sax Machine - New Album, Works In Progress (Promo CD EP, self-released, 2014)
Electro groove with horns & rap / France-USA / saxmachine / facebook

09. Suzanna Choffel - Guardians (Grant Phabao Remix) (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2014)
Reggae soul / France-USA / parisdjs / / junodownload

10. Taiwan MC - Heavy This Year (12", Chinese Man, 2014)
Hip hop reggae electro dubstep / France / soundcloud / junodownload

11. The Afrorockerz - Until We Meet Again (Digital EP, DuNose, 2012)
Afrobeat jazz rock / France-USA / soundcloud


ALBUMS

01. Breakaway - Breakaway; Straight On To The Top! (CD/LP/LP, BBE, 2014)
Late 70s disco / USA / bbemusic / juno / junodownload

02. CongopunQ - No Guns More Drums (CD, Underdog, 2014)
Afro transe pop / France / facebook / underdogrecords.fr

03. DJ Suspect & Doc TMK - Giving Space To The Sun (12", Luhna, 2013) HIP HOP
Groovy old school hip hop & scratches / France-USA / soundcloud

04. Hot Border Special - Hot Border Special (CD/LP, Légère, 2014)
Afro funk soul rock from London / UK / bandcamp / soundcloud

05. Kofi - Ablume (CD, otoprode, 2014)
Afro-rap jazz / France / facebook / youtube

06. Lady Daisey - In My Headphones (CD, BBE, 2014)
Jazzy Funky Soulful Sunshine / USA-Germany / bbemusic.com / juno / junodownload

07. Nostalgia 77 - A Journey Too Far (CD/LP, Tru Thoughts, 2014) TRU THOUGHTS
English folk and psych with 60s pop / UK / bandcamp / juno / junodownload

08. Slakah The Beatchild - Soul Movement Vol.2 (BBE, 2014)
Alternative soul / Canada / bbemusic.com / bandcamp / junodownload / juno

09. Nick Pride & The Pimptones - Rejuiced Phat Shake (LEGO068, 2013) LEGERE
Funky soul stew of phat grooves and beefy breaks / UK / facebook / soundcloud / juno / junodownload

10. Les Claypool's Duo de Twang - Four Foot Shack (2014) JAMBANDS
Rootsy & stompy americana / USA / lesclaypool.com / facebook / juno

11. Soul Square - Millesime Series Volume 1 - RacecaR (CD/LP, self-released, 2013)
US boom bap & flow & French beatmaking / France-USA / soundcloud / facebook / juno

12. Soul Square - Millesime Series Volume 2 - Jeff Spec (CD/LP, self-released, 2014)
Soulful jazzy hip hop / France-Canada / soundcloud / facebook / juno

13. Suzanna Choffel - Archer (CD, Red Parlor, 2013)
Soulful indie pop, folk, soul & jazz / USA / suzannachoffel.com / facebook / p-vine.jp / facebook

15. The Eminent Stars - Sittin' In With (Tramp, 2014)
Lovely deep funk & soul from Amsterdam with an eclectic vibe / Netherlands / bandcamp / juno / junodownload

16. The New Mastersounds - Therapy (CD/LP, Légère, 2014)
Diaspora of funk, soul & jazz / USA / newmastersounds.com / facebook / juno / soundcloud

17. The Pepper Pots - We Must Fight (CD/LP, Légère, 2013)
Arranged old school soul / Spain / thepepperpots.com / facebook / juno / junodownload

18. The Shogun Orchestra - Black Lotus (CD, Economy, 2013)
10 piece afro Caribbean ethio jazz supergroup / New-Zealand / bandcamp / facebook / juno

19. The Souljazz Orchestra - Inner Fire (CD/LP, Strut, 2014) MP3s
Afrobeat, Cuban or Egyptian jazz, bossa, highlife, bolero, soul-jazz / Canada / parisdjs / juno / junodownload


COMPILATIONS

01. National Multicultural Festival Canberra (CD, 2014)
21st century afro latin reggae grooves / Australia / multiculturalfestival.com.au / facebook / bandcamp

02. Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Bajka Vol.2 (Free download, Paris DJs, 2014)
Jazz/funk/soul/reggae singer / Germany / parisdjs

03. Paris DJs Soundsystem presents MRR-ADM Dirty Drums (Free download, Paris DJs, 2014)
Raw, psychedelic funk & jazz with a focus on dusty drums & bass / USA / parisdjs

04. Renegades Of Jazz presents Blood Sugar Jazz Magik (CD, Légère, 2014)
Music from the vaults of Légère, Lounge & MUTO / Germany / bandcamp

05. This Is The Town: A Tribute to Nilsson (Volume 1) (CD/LP, The Royal Potato Family, 2014)
Tribute album to the late music legend Harry Nilsson / USA / royalpotatofamily.com

06. Todd Simon's Ethio-Cali Ensemble presents Wax & Gold (Free download, Paris DJs, 2014)
Ethiopian Classic Selections curated by Sonny Abegaze / Ethiopia / parisdjs


Contact us to be featured in this monthly playlist or send us records at :
Julien Lakshmanan / Paris DJs
240 rue de Belleville
(gardien au 55 rue du Telegraphe)
75020 Paris, France
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