Music Is A Mission

To content | To menu | To search

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Election Mix Pt.1

Paris DJs Soundsystem Election Mix Part 1

Tomorrow (sunday, april 22nd) will the first round of the French presidential election. After 5 years of monarchy with Nicolas Sarkozy, who managed to bring down the 5th republic, destroy France's influence and credibility in the rest of the world, and install a climate of fear in his own country, it has became essential for everyone to VOTE FOR A CHANGE. Yes you heard that before ('since 54' as legendary Studio One artist Carlton Livingston would rhyme) but it's really important that France may know what it is and that abstention may be as low as possible. Don't believe the press who says that leftists extremists are refusing reality, it's a lie: as a famous poet once said, "Reality is a viewpoint", so don't let anyone impose his vision of reality on top of your own. The majority of French people wants to get rid of the wannabee George Bush who's been running the show for the last 5 years. François Hollande's Socialist Party is a center-right one as much as François Bayrou's Modem, though he might be the best chance to beat the current midget king - those who watch Game of Thrones will get the pun. Jean-Luc Mélenchon and its Left Front Coalition has been the most dynamic figure in an otherwise dull campaign. But don't even let all those influence your vote. Try voting with your heart and not with tactics in mind. Well, don't <i>try voting</i>. Just fucking vote.

Paris DJs Soundsystem Election Mix Part 1
Paris DJs Soundsystem - Election Mix Part 1
(MP3 Podcast on 2012-04-21

Le fil RSS
[comment faire?/how to?]

Tracklisting :
01. Tom T. Hall - The Monkey That Became President
(from 'We All Got Together And...' album, 1972 / Mercury)
02. Fitz And The Tantrums - Dear Mr. President
(from 'Pickin' Up The Pieces' album, 2010 / Dangerbird)
03. Aceyalone - Power To The People
(from 'The Lonely Ones' album, 2009 / Decon)
04. Dr. John - Revolution
(from 'Locked Down' album, 2012 / Nonesuch)
05. Soul Keita feat. Nicolas Jaar - Democracy, I Was Thirsty
(from 'Democracy EP: New Friends Vol.2' single, 2009 / Greta Cottage Workshop)
06. Psyco - Mr President
(from 'Black Magic: Hard 2 Find vol.5' album, 2011 / Colored-Inc.)
07. Oghene Kologbo - Change The System
(from 'Remember Fela Anikulapo Kuti' album, 2007 / Lions Ark)
08. Sonny Okosuns Ozziddi - Power To The People
(from 'Power To The People' album, 1978 / EMI Nigeria)
09. Dave & Ansel Collins - Power To The People
(from 'In The Ghetto' album, 1976 / Trojan)
10. Tall T. & The Touchers - Touching The President
(from 'Touching The President' 7 inch, 1971 / Splash)
11. Grant Phabao & Carlton Livingston - Sing Power To The People
(from 'Bridge Of Life' album, 2010 / Colored-Inc.)
Total time : 42:32

Original cover artworks :

Download MP3

Credits :
A program by Djouls and Loik (
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork layout by Djouls, borrowing from La Conjunto Revuelta's Salsa Y Protesta LP cover

Links :
Paris DJs : | facebook | soundcloud | twitter | youtube


Stay informed of all things Paris DJs and beyond thanks to our Twitter news

Comments are closed

You might also like

Around The World - Take 5

Around The World - Take 5

French collective Around The World supported our crowdfunding campaigns many times. We offered to lend themselves to the Paris DJs thematic mix game and they were kind enough to accept the challenge. ATW picked the number 5 for their theme, and cooked a musical selection in quintuple time (five...
Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1980 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol 21

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1980 - Standards, Versions and Revamps Vol.21

Here we are in the deep sea of the 1980s hunting for cool & groovy cover songs. The Betino's Record Store in Paris pointed us towards Gnonnas Pedro's version of James Brown 'I Got You' but we we had mixed and mastered the selection a few hours earlier so it didn't make the cut. Someone on...