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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Gut-Wrenching & Soul-Shaking Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem Gut-Wrenching and Soul-Shaking Covers

This is the 2nd is a series of 10 mixes of thematic covers hosted on 10 different blogs/websites, announcing or celebrating the Paris DJs mix #400 to be aired at right after christmas… We're proud have one of our resident DJs DustyTape from Paris re-ignite his music blog for us (and you can also check his fly fishing site)!. This mix, as the title implies, is all about covers full of pure unadultared soul. The selections have been prepared by Djouls, mixed and mastered by Grant Phabao, and each mix comes with a unique design from illustrator Ben Hito. It's the same kind of vibe as our 'Molesting Laura' series, but without the 'molesting Laura' in the title... Featuring Bettye LaVette, Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band, Kylie Auldist, Lee Fields, Lettuce, Mayer Hawthorne, Monophonics, Robin McKelle & The Flytones, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Slim Moore and the Mar-Kays, The Echocentrics

Paris DJs Soundsystem Gut-Wrenching and Soul-Shaking Covers
Paris DJs Soundsystem - Gut-Wrenching & Soul-Shaking Covers
(MP3 download on DustyTape) 2012-12-18

Tracklisting :
01. Bettye LaVette - Most of the Time
(Bob Dylan cover, from 'Chimes of Freedom' compilation, 2012 / Amnesty International)
02. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - Wild Horses
(The Rolling Stones cover, from 'Sticky Soul Fingers' compilation, 2012 / Mojo)
03. Slim Moore and the Mar-Kays - Is It Because I'm Black
(Syl Johnson cover, from 'Introducing Slim Moore and the Mar-Kays' album, 2011 / Marlow)
04. The Echocentrics - Raise Up
(Timbaland cover, from 'Echoland (A Tribute To Timbaland)' EP, 2011 / Ubiquity)
05. Monophonics - Bang Bang
(Cher/Sonny Bono cover, from 'In Your Brain' album, 2012 / Ubiquity)
06. Robin McKelle & The Flytones - To Love Somebody feat. Lee Fields
(The Bee Gees cover, from 'Soul flower' album, 2012 / RCA)
07. Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band - Stay Away
(Nirvana cover, from 'No Time For Dreaming' reissue album, 2011 / Daptone)
08. Lettuce - Slippin' Into Darkness
(War cover, from 'Fly' album, 2012 / Royal Family)
09. Mayer Hawthorne - Work To Do
(The Isley Brothers cover, from 'Impressions - The Covers EP' single, 2011 / Stones Throw)
10. Kylie Auldist - Never Did I Stop Loving You
(Alice Clark cover, from 'Just Say' album, 2008 / Tru Thoughts)
11. Lee Fields & The Expressions - Sunny (Live at UCLA Jazz & Reggae Festival)
(Bobby Hebb cover, unreleased, 2011 / Truth & Soul)

Paris DJs Soundsystem Gut-Wrenching and Soul-Shaking Covers

Credits :
Selection by Djouls from the Paris DJs Soundsystem (
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork by Ben Hito (

Links :
Mix hosted on DustyTape
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Press Release :

10 different blogs or websites run by people supporting us, collaborating with us or just following us have accepted to host an exclusive thematic mix of covers, in the vein of our cult 'Molesting Laura' series, mixed by Grant Phabao & Djouls from the Paris DJs Soundsystem and illustrated by Ben Hito.

One more mix in this series will be offered on Paris DJs, between dec 25 and dec 31st. This mix will be the 400th one posted on the site and the last one of the Paris DJs podcast. As with the closing part of fireworks, we wanted to do a 'bouquet final', releasing 11 mixes in just a few days...

But this is not the end, Paris DJs is now a label releasing something new every week, with lots of surprises and collaborations to happen in 2013. We intend to keeping on painting the Internet wind in many ways. Thanks for staying connected.

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