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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Latino Funk & Hispanic Jerk Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem Latino Funk and Hispanic Jerk Covers

This is the 7th 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… With another astonishing Ben Hito artwork, this mix of latin & West Indies grooves fits perfectly on the beautiful French blog Le Mellotron. 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 Charlie Palmieri, Chollo Riviera & The Latin Soul Drives, Da Lata, Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra, Hot Stuff, Les Kings, Los Fulanos, Los Miticos Del Ritmo, Manguaré, Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlan, The Decoders, The Echocentrics, Wynder K. Frog

Paris DJs Soundsystem Latino Funk and Hispanic Jerk Covers
Paris DJs Soundsystem - Latino Funk & Hispanic Jerk Covers
(MP3 download on 2012-12-20

Tracklisting :
01. Groove Da Praia - Hot Stuff
(Donna Summer cover, from 'Bossa N' Disco' compilation, 2011 / PMB Music)
02. The Echocentrics - We Need A Resolution
(Aaliyah cover, from 'Echoland (A Tribute To Timbaland)' EP, 2011 / Ubiquity)
03. Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra - Tequila
(The Champs cover, from 'Caribbean Ros' album, 1974 / Phase 4 Stereo)
04. Da Lata - Going Underground
(The Jam cover, from 'Going Underground' single, 2012 / Agogo)
05. Maguaré - Jungle Fever
(The Chakachas cover, from 'Jungle Fever' single, 2012 / Zephyrus)
06. The Decoders - I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun
(Rotary Connection cover, from 'I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun' single, 2012 / self-released)
07. Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlan - Cumbia Arabe
(Afrosound cover, from 'Cumbia Arabe' album, 1978 / Sonomex)
08. Les Kings - Che Che Cole
(Willie Colon cover, from 'Les Kings' album, 1970s / Hit Parade)
09. Los Miticos Del Ritmo - No Pares Hasta Tener Lo Suficiente
(Michael Jackson cover, from 'Los Miticos Del Ritmo' album, 2012 / Soundway)
10. Chollo Riviera & The Latin Soul Drives - I Got The Feeling
(James Brown cover, from 'By Chollo' album, 1969 / Cotique)
11. Los Fulanos - Blue Monday
(New Order cover, from 'Si Esto Se Acaba Que Siga El Boogaloo' album, 2012 / Lovemonk)
12. Charlie Palmieri - Uptight
(Stevie Wonder cover, from 'Latin Bugalu' album, 1968 / Atlantic)
13. Wynder K. Frog - Tequila
(The Champs cover, from 'Out Of The Frying Pan' album, 1968 / United Artists)

Paris DJs Soundsystem Latino Funk and Hispanic Jerk 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 Le Mellotron
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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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Juanfire Juanfire ·  21 December 2012, 14:25

Pour info, il est Impossible de télécharger le podcast sur le site de Mellotron. Pourquoi ne pas mettre le podcast sur votre site? En tout cas un grand merci pour le travail accompli depuis toutes ces années. Il me manque les 3 premiers mix pour avoir la collection au complet, je ne désespère pas. Respect to the maximum to Paris Djs.

Djouls Djouls ·  23 December 2012, 22:23

Hello, y'a un lien en commentaire sur le site du Mellotron ;-)

Les trois premiers qu'il te manque, ce sont lesquels ?

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