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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Main Squeeze Funk & 70s Crossover Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem Main Squeeze Funk and 70s Crossover Covers

This is the 3nd 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 really glad to feature a blog we've been reading for years now, MonkeyBoxing from Bristol, UK, recommended if you're into current funk, soul, hip-hop, reggae, party breaks, nufunk, ghetto funk and associated mash-ups. This mix, as the title implies, is all about the funk. 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 Deep Street Soul, Earl Hooker, Floyd Lawson & The Heart Of Stone, Gino Dentie, King Curtis, Latin Combo, Lefties Soul Connection, Osaka Monaurail, Sven Hammond Soul, The Exciting Sounds Of Chico Arnez, The Poly-Tones...

Paris DJs Soundsystem Main Squeeze Funk and 70s Crossover Covers
Paris DJs Soundsystem - Main Squeeze Funk & 70s Crossover Covers
(MP3 download on MonkeyBoxing) 2012-12-18

Tracklisting :
01. Visioneers - Apache (Battle Dub)
(The Shadows cover, from 'Hipology' album, 2012 / BBE)
02. Osaka Monaurail - Mother Popcorn
(James Brown cover, from 'State Of The World' album, 2011 / Unique)
03. King Curtis - You're The One
(Sly Stone cover, from 'Everybody's Talkin' album, 1972 / ATCO)
04. Deep Street Soul - This Love Ain't Big Enough
(Charles Bradley & the Bullets cover, from 'Hold On Me' 7 inch, 2012 / Freestyle)
05. Gino Dentie And The Family - Movin'
(Brass Construction cover, from 'Direct Disco' album, 1976 / Crystal Clear)
06. Floyd Lawson & The Heart Of Stone - That's The Way I Like It
(KC & The Sunshine Band cover, from 'Coming Out' album, 1976 / Flo Records)
07. The Exciting Sounds Of Chico Arnez - Do The Funky Chicken
(Rufus Thomas cover, from 'Non Stop Dance Party' compilation, 1974 / Music For Pleasure)
08. Lefties Soul Connection - Have Love Will Travel
(Richard Berry cover, from ' One Punch Pete' album, 2011 / Topnotch)
09. The Poly-Tones - Burning Spear
(Richard Evans/The Soulful Strings cover, from 'Black Feeling 2' compilation, 2011 / Freestyle)
10. Latin Combo - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
(James Brown cover, from 'I'm A Man' EP, 1967 / Columbia)
11. Sven Hammond Soul - Smack My Bitch Up
(The Prodigy cover, from 'The Apple Field' album, 2011 / VG-Music)
12. Earl Hooker - I Feel Good
(James Brown cover, from 'Sweet Black Angel' album, 1969 / Blue Thumb)

Paris DJs Soundsystem Main Squeeze Funk and 70s Crossover 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 MonkeyBoxing
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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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