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Paris DJs Soundsystem - Nearly Shadow



Paris DJs Soundsystem Nearly Shadow
Paris DJs Soundsystem - Nearly Shadow
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2009-05-23

We've been cooking this mix for a long time, selecting its pieces slowly, one by one... The idea was to collect tracks that were obviously or not-so-obviously influenced by Dj Shadow's masterpiece and first album (on the defunct Mo' Wax label), Endtroducing. Some names spring to mind instantly, like Rjd2 (featured here), but we've tried to dig into many places, from the forgotten -DJ Bias of Lewis Parker fame, J-Walk who's second album will happen soon on Peacefrog, Manitoba now called Caribou-, to the unknown in Europe -Mnemotrauma, Joe Beats from Non Prophets who we had picked up for our This Is The New Hip Hop Thing CD compilation- and even the bigger names -Gnarls Barkley-. No Blockhead, no Wax Taylor, no DJ Cam, no UNKLE, no Diplo, no Aim... There surely are many other artists who've given props to that first Dj Shadow album and if you've got suggestions for a second volume don't hesitate to leave a comment!

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Tracklisting :
01. Bias - It's Getting Better
(from 'Time And Tide' album, 2006 / Canteen)
» more info on canteenrecords.com «
02. J-Walk - The Wasp
(from 'A Night On The Rocks' album, 2002 / Pleasure)
» more info on parisdjs.com «
03. DJ Shadow - Let's Rock And Roll
(from 'High Noon' single, 1997 / Mo' Wax)
» more info on discogs.com «
04. Soulsavers - San Quentin Blues
(from 'Tough Guys Don't Dance' album, 2003 / San Quentin Recordings)
» more info on thesoulsavers.com «
05. Mnemotrauma - Wachsfigurenkabinett
(from 'Facets' compilation, 2006 / Tri-Eight Music Supplies)
» more info on mnemotrauma.com «
06. Free the Robots - Times Like This
(from 'One Year And A Day – A Sound Exposure Vol.2 Preview EP' 12 inch, 2007 / Equinox)
» more info on parisdjs.com «
07. Joe Beats - Pour Me One
(from 'Diverse Recourse' album, 2007 / Bully)
» more info on parisdjs.com «
08. Manitoba - Tits And Ass : The Great Canadian Weekend
(from 'Give'r' single, 2001 / Leaf)
» more info on caribou.fm «
09. Gnarls Barkley - Just A Thought
(from 'St. Elsewhere' album, 2006 / Lex)
» more info on myspace.com/gnarlsbarkley «
10. RJD2 - A Beautiful Mine
(from 'Magnificent City Instrumentals' album, 2006 / Decon)
» more info on parisdjs.com «

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Credits :
Selected and mixed by the Paris DJs Soundsystem (myspace.com/parisdjs)
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork layout by Djouls (djouls.com) using a DJ Shadow desing found on his MySpace page
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iden iden ·  25 August 2009, 12:29

fascinating mix!

Muskut Muskut ·  26 November 2009, 15:23

Love this comp,wicked to hear the French rocking Bias, Time and Tide is a truly underated classic!

Keep up the good work

villesimpamssi villesimpamssi ·  09 June 2011, 00:56

Hi!
Thanks for the great work!
Suggestions for next volume (hopefully coming soon):
Dj Fanu! mostly known for drum&bass but heavily influenced by shadow's beats! he has plenty of slower breakbeat action out there.

And a kind anachronistic suggestion: David Axelrod! After all his mowax album had a track named after shadow!


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