Music Is A Mission

To content | To menu | To search

Paris DJs Playlist Vol.1

Darondo Let My People GoBurnt Friedman and Jaki Liebezeit Secret Rhythms 2Nostalgia 77 OctetStay On The Groove 20 Modern Funk AnthemsStudio One Soul 2
Darondo - Let My People Go
Burnt Friedman & Jaki Liebezeit - Secret Rhythms 2
Nostalgia 77 Octet - 7's & 8's - Live At The Jazz Café
Various - Stay On The Groove: 20 Modern Funk Anthems
Various - Studio One Soul 2

This week's selection aims for the groove in your mind.
Things kick off with Gilles Peterson sublime rediscovery, Darondo, who mixes everything we love from the San Francisco sound of the beginning of the 70s. Out on one of our favorite labels out there for so many years now: Luv'N'Haight, the reissues subsidiary of Ubiquity Records.
We've chosen next two splendid and untemporal jazz albums, one where former Can percussionist Jaki Liebezeit joins forces again with german dub electronics maestro Burnt Friedman (the -excellent-first volume was issued in 2002, on Nonplace Records too), and another where Nostalgia 77 downtempo outfit from the Tru Thoughts label expands its wings in a full 8-piece british-afro-american-sun-jazz orchestra.
After this passionate soul-soothing session, you could either go for some brand new roots funk, with the best selection of what's happening in the scene today, from The Bamboos to Sharon Jones, Breakestra, The New Mastersounds or Quantic ("Stay On The Groove", out on Freestyle Records), or opt for a perfect tracklist of cool reggae soul, masterminded as usual by the nice folks at Soul Jazz Records, who're really doing the job as it should be.


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

Gilles de la Gilles Gilles de la Gilles ·  20 February 2006, 06:32

Super complément de vos demi heures de mix hebdomadaires.
Djouls & Parisdjs, c'est vraiment des labels de qualité.
Merci pour votre boulot les mecs, continuez.

You might also like

Kologbo - Africa Is The Future

Every 6th of the month is now officially Kologbo day !

Kologbo was Fela's tenor guitar player in Afrika 70. He's been teaching Afrobeat all around the world those last years: Berlin with Afrobeat Academy, Brazil with Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra Iconili or Amplexos, Chile with Newen Afrobeat, Belgium with World Squad, France with Les Frères Smith or...
Pop Makossa - The Invasive Dance Beat of Cameroon 1976-1984

Various - Pop Makossa - The Invasive Dance Beat of Cameroon 1976-1984 (CD/LP, Analog Africa, 2017)

2017 might be Cameroon's year after its victory at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, but German label Analog Africa prove once again they're hands-down the world champions of 1970s African music reissues with this funky and irresistible "Pop Makossa" compilation, focusing on the vintage...