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Paris DJs Soundstem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.7

Paris DJs Soundsystem African Mashed Potato Popcorn
Paris DJs Soundstem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.7
(MP3 Podcast on T.I.M.E.C., 2009-01-04

The 'Mashed Potato' was a dance. The 'Popcorn' too. 'African Mashed Potato Popcorn' is a series of selections of all kinds of African tripy and groovy music from all over the world.
This seventh volume focuses on 2008 releases, with a rare 7 inch b-side from Bibi Tanga (France), a new track from Blank Zulu alias the Poets Of Rhythm on the fantastic Jazz&Milk label (Germany), an excerp from the new and timeless Ocote Soul Sounds album on ESL (USA), two oldies taken from two recent superb Nigeria old school compilations on Soundway (UK) and Strut (UK). You might also discover The Ottawa Bros. from Canada, before rejoicing to hear another Karl Hector & The Malcouns ethio-funk track (who'll be back with a new mix at the end of the month), and crying while listening to the incredible Beatles cover from 60s Ghanean singer Charlotte Dada.

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Tracklisting :
01. Bibi Tanga et le Professeur Inlassable - En Slip Chaussettes Dub (feat. Byard Lancaster and Rongetz)
(from 'En Slip Chaussettes' 7 inch, 2008 / l'inlasSable disQue) FRANCE
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02. Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - The Grand Elixir
(from 'The Alchemist Manifesto' album, 2008 / Eighteen Street Lounge) USA
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03. Blank Zulu - Mellow Magic
(from 'Jazz&Milk Breaks Vol.2' 12 inch, 2008 / Jazz&Milk Recordings) GERMANY
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04. Dynamic Africana - Igbehin Lalayo Nta
(from 'Nigeria 70: Lagos Jump' compilation, 2008 / Strut) NIGERIA
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05. Tabukkah X - Finger Toe
(from 'Nigeria Rock Special' compilation, 2008 / Soundway) NGERIA
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06. The Ottawa Bros - Afro Slinky
(from 'Duck Soup' album, 2008 / Cast-A-Blast) CANADA
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07. Karl Hector + The Malcouns - Followed Path
(from 'Sahara Swing' album, 2008 / Stones Throw) GERMANY
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08. Charlotte Dada - Don't Let Me Down
(from 'Money No Be Sand - 1960s Afro-Lypso, Pidgin Highlife, Afro-Soul, Afro-Rock' compilation, 1995 / Original Music) GHANA
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Credits :
Selected and mixed by Grant Phabao & Djouls from the Paris DJs Soundsystem (
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork by Djouls (, photo by Turkairo under a Creative Commons license


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Sam Sam ·  18 November 2008, 17:25

Are we ever going to get this mix and some of the other ones following it for download? Don't tease us!

Djouls Djouls ·  04 January 2009, 19:58

Here it is. And the other ones are all in the schedule now!! Check in the Upcoming Events in the column on the right, or the Upcoming category ... and so, you tell me, do you think the teasing thing works??

Mike Mike ·  08 January 2009, 18:25

Bonne année!! :) and thank you for filling up the confusing gap of release numbers. Please continue your essential work of making public this great kind of music -- jazz + funk + goove + latin + zydeco + hip + molesting L.

Best regards

pwguy pwguy ·  12 January 2009, 09:56

thanks a bunch!
nice start of the new year.

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