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Paris DJs Wearplay EP 010

Paris DJs Soudsystem - Wearplay EP#10 - We Are The Fire Inside Your Mind (T-shirt/Digital Single bundle, Paris DJs/Le T-shirt Français, 2017)


The 10th episode in the "Wearplay" series combining arts & craft in clothing, graphics and music looks like King Kong discovering the fire instead of holding the beautiful woman in his hand. In order to musically illustrate this trippy visual from poster artist Ben Hito, we've opted first for Jamaican band The Silvertones and their rocksteady scorcher "Fire" - of course....

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Paris DJs Wearplay EP 009

Paris DJs Soudsystem - Wearplay EP#09 - Vinyl Is Good For You (T-shirt/Digital Single bundle, Paris DJs/Le T-shirt Français, 2017)


Times flies… It's the 3rd week and already the 9th release in our "Wearplay" series combining clothing, graphics and music. Some people have already yield to temptation, even though the first season of 15 episodes ain't fully published yet. We're hope many more will succumb to the beauty of the Ben Hito designs, the high quality of the cotton-brushed T-shirts, and the well-being and...

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Paris DJs Wearplay EP 001

Paris DJs Soudsystem - Wearplay EP#01 - Dis Is Good For You (T-shirt/Digital Single bundle, Paris DJs/Le T-shirt Français, 2017)


The "Wearplay EP" series is an innovative brand new concept, combining clothing, graphics and music production — with a new hybrid work released every day of the week! For this Wearplay EP #01, illustrator Ben Hito has adapted Paris DJs' cult poster "Dis Is Good For You", we've printed this re-design on a Made in France T-shirt, and picked four killer tunes from the digital/CD...

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Etienne de la Sayette - Maputo Queens

Etienne de la Sayette - Maputo Queens (CD/LP, Paris DJs, 2016)


Composer/arranger/producer Etienne de la Sayette is a frenetic globe-trotter and a relentless collector of musical instruments. Founder and headhunter of, among others, the Frix and Baeshi Bang groups, co-founder/saxophonist for Parisian Ethio-Jazz band Akalé Wubé, Etienne might mostly be a live musician, he manages nonetheless to find the time for audio production, remixes and synch music....

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International and Tropical Grooves Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International & Tropical Grooves Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 conceptual compilations with various strands of groovy, funky, psychedelic and moving afrofunk, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, highlife, afrojazz, afrosoul, Carribean Funk and other Tropical Grooves from all over the world. All new & exclusive tracks from the best Afro bands today hand-picked by the Paris DJs Soundsystem gang of curators....

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Dancehall Lovers Rock Roots Reggae and Ska Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Dancehall, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae & Ska Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 hours of authentic Jamaican soul & grooves! The Paris DJs Soundsystem's compilation 'Dis Is Reggae Soul', plus four full-length albums with legendary Jamaican singer Carlton Livingston ('Bridge Of Life'), deejay The Lone Ranger ('Sweet Talking'), and harmony vocal groups The Silvertones ('Keep On Rolling'), or The Jays ('Stepping Up In Timeg'), recorded in Kingston and Paris by French...

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PARIS DJS BEST OF 2014

The Best of 2014


It's already february 2015 and this article comes late - which always better than never! Digital sales have now become a thing of the past for many, since a bit of notoriety gets your music available for free in just a few hours after release, and since the taxation has now changed in Europe for exporting digital products (that's a 20% downfall for us in France on digital exports). Most have...

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Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra feat Afrodyete The Wow

Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra feat. Afrodyete - The Wow! (Ahw!) (T-shirt/Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2014)


This brand new single from French producer Grant Phabao and American soul singer AFRODYETE is the bomb, the ultimate Afro-Latin-Soul-Funk dance song that's as much a tribute to James Brown as it is to Fela Kuti. Featuring an unbelievable array of guests musician from the wordlwide Afro scene, 'The Wow! (Awh!)' is just colossal, killer and great. This anthem deserves to be in your collection and...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Dis Is Reggae Soul Vol 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dis Is Reggae Soul Vol.1 (Limited 2LP, Paris DJs, 2014)


Paris DJs starts doing vinyl releases, with many collectable pressings, a six 45s boxset named "VINYL IS GOOD FOR YOU", and this double vinyl LP compilation "DIS IS REGGAE SOUL VOL.1", all about Jamaican grooves - Reggae, Rub-a-Dub and Ska!! Featuring Afrodyete (The Breakestra), Carlton Livingston, Grant Phabao, Jungle Fire, Leroy Gibbon, Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada,...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Vinyl Is Good For You

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Vinyl Is Good For You (Limited 6x45 Boxset, Paris DJs, 2014)


This 6x45s boxset is heavily limited, a true collector's item. Featuring Afrodyete (The Breakestra), Alice Russell (courtesy of Tru Thoughts Recordings), Brownout, Grant Phabao, Jungle Fire, The Lone Ranger with Carlton Livingston, The Jays, this selection gathers the best DJ tunes from Paris DJs' digital releases of the past two years. It was crowdfunded through a campaign of pre-orders which...

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