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Paris DJs Soundsystem Beyond Radio and Pop-Flavoured Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Beyond Radio & Pop-Flavoured Covers


This is the first 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… First of our supportive friends to air on of those guest mixes from us is Kweeper, a cool online library collecting service available in both French and English. This mix, as the title implies, is all about...

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Grant Phabao Carlton Livingston Jackie Statement

Grant Phabao presents Carlton Livingston - Jackie Statement (Digital Single, Paris DJs)


After an astonishing Jazz rework of his reggae tune 'Could Be Bitter', Carlton Livingson gets the heavy funk/blues rocking treatment from The Silverstrokes, a new band led by producer Grant Phabao with French keyboards maestro Guillaume Méténier (Soul Sugar), and featuring essential French DJ/producer Erik Rug on additional guitars. 'Jackie Statement' is the fourth single extracted from Carlton...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents the melody-driven sound of Marco Benvento

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents the melody-driven sound of Marco Benevento


Here's our 45mn mixed introduction to Marco Benevento's music. We've also prepared a nice interview for you to read while listening to the mix - in english or en français!Get on the bus and enjoy the ride....

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Grant Phabao Echo Minott Too Much Blood A Run

Grant Phabao & Echo Minott - Too Much Blood A Run (Digital Single, Paris DJs)


Echo Minott is a veteran singer, among the first ones who introduced Raggamuffin into Jamaica and the rest of the world, a pioneer on the Dancehall scene with his incomparable voice. His first break came in 1980 when he recorded the album 'Youthman Vibration' for legendary producer Prince Jammy at the age of 17 years. ‫In 1985 Echo finally became an international reggae star with the monster hit...

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Grant Phabao The Lone Ranger Music Weh Dem Wan Blend Mishkin Remix

Grant Phabao & The Lone Ranger - Music Weh Dem Wan (Blend Mishkin Remix) (Digital Single, Paris DJs)


A Paris DJs 'Reggae Outernational' recipee: Take The Lone Ranger, the most entertaining DeeJay who ever lived - from Kingston, Jamaica. Put him in Paris DJs studios with Grant Phabao, the French producer bringing back the original Lee Perry and King Tubby sounds with a modern twist. Get them to cook an original Raggamuffin killer tune 'Music Weh Dem Wan'. Bring into the fold Athens born and...

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Todd Simon The United States of Dub

Todd Simon's United States of Dub


Todd Simon is a trumpeter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and performer living and working in sunny Los Angeles, CA. Todd has found a niche providing soulful horn and string sounds for countless projects, many of which have been featured on Paris DJs: The Echocentrics, Connie Price & the Keystones, the Quantic Soul Orchestra, Antibalas, Clutchy Hopkins, Madlib's Sound Directions,...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Dis Is Good For You Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dis Is Good For You - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International (Digital compilation, Paris DJs)


"Dis Is Good For You - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International" is the first compilation coming out on the newly-launched Paris DJs label, gathering old cats and newcomers from the worldwide Afro/Tropical scene. Dwelving into the minds and hard drives of their international network of artists and producers for a whole month, Paris DJs have carefully selected 13 tracks of current,...

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Grant Phabao presents Pompidoo Come Ya Fi Talk

Grant Phabao & Pompidoo - Come Ya Fi Talk (Free Single, Paris DJs)


Pompidoo (not to be confused with similarly named deejay Prince Pompidou who recorded in the early 70's) is the original rock stone voiced Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay who worked King Jammy's sound system and was able to make his voice sound like a synthesizer. He was most popular in Jamaica in the late 1980s, with a series of singles including "Governor General", "The DJ...

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Grant Phabao and Carlton Livingston Could Be Bitter Jazz Rework

Grant Phabao & Carlton Livingston - Could Be Bitter (Jazz Rework) (Digital Single, Paris DJs)


After so many reggae remixes of hip hop, soul, funk, pop, rock, etc., we thought "what if we tried he other way round? Let's take some of our reggae songs, put out the riddim, and build something else than reggae on the a cappella!" This is one of the resulting tracks. Carlton Livingston in a Jazz tuxedo....

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Grant Phabao presents The Lone Ranger Usain Bolt The Puma

Grant Phabao & The Lone Ranger - Usain Bolt The Puma


After Usain Bolt's heart breaking false start, which left him disqualified from the 2011 World Athletics Championships, Jamaican deejay The Lone Ranger and French producer Grant Phabao decided to record Usain Bolt The Puma, an homage song to Jamaica's greatest sprinter (and, obviously, his sponsor). The song starts on a killer chorus hook before slipping into an unstoppable flow of no less...

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