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Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary

Various - Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary (2CD/3LP boxset, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

Brighton's finest Tru Thoughts Recordings is already 15 years old, and still one of the leading labels in the UK after all these years. Paris DJs has been having a long and lasting relationship with this imprint for most of those 15 years… Our most faithful readers might remember the 'fansite' that we used to run for a few years (now closed but the content of which has been fully...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Bajka Vol.2

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Bajka Vol.2

In January 2009, we posted a first mix focusing on the amazing voice of Bajka, a jazz/funk/soul/reggae singer from Germany who worked with many friends of ours and released music on many different labels. This first mix was a kind of retrospective of her work during the years 2005-2008, this second volume kicks off where we left, and aggregates some of her best tunes released between 2009 and...

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Paris DJs Best Albums of 2013

Paris DJs presents The 50 Best Albums of 2013

This year's best albums selection was the hardest one to make since we started being active on the musical web in 1996. There's a simple reason for that: we had never been that prolific as a label before. With 52 releases on Paris DJs (singles, albums, compilations or mixes) during the 52 weeks of 2013, most of our time has been spent cooking our own stuff rather than listening to the amazing...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 11

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.11

So many cool new stuff coming out on Soundcloud every day, it's hard to keep track. So instead of publishing posts on social networks all the time (even scheduled), we've opted for a bi-monthly selection, already reaching number 11 today. Antoher mega program of two and half hours, with many many new releases, music to discover, like and share, some edits, a few of Paris DJs productions, all...

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Mr Bongo Paris DJs Collection

Focus on : Mr Bongo Recordings (UK)

Mr Bongo started in 1989 as a record shop in London. In 1999 it moved to Brighton and closed its shops in 2003. Now a label featuring some of the best Brazilian, Latin, Reggae, African and Jazz music, Mr Bongo seriously came to our attention in 2006, with the superb dancefloor Brazilian Funk compilation 'Brazilian Beats Brooklyn' , one that rarely leaves the DJ bag. The same year they also...

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Paris DJs Playlist May 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - May 2013

Spring is finally upon us in Paris and with it an avalanche of new records reached our decks. From Japan, France, Germany, Australia, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland and Portugal… as if every artist in the U.S. had gone digital, or maybe as if the recent rise in international postage costs overseas was ending the American vinyl and CD business here in Europe. Anyway lots of new music to talk...

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Seven Heven - Compiled by Mark Webster - out on BBE Records

Seven Heven - Perfect Slices of Soul, Funk and Funky Jazz from the 21st Century New Music from the Original Compact Disc-Otheque Compiled by Mark Webster (CD/2LP/Digital/7" vinyl single) Barely Breaking Even BBE171, 2011-05-17 The revolution starts here! With World Record Store Day just behind us, bringing with it the news that vinyl sales were up 12% in 2010, what better time for BBE...

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Andreya Triana - Far Closer - out on Ninja Tune

Andreya Triana - Far Closer (Download) Ninja Tune ZENDNLS264, 2011-02-07 Andreya Triana returns with one of the standout tracks from her critically acclaimed debut album, Lost Where I Belong. Far Closer combines Triana's beautiful, slowburn vocal and intelligent lyrics with one of Bonobo's key productions. Coming on like a more melancholy, reined in take on the Motown blueprint, this is a tune...

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Tru Thoughts Artists - Tru Thoughts Compilation - out on Tru Thoughts

Tru Thoughts Artists - Tru Thoughts Compilation (CD) Tru Thoughts TRUCD216, 2010-09-06 An essential collection highlighting some of the amazing music from the Tru Thoughts record label. Artists include Quantic, Bonobo, Alice Russell, Belleruche, Beth Rowley and Stonephace featuring Adrian Utley (Portishead)....

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Andreya Triana - Lost Where I Belong - out on Ninja Tune

Andreya Triana - Lost Where I Belong (CD/Download) Ninja Tune ZENCD155/ZENDNL155, 2010-08-23(LP) Ninja Tune ZEN155, 2010-09-06 While the title of Andreya Triana's debut album suggests that she doesn't know where she's going or where she's come from, few things could be further from the truth. Whether working with Flying Lotus, Theo Parrish, Mr Scruff or Bonobo, Triana has been herself and only...

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