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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 12

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.12


Even with the holiday season coming fast on us (stop going out during the week-end days!) there's still a lot of cool new tracks uploaded regularly on Soundcloud, and even more to discover while digging the archives. Among the new discoveries, the Hartley & Wolfe album out on BBE is quite a gem, the latest Analog Africa compilation is a new must-have, Kraked Unit featuring one-half of Paris...

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Paris DJs Best Of 2012 Contenders

Paris DJs presents The 20 Contenders Albums of 2012


10 best albums for 2012 was really hard to pin down. We had to leave a lot of very good record on the side. That's totally unacceptable with all the amazing goodies we received every month during the past year. Which is why we decided to select 20 more superb albums from 2012. The contenders!...

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Paris DJs Best Of 2012 Singles

Paris DJs presents The 20 Best Singles of 2012


This selection of the best singles of the year 2012 was not an easy one to aggregate... Well a list is a list. You might not be surprised to find in there Adrian Quesada (Brownout, The Echocentrics), Grant Phabao (Franck Biyong, The Lone Ranger, Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra), Marco Benevento, The Budos Band or Ticklah - who have all been heavily featured on Paris DJs along the years. 2012...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem One Last Bag Of Goodies For The Road

Paris DJs Soundsystem - One Last Bag Of Goodies For The Road


One last 'Bag Of Goodies' for the road, then our final mix, #400… We've checked our DJ bags, the tracks we were spinning recently, and gathered a collection of soulful and heavy-sounding pieces, including a first extract from the masterful upcoming Alice Russell album produced by ™ Juke (out in february on Tru Thoughts), the over-addictive classy new Truth & Soul hit 'Money' and an electic...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Bag Of Goodies Vol 11

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Bag Of Goodies Vol.11


We're back with a new volume of our monthly series Bag of Goodies, heavy on the Afro vibes, with some pieces of Flamenco Funk, Soulful Rock, Salsa, Soul Jazz and Disco thrown in for good measure! Some of you have asked us to hear the music we carefully select for our playlists so you might recognize half of the record played in this mix, previously featured in the July 2012 selection of the best...

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Alma Afrobeat Ensemble Toubab Soul

Paris DJs Playlist - July 2012


July 2012 was cooler than the previous month on the releases side, with 25 new physical records reaching our shores (and more than 30 new digital albums). Thankfully some labels are stil putting on vinyl and CD, the kind you can touch, watch, read and cherish… Among them this month we'd like to give praise to Brainfeeder, Comet, Counter, Far Out, GUYNAMUKAT, Kept, Ninja Tune, Square and Tramp...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Bag Of Goodies Vol 8

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Bag of Goodies Vol.8


Even though we're gathering a quite explosive selection of Afrofunk, Latin, Jazz, R'n'B, indonesian Bass, Hip Hop, Rock, Soul, Electro and Brazil vibes in the same hour, our recipe is not that complex. This month's Bag of Goodies' selection started with a playlist of 1000+ tracks and a stack of vinyls and CDs. After some careful digging, Djouls extracted 50 tracks, gave them to Loik to sort out...

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Jono McCleery - There Is - out on Counter Records


Jono McCleery - There Is (CD/Digital) Counter Records COUNTCD41/COUNTDNL41, 2011-09-05 At last, after a long and careful gestation, Jono McCleery is ready to release his first album with Counter Records, There Is. Jamie Woon recently described him in The Observer as "a really fantastic… singer-songwriter", but There Is proves there's much more to him than that. McCleery has taken his...

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Pop Levi - Motorcycle 666 - out on Counter Records


Pop Levi - Motorcycle 666 / Rock Solid (Digital Single) Counter Records COUNTDNL037, 2011-07-04 Recently anointed by NME as a true cult hero, injecting some much needed fun into the boring world of rock, the one and only Pop Levi returns with a new single, a new band and a whole new life. Having scrapped release plans for his now-much-bootlegged Smack Musick album, Pop Levi returns from...

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Jono McCleery - Wonderful Life - out on Counter Records


Jono McCleery - Wonderful Life / Garden (Digital single) Counter Records COUNTDNL040, 2011-06-27 After his Tomorrow single released on Ninja Tune last summer, Jono McCleery returns with Wonderful Life, a beautiful, stately cover of the 80s Black classic. At the hands of McCleery and his producer Fybe, the whole tune is stretched out into an aching lament which ends up not a million miles from the...

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