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Chicha Libre Studio de l Ermitage Paris

TONIGHT!! Chicha Libre en Paris con Las Ondas Marteles, Studio de l'Ermitage

Many here in Paris have planned to watch the soccer game tonight (France-Spain), but we've got a better plan for those in love with music… Chicha Libre plays a mixture of latin rhythms, surf and psychedelic pop inspired by Peruvian music, mixing up covers of Peruvian Chicha with original compositions in French, Spanish and English, re-interpretation of 70's pop classics as well as cumbia versions...

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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 Playlist December 2012

Paris DJs Playlist - December 2012

Before the 2 last mixes, the new year's eve craze and the year-end 'Best Of' list, we're not forgetting our regular readers who follow our monthly selection of records and music sent to us by labels, artists & friends... So here's our latest playlist of the year! Some have been released a few months back already, some have just been out in december 2012, and some are promo copies of records to...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 4

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.4

This 4th volume of Paris DJs' Spectacular series assembles once again new cool afro grooves from the international scene, with tracks coming from all over the place: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Congo, Denmark, Ehtiopia, France, Ghana, Hungary, Mali, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, UK, and, of course, lots of band from the USA where the Afro fever has now risen to new heights after the success of...

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Chicha Libre Are Molesting Laura

Chicha Libre Are Molesting Laura

Brooklyn's psychedelic tropical and surf-cumbia act Chicha Libre are specialized in deviant covers since their very first album Sonido Amazonico. They've just released a fantastic new album called Canibalismo with a similar spicy recipe. In that respect they belong to the great chicha (Peru's own version of the cumbia) fusion's tradition with elements of literally every kind of existing music:...

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Chicha Libre Canibalismo

Chicha Libre - Canibalismo - out on Crammed Discs

Chicha Libre - Canibalismo (CD/Digital) Barbès Records / Crammed Discs CRAW82, 2012-05-28 Chicha Libre is a Brooklyn collective made up of French, American, Venezuelan and Mexican musicians who play a mixture of latin rhythms, surf and psychedelia. Canibalismo is their second album after the superb Sonido Amazonico from 2009. Their bandleader Olivier Conan has also produced the ground-breaking...

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Calibro 35 Ogni Riferimento A Persone

Paris DJs Playlist - March 2012

Our march selection was not an easy one to make and we had to leave a few records on the side such as the new albums from Slugabed or 2nd Class Citizen (watermarked CDs, how come labels have money to spend on crazy stuff like that is a mystery), or from Belleruche on Tru Thoughts and Blockhead on Ninja Tune (labels we strongly advise to check our Community Management services)… Of course the...

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The Sport of Selection

The Friday Night Session - Exclusive Paris DJs mix

The Friday Night Session radio show hosted by Andrew Jervis (former Ubiquity Records A&R) has just relaunched his website with a brand new name, The Sport of Selection. First guest were Azaxx & Diesler, then Rob Luis of Tru Thoughts Recordings. I was more than proud to get invited to do the third mix of the show, with a special guest interview with Gilles Peterson (BBC Radio 6/Brownswood...

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The Real Tuesday Weld Radio Clerkenwell Paris DJs Mix

The Real Tuesday Weld - Radio Clerkenwell Paris DJs Mix

The Real Tuesday Weld were formed by Stephen Coates in 1999 inspired by dreams of crooner Al Bowlly and the American actress Tuesday Weld. They're influenced by 1930s jazz, Serge Gainsbourg, Ennio Morricone and minimalist electronica and are known for a series of critically acclaimed albums, arts projects and award winning collaborations with film makers. We started spotting them on Paris DJs way...

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The Real Tuesday Weld - Songs for The Last Werewolf - out on Six Degrees/Crammed Discs

The Real Tuesday Weld - Songs for The Last Werewolf (CD/Digital) Six Degrees Records, 2011-07-12 (US and digitally everywhere) (Special Edition CD) Crammed Discs, 2012-01-16 (Europe) A widescreen cinematic emotional cabaret, Soundtrack for the Last Werewolf is the sixth The Real Tuesday Weld album and follows the Sunday Times and The Independent album of the week The London Book of the Dead. It'...

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