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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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Paris DJs Playlist February 2014

Paris DJs Playlist - February 2014

The Paris DJs trio, Grant Phabao, Ben Hito & Djouls, have been quite busy this month, preparing the next compilations, singles and remixes with the help of tastemakers Miska Events & Loik Dury, hip hop lyricist RacecaR, reggae singer Taiwan MC and keyboard player Soul Sugar…On the releases front, they've put out the extremely relaxed theme single from Captain Détendu, and the first Paris...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 16

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.16

Expect dubby tenderness, smokey beats, very deep house, dusty funk & blues and more cool grooves in this 16th Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection. Nearly 3 hours long, this new streaming playlist is totally another format that the mixes you may find in our podcasts section. No mastering, no mixing, no design, no particular theme, this is just another big bag of fresh goodies for you to listen to,...

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Captain Detendu

Captain Détendu - Détendu (Digital Single, Jewpop Records, 2014)

Thanks to the Paris DJs & Jewpop crews, here's an incredible occasion to both learn French and get relaxed with this 1st Captain Détendu single. A Master of hypnotic rhythms and stupid samples, Captain Détendu expresses here his deep love of Hawaiian music, wha wha guitars and bongoes. Tthe 'granpa' voice you'll hear all along this track comes from the cult 1960s recording 'Le Disque Qui...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 13

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.13

Hope you've enjoyed the Xmas festivities with your friends and family. We've tried to complement those times with some new xmas mixes, a new xmas single, and to conclude the series fo cool gifts, our latest Soundcloud selection of the year, 37 tracks full of soul & coolness - with the mandatory xmas tunes here and there of course. Happy holidays everyone!!...

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Los Lobes Mambo Sapin

Los Lobes - Mambo Sapin (Digital Single, Jewpop Records, 2013)

What happens when a Jew and a Latino walk into a recording studio at Christmas? 'Mambo Sapin' (hard to translate, as this stupid joke refers to the traditional 'O Tannenbaum' song, in French 'Mon Beau Sapin'…) is Los Lobes' Xmas anthem, inspired by the sound of Charlie Palmieri 'El Fantastico' album. The connection between the Jewish humor of Peter Ustinov's voice, the cha cha cha beat and the...

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Popsanova Nem Vem Que Nao Tem

Popsanova - Nem Vem Que Não Tem (Digital Single, Jewpop Records, 2013)

Wilson Simonal's 'Nem Vem Que Nao Tem' is undoubtedly one of the most soulful brazilian anthem of the 60s. Backed by the fabulous Som Tres band (feat. pianist Cesar Camargo Mariano), the hugely popular Rio singer got a smash hit highlighted by the amazing mix of his lazy sexy vocals with the funky Som Tres groove. The song, released in 1967 in the Odeon album 'Alegria, Alegria!!!' will be...

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Captain Detendu and Djouls Are Molesting Santa

Captain Detendu & Djouls - Are Molesting Santa

We know a lot of people enjoyed the Jan Kohlmeyer Yuletide DJ Mix posted early december (very funky!), but that didn't mean we wouldn't also be there for our annual 'Wishing you a stupid Xmas' audio greetings. Every year you know you can count on Captain Détendu (the man from J.E.W.P.O.P.) to spice the Christmas selection with some eccentric carols and Hawaiian jingles. This year's mix is, as...

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Captain Detendu Wish You A Stupid Xmas 2010

Captain Detendu - Wish You A Stupid Xmas 2010

Captain Detendu - Wish You A Stupid Xmas 2010 (MP3 Podcast on 2010-12-24 Our favorite and grooviest musical humorist Captain Detendu has cooked, for the first christmas of the new decade, another one of his amazing Xmas mixes. Some really crazy stuff in there as usual... Enjoy the holidays vibe with those musical treats - and please don't tell the children that no known species...

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Timec To Relax

T.I.M.E.C. - Time(c) To Relax (Digital album reissue, COLORED-INC.) sold out!

Pollution, stress, anguish, life is harder and harder on your nerves... In order to cure these nervous problems, the Détendu Laboratories have selected for you the cream of electro down-tempo (also called Lounge music) to bring you calm, serenity and fullness. That's how the artists of the T.I.M.E.C. collective, as real lab assistants, have created in their studio the ultimate formula: peaceful...

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