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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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Paris DJs Soundsystem We Are The Fire Inside Your Mind Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol 2

Paris DJs Soundsystem - We Are The Fire Inside Your Mind - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol.2 (Digital Compilation, Paris DJs)


This second volume in the series of 'Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International' selections from the Paris DJs Soundsystem is the follow-up to the 'Dis Is Good For You' compilation from last year, one of Paris DJs' bestseller since the media morphed into a label (now releasing a new single or album every week!). This time artists were sent a mesmerizing Ben Hito artwork as a source of...

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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 and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 3

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.3


When I was younger you couldn't find funky, soulful or psychedelic Afro music at all in France. Then I stumbled upon a used Fela CD and with the arrival of the 21st century I discovered Antibalas. Both rocked my musical world and changed my life forever. Flash forward to 2012 and I now run the Paris DJs music agency, producing with label partner Grant Phabao the same kind of Afro music I fell in...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 2

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.2


Afrobeat is a form of music that's already been perfected and there are many bands who are just trying to attain that, most of the time writing their own compositions which reflect their own influences. Sometimes they'll play a Cuban clave or something else which somehow or other still fits. So unless Fela comes back to them and says Don't play Afrobeat, they're gonna keep on doing it. Here's our...

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Label Love Vol.3 - FREE Digital Compilation


Various - Label Love Vol.3 (Free Digital Compilation) Label Love, 2011-08-01 Label Love is an eclectic yet unified bundle of unique sounds compiled simply for the love of sharing them with the universe - each track plucked and presented by label heads from Decon Records, Fat Beats, One-Handed Music, Stones Throw, Tru Thoughts, Wah Wah 45s, and Wax Poetics. Each label evokes its own signature...

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Ocote Soul Sounds - Taurus - out on ESL Music


Ocote Soul Sounds - Taurus (CD/Digital) Eighteen Street Lounge Music ESL175, 2011-05-30 After winning a Grammy Award in 2011 and backing the Tony Award winning broadway show Fela! with their respective bands Grupo Fantasma and Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Adrian Quesada and Martin Perna return to their sun-soaked Latin-psychedelia project Ocote Soul Sounds with their fourth studio album, Taurus....

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Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada El Diablo Y El Nau Nau Grant Phabao Remix

Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - El Diablo Y El Ñau Ñau (Grant Phabao Remix)


Summer 2009 we got the visit of Martin Perna (Antibalas, Ocote Soul Sounds), 3 days of friendship and music that materialized in a new track with Doctor L ( Activista) and three Grant Phabao remixes of Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada!! The Doctor L & Martin Perna collaboration and one of those remixes - Vendende Saude E Fe feat. Tita Lima Grant Phabao Remix - have been released on The...

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Alice Russell - Pot Of Gold Remixes


Alice Russell - Pot Of Gold Remixes (2xCD) Little Poppet LP0P001X, 2009-10-05 This summer, subscribers to www.alicerussell.com could listen to 90 seconds audio clips and vote for their favorite remixes from Alice Russell's Pot Of Gold album. The most popular tracks have been collated into a 22 track double CD featuring remixes from the likes of Mr Scruff, DJ Vadim, Shawn Lee, Yellowtail, The...

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