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PARIS DJS BEST OF 2014

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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The Afrosound of Colombia Vol 2

DJ Bongohead presents The Afrosound of Colombia Vol.2 (2LP/CD, Vampisoul, 2014)


We've introduced you to DJ Bongohead on our recent review of a 45 released on his own label, Peace & Rhythm Records. Here's his latest compilation released on Vampisoul, a beautifully designed CD or double LP digging once again in the vaults of the Discos Fuentes label. It's the second volume in the 'Afrosound of Colombia' series, following up on the first one released during the summer of...

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Peliroja - Situaciones

Peliroja - Situaciones (7", Peace & Rhythm Records, 2014)


Pablo Yglesias a.k.a. DJ Bongohead came to our attention in 2011 with his fantastic compilation 'Afrosound Of Colombia Vol.1' (can't wait to get the vol.2 that's just been released!). He's also been doing tight selections for the 'Rough Guide' series, including 'Latin Rare Groove', 'Latin Psychedelia', 'Afrobeat Revolution', 'Latin Funk', some specials about Celia Cruz, Fruko Y Joe Arroyo, and...

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Bio Ritmo - La Verdad - out on Electric Cowbell Records


Bio Ritmo - La Verdad (CD/LP) Electric Cowbell/Fatbeats, 2011-08-30 La Verdad, the new album from the Salsa for the people band from Richmond, Virginia, Bio Ritmo, will be released September 20th on Electric Cowbell Records on 12" vinyl and CD, marking the band's 20 year anniversary. Unfortunately, they will not be coming to Paris, but only to play in DAX at the Festival Toros y Salsa (Sept...

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Bio Ritmo - Dina's Mambo / La Muralla - out on Electric Cowbell Records


Bio Ritmo - Dina's Mambo / La Muralla (7") Electric Cowbell ECR 009, 2010-11-30 Quickly approaching their 20 year anniversary, Bio Ritmo unveil their latest offering and debut release for Electric Cowbell. Bio Ritmo is a one of a kind phenomenon in today's hard-bitten indie salsa world - a band with both a healthy adventurous streak and a solid underpinning of authentic sabor criollo. In a...

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Grupo Fantasma - El Existential - New album from the fantastic latin funk collective out now on Neo Geo Music!


Grupo Fantasma - El Existential (CD) Nat Geo Music, 2010-05-11 This is the 4th studio album from the acclaimed Latin collective, and might be the apex of their work to date. The intrepid members of Grupo Fantasma have been doing things their own way for over a decade now, which continues with the highly anticipated and self-produced El Existential out May 11, 2010 on Nat Geo Music. An exceptional...

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Various - Afrosound Of Colombia Vol.1 - out now on Vampisoul - Great stock of Afro-influenced 60s and 70s tracks from Colombia


Various - Afrosound Of Colombia Vol.1 (2xCD/3xLP) Vampisoul VAMPI116, 2010-03-15 THE AFROSOUND OF COLOMBIA out now! Over two and a half hours of funky, hot Afro-influenced tracks from the 60s and 70s golden period of the seminal Discos Fuentes label in Colombia. Includes in-depth liner notes with photos and original LP artwork. Many songs reissued for the first time. Double digipack CD and 1000...

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The Spam Allstars - Introducing Spam Allstars


The Spam Allstars - Introducing Spam Allstars (CD) World Music Network/Introducing, INTRO110, 2008-08-26 Info : Spam Allstars are Miami's hardest-working Latin band. Spam music, grounded in Latin funk, mixes horns, improvisational electronic elements and turntables with hip-hop and dub, adding touches of Pythonesque humour. Compiled by DJ Bongohead for your dancing pleasure. Tracklisting : 01....

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