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Jorge Duran y su Jalea de Mambo

Jorge Durán y su Jalea de Mambo - Jalea de Mambo (7", Enlace Funk, 2015)

Based in Madrid, Spain and led by vibraphonist Jorge Durán, Jalea de Mambo gathers musicians from Venezuela, Cuba, Colombia and Spain. they're quite unique on today's scene, with their sound bringing back the latin-American jazz spirit of the golden 1950's mambo. Fresh & swinging, this 45 is all about sunshine retro vibes. Another great find from Spanish collective, label & magazine Enlace...

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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

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular

We've counted at least a hundred very interesting new releases in the 21st century afro scene since our last mix, 21st Century Afro Extravaganza. Here's nearly 20% of all those new cool afro grooves from all over the world, with an exclusive new track from the Grant Phabao Afrobeat Arkestra, friendly vibes from Afrolicious, Karl Hector, Les Frères Smith (mixed by Phabao!), or Kiala, more friendly...

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Pyramid Blue African Jungle

Pyramid Blue - African Jungle - out on Enlace Funk

Pyramid Blue - African Jungle (7") Enlace Funk EF41-2011, 2011-09-02 "In the beginning there was the Afro Soul Toasting All Star, a band created by Oscar Martos, launched at the same time the Soul Toasting recording studio, in Madrid (Spain). This band's main objective was to produce rhythms and grooves based on the diverse stylistic schools, like Africa, New Orleans, Philadelphia, or...

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Greenwood Rhythm Coalition Sol Vibrations

Greenwood Rhythm Coalition - Sol Vibrations

Greenwood Rhythm Coalition - Sol Vibrations (MP3 Podcast on Names You Can Trust, 2011-07-04 Greenwood Rhythm Coalition's hard to find and limited singles released on their label Names You Can Trust have always been heavily recommended in our books. We played their 2007 self-titled 12 inch on 21st Century Latin Vol.3 (in january 2009), their 2008 Guajira 7 inch on Latin Dance...

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21st Century Afro Extravaganza

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Extravaganza

The Paris DJs extended family has among the most pro-active in spreading the good word about worldwide African music. Celebrating the recent releases by One Foot In Jail or Franck Biyong on our brand new Colored-Inc. label, and announcing the upcoming albums from Oghene Kologbo (thru Kraked) or Ebo Taylor (thru Strut), here's nearly 4 hours of 21st century afrojazz, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, afrofunk...

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