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Etienne de la Sayette - Maputo Queens

Etienne de la Sayette - Maputo Queens (CD/LP, Paris DJs, 2016)


Composer/arranger/producer Etienne de la Sayette is a frenetic globe-trotter and a relentless collector of musical instruments. Founder and headhunter of, among others, the Frix and Baeshi Bang groups, co-founder/saxophonist for Parisian Ethio-Jazz band Akalé Wubé, Etienne might mostly be a live musician, he manages nonetheless to find the time for audio production, remixes and synch music....

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Etienne de la Sayette - Maputo Queens

Etienne de la Sayette "Maputo Queens" LP - Support Paris DJs' 4th crowdfunding campaign


Help Paris DJs press a limited edition vinyl LP and CD of Etienne de la Sayette's solo album 'Maputo Queens', along with some new t-shirts & sweatshirts, all illustrated by graphic artist Ben Hito. Support Paris DJs' Crowdfunding campaign on Kiss Kiss Bank Bank...

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Paris DJs Playlist January 2015

Paris DJs 2015 Playlist #1


It's the return of the Paris DJs playlist!! The first week of the year was quite eventful records and releases-wise in our studio. New CDs from Batida de Colónia, East African Krautjazz Alliance or Marabout Orkestra; new vinyl from Brian Ellis, Dexter Story, The Lions, Tito Chicoma Y Su Orquesta; new jam bands amazing live recordings... On the Paris DJs front there's a new digital single from...

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Akale Wube - Memona Etienne de la Sayette Remix

Akalé Wubé - Mèmona (Etienne de la Sayette Remix) (Digital Single, 2015, Paris DJs)


'Mèmona' is a traditional Ethiopian piece from the Tigray Region (the northernmost of the nine ethnic regions of Ethiopia), played at weddings. Akalé Wubé discovered the song as sung by Tèwèldè Rèdda on the 'Éthiopiques 5: Tigrigna Music 1970-1975' compilation from Buda Musique, released in 1999. They covered it in their third album 'Sost', and it has since grown into one of the great rockin'...

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Etienne de la Sayette - Vintage Korean Grooves Vol 1

Etienne de la Sayette presents Vintage Korean Grooves - Baeshi Bang Picks Vol.1


French multi-instumentalist and producer Etienne de la Sayette will be playing for the first time in Paris this friday, with his Korean pop project, Baeshi Bang (info here). To celebrate the event, he prepared a selection of jazz, pop & psychedelic rock grooves from 1960s and 1970s Korea, a blend of standards and rarities, digitzed from vinyl Etienne has been digging in Seoul & Pusan....

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Baeshi Bang Studio de Ermitage

Baeshi Bang + Camarão Orkestra - Friday, october 2nd at Studio de l’Ermitage (Paris)


Last year we introduced you to Baeshi Bang (see here), one of the many projects of our protégé Etienne de la Sayette, a project of re-arranging tunes from Bae Ho, a Korean singer from the 60s, into a totally unique blend of 60s sweet pop, classical sounds, cinematic funk, jazz and rock guitars. The band will be playing their first show in Paris on october 2nd at Le Studio de l'Ermitage, along with...

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Etienne de la Sayette - Maputo Queen

Etienne de la Sayette - Maputo Queen / Post Card (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2015)


Parisian multi-intrumentalist/producer Etienne de la Sayette regularly delivers a new loveable two-track single for Paris DJs to release on their groovy label. This one's opener 'Maputo Queen' got its title in memory of an epic night (with Etienne's collaborators in the Akalé Wubé band) at Maputo in Mozambique. Blending an array of vintage synths and flutes with old school electro beats &...

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Etienne de la Sayette - Jungle Blue

Etienne de la Sayette - Jungle Blue / Han Gang (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2015)


Following up on his first single, 'I'm So Cool In Seoul/Lord Bougainvilard', composer/arranger/producer/multi-instrumentalist Etienne de la Sayette is back with a new deep jazz two-tracker for thoughtful moods. Still blending afro and jazz vibes with Gugak - traditional Korean music - Etienne proves once again he's a master of the after-hours atmosphere. Opener 'Jungle Blue' is a racing short...

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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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Etienne de la Sayette - Im So Cool In Seoul

Etienne de la Sayette - I'm So Cool In Seoul / Lord Bougainvillard (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2014)


Composer/arranger/producer Etienne de la Sayette is a frenetic globe-trotter and a relentless collector of musical instruments. Founder and headhunter of, among others, the Frix and Baeshi Bang (reviewed here) groups, co-founder/saxophonist for Akalé Wubé, Etienne might mostly be a live musician, nonetheless, he still manages to find the time for audio production, remixes and synch music. Here's...

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