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Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dont Sell Your Soul 45s

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Wearplay LP#20 - Don't Sell Your Soul 45s (T-shirt/Mix bundle, Paris DJs/Le T-shirt Français, 2017)

In the back of my mind I had this idea for quite some time, of a selection of vinyl we have in stock at the Paris DJs Record Store. In between other projects I finally managed to make it a reality, thanks to Erik Rug and Loik Dury who helped me pick the best tunes from our 45s stocks, thanks to Grant Phabao who carefully mixed the tracks and mastered the whole thing, and thanks to Ben Hito, who...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 11

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.11

So many cool new stuff coming out on Soundcloud every day, it's hard to keep track. So instead of publishing posts on social networks all the time (even scheduled), we've opted for a bi-monthly selection, already reaching number 11 today. Antoher mega program of two and half hours, with many many new releases, music to discover, like and share, some edits, a few of Paris DJs productions, all...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Main Squeeze Funk and 70s Crossover Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Main Squeeze Funk & 70s Crossover Covers

This is the 3nd 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… We're really glad to feature a blog we've been reading for years now, MonkeyBoxing from Bristol, UK, recommended if you're into current funk, soul, hip-hop, reggae, party breaks, nufunk, ghetto funk and associated...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem 21st Century Hammond Vol 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem - 21st Century Hammond Vol.1

Forget about Jimmy Smith, Reuben Wilson, Jimmy McGriff or Dr. Lonnie Smith for a while and meet the new masters of the Hammond B3 in this often violent, mean and sick mix. Those prestigious ancestors' disciples are called Raphael Wressnig, Mike Mangan, Bruce Cohen, Joe Doria or Guillaume Métenier. From USA to Austria and France, they carry on the great soul jazz tradition (mostly in trio...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Bag Of Goodies Vol 11

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Bag Of Goodies Vol.11

We're back with a new volume of our monthly series Bag of Goodies, heavy on the Afro vibes, with some pieces of Flamenco Funk, Soulful Rock, Salsa, Soul Jazz and Disco thrown in for good measure! Some of you have asked us to hear the music we carefully select for our playlists so you might recognize half of the record played in this mix, previously featured in the July 2012 selection of the best...

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Renegades Of Jazz Go Jazz Not Ape Vol 2

Renegades Of Jazz - Go Jazz Not Ape! Vol.2

The second volume of the Go Jazz Not Ape! series is now available at Paris DJs (and soon on the Renegades Of Jazz soundcloud). After the great response on the first part it's now time to continue with 30 minutes of Jazz, Funk, Breakbeats and Downbeats. This mix is perfect for a walk or your way to work. Big ups to Paul Curtis (Guitarplayer on the Hip To The Jive album) who recorded some awesome...

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Paris DJs and Jewpop present Funk Soul Reggae and Hip Hop From Tel Aviv

Paris DJs & Jewpop present Funk, Soul, Reggae & Hip Hop From Tel-Aviv

The Bubble, Tel-Aviv's nickname, is now the Middle-East funkiest place to be! The music scene over there is bursting with infectious grooves, matching reggae, afro, oriental and hip hop beats, as a whole bunch of bands and artists ranging from Boom Pam, DJ Sabbo, Kutiman, The Apples, Karolina Avratz… to The Ramirez Brothers jam band, have emerged as a funk movement. Here's a taste of all these...

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Randa & The Soul Kingdom - What You Need - out on Freestyle Records

Randa & The Soul Kingdom - What You Need (CD/LP/Digital) Freestyle Records FSRCD088/FSRLP088, 2011-09-26 Hailing from Perth and firmly at the forefront of the Australian funk and soul scene are Randa And The Soul Kingdom led by Jordanian born and Australian raised soul sister Randa Khamis. With producer Lance Ferguson (The Bamboos, Cookin On 3 Burners, Lanu, Black Feeling) at the controls of...

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Lack of Afro - This Time - out on Freestyle Records

Lack of Afro - This Time (CD/LP/Digital) Freestyle Records FSRCD089, 2011-09-19 Lack Of Afro (Adam Gibbons) has achieved a startling amount in the few years since his first Freestyle releases. Playing live and DJ-ing across the world, producing and remixing everyone from Tom Jones, The Pharcyde, The New Mastersounds through to Kraak & Smaak! In 2011, as well as collaborating on an album...

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Lack of Afro - A Time For feat. Wayne Gidden - out on Freestyle Records

Lack of Afro - A Time For feat. Wayne Gidden (7"/Digital) Freestyle Records FSR7069, 2011-08-15 Taken from the forthcoming third album This Time from multi-instrumentalist/DJ/remixer & producer Lack Of Afro (Adam Gibbons), this new touching and super catchy single is a beautiful collaboration with UK singer/songwriter Wayne Gidden, which invokes the feel of classic soul artists such as...

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