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Paris DJs Best Albums of 2013

Paris DJs presents The 50 Best Albums of 2013

This year's best albums selection was the hardest one to make since we started being active on the musical web in 1996. There's a simple reason for that: we had never been that prolific as a label before. With 52 releases on Paris DJs (singles, albums, compilations or mixes) during the 52 weeks of 2013, most of our time has been spent cooking our own stuff rather than listening to the amazing...

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Paris DJs Playlist September 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - September 2013

Reissues from Daptone, Analog Africa, Mukatsuku and Tramp Records, new releases from Record Kicks, Audio Montage, Ninja Tune, Tru-Thoughts, Soul Garden, Paris DJs, Brainfeeder… it's the monthly playlist composed of selections from the records (CDs and vinyl) labels and artists sent to us during the past month!...

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Mr Bongo Paris DJs Collection

Focus on : Mr Bongo Recordings (UK)

Mr Bongo started in 1989 as a record shop in London. In 1999 it moved to Brighton and closed its shops in 2003. Now a label featuring some of the best Brazilian, Latin, Reggae, African and Jazz music, Mr Bongo seriously came to our attention in 2006, with the superb dancefloor Brazilian Funk compilation 'Brazilian Beats Brooklyn' , one that rarely leaves the DJ bag. The same year they also...

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Fink Wheels Turn Beneath My Feet

Fink - Wheels Turn Beneath My Feet - out on Ninja Tune

You can't be serious and offer mp3s for Xmas, can you? In those mp3 times, it's good to see some fine workmanship from labels and artists avoiding the boring CD plastic case scenario too. So If you seek the perfect gift, Fink's first live album comes at the right time. The CD documents the 'Perfect Darkness' 2011 tour in Europe (From Copenhagen to Prague, From Paris to Vienna, London,...

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Bondi Blaster Lo Juimo

Paris DJs Playlist - September 2012

September was like a standard month for us, 50 new releases landed in our hard drives, while nearly as many real life records reached our shores. Out of those we selected 5 new albums worth checking, Criolo's Nó Na Orelha, a superb eclectic set from the 35-year-old São Paolo rapper blending hip hop, brazilian grooves and even afrobeat; Fink's live album and book Wheels Turn Beneath My Feet, a...

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Fink Perfect Darkness Berlin Sunrise

Fink - Perfect Darkness / Berlin Sunrise - out on Ninja Tune

Fink - Perfect Darkness / Berlin Sunrise (promo CD/Digital Single) Ninja Tune ZENDNLS303, 2011-10-03 As his highly anticipated autumn tour draws near, enigmatic folk-rocker Fink announces the release of double A-side Perfect Darkness/Berlin Sunrise. Produced by Billy Bush the smoldering atmospheric passion and melancholy of Perfect Darkness is beautifully matched with the uplifting and seductive...

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Fink - Perfect Darkness - out on Ninja Tune

Fink - Perfect Darkness (LP/CD/Download) Ninja Tune ZEN170/ZENCD170/ZENDNL170, 2011-06-13 Perfect Darkness is a smouldering, pulsating, and purposeful book of songs. From its emotion-rousing, self-titled opener, to the darkly cinematic Fear Is Like Fire, and the uplifting nostalgia of album closer Berlin Sunrise, the Perfect Darkness LP bristles with tense passion and hypnotic charm. It is in two...

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Fink - Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us - out on Ninja Tune

Fink - Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us (Download) Ninja Tune ZENDNLS283, 2011-06-13 Recorded in The Steakhouse studio in LA and produced by Billy Bush, Yesterday Was Hard on All of Us bristles with raw emotion and tense passion underpinned by Fink's distincitve rolling guitar melody and distinctive vocals. Written after a trip to the Spanish city of Toledo, Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us is a...

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Andreya Triana - Far Closer - out on Ninja Tune

Andreya Triana - Far Closer (Download) Ninja Tune ZENDNLS264, 2011-02-07 Andreya Triana returns with one of the standout tracks from her critically acclaimed debut album, Lost Where I Belong. Far Closer combines Triana's beautiful, slowburn vocal and intelligent lyrics with one of Bonobo's key productions. Coming on like a more melancholy, reined in take on the Motown blueprint, this is a tune...

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Ninja Tune XX - The Twelve Inches

Ninja Tune XX - 20 Years Of Beats 'n' Pieces - The twelve inches Those who bought the incredible Ninja Tune XX boxset and registered their promo code on the Ninja Tune XX site were sent two exclusive Ninja Tune 12 inches. Four more 12 inches have just been released. Here's the lowdown on which tracks are exclusive to those vinyls and which are taken from the boxset CDs......

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