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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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Paris DJs Le Pigalle Tour Operator

Paris DJs Tour Operator #23 at Le Pigalle on thursday, may 19th with DJs Djouls, Grant Phabao & Vito


Paris DJs and Le Pigalle present the 23rd edition of their 'Tour Operator' weekly rendez-vous in Paris, with Grant Phabao, Vito and Djouls as the operating DJs for this session on may 19. Vito is one the legendary behind-the-scenes men from many artists, labels and events of the music scene in France those last 20 years. Heretik Sound System, Popof, Ark, etc., wouldn't have gone the same path...

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Paris DJs Le Pigalle Tour Operator

Paris DJs Tour Operator #22 at Le Pigalle on thursday, may 12th with DJs Loik Dury & Grant Phabao


Paris DJs and Le Pigalle present the 22nd edition of their 'Tour Operator' weekly rendez-vous in Paris, with Loik Dury and Grant Phabao as the operating DJs for this session on may 12. From Radio Nova to Paris DJs and Cedric Klapisch soundtracks, Loik Dury's musical activities are too numerous to quote. His record collection and music stories are legendary, and for his DJ sets at Le Pigalle, he's...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1977 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol 18

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1977 - Standards, Versions & Revamps Vol.18


1977 was the year of the Punk explosion, but it was also the year the famous Studio 54 opened in New York. Elvis Presley died during the summer, Marc Bolan followed in september, and "Saturday Night Fever" was released at the end of the year. On the albums front, besides the obvious P-Funk gems (Parliament, Bootsy Collins, Eddie Hazel), there were Pink Floyd, Peter Gabriel, The Clash,...

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Paris DJs Le Pigalle Tour Operator

Paris DJs Tour Operator #18 at Le Pigalle on thursday, april 14th with DJs Erik Rug & Grant Phabao


Paris DJs and Le Pigalle present the 18th edition of their 'Tour Operator' weekly rendez-vous in Paris, with DJs Erik Rug and Grant Phabao as the operating DJ for this session on april 14. Grant Phabao is the main man behind the Paris DJs sound. Every single, album, compilation or mix by the collective goes first through his hands — and ears — for a professional audio mastering before publication....

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Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - One Free

Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - One Free (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2016)


'One Free', the latest single extracted from RacecaR's upcoming 'A Healthy Obsession With Pétanque' album, sees the American MC laying a thick rap, moving on and around the beat, over a deep & dubby, slow & stripped-down early 80s dancehall style riddim from French producer and multi-instrumentalist Grant Phabao. The vibe is laidback, smokey, while tropical and hip. A pure stoner tune in...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol 10 - When Afrobeat Meets Jazz

Paris DJs Soundsystem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.10 - When Afrobeat Meets Jazz


This mix was cooked with only one person in mind: Collen Chandler, from Liverpool, who supported our 15 CDs anthology crowdfunding campaign and asked us to try on a "when afrobeat meets jazz" theme, mixing the modern & old with an emphasis on the modern. While preparing the selection, we found out this new mix fitted perfectly our decade-old 'African Mashed Potato Popcorn' series!...

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Grant Phabao presents U-Brown - Rub A Dub Inna Di Dancehall

Grant Phabao presents U-Brown - Rub A Dub Inna Di Dancehall (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2016)


U-Brown's unmistakeable deejay flow with a stylistic debt to the deejay godfather U-Roy is a delectation to hear voiced and mixed with Grant Phabao at the controls once again on this follow-up single: a heavy, bubbling, slow and fat, masterful riddim from the Parisian producer, on which the veteran deejay lays a a deep and sensual rub-a-dub toast. Hopefully both tunes will end up on a lovely 7...

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Paris DJs Le Pigalle Tour Operator

Paris DJs Tour Operator #7 at Le Pigalle on thursday, january 28th with DJs Erik Rug & Grant Phabao


Paris DJs and Le Pigalle present the 7th edition of their 'Tour Operator' weekly rendez-vous in Paris. Erik Rug and Grant Phabao will be the operating DJs for this session on january 28th. Those two Parisian DJs are also producers, neighbours, and have launched last year a collaborative live project with a few appearances in European festivals. You may already expect some new recordings of the duo...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Authentic Funk Hip Hop Jazz and Soul Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Authentic Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz & Soul Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 funky & soulful compilations digging into today's international scene. Expect psychedelic hip hop, jazzy rhymes, dancefloor funk, cinematic soul, heavy heavy heavy tunes all along from various atmospheres, vibes & moods. All new & exclusive tracks hand-picked by Paris DJs' crew....

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