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The Beta Club Brassa Nova Grant Phabao Remix

The Beta Club - Brassa Nova (Grant Phabao Remix) (Digital Single, Cartel Records/Paris DJs, 2014)


UK-based collective with branches in L.A., N.Y., San Francisco & Paris, The Beta Club is back with a new joint release from the Cartel Records UK and Paris DJs labels. This second single is a follow-up to the first one released a few months ago on a limited 45. A reggae-fied take on their 'Brassa Nova' scorcher, gloriously remixed by French producer Grant Phabao into a post-summer balearic...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Killas Thrillas and Chillas Foot Stompers & Freaky Soul Vol 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Killas, Thrillas & Chillas - Foot Stompers & Freaky Soul Vol.1 (Digital compilation, Paris DJs , 2014)


'Killas, Thrillas and Chillas' is already the 9th compilation coming out on Paris DJs. It's a big step for the label, their first excursion into Soul/Funk territories, and a first volume in the 'Foot Stompers and Freaky Soul' series, while two follow-ups are already in the plans. This compilation is litteraly all over the place, but musically very coherent. With chunks of diabolously funky...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Vinyl Is Good For You

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Vinyl Is Good For You (Limited 6x45 Boxset, Paris DJs, 2014)


This 6x45s boxset is heavily limited, a true collector's item. Featuring Afrodyete (The Breakestra), Alice Russell (courtesy of Tru Thoughts Recordings), Brownout, Grant Phabao, Jungle Fire, The Lone Ranger with Carlton Livingston, The Jays, this selection gathers the best DJ tunes from Paris DJs' digital releases of the past two years. It was crowdfunded through a campaign of pre-orders which...

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Brownout I Wont Lie Grant Phabao Remix

Brownout - Grant Phabao & Renegades Of Jazz Remixes (Limited 45, Kept Records/Paris DJs, 2014)


Brownout is the band. Grant Phabao is the reggae/dub remixer. Renegades Of Jazz are the Bboy Editors. Ben Hito is the illustrator. Paris DJs and Kept Records are the label. You're SO gonna love this one on vinyl! Buy on Bandcamp or Juno...

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Jungle Fire Firewalker Grant Phabao Remix

Jungle Fire - Firewalker / Tokuta (Grant Phabao Remixes) (Limited 45, Paris DJs, 2014)


Jungle Fire and Grant Phabao's musical universes collide with style & fashion on those remixes. The resulting combination is a unique 'Afrobeat meets Ska' concept, a blend of styles from L.A. to Paris creating a bridge between South America, Nigeria and Jamaica! Two explosive dancefloor fillers for sure. Buy on Bandcamp or Juno...

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Grant Phabao The Lone Ranger Carlton Livingston Imitation Sounds

Grant Phabao, The Lone Ranger & Carlton Livingston - Imitation Sounds / Weh Reggae Come From (Limited 45, Paris DJs, 2014)


Two smashing combination tunes with Jamaican legends The Lone Ranger and Carlon Livingston… the two rhymesters kill it with style and fashion, over a thick and layered reggae riddim from multi-intrumentalist Grant Phabao on one side, a re-invention with an eye toward the past on another Grant Phabao roots reggae riddim, bringing back memories of breezy, sun-filled days on the island, on the other...

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Grant Phabao The Jays African Man

Grant Phabao & The Jays - African Man b/w Adrian Quesada Remix (Limited 45, Paris DJs, 2014)


The Jays, a Jamaican vocal harmony trio composed of Lloyd Forrest, Errol Wilson and Leroy Hall, with Paris-based 70s roots music expert Grant Phabao at the helm of production, deliver some brothers greatness that gets into your soul. On the flip, a remix by Adrian Quesada, full of psychedelic twangling guitars drenched into reverb rings so perfectly with the harmonies of liberty that it could...

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Grant Phabao AFRODYETE Itchin For Your Love

Grant Phabao & AFRODYETE - Itchin' For Your Love / Feelin' You Feelin' Me (Limited 45, Paris DJs, 2014)


The first 45 of Grant Phabao and AFRODYETE is a killer double A-sider, with a storming and entrancing, super hot, sexy and smoking soulful ska burner on one side, and some seriously soulful vocals over one of Grant Phabao's brand new Afrofunk riddims, featuring additional horn recordings from Les Frères Smith on the flip. Buy on Bandcamp or Juno...

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Alice Russell Seven Nation Army Grant Phabao Remix

Alice Russell - Seven Nation Army / Humankind (Grant Phabao Remixes feat. The Lone Ranger) (Limited 45, Paris DJs, 2014)


The exclusive Grant Phabao remix of Nostalgia 77's take on 'Seven Nation Army' featuring the mighty vocals of Alice Russell is given a reggae makeover yet retains its irresistible appeal to those bluesy jazz enthusiasts who went wild for this cover version "first" time around. Another exclusive treat on the b-side of this 45 is the killer Grant Phabao remix of Alice Russell’s...

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Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - Return Of The Dig-Fu

Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - Return Of The Dig-Fu (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2014)


Chicago-born MC RacecaR & French producer Grant Phabao met at Paris DJs' studio, thanks to an introduction from hip hop activist Miska with whom the French label has been doing hip hop-themed compilations this year. They decided to try something new together. Grant Phabao had never produced any hip hop artist before. And RacecaR had never tried to write and record on afrofunk or reggae music...

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