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Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary

Various - Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary (2CD/3LP boxset, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

Brighton's finest Tru Thoughts Recordings is already 15 years old, and still one of the leading labels in the UK after all these years. Paris DJs has been having a long and lasting relationship with this imprint for most of those 15 years… Our most faithful readers might remember the 'fansite' that we used to run for a few years (now closed but the content of which has been fully...

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Hidden Orchestra Archipelago Mixtape

Hidden Orchestra - Archipelago Mixtape

The long-awaited 'Archipelago' mixtape is now ready to go, almost a year after the last one ('Flight Mixtape', which recently earned Hidden Orchestra top spot in Paris DJs 'most downloaded mix of the year' for the second year running). Like previous mixes it features all the variety of music that Joe Acheson has been listening to in the last year or so, much of which he has added to or remixed,...

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Paris DJs Playlist Janurary 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - January 2013

With big outlet FNAC usual wrongdoings, which we warned about 7 years ago now, and Virgin Megastores closing, with some crookery from the distributors hiding their losses and rushing headlong into the wall, record labels are dying in France. Well not many have ever existed over here, but now they're disappearing at an accelerated speed. Warp Records was among the first ones. Numero Group, Daptone,...

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Paris DJs Best Of 2012 Contenders

Paris DJs presents The 20 Contenders Albums of 2012

10 best albums for 2012 was really hard to pin down. We had to leave a lot of very good record on the side. That's totally unacceptable with all the amazing goodies we received every month during the past year. Which is why we decided to select 20 more superb albums from 2012. The contenders!...

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The 5 Most Downloaded Paris DJs Mixes of 2012

71 new mixes posted in 2012, that's 3 more than 2011, with some unique original artworks, mainly done by Djouls until the fantastic Ben Hito joined Paris DJs last summer and started getting our visuals to new heights… Grant Phabao was also there each time for the audio mastering which makes our mixes so much better than most of what you can find elsewhere. 28 guests responded to our invitation,...

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Paris DJs Playlist October 2012

Paris DJs Playlist - October 2012

Woah October was heavy on the release side! As a label Paris DJs delivered new singles from Carlton Livingston and Pompidoo, a new album from Franck Biyong and the first compilation of Afro/Tropical grooves gathered by the Paris DJs Soundsystem… while as a media we received no less than 150 albums on all formats! It's quite hard to digest but we're trying our best, starting with this playlist, a...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Blues Aint Nothin But A Low-Down Shakin Chill

Paris DJs Soundsystem present Blues Ain't Nothin' But A Low-Down Shakin' Chill

This mix started as a monthly Bag of Goodies, checking the stack of new records and the playlist of digital downloads we received during the past month. Then a trend emerged, some overall bluesy feeling that permeated many of those new albums and singles. We gradually got deep into a 21st century blues kind of vibe, through many music styles. One can wonder if the global economic crisis might be...

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 Souljazz Orchestra Hidden Orchestra Monophonics Live in Paris October 2012

The Souljazz Orchestra, Monophonics or Hidden Orchestra live shows in Paris tonite (october 10th, 2012)!!!

Tonight (wednesday october 10th) is a great night to go out and see/hear some live music if you're in Paris! The always amazing Souljazz Orchestra will be rocking La Bellevilloise with an Afrobeat/Latin/Funk show, celebrating their new (and fantastic) album Solidarity. Totally unique electro-jazz band and mixtape maestros from Scotland Hidden Orchestra will blow minds away at Petit Bain while...

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Hidden Orchestra Flight Mixtape

Hidden Orchestra - Flight Mixtape

The latest mix from Hidden Orchestra's Joe Acheson celebrates the release of the Flight EP on Tru Thoughts Records - starting and finishing with different versions of title track Flight, with the mixtape speeding up throughout from 70bpm to 140bpm. This feature-length mixtape features an eclectic and intricately-woven selection of music, sound effects, acapellas, interviews, and spoken word.....

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The 5 Most Downloaded Paris DJs Mixes of 2011

01. Hidden Orchestra - Night Walks On Vinyl Mixtape info & download 02. Grant Phabao and Djouls - Cosmic Tropical Disco info & download / vol.2 03. Hidden Orchestra - Outlook Festival Mixtape info & download 04. Karl Hector - Jazz Modal du Monde info & download 05. Paris DJs Soul Soundsystem - For Ever Gil Scott-Heron info & download It's been a very active year on the mixes...

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