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Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra

Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra - Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra (Limited edition LP, Paris DJs, 2018)


Access to groovy, funkin', rockin', psychedelic, revolutionary (etc.) African music as we've grown to like it at Paris DJs was not for everyone before the internet age. For Paris DJs co-founder Loik, it began in the early 80s when he met with a former Fela Kuti horn player, who introduced him to Afrobeat. When Loik arrived at Radio Nova in 1986 (he was radio programmer there between 1987 and...

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Paris DJs Soul System - Live Dub Session 2018

Paris DJs Soul System - Wearplay LP#29 - Live Dub Session 2018 (T-shirt/Mix bundle, Paris DJs/Le T-shirt Français, 2018)


Back from their gig at the Glastonbury Festival in 2013, the Paris DJs collective decided to up the game with a brand new stage concept called the Paris DJs Soul System, an innovative show blending deejaying and old school dub session, all with original tunes and remixes, taken from nearly two decades of music production. From Jamaican soul, ska, rocksteady & reggae to American funk &...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Friends and Family Vol 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Friends & Family Vol.1


For quite some time we wanted to cook a new "extravaganza" mix digging into the vast selection of current artists, bands and producers from the unique "Paris DJs universe". We started gathering recent and upcoming releases from friends, from people we’ve worked with in the past, from many of those musicians who just kill it out there, while being unheard on the radio. It would...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International and Tropical Grooves Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International & Tropical Grooves Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 conceptual compilations with various strands of groovy, funky, psychedelic and moving afrofunk, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, highlife, afrojazz, afrosoul, Carribean Funk and other Tropical Grooves from all over the world. All new & exclusive tracks from the best Afro bands today hand-picked by the Paris DJs Soundsystem gang of curators....

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Dancehall Lovers Rock Roots Reggae and Ska Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Dancehall, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae & Ska Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 hours of authentic Jamaican soul & grooves! The Paris DJs Soundsystem's compilation 'Dis Is Reggae Soul', plus four full-length albums with legendary Jamaican singer Carlton Livingston ('Bridge Of Life'), deejay The Lone Ranger ('Sweet Talking'), and harmony vocal groups The Silvertones ('Keep On Rolling'), or The Jays ('Stepping Up In Timeg'), recorded in Kingston and Paris by French...

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Jungle Fire Firewalker Grant Phabao Remix

Jungle Fire - Firewalker/Tokuta (Grant Phabao Remixes) (2nd pressing, 7", Paris DJs, 2015)


For the second pressing of the Jungle Fire 45 with the Grant Phabao afro/ska remixes of 'Firewalker' and 'Tokuta', we've opted for a different sleeve look, with some red hand-stamped 'Vinyl Is Good For You' design by Ben Hito on a thick 180g white discobag! The repress is strictly limited to 300 copies, same quantites as the first pressing… Juno Records says you shouldn't sleep on this one :...

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Jungle Fire Tropicoso

Jungle Fire - Firewalker - The Movie


'Firewalker - The Movie' is a short movie inspired by Jungle Fire's debut LP 'Tropicoso'. With vintage colors and an irresistible soundtrack, the video transpires the love of funky B-movies. A great treat from our favorite afro-latin-funksters from L.A.!...

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PARIS DJS BEST OF 2014

The Best of 2014


It's already february 2015 and this article comes late - which always better than never! Digital sales have now become a thing of the past for many, since a bit of notoriety gets your music available for free in just a few hours after release, and since the taxation has now changed in Europe for exporting digital products (that's a 20% downfall for us in France on digital exports). Most have...

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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 Dis Is Reggae Soul Vol 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dis Is Reggae Soul Vol.1 (Limited 2LP, Paris DJs, 2014)


Paris DJs starts doing vinyl releases, with many collectable pressings, a six 45s boxset named "VINYL IS GOOD FOR YOU", and this double vinyl LP compilation "DIS IS REGGAE SOUL VOL.1", all about Jamaican grooves - Reggae, Rub-a-Dub and Ska!! Featuring Afrodyete (The Breakestra), Carlton Livingston, Grant Phabao, Jungle Fire, Leroy Gibbon, Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada,...

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