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Paris DJs Playlist May June July August 2014

Paris DJs Playlist - May/June/July/August 2014

This playlist has been a few months in the making... We were kinda busy with our crowdfunding campaign this summer, but managed to get back on our feet and finally publish this mega-post filled with 49 short or not-that-short reviews of new singles, albums and compilations we received at Paris DJs those last months! As usual, this playlist focuses on the physical records sent to us, promo CD of...

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Jungle By Night The Hunt

Jungle By Night - The Hunt (CD/LP, Kindred Spirits, 2014)

As we were saying a few months ago, the meeting between Jungle By Night and Californian psychedelic producer The Gaslamp Killer rocked the world of the young Afrobeat band from the Netherlands. Their live show is now more focused and entrancing, while still unleashing energetic exuberance, and their latest album hasn't left the neighbouring of Paris Djs' turntable for weeks now. Those guys really...

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Paris DJs Playlist March April 2014

Paris DJs Playlist - March/April 2014

Seems like our call from last February was worth it, the resistance is organizing itself, we received a LOT of records - yes vinyl and CDs, both still exist and seem to ast much longer than digital releases in the real world… The Paris DJs collective has been very busy these last weeks, preparing not one, not two, but three new compilations, AND a new series of releases… so stay tuned cos' we have...

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Paris DJs Playlist February 2014

Paris DJs Playlist - February 2014

The Paris DJs trio, Grant Phabao, Ben Hito & Djouls, have been quite busy this month, preparing the next compilations, singles and remixes with the help of tastemakers Miska Events & Loik Dury, hip hop lyricist RacecaR, reggae singer Taiwan MC and keyboard player Soul Sugar…On the releases front, they've put out the extremely relaxed theme single from Captain Détendu, and the first Paris...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 16

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.16

Expect dubby tenderness, smokey beats, very deep house, dusty funk & blues and more cool grooves in this 16th Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection. Nearly 3 hours long, this new streaming playlist is totally another format that the mixes you may find in our podcasts section. No mastering, no mixing, no design, no particular theme, this is just another big bag of fresh goodies for you to listen to,...

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Jungle By Night Desdemona

Jungle By Night - Desdemona (Free download single, Kindred Spirits, 2014)

Last year's collaboration between Jungle By Night and Californian psychedelic producer The Gaslamp Killer saw the Afrobeat band from Netherlands explore some new grounds of voodoo magic. It looks like they've really enjoyed opening new musical doors, and this free single extracted from their upcoming new album 'The Hunt' is a perfect example, tackling some afro-progressive rocking sounds! The new...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 12

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.12

Even with the holiday season coming fast on us (stop going out during the week-end days!) there's still a lot of cool new tracks uploaded regularly on Soundcloud, and even more to discover while digging the archives. Among the new discoveries, the Hartley & Wolfe album out on BBE is quite a gem, the latest Analog Africa compilation is a new must-have, Kraked Unit featuring one-half of Paris...

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Jungle By Night And The Gaslamp Killer ‎present Brass Sabbath

Jungle By Night X The Gaslamp Killer present Brass Sabbath (7", Kindred Spirits)

A 100% collaborative effort between Netherlands' premier Afrobeat band Jungle By Night and and Californian heavy psych DJ/producer The Gaslamp Killer, this new single injects some voodoo New Orleans spirit into a destroy covers of English heavy rock band Black Sabbath and 70s Turkish singer/guitarist/producer Selda!! The limited Record Store Day 7 inch is definitively one to hunt down…...

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Jungle By Night Marsvin Live

Jungle By Night - Marsvin (Live Dec 31, 2012 at Gloria Theater, Koln)

We played them in our Afro mixes, we reviewed their album and announced their show in Paris this friday (march 1st) at Petit Bain… We insist, Jungle By Night is the new afrobeat sensation from The Netherlands and we've got an exclusive live version of their track 'Marsvin' available as a free download on our Virtual Releases podcast. Enjoy this 7mn taste of the Jungle Fire live experience...

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Jungle By Night Petit Bain Paris

Jungle By Night live! Friday, march 1st at Petit Bain in Paris, France

There aren't that many show in Paris we urge you to go and check out. A Jungle By Night live gig is one of those. These young Netherlands cats have been making waves in the current afrobeat scene with lots of gigs, festivals, singles and EP releases, even getting knighthood recognition from Tony Allen or Chief Udoh Essiet (respectively drummer and percussionist of Fela Kuti)… Their new album...

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