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Kologbo - Africa Is The Future

Kologbo - Africa Is The Future (CD/LP/T-shirt, Paris DJs, 2017)


Kologbo - Africa Is The Future Guitar legend Oghene Kologbo was born in Warri, Nigeria in 1957. His father was the well known highlife musician Joe King Kologbo. When Kologbo was a teenager, he began performing with the revolutionary Afrobeat master Fela Kuti. Kologbo went on to record more than 50 sides with Africa 70. He played the hypnotic tenor guitar lines, but often recorded bass and rhythm...

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Paris DJs Best Albums of 2013

Paris DJs presents The 50 Best Albums of 2013


This year's best albums selection was the hardest one to make since we started being active on the musical web in 1996. There's a simple reason for that: we had never been that prolific as a label before. With 52 releases on Paris DJs (singles, albums, compilations or mixes) during the 52 weeks of 2013, most of our time has been spent cooking our own stuff rather than listening to the amazing...

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Paris DJs Playlist November December 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - November/December 2013


The end of the year is approaching fast so before going into the best of selections of singles, compilations, albums, mixes, here's the last playlist of the year, covering all the records we received during the last two months. Thanks to all the cool labels: Buyú Records, BBE Music, Compost Records, Ninja Tune, Tru Thoughts, Olbap Music, Goodfellas, Mukatsuku Records, Family Groove, Out There...

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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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Kraked Unit Casse-Tete ChinoisSoundtrack

Kraked Unit - Casse-Tête Chinois (Original Soundtrack, 2013)


Loik Dury, co-founder of Paris DJs, and Christophe 'Disco' Minck have just released under their Kraked Unit guise the soundtrack to French filmmaker Cedric Klapisch latest movie Chinese Puzzle (in French Casse-Tête Chinois). Featuring Mike Ladd, Lyrics Born, Lateef, Hugh Coltman, 20syl and Gary Mudbone Cooper, it's a marvelous blend of cinematic & dramatic Soul, Hip Hop and Blues....

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Dis Is Good For You Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dis Is Good For You - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International (Digital compilation, Paris DJs)


"Dis Is Good For You - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International" is the first compilation coming out on the newly-launched Paris DJs label, gathering old cats and newcomers from the worldwide Afro/Tropical scene. Dwelving into the minds and hard drives of their international network of artists and producers for a whole month, Paris DJs have carefully selected 13 tracks of current,...

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The Duke and The King - Long Live The Duke and The King - out on Loose (UK) / Silva Oak (US)


The Duke and The King - Long Live The Duke and The King (CD) Silva Oak Records (US) / Loose Records (UK), 2010-09-27 The Duke & The King's debut album Nothing Gold Can Stay was one of 2009's most acclaimed albums, with its heady mix of rootsy folk-rock and vintage soul earning comparisons with artists ranging from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young to Sly & The Family Stone. Little over a...

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The Duke and The King - Shaky (video)


The Duke and The King - Shaky Extracted from the upcoming Long Live The Duke and The King album to be released september 27th. Links : 'Long Live The Duke and The King' album info thedukeandtheking.co.uk myspace.com/dukeandtheking twitter.com/dukeandtheking myspace.com/dukeandtheking facebook.com/pages/The-Duke-and-The-King/89609158729 Watch "Shaky" on vimeo.com/14031626 Pre-order on...

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Baloji - Le Jour d'Après / Siku Ya Baadaye (Indépendance Cha-Cha)


Baloji - Le Jour d'Après / Siku Ya Baadaye (Indépendance Cha-Cha) Shot in the "Bon Marché" (Barumbu) neighbourhood, at the heart of Kinshasa, featuring the late Wendo Kolosoy’s backing band, Indépendance Cha-Cha - Le Jour d'Après is a new take on the African independence anthem written in 1960 by Joseph "Grand Kallé" Kabasele and Nicolas "Dr. Nico" Kassanda....

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The Duke & The King - Live in Paris, France - February 23rd !!


The Duke & The King (Usa/Loose Music) En concert à La Fleche d'Or MARDI 23 FEVRIER 2010 A 20H 102 Bis rue de Bagnolet 75020 Paris The Duke & The King are a glam-soul-folk quartet from New York featuring Simone Felice, Bobbie Bird Burke, Simi Stone and Nowell Haskins. Named after the traveling Shakespeare hustlers in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn these curious blood-brothers (and...

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