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Doctor L Wisdom Of Life

Doctor L - Wisdom Of Life (2CD, Comet, 2014)

Having launched a label with Doctor L a few years back (Colored-Inc.), on which we released together 16 albums of in a bit more than a year, I'm not suprised by the quality and amount of music he's putting out these days. 'Wisdom Of Life' is the closing part of a trilogy that started with 'We Got Lost' (one of the best albums of 2012) followed the next year by 'The Great Depression' (one of the...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Bag Of Goodies Vol 11

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Bag Of Goodies Vol.11

We're back with a new volume of our monthly series Bag of Goodies, heavy on the Afro vibes, with some pieces of Flamenco Funk, Soulful Rock, Salsa, Soul Jazz and Disco thrown in for good measure! Some of you have asked us to hear the music we carefully select for our playlists so you might recognize half of the record played in this mix, previously featured in the July 2012 selection of the best...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 2

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.2

Afrobeat is a form of music that's already been perfected and there are many bands who are just trying to attain that, most of the time writing their own compositions which reflect their own influences. Sometimes they'll play a Cuban clave or something else which somehow or other still fits. So unless Fela comes back to them and says Don't play Afrobeat, they're gonna keep on doing it. Here's our...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Election Mix Part 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Election Mix Pt.1

Tomorrow (sunday, april 22nd) will the first round of the French presidential election. After 5 years of monarchy with Nicolas Sarkozy, who managed to bring down the 5th republic, destroy France's influence and credibility in the rest of the world, and install a climate of fear in his own country, it has became essential for everyone to VOTE FOR A CHANGE. Yes you heard that before ('since 54' as...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular

We've counted at least a hundred very interesting new releases in the 21st century afro scene since our last mix, 21st Century Afro Extravaganza. Here's nearly 20% of all those new cool afro grooves from all over the world, with an exclusive new track from the Grant Phabao Afrobeat Arkestra, friendly vibes from Afrolicious, Karl Hector, Les Frères Smith (mixed by Phabao!), or Kiala, more friendly...

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The Black Cat Hard 2 Find vol 1

The Black Cat - Hard 2 Find Vol.1 Mixtape

The Black Cat - Hard 2 Find Vol.1 (MP3 Podcast on, digital album on Colored-Inc., 2011-03-04 The Black Cat, the first album on the Colored-Inc. label ( launched a year ago by Djouls and Doctor L, is what some could say a 'world' album. Blending Latin grooves with Afro rhythms, Reggae harmonies with American Jazz or Funk vibes, Saudade with...

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Black CowBoys - Trust (video)

Black CowBoys Black Cowboys : trois chanteurs-compositeurs qui explosent les barrières musicales et fabriquent une toute nouvelle et fascinante excitation musicale. Avec des influences flirtant de Van Morrison et Nick Drake à Parliament et Sly Stone, ils sillonnent depuis 6 mois les nuits parisiennes et alentours où ils sont maintenant bien repérés. Ils enregistrent leur premier album et gageons...

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Black Magic Hard 2 Find Vol 5

Black Magic - Hard 2 Find Vol.5 (CD/Digital, COLORED-INC.) sold out!

An artistic revolution has been ongoing these recent years in Paris, with some unique producers breathing new life into the idea of jazz music, upping the standards of sound and production to those of the masters - Miles Davis, Lee Perry, Fela Kuti, Sun Ra, Traffic and the such... From the message-intense material, impressionistic soundscapes and folk musings of Doctor L to the dancefloor-filling...

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The Drug Store Hard 2 Find Vol 3

The Drug Store - Hard 2 Find Vol.4 (CD/Digital, Colored-Inc.)

The Drug Store - Hard 2 Find Vol.4 (Download/Limited CD) Colored-Inc. COLI009, 2010-09-06 The Drug Store is the first venture for the Colored-Inc. label into Psychedelic Folk & Rock vibes. Blending Nigerian harmonies with American Folk and Jazz, Reggae chants with Stoner Rock and Hip Hop beats or Nyabinghi percussions, freaky electronics with Afrobeat or deep poetry, James Bond-like...

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Soup Session #7 - PSYCO en concert gratuit à l'International (Paris 11e) ce dimanche

SOUP SESSION #7 Dimanche 29 Août 2010 à L'International Le 5 septembre 2008, L'International ouvre ses portes en plein cœur du 11ème arrondissement de Pais, avec l'ambition de créer un lieu différent, réunissant les qualités d'une salle et l'ambiance chaleureuse d'un bar. Le concept est simple: entrée gratuite, consos pas chères et programmation éclectique, savant mélange d'artistes confirmés et...

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