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Paris DJs Soundsystem Bag Of Goodies Vol 7

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Bag of Goodies Vol.7

This past month was quite heavy on the Afro side of music, we've published and prepared many mixes, with more than 3 hours to be aired soon. We've also reviewed 12 records (check our monthly playlist), two of those got played in this short mix (half an hour) that Loik and Djouls recorded this weekend one day before the 2nd round of the election. As usual this is a live thing, a spontaneous...

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Akale Wube Mata

Paris DJs Playlist - April 2012

This april selection is heavy on the afro, funk and soul, but since this is exactly what we're producing in our own studios right now, it fits perfectly our current mood - we can only hope you're on the same kind of wavelength… As always, we strongly advise labels to check our Community Management services to learn how and why it's useful to get indexed, played or reviewed on Paris DJs… here are...

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The Impellers This Is Not A Drill

The Impellers - This Is Not A Drill - out on Légère Recordings

The Impellers - This Is Not A Drill (CD/Digital) Légère Recordings LEGO040, (LP) Mocambo Record MLP1006, 2012-04-27 Starting as Ed Meme & The Forms, this 10-piece powerhouse UK band became the more pronouncable The Impellers when signing with Freestyle Records in 2008, a label on which they released their smashing first album Robot Legs the following year. They're now back with their second...

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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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Mr Confuse - Catch Me - out on Légère Recordings

Mr Confuse - Catch Me (7"/Digital) Légère Recordings LEGO 030, 2011-09-05 First the Boogie Down track (a heavy afro funk version of the original by Man Parrish) appeared on the Battle Of The Year - Soundtrack 2010 compilation, then a Never Let The Rhythm Go track was released on a Goodgroove Records 12 inch. Now Mr. Confuse is ready to go! Catch Me is the next preview of his upcoming, second...

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Eddie Roberts & The Fire Eaters - Burn! - out on Légère Recordings

Eddie Roberts & The Fire Eaters - Burn! (CD/LP/Digital) Légère Recordings LEGO032, 2011-06-07 When in touring and recording in Spain with his band The New Mastersounds, guitarist Eddie Roberts joined forces with The Sweet Vandals' rhythm section, adding Chip Wickham's (Nightmares On Wax, Rae & Christian, The Pharcyde) world-class flute and Taz Modi's funktastic organ from Leeds/UK, and he...

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21st Century Afro Extravaganza

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Extravaganza

The Paris DJs extended family has among the most pro-active in spreading the good word about worldwide African music. Celebrating the recent releases by One Foot In Jail or Franck Biyong on our brand new Colored-Inc. label, and announcing the upcoming albums from Oghene Kologbo (thru Kraked) or Ebo Taylor (thru Strut), here's nearly 4 hours of 21st century afrojazz, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, afrofunk...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem 21st Century Latin Vol 6

Paris DJs Soundsystem - 21st Century Latin Vol.6

Paris DJs Soundsystem - 21st Century Latin Vol.6 (MP3 Podcast on T.I.M.E.C., 2009-09-13 Summer shouldn't end so soon in your headphones with this new volume of 21st century latin beats and grooves. From Nicaragua and Texas (Ocote Soul Sounds), Dominican Republic or Colombia and UK (Quantic, Sidestepper), Greece (Palov & Mishkin), Spain (Makala on the Lovemonk label), Germany...

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Mr Confuse - Feel The Fire - The Remixes

Mr. Confuse - Feel The Fire - The Remixes (Digital) Légère Recordings LEGO018, 2009-05-22 During the summer of 2008, Mr. Confuse released his debut album Feel The Fire accompanied by the 12" singles Lookout Weekend, Do It Right Now and Imóvel. His unique vision of blending funk, jazz, soul and brazilian rhythm into a highly entertaining hybrid for the advanced dancefloors has received a warm...

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Pitch & Scratch - Hamburg Hustle

Pitch & Scratch - Hamburg Hustle (CD/Digital) Légère Recordings LEGO015, 2009-06-02 Pitch & Scratch mix up the funky analogue with digital dopeness to lift Hamburg's old funk tradition to a new bloom. Multi instrumentalist DJ Mzuzu was a funkateer from the start, while DJ Suro found his love for funk in the crates he is digging since the 90s to spice up his DJ sets and feed his sampler....

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