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Paris DJs October 2015 Live Recommandations

October 2015 Recommended Live Shows in Paris

The amount of cool shows happening in Paris or close during this month of october is just plain ridiculous. Even ourselves keep on mixing up the dates of all the upcoming ones we absolutely don't want to miss! So we thought it could be useful to chronologically list all the ones we feel could be interesting. Maybe we'll meet at some of those gigs?...

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The Mighty Mocambos - Its The Music

The Mighty Mocambos (feat. Afrika Bambaataa, Charlie Funk, Hektek & Deejay Snoop) - It's The Music (7", Mocambo, 2014)

Esteemed collegue Ben Greenslade-Stanton (The Beta Club, The Mighty Mocambos, The Snitch, The Spike Orchestra, etc.) gave us a visit this summer and brought some funky 45s with him to share with us. One of those stands out from the lot:...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 15

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.15

Last week's Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection was mostly downtempo business. This one's more of an uptempo affair, a journey building up slowly but surely through hip hop, soulful rock, reggae, salsa, ethio-jazz, breakbeat, funk, arabic, afrobeat, house, kuduro, latin boogaloo, tropical, afrofunk and R&B… A bit more than 2 hours of worldwide eclectic vintage sounds from your loveable...

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Paris DJs Playlist February 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - February 2013

February 2013 was a short month, as every year, but that didn't stop independant labels and artists to overwhelm us with download links and promotional records. As usual, we've focused on the vinyl, the glorious vinyl that some inflexible producers keep on putting out, from the Mocambo Records camp who hit us with delicous raw funk, from Mr Bongo Records who's just reissued two Ebo Taylor gems...

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Big Pimp Jones Kodoja Soundtrack

Paris DJs Playlist - June 2012

June 2012 was really amazing releases-wise: we received nearly 200 albums on all formats, including 85% of digital links, 10% of CDs sent by friendly labels BBE, Culture Clash, Far Out, Légère, Lovemonk, Perfect Toy, Q-Sounds and Ubiquity Records, one comic book with a soundtrack CD from Big Pimp Jones a 7 inch from Gizelle Smith, and the upcoming new album from The Herbaliser to be released in...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Bag Of Goodies Vol 8

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Bag of Goodies Vol.8

Even though we're gathering a quite explosive selection of Afrofunk, Latin, Jazz, R'n'B, indonesian Bass, Hip Hop, Rock, Soul, Electro and Brazil vibes in the same hour, our recipe is not that complex. This month's Bag of Goodies' selection started with a playlist of 1000+ tracks and a stack of vinyls and CDs. After some careful digging, Djouls extracted 50 tracks, gave them to Loik to sort out...

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Seven Heven - Compiled by Mark Webster - out on BBE Records

Seven Heven - Perfect Slices of Soul, Funk and Funky Jazz from the 21st Century New Music from the Original Compact Disc-Otheque Compiled by Mark Webster (CD/2LP/Digital/7" vinyl single) Barely Breaking Even BBE171, 2011-05-17 The revolution starts here! With World Record Store Day just behind us, bringing with it the news that vinyl sales were up 12% in 2010, what better time for BBE...

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Souleance Le Mix

Souleance - Le Mix

Souleance - Le Mix (MP3 Podcast on 2009-06-17 Souleance is the result of the partnership between the talented electronic hip hop beatmaker/producer Fulgeance and Paris DJs resident Soulist, who's been organizing incredibly groovy What The Funk events for 6 years now in Paris with his partner Freeworker… Souleance is really a mixture of Soulist's organic influences, spirituality...

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Who Is Molesting Laura

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Who Is Molesting Laura ? (part 4)

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Who Is Molesting Laura ? (part 4) (MP3 Podcast on T.I.M.E.C., 2009-03-29 A high-octane selection of psychedelic covers, ranging from latin funk to free jazz, soul and mostly rock. The soulful heavy kind of rock you'd be expecting from us. Laura gets hit in the face. Ten times over. Don't say you don't like it like that... Props to Soul Sugar for...

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Soul Sugar Ritual

Soul Sugar - Ritual (part 1)

Driven by keyboard player Guillaume Metenier (Seven Dub/Pro-Zak Trax, The Hunter/Maine Recordings, Grant Phabao/TIMEC...), Soul Sugar brings you a wise combination of timeless soul jazz, funk, latin and african music... with a personnal twist. Their repertoire includes reinterpretations of rare musical gems as well as original numbers. Each musician brings his own flavour for a soulful and groovy...

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