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Paris DJs Soundsystem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol 10 - When Afrobeat Meets Jazz

Paris DJs Soundsystem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.10 - When Afrobeat Meets Jazz

This mix was cooked with only one person in mind: Collen Chandler, from Liverpool, who supported our 15 CDs anthology crowdfunding campaign and asked us to try on a "when afrobeat meets jazz" theme, mixing the modern & old with an emphasis on the modern. While preparing the selection, we found out this new mix fitted perfectly our decade-old 'African Mashed Potato Popcorn' series!...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol 3

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.3

Already the third volume in our series of eclectic selections of free tunes found on the web, this mix is as eclectic as ever. Things start on a rather relaxed mood, with an electro-pop Serge Gainsbourg cover produced by Professor Oz for his wife Nélo, before some surprising deep funk dressing of Australian pop band Animaux by our regular collaborators The Cactus Channel, and an inspired...

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Analog Africa Selection Vol 5 by Déni Shain and Samy Ben Redjeb

Analog Africa Selection Vol.5 by Déni Shain & Samy Ben Redjeb

A bit more then a year ago I received a message from Déni Shain, a french music producer based in Lisbon. In that mail he asked me if I would be interested in releasing music from Cabo Verde since he was close to Chico and Wilson, the 2 DJs behind Celeste Mariposa (an excellent portuguese/angolan soundsystem specialised in lusophone music). 'I can convince them to make their record collection...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.1

Paris DJs have been hustling social networks for a week now, asking all the fans, friends and family to take out their credit card and support their crowdfunding campaign, in order to press some astonishing vinyl and merchandising. But Paris DJs is not all about the money and wanted to share this carefully mixed selection of tunes to be found as free downloads on the web. Because 'Some of the...

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Ethio-Cali Ensemble Wax and Gold

Todd Simon's Ethio-Cali Ensemble presents Wax & Gold - Ethiopian Classic Selections curated by Sonny Abegaze

Wax and Gold (aka Semena Werq) is a form of traditional Ethiopian poetry that has one surface meaning, known as wax, and multiple hidden meanings, known as gold. Musicians in Ethiopia have used Wax and Gold to explore topics such as spirituality, politics, and matters of the heart throughout the ages. On November 17, 2013, the Ethio-Cali Ensemble performed a special set of music at the Blue Whale...

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Karl Hector Soul Sauvage d Afrique Vol 2

Karl Hector - Soul Sauvage d'Afrique Vol.2 - African 45s

Following up on his march 2011 'Soul Sauvage d'Afrique' mix, Karl Hector is back with a second volume, prepared with a choice selection of African 45s! Who is Karl Hector? He's one of the mysterious figures behind the Poets Of Rhythm collective (catch their anthology out next month on Daptone!), a regular Paris DJs guest who's always coming back with tasty selections of VERY rare stuff to share....

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Analog Africa Selection Vol 3 DJ PepeSol Los Diablos Del Ritmo Mix

Analog Africa Selection Vol.3 - Los Diablos Del Rimo Mix by DJ PepeSol

A conclusive mix by Sabrosa Son Sistema's PepeSol, hailing from the Sub Tropical continent of Australia focused on the Afro leanings of the sounds from Colombia's northern Coastline and in celebration of the anticipated Analog Africa release 'Los Diablos Del Ritmo'. From the rich harmonics of Andres Landero's Hohner accordion followed by deep Afro bass lines signature to 'La Costa', this is a mix...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 4

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.4

This 4th volume of Paris DJs' Spectacular series assembles once again new cool afro grooves from the international scene, with tracks coming from all over the place: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Congo, Denmark, Ehtiopia, France, Ghana, Hungary, Mali, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, UK, and, of course, lots of band from the USA where the Afro fever has now risen to new heights after the success of...

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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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Batida Tirei o Chapeu Mixtape

Batida - Tirei o Chapéu Mixtape

A distinctly vibrant project with it’s feet firmly rooted in the past, Batida combine samples from old 1970s Angolan tracks with modern electronic dance music. Here's what he has to say about our Paris DJs invitation: "I did this mix as did early Batida radio shows: mixing old tunes with new beats. On the old side you have Angolan tunes i choose not based on the artist but on grooves i like,...

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