Music Is A Mission

To content | To menu | To search

Entries feed    Comments feed

Tag - Mixes Hip Hop

Lawkyz - The Waxidermix

Lawkyz - The Waxidermix


Today we're celebrating the release of 'The Waxidermist', a brand new 12 inch on Sound Sculpture Records from Lawkyz - bass & doublebass player, vinyl lover, beatdigger, member of Versus, and long-time collaborator of Paris DJs. He's prepared for the occasion an exclusive mix called… 'The Waxidermix'! In both cases, mix & EP, the vibe is rather old school, mainly soulful and jazzy hip...

Continue reading


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...

Continue reading


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...

Continue reading


Soul Square Can I Get A Soul Vibration

Soul Square - Can I Get A Soul Vibration ?


Take Arshitect, Guan Jay & PermOne, three beatmakers from Nantes known for their love of neatly used samples and sharp arrangement, add DJ Atom, turntable goldsmith five times world champion with his crew C2C, shake the whole thing and you'll get the latest Jazzy-Hip-Hop sensation: Soul Square, coming from Nantes. The band has just released two EPs in their 'Millesime' series, including some...

Continue reading


Paris DJs Soundsystem presents MRR-ADM Dirty Drums

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents MRR-ADM Dirty Drums


San Diego duo MHE are now known as MRR-ADM. MHE was for 'Machines Have Emotions', while MRR-ADM are the initials of their real names, Michael Raymond Russell and Adam Douglas Manella. All of their releases, between 2003 and 2006, have been on Sound In Color Records' now hard to find CDs, DVD, LPs, 12s or 7s - with only numbers for track names! In 2005 they worked with Heliocentrics drummer...

Continue reading


DJ Format Strictly Hip Hop

DJ Format - Strictly Hip Hop


With this mix we're celebrating the release of the new DJ Format & Phill Most Chill album, 'The Foremost' (reviewed in our monthly playlist). DJ Format prepared this one with love, playing two songs from the his album along with some of his favourite favourite French Hip Hop songs and of course lots of old US Hip Hop… Quite hardcore for those used to our funky sound, this one's STRICTLY HIP...

Continue reading


The Herbaliser 1 to 7 DJ Mix

The Herbaliser - 1 to 7 DJ Mix


We're happy to celebrate the release of The Herbaliser's 7th album There Were Seven (out this month on Department H and playlisted on Paris DJs last June) with an exclusive mix of 7 killer tracks (hence the "1to7 DJ Mix" title) selected and blended by Ollie Teeba…With their new album of heavy & psychedelic Hip Hop, Funk & Jazz, The Herbaliser consolidate their '21st Century...

Continue reading


Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Aloe Blacc

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Aloe Blacc


In 2010, Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III, also known as Aloe Blacc, released his second album, Good Things, on Stones Throw records. The album was produced by Jeff Dynamite and Leon Michels for Truth & Soul Productions (El Michels Affair, Bronx River Parkway, Lee Fields, etc.). It's also the year that the American soul singer, rapper and musician exploded worldwide with I Need A Dollar, the...

Continue reading


Hidden Orchestra Flight Mixtape

Hidden Orchestra - Flight Mixtape


The latest mix from Hidden Orchestra's Joe Acheson celebrates the release of the Flight EP on Tru Thoughts Records - starting and finishing with different versions of title track Flight, with the mixtape speeding up throughout from 70bpm to 140bpm. This feature-length mixtape features an eclectic and intricately-woven selection of music, sound effects, acapellas, interviews, and spoken word.....

Continue reading


Le Mellotron From Jazz to Hip-Hop pt 2

Le Mellotron - From Jazz to Hip-Hop Pt.2


Le Mellotron - From Jazz to Hip-Hop Pt.2 (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-09-20 The first part of From Jazz To Hip-Hop was so enjoyable we nearly forgot it was a bit of a lick and a promise without its companion sequel, the one with the samplers. So here's the hip hop answer to the previous jazz selection from Le Mellotron, a mix made up with the hip hop tracks who sampled those jazz...

Continue reading