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Around The World - Take 5

Around The World - Take 5


French collective Around The World supported our crowdfunding campaigns many times. We offered to lend themselves to the Paris DJs thematic mix game and they were kind enough to accept the challenge. ATW picked the number 5 for their theme, and cooked a musical selection in quintuple time (five beats per bar), travelling through Brasil, Cuba, the United States or the United Kingdom — as per the...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem - Jazz For Tiziano

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Jazz For Tiziano


Tiziano was one of the top backers of Paris DJs' third crowdfunding campaign during the summer of 2015. He choose the reward with the 15 CDs and the exclusive mix, saying: "I like the music you offer and the idea of getting an exclusive cooked just for me got me interested. I like jazz and experimental music, I grew up with rock. I ESPECIALLY like trumper (Jon Hassel, Paolo Fresu, Mark...

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Nostalgia 77 - Jazz d'Outre-Manche

Nostalgia 77 - Jazz d'Outre-Manche


You've already heard him on this podcast. UK Jazz master Benedic Lamdin aka Nostalgia 77 is back with "a mixture of music from the Nostalgia 77 family", as he described it. This is the third volume of Paris DJs' celebration of Tru Thoughts' 15th anniversary in four parts - after Ghost Writerz 'Sharp And Ready Selection', Lost Midas 'Elysium Mix', and before an exclusive new mix from Rob...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1963 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol 4

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1963 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol.4


Fourth volume in our series of selections of covers from the same period, this mix focuses on the year 1963, gathering Jazz, Soul, Folk, Latin, French Chanson, and Rhythm & Blues interpretations of hits from the past of that time. Of course after 1960, 1961 and 1962, it's not a big big surprise to our listeners, and some cool versions of standards will give a feeling of a swim in charted...

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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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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Bajka Vol.2

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Bajka Vol.2


In January 2009, we posted a first mix focusing on the amazing voice of Bajka, a jazz/funk/soul/reggae singer from Germany who worked with many friends of ours and released music on many different labels. This first mix was a kind of retrospective of her work during the years 2005-2008, this second volume kicks off where we left, and aggregates some of her best tunes released between 2009 and...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Dingwalls Spirit and Watermelon Jazz Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Dingwalls Spirit & Watermelon Jazz Covers


This is the 9th is a series of 10 mixes of thematic covers hosted on 10 different blogs/websites, announcing or celebrating the Paris DJs mix #400 to be aired at right after christmas… French jazz label Heavenly Sweetness was the first to reply to our call, and we're really proud to have our jazz mix of covers featured on their website heavenly-sweetness.com. Keep an eye on this label who never...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents the melody-driven sound of Marco Benvento

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents the melody-driven sound of Marco Benevento


Here's our 45mn mixed introduction to Marco Benevento's music. We've also prepared a nice interview for you to read while listening to the mix - in english or en français!Get on the bus and enjoy the ride....

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Paris DJs Soundsystem 21st Century Hammond Vol 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem - 21st Century Hammond Vol.1


Forget about Jimmy Smith, Reuben Wilson, Jimmy McGriff or Dr. Lonnie Smith for a while and meet the new masters of the Hammond B3 in this often violent, mean and sick mix. Those prestigious ancestors' disciples are called Raphael Wressnig, Mike Mangan, Bruce Cohen, Joe Doria or Guillaume Métenier. From USA to Austria and France, they carry on the great soul jazz tradition (mostly in trio...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Presents Skerik

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Skerik


Skerik (aka Eric Walton, aka El Guzano, aka Nalgas Sin Carne) has been playing (sax, but also grand piano, vibes and guitar) and has featured on more than a hundred records in every genre from jazz to psychedelic pop, from doom metal to post punk, from avant-groove to New Orleans brass band. His bands and projects include Skerik's Bandalabra (with whom he's just released a fantastic Live At the...

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