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Ghost Writerz Sharp And Ready Selection

Ghost Writerz - Sharp And Ready Selection


"The Ghost Writerz step cross with an exclusive-jammed mix of dubplates and pre-release material. You ready for this?" While a majority of labels shift their focus on reissues (with no production costs) and live bands (with a simple old school business model: touring and selling merch), there still are a few out there who do the real job: digging "in the now", finding, signing...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Presents Ticklah

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Ticklah


Victor Axelrod aka Ticklah is a keyboard player and producer from Brooklyn. He's a founding member of Antibalas, of Sharon Jones' Dap-Kings/Soul Providers (under the name 'Earl Maxton') and of the Easy Star All-Stars. Victor really started producing reggae music 12 years ago, with his second album, released in 2001 on Guidance Recordings under the alias Roots Combination. His third album from...

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Todd Simon The United States of Dub Vol 2

Todd Simon's United States of Dub Vol.2


We introduced our readers and listeners to Todd Simon's work in his 2012 mix for Paris DJs, 'The United States Of Dub', both showcasing some of America's best Dub producers and representing a sound that pays respect to Jamaica and the UK. Well if you enjoyed that one, you should love this volume 2… and you can also check our latest compilation 'Rise Of The Troubadour Warriors', which includes the...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Silvertones

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Silvertones 1965-1979


Paris DJs is celebrating the imminent release of The Silvertones' new album 'Keep On Rolling', with a 27mn mix of their hits and past recordings, from the Ska years in the 60s (with Duke Reid at Treasure Isle), to the Roots Reggae tunes from the 70s (with Lee Perry at Black Art, or Coxsone Dodd at Studio One). After albums for rubadub deejay The Lone Ranger, or sweet & soulful reggae singer...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Outernational Ska And Reggae Dub Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Outernational Ska & Reggae Dub Covers


This is Paris DJs mix #400 and the last one, closing the curtain on our cult podcast of mixes which gathered 3 millions of downloads in 7 years of activity. We'll now take a long-awaited rest, focusing on the Paris DJs label in 2013. This was an amazing adventure, thanks to everyone who participated in one form or another. We feel we've raised the podcast standard of mixed music to a very high...

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Todd Simon The United States of Dub

Todd Simon's United States of Dub


Todd Simon is a trumpeter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and performer living and working in sunny Los Angeles, CA. Todd has found a niche providing soulful horn and string sounds for countless projects, many of which have been featured on Paris DJs: The Echocentrics, Connie Price & the Keystones, the Quantic Soul Orchestra, Antibalas, Clutchy Hopkins, Madlib's Sound Directions,...

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Grant Phabao presents Pompidoo Come Ya Fi Talk

Grant Phabao & Pompidoo - Come Ya Fi Talk (Free Single, Paris DJs)


Pompidoo (not to be confused with similarly named deejay Prince Pompidou who recorded in the early 70's) is the original rock stone voiced Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay who worked King Jammy's sound system and was able to make his voice sound like a synthesizer. He was most popular in Jamaica in the late 1980s, with a series of singles including "Governor General", "The DJ...

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Butch Cassidy Sound System Paris DJs Mix

Butch Cassidy Sound System - Paris DJs Mix


There are now TWO Butch Cassidy Sound System album we can heavily recommend to roots reggae, dub and funk lovers. The first one, Butches Brew, from 2004, to hunt down on vinyl, and the new one, Echo Tone Defeat, released last month on CD/Digital - with a 12 inch to follow in a few weeks… Both are unique gems blending the roots with the modern, with a deep and spacey 70s sound, and if you're into...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Roots Kulcha

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Roots Kulcha


Is this the 12th volume of the 21st Century Roots series? It's been a long time since we plunged into all those new roots reggae, dub, dancehall, ska and hip hop grooves that are getting released all over the world. We've included the stellar reggae remix of Selah Sue by our operator Grant Phabao for those who haven't got the free virtual release yet, and a superb unreleased remix from our irie...

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Grant Phabao Live Soul System Dubtape Vol 2

Grant Phabao Live Soul System - Dubtape Vol.2


After producing albums and hit singles with Studio One's legends The Lone Ranger, Carlton Livingston, The Jays, The Silvertones, Parisian dubmeister Grant Phabao was given the Jamaican stamp of approval of "the producer who brings back the original Lee Perry and King Tubby sounds with a modern twist". Phabao expanded his output with roots jamaican remixes for artists such as Alice...

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