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Nikhil P Yerawadekar and Low Mentality - Everything Lasts Forever

Nikhil P. Yerawadekar & Low Mentality - Everything Lasts Forever (CD/LP, 3rd Generation Recordings, 2016)


Low Mentality is the band from Nikhil P. Yerawadekar, bass player in Antibalas (if you're following Paris DJs, you've already heard about this famous afrobeat orchestra from Brooklyn), The Sway Machinery and Akoya Afrobeat. We had introduced them to the world in the october 2013 compilation 'Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland', now here comes finally the full length album, a cosmopolitan...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International and Tropical Grooves Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International & Tropical Grooves Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 conceptual compilations with various strands of groovy, funky, psychedelic and moving afrofunk, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, highlife, afrojazz, afrosoul, Carribean Funk and other Tropical Grooves from all over the world. All new & exclusive tracks from the best Afro bands today hand-picked by the Paris DJs Soundsystem gang of curators....

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Paris DJs Playlist February 2014

Paris DJs Playlist - February 2014


The Paris DJs trio, Grant Phabao, Ben Hito & Djouls, have been quite busy this month, preparing the next compilations, singles and remixes with the help of tastemakers Miska Events & Loik Dury, hip hop lyricist RacecaR, reggae singer Taiwan MC and keyboard player Soul Sugar…On the releases front, they've put out the extremely relaxed theme single from Captain Détendu, and the first Paris...

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Paris DJs Playlist October 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - October 2013


October 2013 was a HEAVY month on the releases side. We had to make some hard choices, and have picked a selection of 7 compilations, 6 singles and 6 albums to fill your musical needs. Thanks to labels such as BBE, Analog Africa, Tru Thoughts, Music With Soul, Tiger's Milk, Paris DJs of course, Vampisoul, Gee, Timeless Takeover, Naïve, Project Blue Book, Kept, George V or Ubiquity for hitting us...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol 4

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland? - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol.4 (Digital Compilation, Paris DJs)


Paris DJs with some insight from Zakari Frantz (The Souljazz Orchestra) have prepared for this 4th volume in the 'Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International' series a special treat, since they opted from day one to go into an Afro Rock direction with the title 'Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland'. Exclusive tracks are numerous, starting with a surprising Ethio-Twist number from Dereb The...

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2013 Jazz A La Villette

Antibalas & Chic - Jazz A La Villette - Mardi 10 septembre 2013


On september 10th, there's a NOT-TO-MISS double bill in Paris, with afrobeat juggernaut band Antibalas first, followed by cult disco band Chic feat. Nile Rodgers. Well... ANTIBALAS and CHIC in Paris, that's a show we wouldn't miss for the world!!...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 1

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.1


This might be the beginning of a new monthly series… Here's a first Soundcloud set of cool selections of Reggae, Ethio-Jazz, Soul, Funk, Breaks, Afrofunk, Afropop, Bollywood Psych, Latin, Ska and more…...

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Paris DJs Playlist November 2012

Paris DJs Playlist - November 2012


We've reached a point where we're starting to receive each month more links to free downloads (44%) than links to promotional digital downloads (43%). The physical records, vinyl or CD, are far behind, with only 13% of what arrives at the studios. As music pros, you'll understand we keep our focus on artists and labels who are producing and releasing products you can touch and feel. As DJs, we're...

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