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Strange Faith - Love and Poverty

Strange Faith - Love & Poverty (CD/LP, Tru Thoughts, 2015)

After the tasty double A-side first single released mid-august, country-soul and reggae singer-songwriter Jeb Loy Nichols and jazz/soul/folk producer and composer Nostalgia 77 finally drop their eagerly-awaited full-length album. From country soul, to acoustic or electric blues, soulful folk, rhythm & blues or vintage soul, the mood is always uplifting and rather laid-back, this is a perfect...

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Strange Faith - Walking Over

Strange Faith - Walking Over (Digital Single, Tru Thoughts, 2015)

Country-soul and reggae singer-songwriter Jeb Loy Nichols and jazz/soul/folk producer and composer Benedic Lamdin a.k.a. Nostalgia 77 have been on Paris DJs' radar for years. This first, "double A-side" digital single of their new collaborative project Strange Faith is an instant classic of vintage soul, sounding close to a poppier Michael Kiwanuka....

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The Best of 2014

It's already february 2015 and this article comes late - which always better than never! Digital sales have now become a thing of the past for many, since a bit of notoriety gets your music available for free in just a few hours after release, and since the taxation has now changed in Europe for exporting digital products (that's a 20% downfall for us in France on digital exports). Most have...

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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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Nostalgia 77 and The Monster - Measures

Nostalgia 77 & The Monster - Measures (CD/LP, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

A new jazz album from Nostalgia 77 is always a delight. After a beautiful folk/psych/pop long player released early this year, 'A Journey Too Far', a Grant Phabao reggae remix of his 'Seven Nation Army' released on a limited 7-inch, another GP remix featuring the amazing talent of American keys player Marco Benevento, 'Simmerdown', a full album of dub reworks by Prince Fatty, 'In The Kingdom Of...

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Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary

Various - Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary (2CD/3LP boxset, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

Brighton's finest Tru Thoughts Recordings is already 15 years old, and still one of the leading labels in the UK after all these years. Paris DJs has been having a long and lasting relationship with this imprint for most of those 15 years… Our most faithful readers might remember the 'fansite' that we used to run for a few years (now closed but the content of which has been fully...

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Prince Fatty Meets Nostalgia 77 - In The Kingdom Of Dub

Prince Fatty Meets Nostalgia 77 - In The Kingdom Of Dub (CD, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

Along with Ticklah in the US, Grant Phabao in France & a very few others, Prince Fatty from Brighton, UK, has found his own sound in the reggae niche. Having recorded many Nostalgia 77 records in the past, it was logical to see him tackle some reggae/dub remixes of his close friend (who's also from Brighton). Quoting the title of a Scientist album from 1981, 'In The Kingdom Of Dub', implies...

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Prince Fatty Meets Nostalgia 77 - Medecine Chest Dub - Skeletons Dub

Prince Fatty Meets Nostalgia 77 - Medecine Chest Dub (Digital Single, Tru Thoughts, 2014)

Among Brighton's finests producers are Prince Fatty and Nostalgia 77, who've been collaborating together for many years now. Having one of them rework some pieces of the other's catalog seemed quite obvious, and indeed it's a great idea as this (digital) single attests. 'Medecine Chest Dub' is a haunting dub, jazz and soul blend - really groovy & funky. One that deserves a 45 release!!! The...

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Grant Phabao Reggae Reworks Vol 5 Sisters Of Soul

Grant Phabao Reggae Reworks Vol.5 - Sisters Of Soul

Fifth in the series of 'Reggae Reworks', 'Sisters Of Soul' gathers four Grant Phabao reggae & ska remixes from the Paris DJs 'Virtual Releases' podcast, featuring a quatuor of fantastic ladies of soul from today: Dionne Charles, Josa Peit, Selah Sue and Laura Vane....

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Alice Russell Seven Nation Army Grant Phabao Remix

Alice Russell - Seven Nation Army / Humankind (Grant Phabao Remixes feat. The Lone Ranger) (Limited 45, Paris DJs, 2014)

The exclusive Grant Phabao remix of Nostalgia 77's take on 'Seven Nation Army' featuring the mighty vocals of Alice Russell is given a reggae makeover yet retains its irresistible appeal to those bluesy jazz enthusiasts who went wild for this cover version "first" time around. Another exclusive treat on the b-side of this 45 is the killer Grant Phabao remix of Alice Russell’s...

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