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Ocote Soul Sounds - A Pesar La Vida feat. Quantic and Chico Mann

Ocote Soul Sounds - A Pesar La Vida feat. Quantic & Chico Mann (7", Wonderwheel Recordings, 2016)


The last time Antibalas was in Paris, we had the chance to listen to a few new tracks from the Ocote Soul Sounds project - extracted from recent recording sessions gathering Martin Perna (Antibalas), Adrian Quesada (Brownout/Echocentrics) and Quantic (Tru Thoughts) — three of the most talented producers of their generations working together! After many months' wait, here's finally some vinyl news...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Dancehall Lovers Rock Roots Reggae and Ska Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Dancehall, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae & Ska Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 hours of authentic Jamaican soul & grooves! The Paris DJs Soundsystem's compilation 'Dis Is Reggae Soul', plus four full-length albums with legendary Jamaican singer Carlton Livingston ('Bridge Of Life'), deejay The Lone Ranger ('Sweet Talking'), and harmony vocal groups The Silvertones ('Keep On Rolling'), or The Jays ('Stepping Up In Timeg'), recorded in Kingston and Paris by French...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Dis Is Reggae Soul Vol 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dis Is Reggae Soul Vol.1 (Limited 2LP, Paris DJs, 2014)


Paris DJs starts doing vinyl releases, with many collectable pressings, a six 45s boxset named "VINYL IS GOOD FOR YOU", and this double vinyl LP compilation "DIS IS REGGAE SOUL VOL.1", all about Jamaican grooves - Reggae, Rub-a-Dub and Ska!! Featuring Afrodyete (The Breakestra), Carlton Livingston, Grant Phabao, Jungle Fire, Leroy Gibbon, Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada,...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Dis Is Reggae Soul

DIS IS REGGAE SOUL 2LP vinyl compilation - Paris DJs Crowdfunding Campaign


Paris DJs need your help to fund the manufacturing of this classy double vinyl LP designed by Ben Hito. Strictly limited to a 500 copies, this collection of exclusive Grant Phabao remixes and productions will only see the light of day if this crowdfunding campaign is a success so we need your support ! The 2LP features Afrodyete (The Breakestra), Carlton Livingston, Grant Phabao, Jungle Fire,...

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Paris DJs Best Of 2013 Singles

Paris DJs presents The 20 Best Singles of 2013


This year's been a special trip for us and a special treat for our listeners, since we've managed to put out 29 digital singles in the last months! Of course that burned a lot of our time and the rest of our focus singles-wise has been mostly consumed by vinyl releases, 7 inches or 12 inches. So you won't find in there many digital singles from other labels, sorry about the self-centrism. Sorry...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 11

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.11


So many cool new stuff coming out on Soundcloud every day, it's hard to keep track. So instead of publishing posts on social networks all the time (even scheduled), we've opted for a bi-monthly selection, already reaching number 11 today. Antoher mega program of two and half hours, with many many new releases, music to discover, like and share, some edits, a few of Paris DJs productions, all...

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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 Soundcloud Selection Vol 9

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.10


Paris DJs are trying to keep on a bi-monthly schedule with this 'Soundcloud Selection' series... A mega program of two and half hours, with many many new releases, stuff to discover, like and share, some edits, a few of their own productions, picked through hours of Soundcloud digging, for your aural pleasure, it's a treat not to miss! For more extravaganza selections, reviews, etc., check the...

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Ocote Soul Sounds Adrian Quesada Vendendo Saude e Fe Grant Phabao Remix

Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada - Vendendo Saúde E Fé (Grant Phabao Remix) (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2013)


Chicanos in outer space Ocote Soul Sounds (a.k.a. Martin Perna from Antibalas) and Adrian Quesada (from Grupo Fantasma, Brownout or The Echocentrics have put out 3 fantastic, cornerstone albums of Afro-Latin music. A real blend between African grooves and Mexican/South American music that hasn't been achieved before or since. Extracted from their second album from 2010, 'Vendendo Saúde e Fé'...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 4

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.4


This 4th volume of Paris DJs' Spectacular series assembles once again new cool afro grooves from the international scene, with tracks coming from all over the place: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Congo, Denmark, Ehtiopia, France, Ghana, Hungary, Mali, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, UK, and, of course, lots of band from the USA where the Afro fever has now risen to new heights after the success of...

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