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A Collective Vision Of Peace

A Collective Vision Of Peace (Free download single, self-released, 2015)

"Following the events that occurred in several countries and closer to us in Paris and in response to the media and community’s reactions, we have decided to gather around between friends and record a version of Los Hermanos, written by Atahualpa Yupanqui, to advocate the importance of being united. Hatred breeds hatred. War breeds war." Subscribe to the podcast here or there....

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ATOMGA - Alaskan Pipeline - Grant Phabao Remix

ATOMGA - Alaskan Pipeline (Grant Phabao Remix) (Free MP3 Download, ATOMGA, 2015)

Grant Phabao is an internationally-renowned French engineer and producer, best known for his work remixing tracks from everyone from Lee Fields to Brownout to Alice Russell… He got enlisted by ATOMGA, a 10-piece afrofunk collective from Denver, Colorado, to mix & master their new album 'Black Belt', and to remix a track of his choosing from it. He put an original one drop/reggae feel on...

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Jungle By Night Desdemona

Jungle By Night - Desdemona (Free download single, Kindred Spirits, 2014)

Last year's collaboration between Jungle By Night and Californian psychedelic producer The Gaslamp Killer saw the Afrobeat band from Netherlands explore some new grounds of voodoo magic. It looks like they've really enjoyed opening new musical doors, and this free single extracted from their upcoming new album 'The Hunt' is a perfect example, tackling some afro-progressive rocking sounds! The new...

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Gilberto Gil Toda Menina Baiana Tahira Re-Edit

Gilberto Gil - Toda Menina Baiana (Tahira Re-Edit)

DJ Tahira from Sao Paulo has sent us this classy re-edit that's been getting some good attention in Brazil, including approval by Gilberto Gil himself on his facebook wall & twitter feed! We couldn't pass on relaying in our Virtual Releases podcast this great rework,t produced in collaboration with the horns and guitar of the brazilian afrobeat band Bixiga 70, and the help of Guilherme Lopes...

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Polyrhythmics Libra Stripes

Polyrhythmics - Libra Stripes (free single download on Paris DJs, LP/CD out nov 12 on Kept Records)

Paris DJs virtual release #73 is an exclusive treat sent to us by our good friends at Kept Records in Canada. They'll be releasing mid-november the new Polyrhythmics album Libra Stripes and asked if we could give a free mp3 of its title track. How cool? We hope you'll enjoy this first slice of groovy and soulful Afrofunk deepness, we'll go and get the LP for sure - what about you? Subscribe to...

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Grant Phabao Quench Aid and John Wayne Dont Go Girls

Grant Phabao presents Quench Aid & John Wayne - Don't Go Girls (Free Single, Paris DJs)

Quench Aid & John Wayne are original dancehall killah artists, they collaborated together in 2004 for a 45 released on the small Bam Salute label from France, 'Don't Go Girls', now re-produced & re-mixed by the King producer Grant Phabao, who's roots reggae and ska recordings have been ruling the Jamaican music world for many years now. Enjoy this free download, a glorious and dynamic...

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Grant Phabao Horace Andy Talk bout Peace

Grant Phabao presents Horace Andy - Talk 'bout Peace (Free Single, Paris DJs)

On the first notes you'll recognize instantly Horace Andy's falsetto vocals. The Jamaican singer has been gracing all of Massive Attack's albums so far, granting him a worldwide and long-term recognition. The reggae fans will maybe more fondly remember his early & roots reggae hits from the sixties and the seventies, the legendary 'In The Light/In The Light Dub' albums from 1977, or his...

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Jungle By Night Marsvin Live

Jungle By Night - Marsvin (Live Dec 31, 2012 at Gloria Theater, Koln)

We played them in our Afro mixes, we reviewed their album and announced their show in Paris this friday (march 1st) at Petit Bain… We insist, Jungle By Night is the new afrobeat sensation from The Netherlands and we've got an exclusive live version of their track 'Marsvin' available as a free download on our Virtual Releases podcast. Enjoy this 7mn taste of the Jungle Fire live experience...

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Les Freres Smith Opposite People Live At Roskilde 2012

©© Les Frères Smith - Opposite People (Live At Roskilde Festival 2012)

2013 should be a busy year for the Smith family. Before releasing some long-awaited new material later this year, Les Frères Smith and Paris DJs offer you a cover of Fela Kuti's 'Opposite People' captured last summer at the amazing Roskilde Festival in Denmark. Download MP3...

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Sandra Nkake and Ji Dru Dancing Girl A Tribute To Terry Callier

Sandra Nkaké & Jî Drû - Dancing Girl - A Tribute To Terry Callier

TERRY CALLIER A voice of so many colours and textures, a unique sound dedicated to telling the truth. His truth. Everyday people’s truth. The words he chose, the stories he painted with his singular music and poetry resound in every choice we make. His music is around us, a guide line to never forget to give what we are. This is a tribute to a free soul. “Somewhere between time and space, We...

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