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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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Elvis Martinez Smith Music Is The Weapon Of The Future

Elvis Martinez Smith - Music Is The Weapon Of The Future

France's finest Afrobeat and Ethio-flavored grooves band ©© Les Frères Smith are celebrating their mini UK tour his week (Sept 27 The Bedroom Bar, London; Sept 28 Village Hall, Chilham; Sept 29 St Mary's, Sandwich) with an exclusive free single from Elvis Martinez Smith, Music Is The Weapon Of The Future, featuring Nico Sake Smith on saxes, Grant Phabao on clavinet and vocal samples from Black...

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Florelie Escano Moody Blues Grant Phabao Remix

Florelie Escano - Moody Blues (Grant Phabao Remix)

The original Soul/Funk track Moody Blues was engineered by Lotek at his Counter Clockwise Studios in Melbourne, Australia, who posted a stripped-down version on Soundcloud, with just guitar and Florelie Escano on vocals, asking is some remixers were interested. We managed to connect and Grant Phabao ended up producing this suprising and breezy Reggae/Afro/Blues remix which you'll find on...

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The Souljazz Orchestra Cartao Postal

The Souljazz Orchestra - Cartão Postal

The Souljazz Orchestra will be back on september 18th with a new album on Strut Records, Solidarity, an amazingly and ridiculously exceptional album of Afro, Latin, Funk and even Reggae grooves. We contacted them a few months ago asking if they had a track for the Paris DJs Soundsystem upcoming afro/tropical/reggae compilation and they gladly sent us 5 gems to choose from. The uniqueness and fun...

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Mucca Pazza Tube Socks Greenwood Rhythm Coalition Remix

Mucca Pazza - Tube Socks (Greenwood Rhythm Coalition Remix)

Our second free download this month comes from a 30-piece marching band from Chicago, Mucca Pazza! Their Tube Sock Tango track gets the remix treatment by Greenwood Rhythm Coalition, which is under the umbrella of Names You Can Trust, Electric Cowbell label buddies in Brooklyn. Both labels release a lot of wax via the 7 inch format. GRC did a remix of a Roots of Chicha track, Silbando by Los...

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Grant Phabao presents The Lone Ranger Usain Bolt The Puma

Grant Phabao & The Lone Ranger - Usain Bolt The Puma

After Usain Bolt's heart breaking false start, which left him disqualified from the 2011 World Athletics Championships, Jamaican deejay The Lone Ranger and French producer Grant Phabao decided to record Usain Bolt The Puma, an homage song to Jamaica's greatest sprinter (and, obviously, his sponsor). The song starts on a killer chorus hook before slipping into an unstoppable flow of no less...

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J-san And The Big Mean Moving Too Fast Grant Phabao Remix

J-san And The Big Mean - Moving Too Fast (Grant Phabao Remix)

Brooklyn-based soul, dub, electronic artist/producer Jay Spaker aka J-san's musical journey has been a shape shifting experience spanning 20 years of soul & roots music. Son of radical vietnam veteran father & Okinawan mother J-san was raised on the road, living with artists, musicians, ganja growers and hustlers. He was an original member of John Brown's Body in the 90s, then went on to...

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Grant Phabao The Lone Ranger The iPhone Connection Remix Competition

Remix 'The Iphone Connection' and make your own tribute to Steve Jobs!

Paris DJs are proud to announce a worldwide exclusive remix competition using the vocals of Studio One legend, one of Jamaica's most influential early dancehall DJs, The Lone Ranger. He was twice voted number 1 deejay on the island, in 1979 and 1980. He helped pioneer a newly rhythmic, on-the-beat rhyming style that led DJ toasting into the modern age, and punctuated his lyrics with bizarre...

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Grant Phabao Live Soul System Dubtape Vol 3

Grant Phabao Live Soul System - Dubtape Vol.3

We've already introduced you to Grant Phabao and DJ The Dreadless Soldier (aka Erik Rug), and their live dub mixing experience, the GRANT PHABAO SOUL SYSTEM. Two DJ sets spiced up with hip hop, dub and a whole lot of echo have been posted, Dubtape #1 and Duptape #2. This is the volume three of this Dubtape series, with dubbed-out versions of N.A.S.A., Nostalgia 77 (Seven Naton Army!!), Erykah...

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Nostalgia 77 Grant Phabao Remix feat Marco Benevento

Nostalgia 77 - Simmerdown feat. Josa Peit (Grant Phabao Remix feat. Marco Benevento)

Released early 2011, Simmerdown, featuring stunning vocals from Josa Peit, was the first single to be lifted from the latest Nostalgia 77 album, The Sleepwalking Society, released late March 2011. We've been active supporters of Nostalgia 77's measureless talent since day one and some of you might remember the reggae remix our resident producer Grant Phabao did on N77's Seven Nation Army cover...

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