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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Authentic Funk Hip Hop Jazz and Soul Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Authentic Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz & Soul Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 funky & soulful compilations digging into today's international scene. Expect psychedelic hip hop, jazzy rhymes, dancefloor funk, cinematic soul, heavy heavy heavy tunes all along from various atmospheres, vibes & moods. All new & exclusive tracks hand-picked by Paris DJs' crew....

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Heavyweight Gambit No Holds Barred Foot Stompers and Freaky Soul Vol 2

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Heavyweight Gambit, No Holds Barred! - Foot Stompers & Freaky Soul Vol.2 (Digital compilation, Paris DJs , 2015)


Heavyweight Gambit, Nol Holds Barred' is the 11th compilation coming out on the Paris DJs label, and the second one digging into Funk & Soul music for the Paris DJs Soundsystem crew. A lot of tracks landed in the label's mailbox (thanks to everyone who participated!), choices had to be made, and until the last minute it was tough decisions. After many delays in adjusments and fine-tuning of...

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Q.A.S.B. - III

Q.A.S.B. - III (CD/LP, Soul Garden Records Japan, 2015)


Q.A.S.B. is a Japanese funk/soul band celebrating their 10 years of existence with the release of their third album of groovy JB funk and early's 70s soul-jazz offerings. We often say that a band starts to become really good after 10 years of playing together, and this new LP tends to confirm this point. Q.A.S.B. seemed to have grown really mature musically, and when their label Soul Garden...

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Amy A Tal Vez Tu Amor

Amy A - Tal Vez Tu Amor (7", Soul Garden Records, 2015)


Amy A (Amy Akaoka), lead singer (and co-founder) in Japanese funk.soul band Q.A.S.B. for 10 years, is a huge Larry Harlow enthousiast and wanted to record a salsa album for years. This first 45 proves her idea was great since day one: sunshine rays hit instantly, as much as an irrepressible desire for getting up and begin to let go with furious latin dance steps!...

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Paris DJs Playlist May June July August 2014

Paris DJs Playlist - May/June/July/August 2014


This playlist has been a few months in the making... We were kinda busy with our crowdfunding campaign this summer, but managed to get back on our feet and finally publish this mega-post filled with 49 short or not-that-short reviews of new singles, albums and compilations we received at Paris DJs those last months! As usual, this playlist focuses on the physical records sent to us, promo CD of...

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Paris DJs Playlist September 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - September 2013


Reissues from Daptone, Analog Africa, Mukatsuku and Tramp Records, new releases from Record Kicks, Audio Montage, Ninja Tune, Tru-Thoughts, Soul Garden, Paris DJs, Brainfeeder… it's the monthly playlist composed of selections from the records (CDs and vinyl) labels and artists sent to us during the past month!...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Incredible and Out-There Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Incredible & Out-There Covers


This is the 5th is a series of 10 mixes of thematic covers hosted on 10 different blogs/websites, announcing or celebrating the Paris DJs mix #400 to be aired at right after christmas… and maybe the funnier one! Our friends hosting the mix this time come from Italy, check Martini & Jopparelli's Music Selections for some hip hop, reggae, jazz & soul mixtapes and news. This mix, on an...

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