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Calibro 35  - S.P.A.C.E.

Calibro 35 - S.P.A.C.E. (CD/LP, Record Kicks, 2015)

5 years after the memorable interview we made with Tommaso Colliva, Italy's funkiest act Calibro 35 is back for a not-to-be-missed show in Paris at Petit Bain next thursday (if you're not going to Paris DJs' weekly rendez-vous at Le Pigalle of course). The Milan-based funksters will play tracks from their impressive latest album, 'S.P.A.C.E.', out on Record Kicks. And it's maybe their more...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol 6

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.6

The "Free Music" biz is vast and mostly uncharted. While every kind of shitty media only spotlights music that is sold, distributed, promoted, subsidized, etc., meaning: music from people who might buy advertising, at Paris DJs we often take the opposite route. If some music doesn't need to be sold, sometimes it's because it can't be sold, sometimes it's because it's just too good to be...

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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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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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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 Soundsystem Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol 2

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.2

The gifts we've promised our crowdfunders are coming… soon… We already got the 45 boxsets (empty), the t-shirts, the posters, the test-pressings for the vinyl… only the final 45s & 2LPs are still to arrive. And then we'll ship to everyone who pre-ordered. Only a few more days… To soothe your impatience, here's a second volume of carefully selected free downloads found on the web, assembled in...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 16

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.16

Expect dubby tenderness, smokey beats, very deep house, dusty funk & blues and more cool grooves in this 16th Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection. Nearly 3 hours long, this new streaming playlist is totally another format that the mixes you may find in our podcasts section. No mastering, no mixing, no design, no particular theme, this is just another big bag of fresh goodies for you to listen to,...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 15

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.15

Last week's Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection was mostly downtempo business. This one's more of an uptempo affair, a journey building up slowly but surely through hip hop, soulful rock, reggae, salsa, ethio-jazz, breakbeat, funk, arabic, afrobeat, house, kuduro, latin boogaloo, tropical, afrofunk and R&B… A bit more than 2 hours of worldwide eclectic vintage sounds from your loveable...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 14

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.14

The last Soundcloud Selection we offered was on Xmas day… so it was high time to feed our listeners' ears with some honey newness! Hence this 14th volume filled with soul, hip hop, reggae, ethio-jazz, trip hop and more downtempo grooves for a more than two hours long rather relaxing session....

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Paris DJs Best Albums of 2013

Paris DJs presents The 50 Best Albums of 2013

This year's best albums selection was the hardest one to make since we started being active on the musical web in 1996. There's a simple reason for that: we had never been that prolific as a label before. With 52 releases on Paris DJs (singles, albums, compilations or mixes) during the 52 weeks of 2013, most of our time has been spent cooking our own stuff rather than listening to the amazing...

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