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Paris DJs Playlist January 2015

Paris DJs 2015 Playlist #1

It's the return of the Paris DJs playlist!! The first week of the year was quite eventful records and releases-wise in our studio. New CDs from Batida de Colónia, East African Krautjazz Alliance or Marabout Orkestra; new vinyl from Brian Ellis, Dexter Story, The Lions, Tito Chicoma Y Su Orquesta; new jam bands amazing live recordings... On the Paris DJs front there's a new digital single from...

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Paris DJs Playlist Janurary 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - January 2013

With big outlet FNAC usual wrongdoings, which we warned about 7 years ago now, and Virgin Megastores closing, with some crookery from the distributors hiding their losses and rushing headlong into the wall, record labels are dying in France. Well not many have ever existed over here, but now they're disappearing at an accelerated speed. Warp Records was among the first ones. Numero Group, Daptone,...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Gut-Wrenching and Soul-Shaking Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Gut-Wrenching & Soul-Shaking Covers

This is the 2nd 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… We're proud have one of our resident DJs DustyTape from Paris re-ignite his music blog for us (and you can also check his fly fishing site)!. This mix, as the title implies, is all about covers full of pure...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Blues Aint Nothin But A Low-Down Shakin Chill

Paris DJs Soundsystem present Blues Ain't Nothin' But A Low-Down Shakin' Chill

This mix started as a monthly Bag of Goodies, checking the stack of new records and the playlist of digital downloads we received during the past month. Then a trend emerged, some overall bluesy feeling that permeated many of those new albums and singles. We gradually got deep into a 21st century blues kind of vibe, through many music styles. One can wonder if the global economic crisis might be...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Aloe Blacc

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Aloe Blacc

In 2010, Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III, also known as Aloe Blacc, released his second album, Good Things, on Stones Throw records. The album was produced by Jeff Dynamite and Leon Michels for Truth & Soul Productions (El Michels Affair, Bronx River Parkway, Lee Fields, etc.). It's also the year that the American soul singer, rapper and musician exploded worldwide with I Need A Dollar, the...

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Jonti Twirligig

Jonti - Twirligig - out on Stones Throw Records

Jonti - Twirligig (CD/LP/Digital) Stones Throw STH2270, 2011-10-18 Multi-instrumentalist, arranger, producer, and vocalist, Jonti, began assembling music after his departure from South Africa to Australia. Spending countless hours studying records like they were books, processing each song, this became Jonti's music school, testing his theories on a 4-track recorder. Jonti has now recorded with...

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The Stepkids

The Stepkids - The Stepkids - out on Stones Throw Records

The Stepkids - The Stepkids (CD/LP with bonus postcard 45/Digital) Stones Throw STH2270, 2011-09-23 Connecticut psych-soul outfit The Stepkids are three singer-songwriters destined for great things together. The Stepkids' groove is a fusion of 70s soul, funk, punk, jazz, folk, West African rhythms and modern classical. This gifted band absorb it all, then produce, engineer and record something...

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Label Love Vol.3 - FREE Digital Compilation

Various - Label Love Vol.3 (Free Digital Compilation) Label Love, 2011-08-01 Label Love is an eclectic yet unified bundle of unique sounds compiled simply for the love of sharing them with the universe - each track plucked and presented by label heads from Decon Records, Fat Beats, One-Handed Music, Stones Throw, Tru Thoughts, Wah Wah 45s, and Wax Poetics. Each label evokes its own signature...

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Aloe Blacc - I Need a Dollar (Live in Studio)

Aloe Blacc - I Need a Dollar (Live in Studio) Aloe Blacc released the single of the year with I Need A Dollar. The album, Good Things, will be released next week (sept. 28th) and it's fan-tas-tic with The Expressions backing him (Dap Kings, Sharon Jones, Lee Fields, etc.)!! He'll be playing in Paris in October... a show not to miss. We'll put up a few days earlier a retrospective mix of the...

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Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar

Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar Citizen Dale played this track in his Platters That Matters Vol.3 mix. Extracted from the upcoming Good Things album to be released soon on Stones Throw....

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