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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 3

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.3


When I was younger you couldn't find funky, soulful or psychedelic Afro music at all in France. Then I stumbled upon a used Fela CD and with the arrival of the 21st century I discovered Antibalas. Both rocked my musical world and changed my life forever. Flash forward to 2012 and I now run the Paris DJs music agency, producing with label partner Grant Phabao the same kind of Afro music I fell in...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 2

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.2


Afrobeat is a form of music that's already been perfected and there are many bands who are just trying to attain that, most of the time writing their own compositions which reflect their own influences. Sometimes they'll play a Cuban clave or something else which somehow or other still fits. So unless Fela comes back to them and says Don't play Afrobeat, they're gonna keep on doing it. Here's our...

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Blitz The Ambassador World People 02

Blitz The Ambassador - World People 02


Blitz The Ambassador - World People 02 (MP3 Podcast on ParisDJs.com) 2011-05-02 The World People concept is quite easy: we meet artists in Paris, shoot some photos, ask them for a playlist of what they're currently listening to, we publish a mix of the thing, and find in the artist' selection the next guest. Our first guest, Seun Kuti, had Blitz The Ambassador in his selection - and what a blast...

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Seun Kuti Paris Djs World People 01

Seun Anikulapo Kuti - World People 01


Seun Anikulapo Kuti - World People #01 (MP3 Podcast on ParisDJs.com) 2011-04-18 Seun Anikulapo Kuti, the youngest son of Fela, is now in his late 20s. He grew up in Kalukaluta, Nigeria, and we asked him about his musical background during the 80s and the 90s… "It was all about Afrobeat! Traditional music also, and reggae. Bob Marley of course, Peter Tosh too, he was a huge favorite of...

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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - From Africa with Fury: Rise - out on Because Music


Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - From Africa with Fury: Rise (CD) Knitting Factory Records / Because Music, 2011-04-04 With the mighty new From Africa With Fury: Rise, Seun Anikulapo Kuti heads up Egypt 80, the extraordinary combo first fronted by his renowned father. The album follows Kuti's critically praised debut, 2008's Many Things, which was unanimously hailed for continuing Fela's musical...

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Jazz Mix / Jazz à Vienne du 29 Juin au 10 Juillet 2009


Jazz Mix / Festival Jazz à Vienne 2009 - du 29 juin au 10 juillet A l'origine une émission sur Mezzo, le Jazz Mix est devenu un rendez-vous incontournable de Jazz à Vienne. Avec sa programmation qui dépasse les frontières du Jazz, la formule a conquis son public et se veut maintenant internationale. L'équipe de Mezzo, emmenée par Reza Ackbaraly, programmateur du Jazz Mix Festival, posera ses...

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Reza Jazz Mix

Reza - Jazz Mix


Reza - Jazz Mix (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2009-06-21 Invited to the Jazz A Vienne festival for three years now, the Jazz Mix shines a light on new jazz tendencies and contemporary music while remaining anchored in the Jazz tradition. Curiosities, techniques, improvisations, and collaborations were always the values carried by this music in perpetual evolution. Funk, Soul, Electronic, Hip...

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GRANT PHABAO AND DJOULS 21st Century Afro Vol 2

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Vol.2


Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Vol.2 (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) T.I.M.E.C., 2008-08-28 [comment faire?/how to?] Info : The second volume of our '21st Century Afro' series begins its trip with a peaceful afro-ethio-cuban trip from Lightning Head (alias Glyn 'Bigga' Bush/UK), extracted from the 12 inch taster of his upcoming album ('13 faces of Lightning Head'), then heads...

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GRANT PHABAO AND DJOULS 21st Century Afro

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro


Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) T.I.M.E.C., 2008-08-18 [comment faire?/how to?] Info : In the next 6 weeks, Paris DJs activists Grant Phabao & Djouls will explore the many facets of 21st century African music, from Afrobeat to Afrofunk, from Afrosoul to Afrojazz, etc. This week's selection opens the salva with one of THE albums of the year, the...

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Seun Kuti + Fela's Egypt 80 - Many Things


Seun Kuti + Fela's Egypt 80 - Many Things (CD) Tôt ou Tard/Warner, 2008-04-28 Tracklisting : 01. Think Africa 6:49 02. Don't Give That Shit To Me 9:21 03. Many Things 8:01 04. Fire Dance 8:09 05. Mosquito Song 7:23 06. Na Oil 8:09 07. African Problems 5:01 Note : produced by Martin Messonnier Links : myspace.com/seunkuti...

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