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Nicolas Ragonneau Paris DJs Best Of 2014 Albums

The best of 2014 according to Nicolas Ragonneau

Nicolas Ragonneau used to write amazing pieces for Paris DJs: interviews, portraits, record reviews… Until one day he couldn't do it anymore. Day job, kids, etc., you know the deal! But the man has a lot of taste, he doesn't produce music, hence still finds time to listen to some new stuff. So we asked him to send us his "best of 2014" selection and the records he picked are quite...

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Galactic Carnivale Electricos

Galactic - Carnivale Electricos - out on Anti- Records

Galactic - Carnivale Electricos (CD/LP/Digital) ANTI-, 2012-02-21 Two years ago we left Galactic with Ya-Ka-May, their heaviest album to date, followed by a long, successful tour. The band did cameos in HBO show TREME and composed a few tracks for PS3 video game Infamous 2 (located in New Orleans, naturellement). Stanton Moore released a record with his trio and another mighty one with Garage à...

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Trombone Shorty

Portrait of Trombone Shorty (english version)

Portrait of Trombone Shorty (english version) Portrait of Trombone Shorty before his first big gig in Paris, Bataclan, on February 29th. If you've never seen New Orleans' best entertainer on stage before, read why you can't miss that show....

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Garage à Trois - Always Be Happy But Stay Evil - out on The Royal Potato Family

Garage à Trois - Always Be Happy But Stay Evil Featuring Skerik, Stanton Moore, Marco Benevento & Mike Dillon (CD/LP/Download) The Royal Potato Family RPF 1104, 2011-04-11 (CD/Download) 2011-05-02 (Vinyl) Garage A Trois was recently described by noted photographer John Margaretten as, "A transformative, punkalectic, pornographic seizure of sight and sound." Few descriptions have...

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Stanton Moore

Interview with Stanton Moore (english version)

Stanton Moore - Drums, foie gras & Pinot noir (Interview by Nicolas Ragonneau, for Paris DJs - early 2011) One of the greatest and most powerful drummers is a tireless man. Not only is he drumming for Galactic, the hottest New Orleans band, but he also finds time to run side projects with his trio, jazz-psych-punk-progressive
band Garage à Trois or Midnite Disturbers - to name just a few.

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21st Century Afro Extravaganza

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Extravaganza

The Paris DJs extended family has among the most pro-active in spreading the good word about worldwide African music. Celebrating the recent releases by One Foot In Jail or Franck Biyong on our brand new Colored-Inc. label, and announcing the upcoming albums from Oghene Kologbo (thru Kraked) or Ebo Taylor (thru Strut), here's nearly 4 hours of 21st century afrojazz, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, afrofunk...

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Marco Benevento - Between The Needles And Nightfall

Marco Benevento - Between The Needles And Nightfall (CD) The Royal Potato Family, 2010-05-11 Back with his third full length studio album in as many years, Brooklyn-based pianist and sound sculptor Marco Benevento delivers Between The Needles & Nightfall on May 11 via his label Royal Potato Family. With the release of this album Marco Benevento continues to define himself as one of the most...

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Marco Benevento and Friends - Live in NYC: The Sullivan Hall Residency (DVD)

Marco Benevento & Friends - Live In NYC: The Sullivan Hall Residency (DVD) The Royal Potato Family, 2009-11-10 Directed by our Karina Mackenzie, the 2-plus hour DVD documents Marco Benevento's 2008 residency at Sullivan Hall, including performances and interviews with Andrew Barr, Brad Barr, Billy Martin, Bobby Previte, Dave Fiuczynski, DJ Olive, G. Calvin Weston, Joe Russo, John Ellis, Jonas...

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Garage A Trois - Power Patriot

Garage A Trois - Power Patriot featuring Skerik, Mike Dillon, Marco Benevento & Stanton Moore (Digipack CD) The Royal Potato Family, 2009-10-27 Garage A Trois is a collaboration between four of the most visionary improvisers of the time: Skerik on saxophones, Mike Dillon on vibes, Marco Benevento on keys and Stanton Moore on drums. And while improvisation is at the heart of what the quartet...

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Marco Benevento, one of the best keyboards player in the world today (in the same league as John Medeski for example), launched his own label this year, The Royal Potato Family, taking care of some of his talented friends from the american jam/jazz/folk/funk scene......

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