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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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Peru Bravo Funk Soul and Psych in Peru Radical Decade

Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul & Psych in Peru's Radical Decade (CD/2LP, Tiger's Milk Records, 2014)

After the bloodless military coup in 1968 in Peru by the armed forces of General Velasco, his Revolutionay Government enforced left-leaning policies. But the nationalization and reforms were not that successfull in the end. The crackdown on the press in 1974 soon led to Velasco's downfall. Relations between the United States and Peru were tense during that radical era, but that didn't stop the...

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Paris DJs Best Of 2013 Reissues

16 Reissues Of Old Stuff That's Been So Cool To (Re)Discover in 2013

While the mainstream has become more and more insipid, nostalgia of the past has been quite a big thing once again this year. Alas many labels have ducked out of our pages in 2013. Now-Again, Numero Group, Daptone, Luaka Bop, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Light In The Attic and many many others have joined the ranks of labels who have been disappearing from the radar here… Thankfully some concerned...

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Paris DJs Playlist October 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - October 2013

October 2013 was a HEAVY month on the releases side. We had to make some hard choices, and have picked a selection of 7 compilations, 6 singles and 6 albums to fill your musical needs. Thanks to labels such as BBE, Analog Africa, Tru Thoughts, Music With Soul, Tiger's Milk, Paris DJs of course, Vampisoul, Gee, Timeless Takeover, Naïve, Project Blue Book, Kept, George V or Ubiquity for hitting us...

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