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Grant Phabao The Lone Ranger Music Weh Dem Wan Blend Mishkin Remix

Grant Phabao & The Lone Ranger - Music Weh Dem Wan (Blend Mishkin Remix) (Digital Single, Paris DJs)


A Paris DJs 'Reggae Outernational' recipee: Take The Lone Ranger, the most entertaining DeeJay who ever lived - from Kingston, Jamaica. Put him in Paris DJs studios with Grant Phabao, the French producer bringing back the original Lee Perry and King Tubby sounds with a modern twist. Get them to cook an original Raggamuffin killer tune 'Music Weh Dem Wan'. Bring into the fold Athens born and...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Dis Is Good For You Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dis Is Good For You - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International (Digital compilation, Paris DJs)


"Dis Is Good For You - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International" is the first compilation coming out on the newly-launched Paris DJs label, gathering old cats and newcomers from the worldwide Afro/Tropical scene. Dwelving into the minds and hard drives of their international network of artists and producers for a whole month, Paris DJs have carefully selected 13 tracks of current,...

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Franck and The Diamane Bantu Messengers Ki I Ye Yi

Franck Biyong & The Diamane Bantu Messengers - Ki I Ye Yi (Digital album, Afrolectric Music/Paris DJs)


Franck Biyong's 9th album "Ki I Ye Yi" ("The one who doesn't know knows" in Basaa language), is a rare treat in the current Afro revival, blending the lost big band Central Africa tradition of the church choirs, national orchestras or military bands, with the urban 70s funk & afrobeat sound of the Paris Djs production powerhouse. You'll hear in this album a true anthology...

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Grant Phabao The Lone Ranger The Iphone Connection

Grant Phabao & The Lone Ranger - The Iphone Connection (Jahno Remix) (Digital single, Paris DJs)


A few days after the release of the iPhone 5, we're back into the Iphone Zone with the winner of our Remix Competition, Jahno, a reggae and dub producer from Clermont-Ferrand in France. The man already got props from Jarring Effects for his remix of Dennis Brown's Tribulations and will soon appear on the b-side of the upcoming Iphone Connection 7 inch from Grant Phabao and The Lone Ranger. Listen...

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The Sport of Selection

The Friday Night Session - Exclusive Paris DJs mix


The Friday Night Session radio show hosted by Andrew Jervis (former Ubiquity Records A&R) has just relaunched his website with a brand new name, The Sport of Selection. First guest were Azaxx & Diesler, then Rob Luis of Tru Thoughts Recordings. I was more than proud to get invited to do the third mix of the show, with a special guest interview with Gilles Peterson (BBC Radio 6/Brownswood...

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Grant Phabao Live Soul System Dubtape Vol 3

Grant Phabao Live Soul System - Dubtape Vol.3


We've already introduced you to Grant Phabao and DJ The Dreadless Soldier (aka Erik Rug), and their live dub mixing experience, the GRANT PHABAO SOUL SYSTEM. Two DJ sets spiced up with hip hop, dub and a whole lot of echo have been posted, Dubtape #1 and Duptape #2. This is the volume three of this Dubtape series, with dubbed-out versions of N.A.S.A., Nostalgia 77 (Seven Naton Army!!), Erykah...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular


We've counted at least a hundred very interesting new releases in the 21st century afro scene since our last mix, 21st Century Afro Extravaganza. Here's nearly 20% of all those new cool afro grooves from all over the world, with an exclusive new track from the Grant Phabao Afrobeat Arkestra, friendly vibes from Afrolicious, Karl Hector, Les Frères Smith (mixed by Phabao!), or Kiala, more friendly...

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The Black Cat Hard 2 Find vol 1

The Black Cat - Hard 2 Find Vol.1 Mixtape


The Black Cat - Hard 2 Find Vol.1 (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com, digital album on www.Colored-Inc.com) Colored-Inc., 2011-03-04 The Black Cat, the first album on the Colored-Inc. label (colored-inc.com) launched a year ago by Djouls and Doctor L, is what some could say a 'world' album. Blending Latin grooves with Afro rhythms, Reggae harmonies with American Jazz or Funk vibes, Saudade with...

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Colored-Inc presents Carlton Livingston

Colored-Inc. presents Carlton Livingston


Colored-Inc. presents Carlton Livingston (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-02-05 Carlton Livingston is one of the great, sort of lost singers of the early eighties dancehall scene. He's just released a new album, Bridge of Life and it's a killer. Under the production of Grant Phabao, Carlton's smooth style and voice made this album full of both dancehall mashers and lovers tunes. The sound...

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Black Magic Hard 2 Find Vol 5

Black Magic - Hard 2 Find Vol.5 (CD/Digital, COLORED-INC.) sold out!


An artistic revolution has been ongoing these recent years in Paris, with some unique producers breathing new life into the idea of jazz music, upping the standards of sound and production to those of the masters - Miles Davis, Lee Perry, Fela Kuti, Sun Ra, Traffic and the such... From the message-intense material, impressionistic soundscapes and folk musings of Doctor L to the dancefloor-filling...

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