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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International and Tropical Grooves Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International & Tropical Grooves Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 conceptual compilations with various strands of groovy, funky, psychedelic and moving afrofunk, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, highlife, afrojazz, afrosoul, Carribean Funk and other Tropical Grooves from all over the world. All new & exclusive tracks from the best Afro bands today hand-picked by the Paris DJs Soundsystem gang of curators....

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PARIS DJS BEST OF 2014

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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Afrorockerz New Morning Paris Fevrier 2015

The Afrorockerz + Kuku - February 4th at Le New Morning in Paris


Afrorockerz. Damn! Such a cool band name. Afro and rock, what else? We played them in a mix nearly 7 years ago. We licensed a track of theirs in october 2013 for the 'Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland?' compilation, and another one in may 2014 for the 'A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand' one. We published words of praise last autumn about their self-titled new album 'The...

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The Afrorockerz

The Afrorockerz - The Afrorockerz (CD, Buda Musique, 2014)


A regular Paris DJs collaborator, Julien Raulet is a masterful guitarist/songwriter we had spotted in the French afrobeat band Fanga. He was featured last spring on the 'A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand' compilation of tropical grooves and international afrofunk, with another of his project, a more personal one, Jujjumusic, blending afrobeat with funk and jazz sensibilities. He's now...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol 5

Paris DJs Soundsystem - A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand - Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International Vol.5 (Digital Compilation, Paris DJs)


Calling all intergalactic Afro-funk cosmonauts and tropical grooves aficionados !! After exploring GOODNESS, FIRE, WARRIOR and ELECTRIC themes, Paris DJs felt it was time to concentrate their research on the UNITY concept, on the global cultural unity that is expressed through all strands of groovy, funky, psychedelic and moving afrofunk, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, highlife, afrojazz, afrosoul,...

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Paris DJs Playlist January 2014

Paris DJs Playlist - January 2014


2014 starts at top speed with an avalanche of new releases, singles, EPs, albums, compilations and mixes. Here's the lowdown on everything that's been happening on Paris DJs' stereo this month. Afrobeat, Re-edits, salsa, Brazilian soul, reggae, hip hop, jazz, electro, rock, disco, afrofunk, afro-rap, folk, alternative soul, funk, boom bap, americana, caribbean, ethio-jazz, psychedelic & groove...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol 4

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland? - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol.4 (Digital Compilation, Paris DJs)


Paris DJs with some insight from Zakari Frantz (The Souljazz Orchestra) have prepared for this 4th volume in the 'Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International' series a special treat, since they opted from day one to go into an Afro Rock direction with the title 'Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland'. Exclusive tracks are numerous, starting with a surprising Ethio-Twist number from Dereb The...

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Various - We Love Afrobeat!


Various - We Love Afrobeat! (CD) Comet, 2008-10-06 "I'm on several afrobeat projects these days, after a wicked UK tour with my Smith brothers, I'm proud to announce the release of a compilation on Comet Records, WE LOVE AFROBEAT! I have been selecting the tracklisting with Eric Trosset, a blend of afronewbeats!!! The new generation of afrobeat bands: We Love Afrobeat, due to release on Oct...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Afrocool

Paris DJs Soundstem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.4 : Afrocool


Paris DJs Soundstem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.4 - Afrocool (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) T.I.M.E.C., 2007-07-29 [comment faire?/how to?] Tracklisting : 01. Matata - Picha Yako (from 'Wild River' album, 1972, President Records) KENYA/UK »more info on DustyGroove.com« 02. E.T. Mensah & his Tempos Band - Medzi Medzi (from 'Mensah's African Rhythms' album, 1969 / Decca West Africa)...

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