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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 Soundsystem presents The Dancehall Lovers Rock Roots Reggae and Ska Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Dancehall, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae & Ska Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)


5 hours of authentic Jamaican soul & grooves! The Paris DJs Soundsystem's compilation 'Dis Is Reggae Soul', plus four full-length albums with legendary Jamaican singer Carlton Livingston ('Bridge Of Life'), deejay The Lone Ranger ('Sweet Talking'), and harmony vocal groups The Silvertones ('Keep On Rolling'), or The Jays ('Stepping Up In Timeg'), recorded in Kingston and Paris by French...

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The Cactus Channel Cobaw

The Cactus Channel - Cobaw / Fool’s Gold (7", HopeStreet Recordings, 2015)


If you haven't heard the first two albums from Australian instrumental soul/funk band The Cactus Channel, but have reached the age of 50 and own a Rolex, then you got it all wrong and somehow your life is a failure. But rejoice! The band is super busy at the moment to with tonnes of releases scheduled… including another super special 45, which should follow the brand new one they've just put out,...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol 3

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.3


Already the third volume in our series of eclectic selections of free tunes found on the web, this mix is as eclectic as ever. Things start on a rather relaxed mood, with an electro-pop Serge Gainsbourg cover produced by Professor Oz for his wife Nélo, before some surprising deep funk dressing of Australian pop band Animaux by our regular collaborators The Cactus Channel, and an inspired...

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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 Soundsystem Dis Is Reggae Soul

DIS IS REGGAE SOUL 2LP vinyl compilation - Paris DJs Crowdfunding Campaign


Paris DJs need your help to fund the manufacturing of this classy double vinyl LP designed by Ben Hito. Strictly limited to a 500 copies, this collection of exclusive Grant Phabao remixes and productions will only see the light of day if this crowdfunding campaign is a success so we need your support ! The 2LP features Afrodyete (The Breakestra), Carlton Livingston, Grant Phabao, Jungle Fire,...

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Paris DJs Best Albums of 2013

Paris DJs presents The 50 Best Albums of 2013


This year's best albums selection was the hardest one to make since we started being active on the musical web in 1996. There's a simple reason for that: we had never been that prolific as a label before. With 52 releases on Paris DJs (singles, albums, compilations or mixes) during the 52 weeks of 2013, most of our time has been spent cooking our own stuff rather than listening to the amazing...

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Paris DJs Best Of 2013 Singles

Paris DJs presents The 20 Best Singles of 2013


This year's been a special trip for us and a special treat for our listeners, since we've managed to put out 29 digital singles in the last months! Of course that burned a lot of our time and the rest of our focus singles-wise has been mostly consumed by vinyl releases, 7 inches or 12 inches. So you won't find in there many digital singles from other labels, sorry about the self-centrism. Sorry...

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Paris DJs Best of 2013 Mix for Bandcamp

Paris DJs 'best of 2013' mini-mix for Bandcamp


Andrew Jervis from Bandcamp asked us to prepare a Paris DJs 25 minutes 'Best Of 2013' mix for the end-of-the-year specials on his weekly show. So Djouls selected a few tracks that got played on repeat on Paris DJs' stereo this year, MC from Chicago RacecaR added some voiceovers introductions, and Grant Phabao mixed it as a radio show… Listen on bandcamp.com/?show=54 (Paris Djs mix starts at 28:28)...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 7

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.7


This seventh Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection is an extravaganza spectacular selection of 50 tracks, with a lot fo Afro tunes, some Reggae goodies, Latin bits, hip Hop bombs and more… All killer, no filler, and plenty of choice tracks for you to share!! The 'Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection' is now a bi-monthly series, with every odd number a selection of cool tracks to listen to as a full radio show,...

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