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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 15

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.15


Last week's Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection was mostly downtempo business. This one's more of an uptempo affair, a journey building up slowly but surely through hip hop, soulful rock, reggae, salsa, ethio-jazz, breakbeat, funk, arabic, afrobeat, house, kuduro, latin boogaloo, tropical, afrofunk and R&B… A bit more than 2 hours of worldwide eclectic vintage sounds from your loveable...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 13

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.13


Hope you've enjoyed the Xmas festivities with your friends and family. We've tried to complement those times with some new xmas mixes, a new xmas single, and to conclude the series fo cool gifts, our latest Soundcloud selection of the year, 37 tracks full of soul & coolness - with the mandatory xmas tunes here and there of course. Happy holidays everyone!!...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Presents Ticklah

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Ticklah


Victor Axelrod aka Ticklah is a keyboard player and producer from Brooklyn. He's a founding member of Antibalas, of Sharon Jones' Dap-Kings/Soul Providers (under the name 'Earl Maxton') and of the Easy Star All-Stars. Victor really started producing reggae music 12 years ago, with his second album, released in 2001 on Guidance Recordings under the alias Roots Combination. His third album from...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Sweaty Blues and Funk Rock Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Sweaty Blues & Funk Rock Covers


This is the 4th is a series of 10 mixes of thematic covers hosted on 10 different blogs/websites, announcing or celebrating the Paris DJs mix #400 to be aired at right after christmas… A chance for us to introduce Le Blues du Robot, a French blog spreading some good vibes by Grégory Del Campo from Nantes, France. This mix, as the title implies, focuses on covers of rock classics with a few funk...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Gut-Wrenching and Soul-Shaking Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Gut-Wrenching & Soul-Shaking Covers


This is the 2nd is a series of 10 mixes of thematic covers hosted on 10 different blogs/websites, announcing or celebrating the Paris DJs mix #400 to be aired at right after christmas… We're proud have one of our resident DJs DustyTape from Paris re-ignite his music blog for us (and you can also check his fly fishing site)!. This mix, as the title implies, is all about covers full of pure...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls Are Molesting Laura Again Vol 2

Grant Phabao and Djouls - Are Molesting Laura Again! Vol.2


This month's selection dives into folk & blues territories, with covers of Elvis Presley, The Melodians, Canned Heat, The Black Keys, Albert King, Duke Ellington, Technotronic, Bob Dylan or Dave Brubeck... among others. Because Laura's got the blues: she's only be molested twice this year. In January by Grant Phabao and Djouls and last month by Chicha Libre, even though we had made a promise...

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Jan Kohlmeyer Yuletide DJ Mix for Paris DJs

Jan Kohlmeyer - Yuletide DJ Mix


The Paris DJs German connection runs deep in time. Summer 2007 we were inviting Tobias Kirmayer from funk/jazz/afro new releases and reissues label Tramp Records - his Freestyle party mix is still available and has became one of our classics. When we saw he was releasing a Soul and Funk Chistmas compilation this year we couldn't pass on inviting him for our annual xmas mix. Tobias pointed us...

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Sticky Soul Fingers A Rolling Stones Tribute

Sticky Soul Fingers: A Rolling Stones Tribute - free CD with Mojo Magazine


Various - Sticky Soul Fingers: A Rolling Stones Tribute (free CD with magazine) Mojo, 2011-11-30 The Rolling Stones' classic 1971 album re-grooved by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Aloe Blacc & Joel Van Dijk, Black Joe Lewis, The Bamboos, Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, Alice Russell, The Sugarman 3, Beta Hector, Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band, Lee Fields and more! On paper,...

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Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings Soul Time

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - Soul Time! - out on Daptone Records


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - Soul Time! (CD/LP/Digital) Daptone Records DAP024, 2011-10-31 Sharon Jones, former Lee Fields backing vocalist, will be releasing her 5th funk/soul album on Daptone Records on october 31st, with The Dap-Kings, the label's house band, backing her once again. The new record is a collection of rare tracks and b-sides. Genuine pt.1&2 is taken from a 2004 seven...

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Booker T. Jones & The Roots - The Road From Memphis - out on Anti Records


Booker T. Jones - The Road From Memphis (CD/LP/Digital) Anti- Records 87101, 2011-05-09 If you're a regular Paris DJs reader I guess you know about Booker T. Jones (if you don't, well it's not too late, go check out wikipedia). Two yeaars ago he released an album on Anti Records, Potato Hole, kinda sold as some heavy & raw funk, but in actual fact a rock'n'roll affair, with backing from the...

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