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The Funkees Dancing Time

The Funkees - Dancing Time: The Best of Eastern Nigeria's Afro Rock Exponents - out on Soundway Records


The Funkees - Dancing Time: The Best of Eastern Nigeria's Afro Rock Exponents (CD/2LP/Download) Soundway Records SNDW039, 2012-04-02 Early 2010 we stumbled upon a rare 45 of The Funkees with a sublime War cover, Slipping Into Darkness, which we transformed into a gritty free MP3 download, with all the original vinyl crackles and bumps, even after the remastering... But it was not the only time we...

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Boddhi Satva Invocation

Paris DJs Playlist - February 2012


We've started this year a new section on the site, with each month a selection of records (vinyls, CDs) that labels, artists and distributors sent to us. Contact us is you want to be listed in this section next month.Our monthly selection always has a bit of space to feature friendly labels such as (this time) BBE Music, Perfect Toy Records, Numero Group, Soundway Records and Ninja Tune, who all...

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Citizen Dale Platters That Matters Vol 4

Citizen Dale - Platters That Matters Vol.4 - A'fro Down


Citizen Dale - Platters That Matters Vol.4 - A'fro Down (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2010-08-08 "Hey Julien, I hope that this message finds you well and as busy as ever. The mega African mix you just put up is shit hot! Anyway, I must have been on the same wavelength as you as the new mix I've been working on is afro-centric: Platters that Matters - Vol. 4 - A'fro Down! This fresh mix...

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The World Ends - Afro Rock & Psychedelia in 1970s Nigeria - out now on Soundway


Various - The World Ends - Afro Rock & Psychedelia in 1970s Nigeria (2CD/3xLP/3xLP) Soundway Records SNDWCD023/SNDWLP023A/SNDWLP023B, 2010-07-12 The World Ends is the latest title from Soundway Records showcasing a wave of guitar driven and psychedelic groups that sprung up in Nigeria during the early 1970s. Featuring 32 electrifying and funk laden grooves, this is the sound of a generation...

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The Funkees Slipping Into Darkness

The Funkees - Slipping Into Darkness (WAR afrofunk cover!)


A fantastic 45 from Nigerian band The Funkees, which included a superb cover of War, Slipping Into Darkness. We digitalized this beauty, had it mastered by our soundmaster Grant Phabao, and we're now sharing it with everyone as a free vitual release on ParisDJs.com. Don't say we don't love you! Download MP3...

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Superfly Records The Afrofunk Expressway Vol 2

Superfly Records presents The Afrofunk Expressway Vol.2


Superfly Records presents The Afrofunk Expressway Vol.2 (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2009-06-13 We need to announce that Rockers International and Paris DJs have joined forces to organize an ATOMIC AFRO PARTY at La Bellevilloise in Paris on July 17th (it's a friday). More details soon but it's just gonna be HUGE so stay connected!! Those are two good reasons to present here a mix of some...

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Loik Afro Dope

Loik - Afro Dope


Loik - Afro Dope (MP3 Podcast on www.parisdjs.com) Kraked, 2009-02-08 A mix coming from web-digging sessions, thanks to the passion and culture of a few people, one may discover today unkwown pearls which any other way would be reserved for rich collectors (I won't dare to imagine the price of the 'African Fiesta' 45). 70s African music beating prices records on E-bay these days, we only have...

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Various - Nigeria 70 : Lagos Jump


Various - Nigeria 70 : Lagos Jump (CD) Strut STRUT035CD, 2008-05-13 Back in 2001, the first edition of Nigeria 70 on Strut broke the mould for African compilations, a 3CD powerhouse featuring a wide spectrum of musical styles from across the 1970s and an audio documentary tracing the music's history. For 2007, Strut delve deeper into the Lagos underground for another essential box of West African...

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Various - Nigeria Rock Special


Various - Nigeria Rock Special - Psychedelic Afro-rock & Fuzz Funk fuzz in 1970s Nigeria (CD/2xLP) Soundway Records SNDWCD/LP011, 2008-04-28 Tracklisting 2xLP : A1. Ofege - Adieu A2. The Action 13 - More Bread to the People A3. The Hygrades - In the Jungle (Instrumental) A4. Ofo The Black Company - Eniaro B1. The Wings - Odenigbo B2. The Elcados - Ku Mi Da Hankan B3. Joe King Kologbo &...

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Various - Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-sounds and Nigerian Blues, 1970-1976


Various - Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-sounds and Nigerian Blues, 1970-1976 (2xCD/4xLP) Soundway Records SNDWCD/LP009, 2008-02-05 Tracklisting CD 1 : 01. Ayamma - The Anambra Beats 02. Okwukwe Na Nchekwube - Celestine Ukwu & His Philosophers National 03. Amalinja - The Don Isaac Ezekiel Combination 04. Akula Owu Onyeara - The Funkees 05. Oja Omoba - Dele Ojo & His Star Brothers...

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