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Jimi Tenor - Order Of Nothingness

Jimi Tenor - Order Of Nothingness (7", Philophon, 2016)


After a series of hard to pigeonhole fantastic Ethio/Afro/jazz/reggae or hip hop 45s (with Hailu Mergia, Idris Ackamoor, Roy X and Guy One…), and the marvelous Polyversal Souls album, Max Whitefield's Philophon label will put out next month a seven inch from Finnish producer/multi-intrumentalist Jimi Tenor. Lyrics on the A-side feature some "mushrooms of devious" which seem very...

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Rodinia – Asteroid Mix - German Space-Rock Classics

Rodinia - Asteroid Mix (German Space-Rock Classics)


How many articles & mixes have we published related to bands such as The Poets of Rhythm, The Whitefield Brothers or Karl Hector & The Malcouns? If you've been following Paris DJs for some time, the name J. Whitefield should at least ring a bell. He's one of the great musicians/producers of our time, based in Munich, Germany. His latest project is called Rodinia, with saxophonist and...

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The Polyversal Souls - Invisible Joy

The Polyversal Souls - Invisible Joy (CD/2LP, Philophon, 2015)


We had the chance to have German drummer Max Weissenfeldt visiting us at Paris DJs recently. Max is one of those legendary musicians that aren't talked about a lot in the music history books yet. But he's been more than heavily featured in what should be your favorite of those history books: the parisdjs.com website you're currently reading! Because Max is one of the founding members of the Poets...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 9

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.9


It's time for our bi-monthly Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection, nearly 3 hours of grooves in many styles, Chicha, Soul, Reggae, Mashups, Hip Hop, Funk, Latin, Afro… Don't hesitate to pick your favorites, like 'em, share 'm and playlist 'em again!! Check our playlist column for some more extravaganza selections, reviews, etc....

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JJ Whitefield Strictly 45s Mix

J.J. Whitefield - Strictly 45's Mix


Earlier this week was released on Daptone Records an unmissable compilation, 'The Poets Of Rhythm - Anthology: 1993-2012', collecting 20 years of raw funk & soul from the cult German crew penned by Wax Poetics as The godfathers of deep funk. To celebrate this double LP release, the band's guitar player and frequent Paris DJs collaborator J.J. Whitefield has sent us a 40mn mix of rare funk...

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Paris DJs Playlist September 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - September 2013


Reissues from Daptone, Analog Africa, Mukatsuku and Tramp Records, new releases from Record Kicks, Audio Montage, Ninja Tune, Tru-Thoughts, Soul Garden, Paris DJs, Brainfeeder… it's the monthly playlist composed of selections from the records (CDs and vinyl) labels and artists sent to us during the past month!...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 8

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.8


This heighth Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection is another extravaganza spectacular batch of 50 tracks, with a heavy dose of soul, some Afro funkyness, Reggae grooves, Hip Hop head-nodders and latin vibes… Don't hesitate to pick your favorites, like 'em, share 'm and playlist 'em again!! The 'Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection' is a series we try to do on a bi-monthly schedule, with every odd number a...

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Karl Hector Soul Sauvage d Afrique Vol 2

Karl Hector - Soul Sauvage d'Afrique Vol.2 - African 45s


Following up on his march 2011 'Soul Sauvage d'Afrique' mix, Karl Hector is back with a second volume, prepared with a choice selection of African 45s! Who is Karl Hector? He's one of the mysterious figures behind the Poets Of Rhythm collective (catch their anthology out next month on Daptone!), a regular Paris DJs guest who's always coming back with tasty selections of VERY rare stuff to share....

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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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Karl Hector Psychedelic Breaks Action

Karl Hector - Psychedelic Breaks Action


Fans of heavy & raw funk, of deeply psychedelic breaks, get ready for some tripping action! Karl Hector, esteemed member of the Poets Of Rhythm collective (who have an anthology out next month on Daptone) and regular guest on Paris DJs has been preparing for our series of summer mixes not one but two exclusive mixes, with an 'African 45' set happening in two weeks, and this marvelous...

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