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Tag - The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra

Hopestreet Cosmetic Love

1-6 - Cosmetic Love b/w The Public Opinion Six - Jappo (7", HopeStreet Recordings, 2015)


Today a nice surprise lands in Paris DJs' mailbox. And by 'mailbox' I totally don't mean 'e-mail box' but the real life one. The one where, regularly, artists and labels send some cool records for us to check and eventually review. Not the one where so many people throw gigabytes of digital links into every day, hoping we'll find the time to download, unarchive, sort, tag, listen and write about....

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 4

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.4


This 4th volume of Paris DJs' Spectacular series assembles once again new cool afro grooves from the international scene, with tracks coming from all over the place: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Congo, Denmark, Ehtiopia, France, Ghana, Hungary, Mali, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, UK, and, of course, lots of band from the USA where the Afro fever has now risen to new heights after the success of...

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Bass Culture

Paris DJs Playlist - August 2012


Logically, August is the summer month when not much happens releases-wise. Well we still received a few handfuls of 45s, LPs and CDs, and a few dozens digital downloads. So respect is due this month to all the cool labels out there, starting with Nascente in the UK who does an amazing job on the reissue/compilation tip. They sent us the 4 companion double CDs to Lloyd Bradley's fantastic book...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 2

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.2


Afrobeat is a form of music that's already been perfected and there are many bands who are just trying to attain that, most of the time writing their own compositions which reflect their own influences. Sometimes they'll play a Cuban clave or something else which somehow or other still fits. So unless Fela comes back to them and says Don't play Afrobeat, they're gonna keep on doing it. Here's our...

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The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra Mr Clean

The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra - Mr Clean (pts.1&2) - out on Hope Street Recordings


The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra - Mr Clean (pts.1&2) (7"/Digital) Hope Street Recordings HS005, 2011-09-27 After The Liberators (Record Kicks) and The Shaolin Afronauts (Freestyle Records), here's another Afrobeat band from Australia: The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra! They seem to have already self-released 2 albums worth of material and if Hope Street Recordings opted for this track...

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