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The Frightnrs - Nothing More To Say

The Frightnrs - Nothing More To Say (CD/LP, Daptone, 2016)

An instant classic, this fantastic reggae-rocksteady album strives directly for legendary status. It's the first album from The Frightnrs, a Brooklyn band signed on the Daptone label, but it'll also be the last one, alas. Dan Klein, the singer with the magical tone, died from ALS last june. Produced by Ticklah, miles away from the stereotypes of globalized reggae, 'Nothing More To Say' is a true...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol 2

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.2

The gifts we've promised our crowdfunders are coming… soon… We already got the 45 boxsets (empty), the t-shirts, the posters, the test-pressings for the vinyl… only the final 45s & 2LPs are still to arrive. And then we'll ship to everyone who pre-ordered. Only a few more days… To soothe your impatience, here's a second volume of carefully selected free downloads found on the web, assembled in...

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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 Soundcloud Selection Vol 12

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.12

Even with the holiday season coming fast on us (stop going out during the week-end days!) there's still a lot of cool new tracks uploaded regularly on Soundcloud, and even more to discover while digging the archives. Among the new discoveries, the Hartley & Wolfe album out on BBE is quite a gem, the latest Analog Africa compilation is a new must-have, Kraked Unit featuring one-half of Paris...

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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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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 Soundcloud Selection Vol 5

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.5

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, and every even number a selection to listen to while reading the reviews from our monthly playlist column… This fifth volume starts on a Reggae tip, before journeying into Hip Hop and Latin waters, through some Afro and Soul territories, including a...

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Todd Simon The United States of Dub Vol 2

Todd Simon's United States of Dub Vol.2

We introduced our readers and listeners to Todd Simon's work in his 2012 mix for Paris DJs, 'The United States Of Dub', both showcasing some of America's best Dub producers and representing a sound that pays respect to Jamaica and the UK. Well if you enjoyed that one, you should love this volume 2… and you can also check our latest compilation 'Rise Of The Troubadour Warriors', which includes the...

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Paris DJs Collaborators News May 2013

News from Paris DJs collaborators - May 2013

Here's the first edition of the Paris DJs' 'News From Our Musical Collaborators' monthly column! Many things to announce with a new album from AM & Shawn Lee, a new EP of remixes from Blend Mishkin, a 12 inch from Bosq of Whiskey Barons feat. Kaleta, a free download album from Deela, 2 new releases from Franck Biyong, George Clinton announcing his reality TV show, a new video and some remixes...

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Paris DJs Best Of 2012 Singles

Paris DJs presents The 20 Best Singles of 2012

This selection of the best singles of the year 2012 was not an easy one to aggregate... Well a list is a list. You might not be surprised to find in there Adrian Quesada (Brownout, The Echocentrics), Grant Phabao (Franck Biyong, The Lone Ranger, Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra), Marco Benevento, The Budos Band or Ticklah - who have all been heavily featured on Paris DJs along the years. 2012...

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