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Paris DJs October 2015 Live Recommandations

October 2015 Recommended Live Shows in Paris

The amount of cool shows happening in Paris or close during this month of october is just plain ridiculous. Even ourselves keep on mixing up the dates of all the upcoming ones we absolutely don't want to miss! So we thought it could be useful to chronologically list all the ones we feel could be interesting. Maybe we'll meet at some of those gigs?...

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Janko Nilovic Vol 1

Janko Nilovic - Vol.1 (3CD boxset & LP reissues, Underdog, 2014)

Janko Nilović is a Montenegrin pianist, poet and composer, a French resident since 1960 and citizen since 1973. He's released more than 30 albums, mostly on library music labels, in all kinds of styles, from classical, jazz and funk to pop, psyche and easy listening. French label Underdog Records has just reissued three of his best works, available on vinyl separately or in a 3CD boxset. The first...

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Paris DJs Playlist January 2014

Paris DJs Playlist - January 2014

2014 starts at top speed with an avalanche of new releases, singles, EPs, albums, compilations and mixes. Here's the lowdown on everything that's been happening on Paris DJs' stereo this month. Afrobeat, Re-edits, salsa, Brazilian soul, reggae, hip hop, jazz, electro, rock, disco, afrofunk, afro-rap, folk, alternative soul, funk, boom bap, americana, caribbean, ethio-jazz, psychedelic & groove...

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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 Playlist March 2013

Paris DJs Playlist - March 2013

March 2013 was an exceptional month, with MANY independant labels and artists keeping on hitting us with download links and promotional records. Here's our selection of the best vinyl and CDs we received, a large one for a change (25 releases reviewed!), including of course the fantastic four Paris DJs releases of each of the four previous week, you know the deal by now! We also received an...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Bag Of Goodies Vol 5

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Bag of Goodies Vol.5

There's a particularity to our Bag of Goodies mixes this year. The selection is only made up of records and music either sent to us by labels and artists, or which we actually bought in record stores in the recent weeks. It'll be hard for us to be more supportive and current than that. We usually gather for a listening session with a few of our favorite new tracks in the bag, and try to hit the...

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Dafuniks - Enter The Sideshow Groove

Dafuniks - Enter The Sideshow Groove - out on Underdog Records

Dafuniks - Enter The Sideshow Groove (CD) Underdog Records 2012-02-22 Dafuniks are a Danish trio recently signed on the French rising label Underdog Records who released the nice Fanga DVD last year. Their deeply souful hip hop blends admirably live instruments, breakbeats and samples for a really old school and funky vibe. The production will slap your ears like a forgotten classic from the...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Bag Of Goodies Vol 4

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Bag of Goodies Vol.4

Hot on the heels of Djouls' new regular column, the playlist of physical CDs and vinyls sent to us by labels and artists, here's our monthly mix of goodies extracted from both those records and Loik's digital diggings. The duo has earned quite a reputation selection-wise and have cooked last weekend a one hour mix of brand new music, the 4th in the 'Bag of Goodies' series... Expect some brand new...

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Paris DJs Playlist - January 2012

We're opening a new section on the site, with each month a selection of records that labels, artists and distributors sent to us. By records we mean vinyl LPs, 12 inches, 10 inches, 7 inches, and CDs. Not the pay-to-listen-but-you-don't-own-anything kind of digital files, but the real treat, which is a LOT more work than the standard mp3. Expect to find some already released albums and singles...

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Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra - Ayodegi - out on Underdog Records

Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra - Ayodegi - A Modern Afro-Fusion Ensemble (CD/2xLP/Digital) Underdogs Records, 2011-03-13 After their first album Definitely Roots in 2009, the French crew Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra is back with their new opus entitled Ayodegi. Still at the crossroad of Jazz funk, Hip hop oldskool, Ethio groove, Descarga and their raw and typical Afro funk, the Masta Conga...

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