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Paris DJs Soundsystem Main Squeeze Funk and 70s Crossover Covers

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Main Squeeze Funk & 70s Crossover Covers

This is the 3nd is a series of 10 mixes of thematic covers hosted on 10 different blogs/websites, announcing or celebrating the Paris DJs mix #400 to be aired at right after christmas… We're really glad to feature a blog we've been reading for years now, MonkeyBoxing from Bristol, UK, recommended if you're into current funk, soul, hip-hop, reggae, party breaks, nufunk, ghetto funk and associated...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem 21st Century Blaxploitation vol 4

Paris DJs Soundsystem - 21st Century Blaxploitation Vol.4

So many cool 21st Century Blaxploitation-sounding tracks have been released recently that Paris DJs couldn't pass on concocting a new imaginary soundtrack of their famous Pam Grier-illustrated series. This new selection gathers Blaxploitation Funk & Soul, car chase themes, old school Hip Hop, Afrofunk, Jamesbrownisms, some jazz, breakbeats and more thrilling grooves… Respect to the friendly...

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Grant Phabao Live Soul System Dubtape Vol 3

Grant Phabao Live Soul System - Dubtape Vol.3

We've already introduced you to Grant Phabao and DJ The Dreadless Soldier (aka Erik Rug), and their live dub mixing experience, the GRANT PHABAO SOUL SYSTEM. Two DJ sets spiced up with hip hop, dub and a whole lot of echo have been posted, Dubtape #1 and Duptape #2. This is the volume three of this Dubtape series, with dubbed-out versions of N.A.S.A., Nostalgia 77 (Seven Naton Army!!), Erykah...

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Laura Vane And The Vipertones - Sugar Fix - out on Unique Records

Laura Vane And The Vipertones - Sugar Fix (CD/LP/Digital) Unique Records UNIQ185, 2011-06-10 (UK), 2011-09-12 (France) Drawn together from both sides of the North Sea, Laura Vane & The Vipertones are an eight-piece band assembled from various Dutch & UK projects, pooling their respective skills together for a remarkable funk & soul mission. On June 13th 2011 (September 12th in France)...

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The Sweet Vandals - So Clear - out on Unique

The Sweet Vandals - So Clear (CD/LP) Unique Records UNIQ183, 2011-05-30 Throughout 2010 The Sweet Vandals have been focusing on writing and recording their third album So Clear. They have also spend their time on further developing their studio "Funkameba Studios" and their own label: Sweet Records. So Clear will be released by Unique Records in May 2011 and will go on it's own musical...

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Big Pimp Jones 21st Century Blaxploitation Vol 3

Big Pimp Jones - 21st Century Blaxploitation Vol.3

Big Pimp Jones - 21st Century Blaxploitation Vol.3 (MP3 Podcast on 2011-05-05 Philadelphia's Big Pimp Jones have become quite big on the 21st Blaxploitation tip, with their two funky soundtracks to Blaxploitation movies that dont exist. They loved our previous mixes on the same theme (vol.1 and vol.2) - "Those first two volumes are super-dope, we are fans of your stuff as well,...

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Diesler - Tie Breakers - out on Unique Records

Diesler - Tie Breakers (CD/Digital) Social Beats/Unique UNIQ175, 2010-06-04 With his 4th album Mr. Diesler, a truly unique musician and individual, has knocked out yet another killer LP that provides a 360 degree genre agenda - an overview of the 2010 nu-jazz scene encompassing hip-hop, funk, soul, house, broken beat, afro beat and electronica - The In Sound From Way Out! As a first proper 7inch...

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Social Beats presents The Dutch Nu Jazz Movement - What's Nu?

Social Beats presents The Dutch Nu Jazz Movement - What's Nu? (CD/download) Social Beats/Unique Records, 2010-03-26 Early 2006 two leading Dutch representatives, Monsieur Dubois and State Of Monc, initiated a new platform to establish, enpower and expand the scene they are both part of: Nu-Jazz. In the process, two other groups joined in: Flowriders and Jazzinvaders. Nu-Jazz is a style of music...

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Special UNIQUE Records

Notre focus sur les labels modernes continue avec un spécial Unique Records, label allemand fondé par DJ Henry Storch en 1988 dont les sorties se concentrent sur tous les genres groovy en dehors de la house ou de la techno: Jazz, (Northern) Soul, Funk, Rare Groove, Latin, Urban / HipHop, DrumnBass, Leftfield Dance and surtout les heavy Breakbeats de toutes sortes!...

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Laura Vane & The Vipertones - s/t

Laura Vane & The Vipertones (CD/LP) Socialbeats/Unique Records UNIQ160-2/UNIQ160-1, 2009-08-24 Really one of the best deep funk albums I've heard recently! And I love Laura Vane's voice... Listen to the Laura Vane mix I've cooked to check by yourself. PS She's not the same Laura as the one we're molesting monthly (Djouls) Drawn together from both sides of the North Sea, Laura Vane & The...

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