Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Authentic Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz & Soul Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)

5 funky & soulful compilations digging into today's international scene. Expect psychedelic hip hop, jazzy rhymes, dancefloor funk, cinematic soul, heavy heavy heavy tunes all along from various atmospheres, vibes & moods. All new & exclusive tracks hand-picked by Paris DJs' crew. Paris...

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Afrofunk International & Tropical Grooves Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)

5 conceptual compilations with various strands of groovy, funky, psychedelic and moving afrofunk, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, highlife, afrojazz, afrosoul, Carribean Funk and other Tropical Grooves from all over the world. All new & exclusive tracks from the best Afro bands today hand-picked by the...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.6

The "Free Music" biz is vast and mostly uncharted. While every kind of shitty media only spotlights music that is sold, distributed, promoted, subsidized, etc., meaning: music from people who might buy advertising, at Paris DJs we often take the opposite route. If some music doesn't need...

The Best of 2014

It's already february 2015 and this article comes late - which always better than never! Digital sales have now become a thing of the past for many, since a bit of notoriety gets your music available for free in just a few hours after release, and since the taxation has now changed in Europe for...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Some Of The Best Things In Life Are Free Vol.4

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign where we raised nearly 4000€ to press a new vinyl LP, it was kinda obvious to balance our karma and offer a new mix in our series of eclectic selections of free tunes found on the web. So, what's the best way to start a mix or a compilation? A Brownout...

The best of 2014 according to Nicolas Ragonneau

Nicolas Ragonneau used to write amazing pieces for Paris DJs: interviews, portraits, record reviews… Until one day he couldn't do it anymore. Day job, kids, etc., you know the deal! But the man has a lot of taste, he doesn't produce music, hence still finds time to listen to some new stuff. So we...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Killas, Thrillas & Chillas - Foot Stompers & Freaky Soul Vol.1 (Digital compilation, Paris DJs , 2014)

'Killas, Thrillas and Chillas' is already the 9th compilation coming out on Paris DJs. It's a big step for the label, their first excursion into Soul/Funk territories, and a first volume in the 'Foot Stompers and Freaky Soul' series, while two follow-ups are already in the plans. This compilation...

Paris DJs Playlist - May/June/July/August 2014

This playlist has been a few months in the making... We were kinda busy with our crowdfunding campaign this summer, but managed to get back on our feet and finally publish this mega-post filled with 49 short or not-that-short reviews of new singles, albums and compilations we received at Paris DJs...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Vinyl Is Good For You (Limited 6x45 Boxset, Paris DJs, 2014)

This 6x45s boxset is heavily limited, a true collector's item. Featuring Afrodyete (The Breakestra), Alice Russell (courtesy of Tru Thoughts Recordings), Brownout, Grant Phabao, Jungle Fire, The Lone Ranger with Carlton Livingston, The Jays, this selection gathers the best DJ tunes from Paris DJs'...

Brownout - Grant Phabao & Renegades Of Jazz Remixes (Limited 45, Paris DJs, 2014)

Brownout is the band. Grant Phabao is the reggae/dub remixer. Renegades Of Jazz are the Bboy Editors. Ben Hito is the illustrator. Paris DJs and Kept Records are the label. You're SO gonna love this one on vinyl! Brownout - Grant Phabao & Renegades Of Jazz Remixes (Limited Edition 45 - 300...

VINYL IS GOOD FOR YOU 45 Boxset - Paris DJs Crowdfunding Campaign

Paris DJs need your help to fund the manufacturing of this beautiful six-45s boxset designed by Ben Hito. Strictly limited to a 100 copies, this collection of 7 inches will only see the light of day if this crowdfunding campaign is a success so we need your support ! Included are exclusive Grant...

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...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland? - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol.4 (Digital Compilation, Paris DJs)

Paris DJs with some insight from Zakari Frantz (The Souljazz Orchestra) have prepared for this 4th volume in the 'Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International' series a special treat, since they opted from day one to go into an Afro Rock direction with the title 'Have You Ever Been To Electric...

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.3

Well indeed this is becoming a bi-monthly series! After a first Soundcloud set (published late june) of cool selections of Reggae, Ethio-Jazz, Soul, Funk, Breaks, Afrofunk, Afropop, Bollywood Psych, Latin, Ska and more, we posted a second one, to go along with the june playlist (published early...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Rise Of The Troubadour Warriors - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol.3 (Digital Compilation, Paris DJs)

Paris DJs and Elvis Martinez Smith team up for 'Rise Of The Troubadour Warriors - Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International Vol.3' - taking up where the second volume left off with another a fully-licensed compilation of Afrofunk, Afrobeat, Latin or Brazilian Funk & Ethio-Jazz from the 21st...

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.1

This might be the beginning of a new monthly series… Here's a first Soundcloud set of cool selections of Reggae, Ethio-Jazz, Soul, Funk, Breaks, Afrofunk, Afropop, Bollywood Psych, Latin, Ska and more… Paris DJs Soundsystem presents the Soundcloud Selection Vol.1 (Soundcloud streaming set)...

Paris DJs Playlist - May 2013

Spring is finally upon us in Paris and with it an avalanche of new records reached our decks. From Japan, France, Germany, Australia, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland and Portugal… as if every artist in the U.S. had gone digital, or maybe as if the recent rise in international postage costs...

Brownout - Grant Phabao & Renegades Of Jazz Remixes (Digital single, Kept Records/Paris DJs)

Before running the Kept Records label, founder Dale Barrie was putting out some cool mixes of 45s on Paris DJs as Citizen Dale. Now both entities have became music labels, and they're still conspirating together, for official releases this time! After licensing a Polyrhythmics track for the second...

Paris DJs presents The 10 Best Albums of 2012

This entry concludes our 'best of 2012' series with a selection of our 10 favorite albums of the year. Hands down, The Souljazz Orchestra ruled with their totally ridiculous album - and yep, 'ridiculous' means it's really great!. Not far behind, the Paris DJs Soundsystem compilation follows, and...

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...

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