Orgone - Beyond The Sun (2LP, Colemine, 2016)

Los Angeles-based funk, R&B and soul collective Orgone released a new album, 'Beyond The Sun', which dropped on April 28th, 2015 via Shanachie Entertainment. The album is now available on vinyl through Colemine Records, in a deluxe version, including random colored vinyl (2LP) and a...

Paris DJs presents The 50 Best Albums of 2013

This year's best albums selection was the hardest one to make since we started being active on the musical web in 1996. There's a simple reason for that: we had never been that prolific as a label before. With 52 releases on Paris DJs (singles, albums, compilations or mixes) during the 52 weeks of...

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 Soundcloud Selection Vol.10

Paris DJs are trying to keep on a bi-monthly schedule with this 'Soundcloud Selection' series... A mega program of two and half hours, with many many new releases, stuff to discover, like and share, some edits, a few of their own productions, picked through hours of Soundcloud digging, for your...

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 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...

Paris DJs Playlist - September 2012

September was like a standard month for us, 50 new releases landed in our hard drives, while nearly as many real life records reached our shores. Out of those we selected 5 new albums worth checking, Criolo's Nó Na Orelha, a superb eclectic set from the 35-year-old São Paolo rapper blending hip...

Big Pimp Jones - 21st Century Blaxploitation Vol.3

Philadelphia's Big Pimp Jones have become quite big on the 21st Blaxploitation tip, with their...

The Jive Turkeys - Get Down Santa - out on Colemine Records

The Jive Turkeys - Get Down Santa (7"/Free Download) Colemine Records CLMN 109, 2010-12-06 In order to get everyone in the right frame of mind for the holiday season, The Jive Turkeys have dropped a new funky Christmas 45! It's possibly the best two cuts the Jive Turkeys have cut to date. The...

Los Sospechos (Budos Band / Menahan Street Band) - Jano's Revenge - out now on Colemine Records

Los Sospechos - Jano's Revenge (7") Colemine Records CLMN 108, 2010-08-17 Have you ever been hurt, wronged, or shamed? Jano's Revenge will take you past that, deep into the dark, violent thoughts that follow. Haunting horn lines blare over an evil, dirty beat like the adrenaline rush before...

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Extravaganza

The Paris DJs extended family has among the most pro-active in spreading the good word about worldwide African music. Celebrating the recent releases by One Foot In Jail or Franck Biyong on our brand new Colored-Inc. label, and announcing the upcoming albums from Oghene Kologbo or Ebo Taylor,...

Ikebe Shakedown - Hard Steppin' - out now on Colemine Records - Heavy, soulful afro-funk recorded at Dunham Studios!

Ikebe Shakedown - Hard Steppin' (CD/7") Colemine Records CMLN 104, 2009-12-14 Combining traditional African rhythmic textures with melodies and grooves steeped in American funk, soul, and jazz, Ikebe Shakedown offers a unique and powerful sound. The 8-piece, Brooklyn-based band formed in early...

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