Paris DJs Tour Operator #20 at Le Pigalle on thursday, april 28th with DJs Loik Dury & Djouls

Paris DJs and Le Pigalle present the 20th edition of their 'Tour Operator' weekly rendez-vous in Paris, with Loik Dury and Djouls as the operating DJs for this session on april 28. Djouls is one the founders and the label manager of Paris DJs. An activist on the musical web since the mid-90s, he's...

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1977 - Standards, Versions & Revamps Vol.18

1977 was the year of the Punk explosion, but it was also the year the famous Studio 54 opened in New York. Elvis Presley died during the summer, Marc Bolan followed in september, and "Saturday Night Fever" was released at the end of the year. On the albums front, besides the obvious...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.10 - When Afrobeat Meets Jazz

This mix was cooked with only one person in mind: Collen Chandler, from Liverpool, who supported our 15 CDs anthology crowdfunding campaign and asked us to try on a "when afrobeat meets jazz" theme, mixing the modern & old with an emphasis on the modern. While preparing the selection,...

Paris DJs Tour Operator #11 at Le Pigalle on thursday, february 25th with DJs Erik Rug & Djouls

Paris DJs and Le Pigalle present the 11th edition of their 'Tour Operator' weekly rendez-vous in Paris, with Erik Rug and Djouls as the operating DJs for this session on february 25. Active on the music scene for more than three decades, Erik Rug is one of the legendary French DJs, along with...

Paris DJs Tour Operator #4 at Le Pigalle on thursday, january 7th with DJs Djouls & Loik Dury

Paris DJs and Le Pigalle present the 4th edition of their 'Tour Operator' weekly rendez-vous in Paris. Le Pigalle is an authentic district hotel, sharing the "vinyl is good for you" spirit. Victor Kiswell, one of the world's top record diggers helped them build a strong musical identity,...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Standards, Versions & Revamps Vol.13 - 1972

1972 was a great year for music. Most 1972 albums in artists discographies are really good ones. Artists such as Bobby Gentry had many country/soul crossover hits in the US in the previous years and influenced many others. Well that's what we felt as quite obvious while preparing this selection....

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Heavyweight Gambit, No Holds Barred! - Foot Stompers & Freaky Soul Vol.2 (Digital compilation, Paris DJs , 2015)

Heavyweight Gambit, Nol Holds Barred' is the 11th compilation coming out on the Paris DJs label, and the second one digging into Funk & Soul music for the Paris DJs Soundsystem crew. A lot of tracks landed in the label's mailbox (thanks to everyone who participated!), choices had to be made,...

Finest Selections #1 - Betino's + Djouls DJ sets at Le Beaumarchais (thursday, June 4, 2015 - Paris)

On June 4th, Paris DJs will launch a new cool party, in collaboration with the record store Betino's and the bar/restaurant Le Beaumarchais, in the heart of the French capital right next to the Bastille place. For the first edition Betino himself and Djouls, co-founder of the Paris DJs...

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...

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Massive Hits From The Grant Phabao Factory (Limited edition LP, Paris DJs, 2015)

Thanks to the people who supported Paris DJs second crowdfunding campaign this winter, a new, limited edition 9 tracks Paris DJs vinyl LP, with an illustration by graphic artist Ben Hito, is AVAILABLE NOW. Strictly limited to a 500 copies, this new collection of exclusive Grant Phabao remixes and...

Paris DJs Takeover at Le Mellotron - Djouls, Loïk Dury, Grant Phabao (3h video DJ set, 2014)

A little flashback to the summer of 2014 with a 3h takeover from the Paris DJs label on Le Mellotron's former boat on the Seine in the center of Paris. Founders Djouls, Loik Dury & Grant Phabao were there deejaying 45s and some of their own productions - a sunshiny playlist just like this day...

Djouls - Sweet Little Paris DJs Boy

Christmas without a funky Paris DJs mix isn't the same. For this selection we've picked a few friends, of course: the eternal Shawn Lee, the unstoppable Laura Vane and the amazingly unique Super Hi-Fi, who all put out a groovy xmas album or single those last years. Then there's the annual Daptone...

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Take The Chains Off Your Brains - Psychedelic Hip Hop, Funk & Jazz Grooves

'Take The Chains Off Your Brains - Psychedelic Hip Hop, Funk & Jazz Grooves' is the 5th compilation coming out on the Paris DJs label. But it's already the second one dwelving into the complexities of the Hip Hop culture for the Paris DJs Soundsystem crew, after the prized 'It's The New Hip Hop...

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Do you remember the gold old html days of djouls.com ?

Do you remember the old html days? It all started for me in 1994, with my first music news published way back in 1996 on some personal pages, then in 1999 with the launch of djouls.com!! Tons of music reviews, news, mp3s, artists and labels discographies were published up to 2005/2006 at which...

Paris DJs feature on Bandcamp's homepage

"Julien Lakshmanan heads up a prestigious music blog and promotions company. Having overseen the production of over 400 musical podcasts, his label now aims to release one record per week on Bandcamp." says Andrew Jervis as an introduction to Djouls' interview about Paris DJs on Bandcamp....

Doctor L - A Hole In Your Soul (video)

Original post on Colored-Inc....

Doctor L - A Hole In Your Soul - FREE DOWNLOAD from the new album 'Open Window'

Doctor L - A Hole In Your Soul (Free MP3 download on ParisDJs.com) 2011-04-28 Open Window is a lifestyle, it is beyond category. The sources of its words and music span the centuries. Its concept and interpretations are timeless and boundless. If its contribution can be summarized in a phrase, Open...

The Black Cat - Hard 2 Find Vol.1 Mixtape

The Black Cat, the first album on the Colored-Inc. label (colored-inc.com) launched a year ago by Djouls and Doctor L, is what some could say a 'world' album. Blending Latin grooves with Afro rhythms, Reggae harmonies with American Jazz or Funk vibes, Saudade with Jamaican riddims, Psychedelic Funk...

Doctor L - Detroit Stories feat Clip Payne

Doctor L - Detroit Stories (feat. Clip Payne) An exclusive track, extracted from We Got Lost, the upcoming new album from Doctor L & The Black Cowboys!! More info on Doctor L hereOriginal post on Colored-Inc....

Grant Phabao & Djouls - Cosmic Tropical Disco

You might have already heard about people re-editing disco tracks for augmented dancefloor pleasure. You might even have read the latest issue of Wax Poetics and know about Tom Moulton, originator of the remix, the breakdown section, and the 12-inch single vinyl format. You've also probably heard...

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