Various - Movements Vol.8 - Compiled by Tobias Kirmayer (2LP/CD, Tramp, 2016)

Last month we published a digest of all the superb releases from German label Tramp Records between may 2015 and february 2016. Hours of great listening are ahead of you if you haven't checked those out yet. Or you could directly go and check their latest compilation in the 'Movements' series —...

Praise Poems Volume 3 and more great releases from Tramp Records

Regularly, German label Tramp Records has been sending us promo CDs of their upcoming full-length releases during the past months, and it's just ALWAYS been a great new release or compilation. Keep it up with the excellence guys! Here's the low-down on the ones we haven't talked about yet... Praise...

Jan Kohlmeyer - Yuletide DJ Mix IV - Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Party Vol.3

For more than a decade, Tramp Records has been regularly feeding music obsessives and record collectors in the soul/funk/jazz scene with tasteful new releases and high-quality reissues. One thing's for sure, those cats know how to dig and are one of the best music filters out there! Their approach...

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...

Movements Vol.7 - Compiled by Tobias Kirmayer (CD/2LP, Tramp Records, 2015)

Exactly one year after Volume 6, Tramp Records releases the next instalment in their 'Movements' series of unheard soul & jazz diggin' picks from the 60s & the 70s. The promotional CD doesn't really does the record justice, since it' doesn't include the 16-page CD-booklet (or the deluxe...

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...

Praise Poems - A Journey Into Deep, Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s (CD/2LP, Tramp Records, 2015)

Tramp Records in Germany is a label we've learned to trust over the years, for the quality of their releases, the diversity of the themes they choose to explore, and the hard work they put into digging for stuff that hasn't been reissued yet. Their new, deeply groovy & soulful compilation...

Lucky Brown - Mystery Road (2LP, Tramp Records, 2015)

After the 'Lucky Brown's Space Dream' CD/LP collection from 2011, American composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Joel Ricci a.k.a. Lucky Brown is back with a new concept: releasing a double vinyl album of deep funk tunes from different recording sessions, various incarnations of the Lucky...

The Funky Side Of Goldband/ANLA Records (CD/2LP, Tramp Records, 2014)

We've been listening to HUNDREDS of albums and singles from the 60s and the 70s recently, while cooking our series of cover mixes, and we can safely say that Tramp Records are today among the kings of soulful diggin' of that era's Rhythm'N'Blues, Soul, Blues & Funk. After pinpointing the German...

Don Gardner - The Story Of (CD/2LP, Tramp Records, 2014)

Next week we'll publish on Paris DJs a podcast of covers from 1964, including a Don Gardner take on Ray Charles' 'What I Say'… Well it seems cool cats think alike 'cos Tramp Records have just released a compilation of Don Gardner works in their 'The Story Of' series! It's so great to discover an...

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 Playlist - March/April 2014

Seems like our call from last February was worth it, the resistance is organizing itself, we received a LOT of records - yes vinyl and CDs, both still exist and seem to ast much longer than digital releases in the real world… The Paris DJs collective has been very busy these last weeks, preparing...

Paris DJs Playlist - February 2014

The Paris DJs trio, Grant Phabao, Ben Hito & Djouls, have been quite busy this month, preparing the next compilations, singles and remixes with the help of tastemakers Miska Events & Loik Dury, hip hop lyricist RacecaR, reggae singer Taiwan MC and keyboard player Soul Sugar…On the releases...

Paris DJs Playlist - January 2013

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,...

16 Reissues Of Old Stuff That's Been So Cool To (Re)Discover in 2013

While the mainstream has become more and more insipid, nostalgia of the past has been quite a big thing once again this year. Alas many labels have ducked out of our pages in 2013. Now-Again, Numero Group, Daptone, Luaka Bop, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Light In The Attic and many many others have...

Paris DJs Playlist - November/December 2013

The end of the year is approaching fast so before going into the best of selections of singles, compilations, albums, mixes, here's the last playlist of the year, covering all the records we received during the last two months. Thanks to all the cool labels: Buyú Records, BBE Music, Compost...

Paris DJs Playlist - September 2013

Reissues from Daptone, Analog Africa, Mukatsuku and Tramp Records, new releases from Record Kicks, Audio Montage, Ninja Tune, Tru-Thoughts, Soul Garden, Paris DJs, Brainfeeder… it's the monthly playlist composed of selections from the records (CDs and vinyl) labels and artists sent to us during the...

Paris DJs Playlist - August 2013

With some funk and jazz reissues coming from Family Grooves Records, Sonorama or Tramp Records, new releases on friendly labels such as Tru Thoughts, Big Dada, Ninja Tune, or Mais Um Discos and few choice selections, Paris DJs' last playlist of the summer is as eclectic as ever, picking into the...

Tobias Kirmayer (Tramp Records) - I Got Hope

Paris DJs' favorite Funk, Soul & Jazz German label Tramp Records is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, with many exciting releases, albums, 45s, 'The Story Of' series, the second volume in the 'Feeling Nice' series, and Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Party Vol.2! Our series of...

Paris DJs Playlist - July 2013

Paris DJs' second playlist of the summer is all about some recent Afro & Latin releases and reissues from Brazil, Puerto Rico, Nigeria, USA, France and many other countries, with some detours through 70s Jazz from Germany, Parisian Pop & Soul from the Jî Dru & Sandra Nkaké...

- page 1 of 2

Top tags

Subscribe