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Onur Engin - Paris DJs Guest Mix

Onur Engin - Pais DJs Guest Mix
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-04-26

Onur Engin is an expert music producer and DJ from Istanbul, who's been making big waves in the re-edits scene with some addictive, deep and funky edits of Soul and Disco tracks, released on stricly limited, no repress vinyl 12 inches. He runs an internet radio show on, which gathers quite a stock of of eclectic mixes - highly recommended along with Onur Engin's Soundcloud page! He'll be playing at the Mudd Club in Strasbourg on saturday, may 7th and we're honored to have him aboard the Paris DJs podcast with this exclusive guest mix!

Tracklisting :
01. Jean Carn - My Love Don't Come Easy (Matthew Kyle re-edit)
(from 'Diner City Sounds Vol 1' 12 inch, 2011 / Diner City Sound)
02. Shuggie Otis - Aht Uh Mi Hed (Matt Moroder Cut)
(from 'Little Leaf No.02' 12 inch, 2011 / Little Leaf)
03. Imagination - So Good, So Right (The Francis Inferno Orch. Edit)
(from 'Super Sound Single Volume 1' 12 inch, 2010 / Dikso)
04. Billy Ocean - Hooked On You (Evil K'Neil re-edit)
(from 'To Rack and Ruin Vol. 1' 12 inch, 2010 / To Rack and Ruin)
05. Lionel Ritchie - All Night Long (Beatconductor re-edit)
(from 'Balearic Beauties' 12 inch, 2011 / Spicy)
06. Fantastic Four - Got to Have Your Dub (re-edit by Dicky Trisco)
(from 'Night Dancing' 12 inch, 2010 /Disco Deviance)
07. Savanna - Never Let You Go (Onur Engin Edit)
(from 'Backstreet Brit Funk - The Re Edits' 12 inch, 2011 / Z Records)

All the original artwork covers are available on the Paris DJs blog
Credits :
Selected and mixed by Onur Engin (
Artwork layout by Djouls (

Links :

Direct download: Onur_Engin-Paris_DJs_Guest_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 7:31pm EDT

Chris Menist - Paradise Bangkok Mix

Chris Menist - Paradise Bangkok Mix
(MP3 Podcast on Soundway, 2011-04-21

Chris Menist is a Thailand based DJ and writer, and is one half of the team behind the Paradise Bangkok club night, alongside DJ Maft Sai. The pair also put together The Sound of Siam - Leftfield Luk Thung, Jazz, and Molam in Thailand 1964-1975 (Soundway) and Thai? Dai! The Heavier Side of the Luk Thung Underground (Finders Keepers) compilations. Those compilations have blown our minds at Paris DJs headquarters. We're very proud to invite Chris for this mix of rare 7 inches from all over the world, from Thai Folk to Jamaican Reggae, Beninese Afrobeat, Ethiopian Jazz and more…

Tracklisting :
01. Unknown Yemeni 7 inch
02. Kobkul Wongsawad - Lam Plearn Hug Num Ban Na (Phin Kaen 7 inch)
03. Buppha Saichol - Roob Lor Thom Pai (Star Records 7 inch)
04. Piya Takoonratch - Isan Ban Kong Hao (Petch Phin Tong 7 inch)
05. Collins Oke Elaiho and His Odoligie Nobles Dance Band - Omoniyakioya (Philips 7 inch)
06. Marcia Griffiths - Working To The Top (My Ambition) (Studio One blank 7 inch)
07. Marion Black - Who Knows (Capsoul 7 inch)
08. Mahmoud Ahmed - Yefikir Woha Timu (Mahmoud Records 7 inch)
09. Sextette Camayenne - Kaniba (Syliphone 7 inch)
10. Maneerat Kaewsadej - Kiew Choo Puen
11. Kana Petch Plachai Band - Lam Plearn Dok Koon Siang Khaen (CTL 7 inch)
12. Montein Teinthong - Kor Kai (Phin Kaen 7 inch)
13. Prince Alla - Their Reward (Dalphin 7 inch)
14. Dillinger - Freshly (Prophets 7 inch)
15. Orchestre Poly Rythmo - E Wa Dagbe (Albarika Store 7 inch)
16. Chailai and Duangdao - Chak Mak Pai (Archer 7 inch)
17. Plearn Promdan - Wan Maha Sanook (Mocking Bird 7 inch/'Sound of Siam' Soundway Compilation)
18. Samsak Band - Pu Yai Lee (Three Cats 7 inch)

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Chris Menist (
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork taken from The Sound of Siam album design by Lewis Heriz (
Layout by Djouls (

Direct download: Chris_Menist-Paradise_Bangkok_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 3:39pm EDT

Seun Anikulapo Kuti - World People 01

Seun Anikulapo Kuti - World People #01
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-04-18

Seun Anikulapo Kuti, the youngest son of Fela, is now in his late 20s. He grew up in Kalukaluta, Nigeria, and we asked him about his musical background during the 80s and the 90s… "It was all about Afrobeat! Traditional music also, and reggae. Bob Marley of course, Peter Tosh too, he was a huge favorite of mine.", says Seun. He made this selection for Paris DJs as a snapshot of what he's listening to these days: dancehall, hip hop, afrobeat, reggae, and a Ray Charles classic… Seun Kuti is currently touring Europe to promote his superb second album From Africa with Fury: Rise.

Tracklisting :
01. Seun Kuti + Fela's Egypt 80 - Many Things
(from 'Many Things' album, 2008 / Tôt ou Tard)
02. Pressure - Bless My Soul (Secrets riddim)
(from 'Bless My Soul' 7 inch, 2008 / Don Corleon Records)
03. Mavado - Fall Rain Fall (Survivor riddim)
(from 'Fall Rain Fall' 7 inch, 2010 / DJ Frass Records)
04. Blitz The Ambassador - Breathe
(from 'Stereotype' album, 2009 / Embassy MVMT)
05. Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
(from 'The Genius Hits the Road' album, 1960 / ABC)
06. Femi Kuti - Day by Bay
from 'Day by Day' album, 2008 / Label Maison)
07. Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - Rise
(from 'From Africa with Fury: Rise' album, 2011 / Because Music)
08. Hyah Slyce - Dem Gone (Good Look riddim)
(from 'Promo Sampler' compilation, 2009)
09. Eminem - Marshall Mathers
(from 'The Marshall Mathers LP' album, 2000 / Aftermath)
10. Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and The Egypt 80 - Army Arrangement
(from 'Army Arrangement' album, 1985 / Celluloid)

Following some of Frank Zappa's conceptual continuity ideas, the next guest in this new World People series will be one of the artists playlisted by Seun Kuti: Blitz The Ambassador, a Ghanaian-American hip-hop artist based in Brooklyn…

All the original artwork covers are available on the Paris DJs blog

Credits :
Selection by Seun Anikulapo Kuti
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Photo by Jean Saint Jean ( World People concept directed by Djouls (

Seun Kuti Links :

Direct download: Seun_Anikulapo_Kuti-Paris_DJs_World_People_01.mp3
Category:World People Series -- posted at: 9:47pm EDT

Paris DJs Soundsystem and Musiques Impures present Adrian Quesada's Spring Reverb

Paris DJs Soundsystem and Musiques Impures present Adrian Quesada's Spring Reverb
(MP3 Podcast on and 2011-04-13

The Echocentrics is a new project of psychedelic, cinematic and dusty soul produced by Adrian Quesada of Brownout/Ocote Soul Sounds/Grupo Fantasma fame. Loads of spring reverb, psyched out farfisa organs and heavy drums are accented by beautiful vocals sung in English, Spanish and Portuguese by Tita Lima from Brazil and Natalia Clavier from Argentina. The album is out on Ubiquity Records. Grant Phabao, without any doubt the greatest reggae producer in the world today, has already two skanking remixes on their way... while Adrian Quesada is preparing on his side some remixes for Phabao's upcoming album with The Jays, Stepping up In Time. Something's happening here! We did this collaborative mix about Adrian Quesada with fellow blogger Nicolas Ragonneau of Musiques Impures fame, where he selected the album tracks and I completed with some rare stuff and remixes. Here it is right on for the album's release date (two days ago), and Nicolas has published an exclusive interview of Adrian on his blog to go along with this mix...

Tracklisting :
01. The Echocentrics - Electric Travels
(from 'Esclavo Y Amo' 7 inch, 2011 / Ubiquity)
02. Tita Lima - Vendendo Saude e Fe
(from 'Possibilidades' album, 2010 / Tratore)
03. Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - Tu Fin, Mi Gomienzo (Grant Phabao Remix)
(from 'Coconut Rock Deluxe Edition' album, 2010 / Eighteen Street Lounge)
04. The Echocentrics - Cresent Sun
(from 'Sunshadows' album, 2011 / Ubiquity)
05. Brownout - Pole Position (Grant Phabao Remix)
(from 'Aguilas and Cobras Remixed and Regrooved' compilation, 2010 / Six Degrees)
06. Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - Primavera
(from 'Taurus' album, 2011 / Eighteen Street Lounge)
07. Grupo Fantasma - El Sabio Soy Yo
(from 'Sonidos Gold' album, 2008 / Aire Sol Records)
08. Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - Vampires
(from 'Coconut Rock' album, 2009 / Eighteen Street Lounge)
09. Brownout - C 130
(from 'Aguilas and Cobras' album, 2009 / Six Degrees)
10. Brownout - Chema's Contraband
(from 'Homenaje' album, 2007 / Freestyle)
11. Grupo Fantasma - Montanozo
(from 'El Existential' album, 2010 / Nat Geo Music)

All the original artwork covers are available on the Paris DJs blog

Credits :
Selection and mix by Nicolas Ragonneau ( and Djouls (
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork layout by Djouls (

Adrian Quesada Links : | | | | | |

Direct download: Paris_DJs_Soundsystem-Adrian_Quesada_Spring_Reverb.mp3
Category:T.I.M.E.C. DJs -- posted at: 4:27am EDT

Renegades Of Jazz - Go Jazz Not Ape! Vol.1

Renegades Of Jazz - Go Jazz Not Ape! Vol.1
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-04-10

Renegades of Jazz is David Hanke, who also produces music under the names of Mad Doc or Unifairfly, and who's also a member of groups Madball Scientists, Mankoora or Mash & Munkee. Renegades of Jazz is raw and heavy produced music, fusing jazz with breakbeat elements, bringing the jazz back to the dancefloor. Started as an experiment in trying something new, they were instantly signed by UK based producer Smoove to his new label Wass Records. After the huge success of the first singles and great feedback from all over the globe, Renegades Of Jazz will deliver a full length album early 2011…

Tracklisting :
01. Renegades Of Jazz - Intro
(more info on, 2011 / Wass)
02. Gotye - A Distinctive Sound
(from 'Like Drawing Blood' album, 2006 / Self-Released)
03. Krash Slaughta - Bedop
(from 'Bedop EP' single, 2011 / Rocstar)
04. Sporto Kantes - Heart
(from '2nd Round' album, 2004 / Catalogue)
05. magOwl - Natural High
(Challenge 73 from the 'Louis Den Beat Battles', 2011)
06. Mooch - My Spider Walks Again
(from 'My Spider Walks Again' 7 inch, 2005 / Jack To Phono
07. The Q4 - One Of These Days
(from 'Sound Surroundings' album, 2010 / Project: Mooncircle)
08. The Heliocentrics - Distant Star
(from 'Out There' album, 2007 / Now-Again)
09. Suhov - Igene
(from 'Heartbox' album, 2011 / Budabeats)
10. Royale Blue - Pretty Little Harp
(Unreleased track taken from, 2011)
11. Sketchie - Feud At Saint East's
(from 'Rain By High Lantern' album, 2004 / Lumenessence)
12. Victor Jara - Manifiesto
(from 'Manifiesto - Chile September 1973' album, 1974 / Transatlantic)

All the original artwork covers are available on the Paris DJs blog

Credits :
Artwork, selection and mix by Renegades Of Jazz
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (

Renegades of Jazz Links :

Discography :
Karabine EP (12") Wass Records 2010
Cascade (7") Wass Records 2010
Get A Wiggle On (12") Wass Records 2011

Direct download: Renegades_Of_Jazz-Go_Jazz_Not_Ape_Vol_1.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

Waxist Selecta - Red Stripe Disco

Waxist Selecta - Red Stripe Disco - A vinyl journey through Jamaican related disco-soul productions!
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-04-07

Waxist Selecta, a long-time reader (and even before), french record collector with a passion for all kinds of black music, is regularly playing some groovy vinyl-only selections in Paris, from Soul to Deep Funk, Brasil, Euro and French Grooves, Disco, Boogie Funk, Latin and Early/Soulful Reggae. He sent us a 2 hour collection of Jamaican-related disco-soul productions and rarities, from which we've extracted our own 50mn 'best-of'. All tracks are taken from original vinyl sources, of course, starting with the first Waxist Selecta re-edit 7 inch, RED STRIPE DISCO 001, available from all good record stores now!

Tracklisting :
01. Intro
02. Jennifer Lara - In Love (Waxist Edit) / Unmastered 7 inch
03. George and Glen Miller - Easy / Third World 12 inch
04. Althea Forester and Togetherness - Hey Mister (Waxist Long Edit) / Crystal 7 inch
05. Floyd Lloyd Seivright - Check Out Your Mind / Tropic Music LP
06. Xanadu and Sweet Lady - Rappers Delight / Joe Gibbs 12 inch
07. Little Carlos Morgan - Shake Your Body / Love Train 12 inch
08. Derrick Harriott - Don't Hold Back / Crystal 12 inch
09. E.S. - Upside Down / 12 inch
10. Harold Butler and The Connection - Gold Connection (Disco Version) / Charmers LP

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Waxist Selecta
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork taken from 'Top Ranking Dillinger', layout by Djouls (

Waxist Selecta Links :

Direct download: Waxist_Selecta-Red_Stripe_Disco.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 9:16am EDT

DJ Chicken George - Peddlin' 45s for Paris Mix

DJ Chicken George - Peddlin' 45s for Paris Mix
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-04-04

DJ Chicken George lives in Austin, Texas, and was introduced to us by his friend Martin Perna (aka Ocote Soul Sounds, founder of Antibalas and co-founder of the Dap-Kings). He plays Jazztronica, a unique style incorporating and fusing diverse genres of music. He's released 2 EPs, DJ Chicken George Presents: The Swed.u.s.h Connection 1 & 2, on the world renowned, Stockholm-based label, Swedish Brandy, and felt quite honored to have his Brownout Mix featured on Paris DJs, having been a fan of Djouls' stellar work for quite some time now… We're proud to welcome him aboard with this classy 45-only mix, and hope to have him back asap!!

Tracklisting :
01. Tyrone and Carr - Take Me With You
(from 'Love Me Love You' 7 inch, 1973 / Jam)
02. James Brown - The Chicken
(from 'The Popcorn' 7 inch, 1969 / King)
03. Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings - Better Things
(from 'Better Things' 7 inch, 2010 / Daptone)
04. Little Brother - Mr. Dream Merchant
(from 'Mr. Dream Merchant' 7 inch, 2002 / ABB)
05. M64 (Ragen Fykes and Ohmega Watts) - In The Pocket
(from 'Rhythm Of The Drum' 7 inch, 2009 / Record Breakin' Music)
06. Dudley Perkins and Georgia Anne Muldrow - Mama's Place
(from 'A Friend' 7 inch, 2010 / (iN)Sect Records)
07. Spinnerty feat. Miles Bonny - Time To Cut
(from 'Foundation Part 2' 7 inch, 2008 / Record Breakin' Music)
08. Instant Funk - Funky Africa
(from 'Philly Jump' 7 inch, 1976 / TSOP)
09. Roy Ayers - Destination Motherland
(from 'Destination Motherland' 7 inch, 1981 / Polydor)

Note : ALL VINYL 45s Jazztronica! Mix

All the original record cover artworks are available on the Paris DJs blog

Credits :
Selected and mixed by DJ Chicken George
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (

DJ Chicken George Links
For more Vibes + Positive Rhythms visit :

Direct download: DJ_Chicken_George-Peddlin_45s_For_Paris_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 10:46am EDT