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Jan Kohlmeyer - Yuletide DJ Mix III

Jan Kohlmeyer - Yuletide DJ Mix III for Paris DJs
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-12-16

To be honest, Christmas music on earthly radio seems to be the worst in the Milky Way. Just imagine an alien picking up our radio waves on his journey through the galaxy - what would he think of our conception of Christmas music? Would he land on planet earth at all?
Of all things, this year it is planet earth that has something seasonal to offer - something the galaxy has never seen before. Galactic garden gnomes will surely have a fling to 'Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Party Vol.2'. And all Martians will be snapping their fingers to the groove: Yuletide nerd Jan Kohlmeyer has put together another amazing collection of hip-shaking Christmas songs. Merry Christmas everybody!

Some of you remember mix 1 (still available here) that has been downloaded thousands of times(!). We asked Jan to contribute another exclusive mix for Paris DJs. Well, he gave us two more. Another 60min mix to promote Volume 1 of his CD series and this additional 60min mix featuring all of the tracks of Volume 2 of 'Santa’s Funk & Soul Christmas Party'.

Tracklisting (Santa’s Funk & Soul Christmas Party Vol. 2) :
01. Little Jimmy Thomas - Deck The Halls (Fa La La La La)
02. Jimmy Jones And His Versatiles - Christmas Is A Drag Without You Baby
03. The Salem Travelers - A Letter For Christmas
04. Pearl Bailey - Jingle Bells Cha Cha Cha
05. The Beginning Of The End - Gee Whiz, It's Christmas
06. Steve Gray - Snowmans Stomp
07. Tina Roberts - Snow (Like The Snow)
08. The Rev. T. L. Barrett and The Youth For Christ Choir - Jingle Bells (Pt. I)
09. Jim Cagle - Santa Claus, Jr.
10. Short Stuff - Merry Christmas Baby
11. The Meditation Singers - What The World Needs For Christmas
12. Little Eva And Big Dee Irwin - I Wish You A Merry Christmas
13. Ron Holden - Who Say There Ain’t No Santa Claus
14. Al Hirt - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
15. Tina Robin - I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
16. Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme - That Holiday Feeling
17. Snoopy’s Christmas - Mr. Reindeer
18. Zebra - Christmas Morning (Pt. I)
19. Houghas Sorowonko (Feat. Pee Pee Dynamite) - A Groovy Christmas And New Year
20. Rueben Anderson - Christmas Time
21. The Violinaires - Remember What Day It Is
22. The Staple Singers - Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas
23. Ernest Franklin - I’m Going To Have A Merry Christmas
24. J. Hines And The Boys - A Funky Xmas To You
25. The Jive Turkeys - Get Down Santa
26. Vessie Simmons - Xmas Party Rap
27. Ray Harris and The Fusion Experience - Soulful Christmas
28. The Soulful Strings - Sleigh Ride
29. Diplomats Of Solid Sound - Let It Snow
30. Snoopy’s Christmas - Christmas Candy
31. Nancy Lee - Xmas Commercial Blues
32. Delilah - Once Every Year (Soul Version)
33. Billy Watkins - Merry Christmas To God
34. Jimmy Mccracklin - Christmas Time (Pt. I)
35. Bobby Allen And The Exceptions - Lonely Christmas Tears
36. Louis Armstrong - Here Is My Heart For Christmas
37. Bobby Allen And The Exceptions - Please Santa (Bring My Baby Back To Me)
38. Bill Cosby - Merry Christmas Mama (Vocal)
39. Joseph Washington, Jr. - Watcha Gonna Bring Me
40. Don Smith - Black Christmas
41. The Soulful Strings - Jingle Bells
42. Joseph Washington, Jr. - Shopping
Total time : 65:44

Notes : tracks 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 31, 35, 40, and 40 are featured on the CD/LP/mp3 compilation titled 'Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Party Vol II' just released on Tramp Records. Check it out here.

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Jan Kohlmeyer
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)

Links
Funky Christmas : official | facebook | soundcloud
DJ Jan Kohlmeyer : official | youtube
Tramp Records : official | bandcamp | discogs | kudos (UK distribution) | parisdjs
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: Jan_Kohlmeyer-Yuletide_DJ_Mix_III_for_Paris_DJs.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 4:42am EST

Jan Kohlmeyer - Yuletide DJ Mix II

Jan Kohlmeyer - Yuletide DJ Mix II for Paris DJs
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-12-11

To be honest, Christmas music on earthly radio seems to be the worst in the Milky Way. Just imagine an alien picking up our radio waves on his journey through the galaxy - what would he think of our conception of Christmas music? Would he land on planet earth at all?
Of all things, this year it is planet earth that has something seasonal to offer - something the galaxy has never seen before. Galactic garden gnomes will surely have a fling to 'Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Party Vol.2'. And all Martians will be snapping their fingers to the groove: Yuletide nerd Jan Kohlmeyer has put together another amazing collection of hip-shaking Christmas songs. Merry Christmas everybody!

Some of you remember mix 1 (still available here) that has been downloaded thousands of times(!). We asked Jan to contribute another exclusive mix for Paris DJs. Well, he gave us two more. Another 60min mix to promote Volume 1 of his CD series and an additional 60min mix featuring all of the tracks of Volume 2 of 'Santa’s Funk & Soul Christmas Party' (to be published very soon).

Tracklisting (Santa’s Funk & Soul Christmas Party Vol. 1) :
01. Rufus Thomas - I'll Be Your Santa
02. Lou Rawls - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
03. Gary Walker - Santa’s Got A Brand New Bag (Poppa’s Got A Brand New Bag)
04. Lee Rogers - You Won't Have To Wait Till Xmas
05. Detroit Junior - Christmas Day
06. Rose Graham - Black Christmas
07. Vernon Garrett With Sir Stan & The Counts - Merry Christmas Baby
08. Jimmy Reed - Christmas Present Blues
09. Jimmy Jules & The Nuclear Soul System - Xmas Done Got Funky
10. Clarence Carter - Back Door Santa
11. Run DMC - Christmas In Hollis
12. Lefties Soul Connection - Back Door Santa
13. Short Stuff - Merry Christmas Baby
14. The Jpc Gang - Christmas Delight
15. Bill Withers - Let Us Love
16. James Brown - Signs Of Christmas
17. Solomon Burke - Presents For Christmas
18. Bobby Holloway - Funky Little Drummer Boy
19. Funk Machine - Soul Santa
20. James Brown - Hey America, It’s Christmas
21. Martin Mull With The Sondra Baskin Glee Club - Santafly
22. Albert King - Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin
23. Andre Williams - Christmas Wish
24. Freddy King - I Hear Jingle Bells
25. Lou Rawls - Good Time Christmas
26. James Brown - Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto
27. Lou Rawls - Christmas Will Really Be Christmas
28. Ella Fitzgerald - Jingle Bells
29. B.B. King - Christmas Celebration
30. Lowell Fulsom - The Original Lonesome Christmas (Pt.I)
31. Binky Griptite - Holliday Breakdown

Notes : tracks 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, and 09 are featured on the CD/LP/mp3 compilation titled 'Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Party' released on Tramp Records. Tracks 13 and 21 are featured on the CD/LP/mp3 compilation titled Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Party Vol II' just released on Tramp Records. Check it out here.

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Jan Kohlmeyer
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)

Links
Funky Christmas : official | facebook | soundcloud
DJ Jan Kohlmeyer : official | youtube
Tramp Records : official | bandcamp | discogs | kudos (UK distribution) | parisdjs
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: Jan_Kohlmeyer-Yuletide_DJ_Mix_II_for_Paris_DJs.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 1:01pm EST

Masstropicas - Andean-Beat Mix

Masstropicas - Andean-Beat Mix
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-11-30

Complementary to the 'What's Up With Masstropicas' interview we've just published, Mike P., the label's founder, has prepared an 'Andean-Beat Mix' of rare Peruvian tunes, to go along with a selection of photos from Peru from Limafotolibre.com. Limafotolibre has helped Masstropicas immensely with design work and also tracking down some of these old artists and composers. Their voyeuristic style & is something to be admired and revered. Please check out their site and support their fantastic work! A first selection of photos is also available on parisdjs.com

Tracklisting :
01. Los Timpanos
02. Los Sanders
03. Pintura Roja
04. Costa Azul
05. Chacalon
06. Grupo Somos
07. Los Yabar Juniors
08. Cielo Gris
09. Grupo San Lazaro
10. Los Timpanos
Total time : 32mn 40s

Credits :
Selection by Mike P. (Masstropicas)
Mix and audio Mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork by Ben Hito (facebook.com/benhito)

Links :
Masstropicas : blogspot | discogs | lightintheattic | youtube
The masstropicas collective includes the following people: MIKE P (Masstropicas Records, MASS. US), Victor (La Cumbia de Mis Viejos, Perú), Renato (Los Chapillacs, Perú), Fokus

Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Ben Hito : official | discogs | facebook

Direct download: Masstropicas-Andean_Beat_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 11:01am EST

DJ Format - Strictly Hip Hop

DJ Format - Strictly Hip Hop
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-11-13

With this mix we're celebrating the release of the new DJ Format & Phill Most Chill album, 'The Foremost' (reviewed in our monthly playlist). DJ Format prepared this one with love, playing two songs from the his album along with some of his favourite favourite French Hip Hop songs and of course lots of old US Hip Hop… Quite hardcore for those used to our funky sound, this one's STRICTLY HIP HOP and we're quite proud to try new things, especially since we're starting a series of Hip Hop compilations!

Tracklisting :
01. Soundsci - Lockdown
(from 'Formula 99' album, 2012 / Crate Escape) info | buy
02. The Legion - Straight Flow
(from 'Automatic Systematic' 7 inch, 2012 / Ill Adrenaline) info | buy
03. Ghostface Killah - In Tha Park feat. Black Thought
(from 'Apollo Kids' album, 2010 / Def Jam) info | buy
04. Thaione Davis & J.Sayne a.k.a. Elephant Beach - World Premier
(from 'Escape' album, 2006 / Ish) info | buy
05. Sputnik Brown - Super Ego
(from 'Three Shades Of Black ' album, 2011 / self-released) info | buy
06. Edan - Making Planets
(from 'Beauty & The Beat' album, 2005 / Lewis Recordings) info | buy
07. DJ Format & Phill Most Chill - Angry Birds
(from 'The Foremost' album, 2013 / Project Blue Book) info | buy
08. Divine Styler - Microphenia feat. Styles Of Beyond
(from 'Wordpower 2: Directrix' album, 1999 / Mo' Wax) info | buy
09. MC Solaar - Qui Sème Le Vent Récolte Le Tempo feat. Guru (Gang Starr Remix)
(from 'Qui Sème Le Vent Récolte Le Tempo' 12 inch, 1991 / Polydor) info
10. Emskee - Black Boys, Baseball Caps & Beepers
(from 'The Complex Engineer' EP, 2011 / Diggers With Gratitude) info | buy
11. DJ Format & Phill Most Chill - The Foremost
(from 'The Foremost' album, 2013 / Project Blue Book) info | buy
12. Kista - Livewire Feedback (Fish Remix) feat. Cappo
(from 'The Grand Emporium' album, 2013 / Soundweight) info | buy
Total time : 34mn 56s

Find all the original cover artworks from the records played in this mix on parisdjs.com

Credits :
Mix & selection by DJ Format (djformat.com)
Audio Mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork by Ben Hito (facebook.com/benhito)

Links :
DJ Format : official | bandcamp | discogs | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Ben Hito : official | discogs | facebook

Direct download: DJ_Format-Strictly_Hip_Hop.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 10:35am EST

Sandra Nkaké and Jî Drû - Journey - The Sound of Nothing For Granted Tour

Sandra Nkake and Ji Dru - Journey - The Sound of Nothing For Granted Tour
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-11-05

After the 'Inspirations' mix celebrating the release of Sandra Nkake's second album 'Nothing For Granted', Paris DJs are glad to welcome the lady back, along with her partner in crime Ji Dru, for a new exclusive mix, this time selecting the sounds that went through their ears while touring…

'We create, we breathe, we share music as we tour around the world, and we feed our fire with artists that thrill our senses. Here is some of the music we listen to in the bus, on a plane, in the car, in the bathroom. Creation is a state of mind, a way of living. We want to share what moved us.' - Sandra Nkake & Ji Dru.

Tracklisting :
01. Cody Chesnutt - Don’t Wanna Go The Other Way
(from 'Landing On A Hundred' album, 2012 / Vibration Vineyard) info | buy
02. Melissa Laveaux - You Don’t Even Know My Name
(from 'Dying Is A Wild Night' album, 2013 / No Format) info | buy
03. Sandra Nkake and Ji Dru - Dancing Girl (Terry Callier cover, free download, 2011 / Paris DJs) info/download
04. Yusef Lateef - Nubian Lady
(from 'The Gentle Giant' album, 1972 / Atlantic) info | buy
05. Elvis Costello and The Roots - Wake Me Up
(from 'Wise Up Ghost' album, 2013 / Blue Note) info | buy
06. Leon Parker - Calling Out
(from 'Belief' album, 1996 / Columbia) info
07. Laura Mvula - Green Garden
(from 'Sing To The Moon' album, 2013 / RCA Victor) info | buy
08. Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown - Embraceable You
(from 'Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown' album, 1954 / EmArcy) info | buy
09. Art Melody feat. High Priest (Antipop Consortium) - Future
(from 'Wogdog Blues' album, 2013 / Akwaaba Music) info/buy
10. Bettye LaVette - Just Say So
(from 'I've Got My Own Hell to Raise' album, 2005 / Anti-) info | buy
11. James Blake - Retrograde
(from 'Overgrown' album, 2013 / Atlas Recordings) info | buy
12. Mos Def - The Beggar
(from 'The New Danger' album, 2004 / Rawkus) info | buy
13. Franck Ocean - Super Rich Kids
(from 'Channel Orange' album, 2012 / Island Def Jam Music Group) info | buy
14. Melanie De Biasio - The Flow
(from 'No Deal' album, 2013 / PIAS) info
15. Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu - Q.U.E.E.N.
(from 'The Electric Lady' album, 2013 / Wondaland) info | buy
16. Sandra Nkake - Unlucky Joe
(from 'Nothing For Granted' digital bonus tracks, 2012 / Jazz Village) info | buy
17. Ballake Sissoko - Lasidan
(from 'Tomora' album, 2005 / Label Bleu) info | buy
Total time : 66mn 25s

Find all the original cover artworks from the records played in this mix on parisdjs.com

Credits :
Mix & selection by Sandra Nkake & Ji Dru
Audio Mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Photo by Benjamin Colombel (flickr)

Links :
Info on Sandra Nkake's album "Nothing For Granted" on jazzvillagemusic.com
Free 'Inspirations' mix to download on parisdjs.com
Sandra Nkake : official | blogspot | facebook | twitter | wikipedia | youtube
Ji Dru : facebook | twitter | youtube
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: Sandra_Nkake_and_Ji_Dru-Journey.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 7:24am EST

J.J. Whitefield - Strictly 45's Mix

J.J. Whitefield - Strictly 45's Mix
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-10-17

Earlier this week was released on Daptone Records an unmissable compilation, 'The Poets Of Rhythm - Anthology: 1993-2012', collecting 20 years of raw funk & soul from the cult German crew penned by Wax Poetics as The godfathers of deep funk. To celebrate this double LP release, the band's guitar player and frequent Paris DJs collaborator J.J. Whitefield has sent us a 40mn mix of rare funk 45's, so good and full of soul that we couldn't pass on publishing it… Enjoy!

Tracklisting :
01. The Interpretations - Blow Your Mind
(from 'Trippin' 7 inch, 1970 / Jubilee) info
02. Georgeous George - Fon-Kin (Instrumental)
(from 'Fon-Kin' 7 inch, 1976 / HoMark) info
03. Moody Scott - I Don't Dig No Phoney Part II
(from 'I Don't Dig No Phoney' 7 inch, 1972 / Seventy Seven) info
04. The Herculoids - Get Back
(from 'When Something Is Wrong With My Baby' 7 inch, 1967 / Herculoids) info
05. Shelley Fisher - I'll Leave You (Girl)
(from 'I'll Leave You (Girl)' 7 inch, 1970 / April) info
06. Harvey & The Phenomenals - Soul & Sunshine
(from 'Soul & Sunshine' 7 inch, 1966 / Da-Wood) info
07. Tommy Bush - Skin It Back
(from 'Skin It Back' 7 inch, 1973 / Cal State) info
08. Smokey Brooks - Spin-It Jig
(from 'Eternal' 7 inch, 1971 / Now) info
09. Wee Willie & The Winners - I Don't Know What You Got But I Know What You Need (Part II)
(from 'I Don't Know What You Got But I Know What You Need ' 7 inch, 1974 / Shotgun) info
10. Johnnie Morisette with Jennell Hawkins Sextette - I'm Hungry
(from 'Treat Me Right' 7 inch, 1960s / J. & J.) info
11. Living Color - Plastic People
(from 'Plastic People' 7 inch, 1974 / Sophisticated Funk) info
12. Oceanliners - Funky Pants
(from 'Funky Pants' 7 inch, 1972 / Blue Candle) info
13. Ben Collier B. B. S. S. - Walk Proud
(from Jay Jay Bailey 'Salute To Black Women' 7 inch, 1970 / Atlantic) info
14. Pleasure Web - Music Man Part II
(from 'Music Man' 7 inch, 1973 / Eastbound) info
15. Darondo - Let My People Go
(from 'Legs' 7 inch, 1974 / Af-Fa World) info
16. Michael Liggins & The Super Souls - Loaded Back
(from 'Loaded Back' 7 inch, 1968 / Mighty) info
17. Human Race - Grey Boy
(from 'Human Race' 7 inch, 1971 / Gem) info
Total time : 42mn 29s

The full 45s artworks are available on Paris DJs blog

Credits :
Mix & selection by J.J. Whitefield
Artwork by Djouls (djouls.com)

Download MP3

Links :
The Poets Of Rhythm : discogs | facebook | juno | parisdjs | youtube
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: JJ_Whitefield-Strictly_45s_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 6:43am EST

Karl Hector - Soul Sauvage d'Afrique Vol.2

Karl Hector - Soul Sauvage d'Afrique Vol.2 - African 45s
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-09-19

Following up on his march 2011 'Soul Sauvage d'Afrique' mix, Karl Hector is back with a second volume, prepared with a choice selection of African 45s! Who is Karl Hector? He's one of the mysterious figures behind the Poets Of Rhythm collective (catch their anthology out next month on Daptone!), a regular Paris DJs guest who's always coming back with tasty selections of VERY rare stuff to share. His previous Afro mix was one of the most downloaded of its year, and this one should please our listeners too, packed with 72 minutes of hard to find African seven inches, specially picked from the personal collection of Karl Hector.

Tracklisting :
01. Orchestre Picoby-Band - Vikoue (1970s / Aux Ecoutes) NIGERIA
02. The Semi-Colon - Nekwaha-Semi Colon (1974 / EMI) NIGERIA
03. The Funkees - Ogbu Achara (1970s / HMV) NIGERIA
04. Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou Dahomey - E Wa Dagbe (1970s / Albarika Store) BENIN
05. Rodriguez And The African Revolution - Mi Gon Nonui Ylow (Decca) BENIN
06. Ceejebs - Life In Cannan (1970s / EMI) NIGERIA
07. The Big Beats - Ni Msumoo Bo Donn (1970s / Polydor) GHANA
08. Fela Ransome Kuti And The Afrika 70 - Shenshema Part 1 (1972 / HMV) NIGERIA
09. The Hykkers - Stone The Flower (1973 / HMV) NIGERIA
10. Alemayehu Eshete - Yelebene Bitayew (1970s / Amha) ETHIOPIA
11. Lusaka Radio Band - Tubamangenu (1970s / Zamba) ZAMBIA
12. Ochien'G Jakanyenyo - Jashon Gor (1973 / Melodica) KENYA
13. Kit Mikayi Cisco Jazz Band - Karafuu (1970s / Matata) KENYA
14. The Strangers - Onye Ije (1970 / HMV) NIGERIA
15. Bola Johnson And His Easy Life Top Beat - Ten Commandments (1970s / Philips) NIGERIA
16. Unknown (White Label)
17. Orchestre 'Rail Band' - Tama Diyar Mali Deun La (1973 / BH) MALI
Total time : 72mn 06s

Credits :
Mix & selection by Karl Hector
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork by Ben Hito (benhito.com)

Links :
Karl Hector : discogs | facebook | nowagainrecords | parisdjs
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Ben Hito : official | discogs | facebook

Direct download: Karl_Hector-Soul_Sauvage_d_Afrique_Vol_2.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 7:01am EST

Karl Hector - Psychedelic Breaks Action

Karl Hector - Psychedelic_Breaks_Action
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-09-03

Fans of heavy and raw funk, of deeply psychedelic breaks, get ready for some tripping action! Karl Hector, esteemed member of the Poets Of Rhythm collective (who have an anthology out next month on Daptone) and regular guest on Paris DJs has been preparing for our series of summer mixes not one but two exclusive mixes, with an 'African 45' set happening in two weeks, and this marvelous 'Psychedelic Breaks Action one hour selection aired today!! So put on your 3D kaleidoscopic glasses, get on the freaky train, think of hallucinatory stars and multicolored dancers, free your mind and let yourself groove to the rhythm of this one hour consciousness-expanding funk selection. You've been warned.

Sorry, no tracklisting this time…
Total time : 60mn

Credits :
Mix & selection by Karl Hector
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork by Ben Hito (benhito.com)

Links :
Karl Hector : discogs | facebook | nowagainrecords | parisdjs
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Ben Hito : official | discogs | facebook

Direct download: Karl_Hector-Psychedelic_Breaks_Action.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 11:18am EST

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Ticklah

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Ticklah
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-08-27

Victor Axelrod aka Ticklah is a keyboard player and producer from Brooklyn. He's a founding member of Antibalas, of Sharon Jones' Dap-Kings/Soul Providers (under the name 'Earl Maxton') and of the Easy Star All-Stars. Victor really started producing reggae music 12 years ago, with his second album, released in 2001 on Guidance Recordings under the alias Roots Combination. His third album from 2007 'Ticklah vs. Axelrod', heavily played in Paris DJs mixes, still ranks as one of the greatest roots reggae recordings of the 21st century. He's been sharing his time between session work (Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Lilly Allen, Nickodemus, Sugarman 3, Nas...), engineering/production work (Rob Symeonn, Jahdan Blakamoore, DJ Spinna, Courtney John, The Frightnrs, Maddie Ruthless, Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars...), remixes (Sharon Jones, Alice Russell, Femi Kuti, Lady, Erykh Badu, M.I.A., Curumin, Bob and Gene...), featurings, new productions on the Liondub45 label, deejaying as Ticklah, and of course recording and touring with Antibalas or The Dap-Kings.

Victor visited us last year when Antibalas was playing in Paris, and he's been hitting us with his new productions regularly ever since, including a few selections yet to be released, such as his recent remixes for American indie rock band Wild Belle or Truth and Soul's R'n'B/funk/soul project Lady, his upcoming latest Rob Symeonn production to be released by Jah Youth, or the Brukky project to appear soon on Names You Can Trust

The man hears reggae exactly the way we do and we're deeply into his music. This mix is an opportunity for us to share this love. A HUGE 'Thank You' goes to Victor Axelrod for his help in building this mix, and of course also to Ben Hito for his killer series of artworks for our summer mixes!!

Tracklisting :
01. Lady - Get Ready (Ticklah Remix)
(from 'Get Ready' 7 inch, 2013 / Truth and Soul) info
02. Judah Eskender Tafari - Land Of Confusion (Ticklah Rmx)
(from 'Land Of Confusion' 7 inch, 2011 / Liondub45) info | buy
03. Wild Belle - Keep You (Ticklah Remix)
(from 'Keep You' single, 2013 / Columbia) info
04. Jahdan Blakkamoore - The General Dub (Ticklah Dub)
(from 'The General' 7 inch, 2009 / Liondub45) info | buy
05. The Inversions - Rub The Lamp
(from 'I Can't Stand These Lonely Nights' 7 inch, 2012 / Daptone) info | buy
06. Rob Symeonn and Ticklah - Rob I Land
(from 'Rob I Land' 7 inch, 2011 / Liondub45) info | buy
07. Ticklah - Pork Eater (feat. Rob Symeonn)
(from 'Ticklah vs. Axelrod' album, 2007 / Easy Star Records) info | buy
08. Sluggy Ranks - Nah Bow Down
(from 'Hi-Fidelity Dub Sessions Presents Roots Combination' compilation, 2001 / Guidance) info
09. Rob Symeonn feat. Ticklah - Jah Only
(from 'Jah Only' single, 2013 / Jah Youth Productions) info | buy
10. Sugar Minott - Praise His Name
(from 'Praise His Name' 7 inch, 2010 / Liondub45) info | buy
11. Brukky - Why Yu Nuh
(from 'Why Yu Nuh' upcoming 7 inch, 2013 / Names You Can Trust) info | buy
12. Easy Star All-Stars - Time Version
(from 'Dub Side Of The Moon' album, 2003 / Easy Star Records) info | buy
13. The Frightnrs - Admiration
(from '12/21/12' digital single, 2012 / self-released) info | buy
14. Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan - Stone Cold Dead in the Market (Ticklah Remix)
(from 'Verve Records and Rockstar Games Present LA Noire Remixed' compilation, 2011 / Verve) info
15. Courtney John - Born To Fly
(from 'Born To Fly' 7 inch, 2012 / Liondub45) info | buy
16. Sharon Jones - How Long Do I Have To Wait For You (Ticklah Remix)
(from 'Daptone Records Remixed' compilation, 2008 / Scion Records) info | buy
Total time : 61mn 22s

Find all the original cover artworks from the records played in this mix on parisdjs.com

Credits :
Selection by Djouls from the Paris DJs Soundsystem (parisdjs.com) with the help of Ticklah
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork by Ben Hito (benhito.com)

Links :
Ticklah : discogs | facebook | juno | myspace | parisdjs | soundcloud | wikipedia
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Ben Hito : official | discogs | facebook

Direct download: Paris_DJs_Soundsystem-Presents_Ticklah.mp3
Category:T.I.M.E.C. DJs -- posted at: 4:47am EST

Anthony Joseph - West Indies Vintage Funk Vol.3

Anthony Joseph - West Indies Vintage Funk Vol.3 - Voodoo Funk
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2013-08-20

British/Trinidadian poet/musician Anthony Joseph already offered us with 3 exclusive mixes: 'Roots and Influences' (dec. 2008), 'The Rubber Orchestra Paris DJs Mix Part 1' (sept. 2011) and 'Part 2' (dec. 2011). Hot on the heels of his summer tour dates and live album release ('Live In Bremen'), Anthony's back with a superb mix of Voodoo Jazz, the third in the series of 'West Indies Funk' selections after Loik and Djouls' ones (still available here and there)… Expect a lot of cool songs and grooves from Trinidad and more Caribbean islands music!

Tracklisting :
01. Ella Andall - Hello Africa
(from 'Hello Africa' 12 inch, 1976 / Shorty) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
02. Art De Coteau - Kereika Woman
(from 'Inaugural' LP, 1978 / Abraham) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
03. Lord Nelson - Shango
(from 'Black Gold' album, 1978 / Richie's Music Productions) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
04. King Wellington - Shango
(from 'Sooner Or Later' album, 1977 / Kalinda) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
05. Brother Resistance - Crucial Decision (Rapso)
(from 'Crucial Decision' 12 inch, 1980s / Network) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
06. Wild Fire - Do Not Climb Picker Tree
(from 'Wild Fire' LP, 1975 / Kala Loo) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
07. Theophilus Homer - So Ungrateful
(from 'Why Can't We Love Each Other' 7 inch, 1978 / Semp)
08. Exile One - Which One Is Me Home?
(from 'Exile One' album, 1974 / Disque Debs) DOMINICA info
09. Claude "Fats" Green Featuring Pritchard - Carib Soul
(from 'Fats Shake 'Em Up' album, 1973 / Camille) PANAMA info
10. Gemini Brass - The Time Is Right Now
(from 'The Time Is Right!' album, 1977 / Gemini) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
11. Kalyan - Trini-Vibes
(from 'Trini-Vibes' album, 1977 / MCA) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
12. Michael Boothman Touch Featuring Charmaine Forde - Waiting For Your Love
(from 'Waiting For Your Love' 12 inch, 1980 / Touch Production) BARBADOS info
13. John John - Soul
(from 'Citagrandson' album, 2013 / Highway) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
14. Beckett - Coming Higher
(from 'Coming Higher' album, 1978 / First River) GRENADINES info
15. Kalyan - Down on Frederick Street
(from 'Volume One - What We Gonna Do Next?' compilation, late 1970s / Village)
16. Lord Superior - White Man Wife
(from 'Calypso @ Dirty Jim's' soundtrack, 2005 / Caribbean Music Group) info
17. Bomber - United States of the West Indies
(from 'Calypso @ Dirty Jim's' soundtrack, 2005 / Caribbean Music Group) info
18. Lord Kitchener - Africa My Home
(from 'Africa My Home' 78, 1952 / Melodisc) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
19. Ella Andall - Elegbara Mo Feran O (fe Ro)
(from 'Moforibale Esu' compilation, 2007 / Ella Andall) TRINIDAD & TOBAGO info
Total time : 66mn 46s

Check the original cover artworks on parisdjs.com

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Anthony Joseph (anthonyjoseph.co.uk)
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork by Ben Hito (facebook.com/benhito)

Links :
Anthony Joseph : official | discogs | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | wikipedia | youtube
Paris DJs : parisdjs.com | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Ben Hito : official | discogs | facebook

Direct download: Anthony_Joseph-West_Indies_Vintage_Funk_Vol_3.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 2:04pm EST