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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