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The Karl Hector Show Part II (side A)
The Karl Hector Show - Part 2 (side A)
(MP3 Podcast on Now Again, 2008-12-28

Our Stones Throw/Now Again Records Special continues with a Karl Hector 30mn Afro-Jazz mix. If you still haven't heard the 'Sahara Swing' album from Karl Hector & The Malcouns (alias the Poets Of Rhythm, better known for originating the Deep Funk movement in the 90s), GET IT NOW! It's one the best albums of 2008 along with the 'Menahan Street Band' one and a few others, in the same league as last year's 'Budos Band II'... simply the best psychedelic Afro-Funk record of 2008! And keep posted cos' a second 30mn slice of this 'Karl Hector Show Part 2' will be coming up on in January 2009.

Tracklisting :
01. Intro
02. Wallias Band – Muziqawi Silt
(from 'Ethiopiques Vol 13 (The Golden Seventies)' compilation, 2003 / Buda) ETHIOPIA
03. Clement Melome et l'Orchestre Poly-Rythmo – Nougbo Vehou (La Verite Blesse)
(from 'Nougbo Vehou' 7 inch, 19?? / Aux Ecoutes) BENIN
04. Mombasa – Saha
(from 'Ode To Kalahari' album, 1979 / Intercord/Spiedelei) USA
05. Mal Waldron Sextet – Bread
(from 'Sweet Love, Bitter' soundtrack, 1967 / Impulse!) USA
06. Michael Naura – Baboon
(from 'Vanessa' album, 1975 / ECM) GERMANY
07. Lloyd Miller – Guzel Gozler (Amber Eyes)
(from 'Oriental Jazz' album, 1968 / East West/Eastern Arts) USA/IRAN
08. 'Thesda – Bongo Lumbo
(from 'Spaced Out' album, 1979 / Ipsi) USA
09. Darling Dears with Funky Heavy Prod. – I Don't Think I'll Ever Love Another
(from 'I Don't Think I'll Ever Love Another/And I Love You' 7 inch, 1972 / Fine) USA
(available on 'Creative Musicians 2' compilation, 2005 / Perfect Toy)

The original artwork covers are available on

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Credits :

Selected and mixed by Karl Hector (
Artwork by Djouls ( fusing a press photo, the album artwork and his current Paris DJs cover design style.

Direct download: The_Karl_Hector_Show_Part_2_side_A.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 2:21pm EDT

Djouls presents It's A Bling Bling Christmas
Djouls presents It's A Bling Bling Christmas
(MP3 Podcast on T.I.M.E.C., 2008-12-25

It's a Bling Bling Happy Xmas with Djouls, manager of the T.I.M.E.C. label and co-founder of the Paris DJs thing, presenting a selection of Reggae, Soul, Abstract Hip Hop, Funk, Turntablism, Afro and Jazz, all celebrating the holiday spirit!!

Tracklisting :
01. The Silvertones - Bling Bling Christmas
(from 'Christmas Greetings From Studio One' compilation, 2002 / Heartbeat)
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02. Binky Griptite and the Dee-Kay's - Stone Soul Christmas
(from 'World Of Love' 7 inch, Daptone)
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03. Havanito - Tuff Santa
(from 'Noëlectro' album, 2004 / T.I.M.E.C.)
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04. I.N.T. - Christmas Trees
(from 'Welcome To Christmas Wonderland' album, 2008 /
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05. DJ Yoda - Christmas Mini Mix 2
(from DJ Yoda MySpace page, 2008)
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06. Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra - Jingle Bells
(from 'A Very Ping Pong Christmas: Funky Treats from Santa's Bag' album, 2007 / Ubiquity)
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07. Daniel Merriweather and Mark Ronson - Wonderful Christmas Time
(from 'BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge ' 2008)
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08. Houghas Sorowonko - A Groovy Christmas And New Year (Still Life Edit)
(from, 2008)
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09. Louis Armstrong - 'Zat You Santa Claus (The Heavy Remix)
(from 'Verve Remixed Christmas' compilation, 2008 / Verve)
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Original record covers available on

Credits :
Artwork, selection and mix by Djouls from the Paris DJs Soundsystem ( and T.I.M.E.C./b> label (T.I.M.E.C.)
Photo by KerryG

Direct download: Djouls_presents_Its_A_Bling_Bling_Christmas.mp3
Category:T.I.M.E.C. DJs -- posted at: 6:19pm EDT

Anthony Joseph - Roots & Influences
Anthony Joseph - Roots and Influences
(MP3 Podcast on Heavenly Sweetness, 2008-12-21

After the stunning Afro-Punk-Jazz 'La Diablesse EP', we're all eagerly awaiting Anthony Joseph and The Spasm Band second album, 'Bird Head Son', to be released next month on Heavenly Sweetness [the french Parisian jazz label]. As a taster, here's a exclusive one-hour 'Roots and Influences' mix of Calypso, Jazz, Afro, Funk, Rock... selected and MC'd by Anthony Joseph himself!

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Credits :
Selected and commented by Anthony Joseph
Artwork by Djouls (

Direct download: Anthony_Joseph-Roots_and_Influences.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 8:47pm EDT

Mr Confuse - Feel The Fire Promo DJ Mix
Mr Confuse - Feel The Fire Promo DJ Mix
(MP3 Podcast on Mr Confuse, 2008-12-14

After a few singles as Breakout on Melting Pot Records, and standout appearances on some 'Brazilectro - Latin-Flavored Club Tunes' compilations, Mr Confuse, producer and DJ from Hannover (Germany), released at the end of this summer his first album, 'Feel The Fire', on Legere Recordings, mixing funk, soul, latin and hip hop with a touch of class. A batch of new singles followed, including a cool 7 inch on Freesoul45 and a nice Sabu Martinez/Sugarhill Gang mashup, included in this exclusive mix of recent Mr Confuse productions.

Tracklisting :
Sorry no info. More Mr Confuse goodies coming soon with a special CTI Records scheduled for 2009 on

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Mr Confuse (
Artwork by Djouls (

Direct download: Mr_Confuse-Feel_The_Fire_Promo_DJ_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 8:24pm EDT