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Paris DJs Soul Soundsystem - For Ever Gil Scott-Heron

Paris DJs Soul Soundsystem - For Ever Gil Scott-Heron !
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-05-30

Once again one of our father figures has left to party on the other side. Let's just hope that with Gil Scott-Heron, it won't be poetry itself that'll be skipping out on us... Gil had been warning us about nearly everything that's happening (exploitation, manipulation, irradiation, revolution). Our souls are forever marked - down to the bone! Eternal respect!!

Tracklisting :
01. Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - Three Miles Down
(from 'Secrets' album, 1978 / Arista)
02. Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - Angel Dust
(from 'Secrets' album, 1978 / Arista)
03. Gil Scott-Heron - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
(from 'Pieces Of A Man' album, 1971 / Flying Dutchman)
04. Gil Scott-Heron - Home is Where the Hatred Is
(from 'Pieces Of A Man' album, 1971 / Flying Dutchman)
05. Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - The Summer Of  '42
(from 'From South Africa to South Carolina' album, 1976 / Arista)
06. Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - Willing
(from '1980' album, 1980 / Arista)
07. Gil Scott-Heron - The Klan
(from 'Real Eyes' album, 1980 / Arista)
08. Gil Scott-Heron - Who'll Pay Reparations On My Soul?
(from 'Small Talk at 125th and Lenox' album, 1970 / Flying Dutchman)
09. Gil Scott-Heron - Lady Day and John Coltrane
(from 'Pieces Of A Man' album, 1971 / Flying Dutchman)

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

Credits :
Selected and mixed by the Paris DJs Soul Soundsystem (
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork layout by Djouls (

Links :

Direct download: Paris_DJs_Soul_Soundsystem-For_Ever_Gil_Scott-Heron.mp3
Category:Kraked DJs -- posted at: 1:19pm EDT


The Liberators - Paris DJs Mix
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-05-23

This is quite unique: an afrofunk/afrobeat band from Australia signed to an Italian label!!! Well African grooves are now everywhere and people who never heard of Fela must feel quite a huge lack or awareness in music. Knowledgeness or not, here's an opportunity to discover what's Afrobeat all about over there in Sydney, with a few tracks from The Liberators self-titled album interlaced with a selection of their influences: Sir Victor Uwaifo, Fela, Ebo Taylor, Dan Satch, The Daktaris, Antibalas...

Tracklisting :
01. Sir Victor Uwaifo and His Melody Maestros - Osalobua Rekpama
(from 'Guitar-boy Superstar 1970-76' compilation, 2008 / Soundway; originally released on 'Expo '70' album, 1970 / Philips Nigeria)
02. Dan Satch and His Atomic 8 Dance Band of Aba - Alabeke
(from 'Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-76' compilation, 2007 / Soundway; originally released on 'Alabeke parts 1 & 2' 7 inch, 1971 / HMV Nigeria)
03. Fela Ransome-Kuti and The Africa 70 - Water No Get Enemy
(from 'Expensive Shit' album, 1975 / Soundwork Nigeria)
04. The Liberators - Monkeyface
(from 'The Liberators' LP, 2011 / Record Kicks)
05. Ebo Taylor Jr. & Wuta Wazutu - Mondo Soul Funky
(from 'Ghana Soundz 2' compilation, 2004 / Soundway; originally released on 'Gotta Take It Cool' album, 1978 / Polydor)
06. The Liberators - Let It Go feat. Roxie Ray
(from 'The Liberators' LP, 2011 / Record Kicks)
07. The Liberators - Deleb
(from 'The Liberators' LP, 2011 / Record Kicks)
08. The Daktaris - Super Afro Beat
(from 'Soul Explosion' album, 1998 / Desco)
09. Antibalas - Big Man
(from 'Who Is This America?' album, 2004 / Ropeadope)
10. Christie Azumah and the Uppers International - Naam
(from 'Ghana Soundz 2' compilation, 2004 / Soundway; originally released on 'Din Ya Sugri' album, 1976 / Uppers)
11. The Liberators - Denga
(from 'The Liberators' LP, 2011 / Record Kicks)

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

Credits :
Selected by The Liberators
Links : official | facebook | soundcloud | myspace | itunes | parisdjs
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork layout by Djouls ( using the album artwork and a press photo

Direct download: The_Liberators-Paris_DJs_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 11:53am EDT

DJ Kanadakaosz from The Qualitons - Hungarobeat

DJ KanadaKaosz - Hungarobeat
File under Magyar Kislemezek / Beat / Kommy-Garage / Socio-Rock / Rhythm And Blues
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-05-19

You might remember Tobias Kirmayer's label Tramp Records, and especially the fantastic Hungarian jazz, funk and afro from The Qualitons, a Budapest collective assembled by DJ/producer Kanadakaosz, inspired by bands such as The Whitefield Brothers... Their 2010 album, Panoramic Tymes, is an incendiary blend of funk, afro, 60's beat and garage rock grooves, mostly intrumental with a couple of vocal tunes, which we cannot advise you enough to buy it on vinyl before it's sold out! After a first introductory mix, DJ Kanadakaosz, who's also a member of the DJ/digger team specialized in hungarian records Budapest BrakeCsokkerz, is back with this amazing mix of vintage Hungarian Psybeat from the 60s and the 70s, and I'm quite certain you've never heard this before!!

Tracklisting :
01. Nemenyi Bela Es Az Atlantisz - Holnap Delutan Otkor
02. Demjen Ferenc Es A Meteor - Kivanj Te Is Nekem Szep Joejszakat
03. Magay Clemetina Es Az Echo - Te Sem Tudhatod Elore
04. Pasztor Laszlo Es A Neoton - A Telbol Tavasz Lett
05. Echo - Nem Szulettem Vaganynak
06. Illes - Menekules
07. Nemenyi Bela, Sanko Laszlo Es Az Atlantisz - Aladdin
08. Matray Zsuzsa Es A Liversing - Konyorogni Nem Fogok
09. Somlo Tamas Es Az Omega - Nem Szeretlek
10. Frenreisz Karoly Es A Metro - Felmasztam Egy Jo Nagy Fara
11. Nemenyi Bela Es Az Atlantisz - Kinai Fal
12. Omega - Kiabalj, Enekelj
13. Kovacs Kati Es Az Illes - Tobbe Ne Telefonalj
14. Koncz Zsuzsa, Harmonia Vokal Es A Liversing - Jaj, Mi Lesz Velem Ezutan
15. Papay Farago Laszlo Es A Sirius - Igy Mulat Egy Beates Magyar Ur
16. The Qualitons - Menyasszonytanc (Wed-Dance)

Notes : track 16 from The Qualitons is unreleased, exclusive to this mix. You may read an in-depth introduction by DJ Kanadakaosz, get all the original 45s cover artworks, watch videos and get links about the Hungarian 60s/70s scene, all on the Paris DJs Blog!!

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Dj Kanadakaosz from The Qualitons
Links : official site | facebook | soundcloud | The Qualitons on myspace | Budapest BrakeCsokkerz on myspace | parisdjs
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork layout by Djouls ( using a flyer by Lobot who also does all Qualitons artwork except for the amazing logo

Direct download: DJ_Kanadakaosz-Hungarobeat.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 11:11am EDT

The Natural Yogurt Band - The Natural Yogurt Mix

The Natural Yogurt Band - The Natural Yogurt Mix
(MP3 Podcast on and 2011-05-12

In 2008 Jazzman records released Away with Melancholy, a fantastic first record from a mysterious band called The Natural Yogurt Band. Actually the band was a Nottingham (UK) duo formed by Wayne Fullwood (drums, bass) and Miles Newbold (keyboards, flute, vibes and other unusual instruments). This indescribable and cult album sounded like a jamband, psychedelic movie soundtracks and acid jazz simultaneously. Three years later The Natural Yogurt Band is back with Tuck In With... (Now-Again), an outstanding follow-up to their first record. Miles Newbold selected a few tracks for this mix in his vinyl collection, from soulful jazzy flute to rare forgotten masters' tunes. He was kind enough to add some unreleased tracks from his other project called The Sign of Four and Audio Optics. The whole thing is groovy, fun and weird as The Natural Yogurt Band itself, and Nicolas from the Musiques Impures blog has published an exclusive interview of the band to go along with this mix...

Tracklisting :
01. Ady Zehnpfennig - Easter Afternoon
(from 'Dr. Bohm Panorama-Sound' album, 1974 / Europaton)
02. Joe Haider - Last Time
(from 'Jazz In Beat and Soul' compilation, 1969 / Intercord)
03. Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination and Brass - Wild Chick
(from 'Waitaminute' album, 1973 / MPS)
04. Galt MacDermot - Bedroom
(from 'The Nucleus' album, 1971 / Kilmarnock)
05. Kenny Graham and His Satellites - Fog On The Hudson
(from 'Moondog And Suncat Suite' album, 1956 / MGM)
06. Jeremy Steig - In The Beginning
(from 'Wayfaring Stranger' album, 1970 / Blue Note)
07. Roland Kirk - A Quote From Clifford Brown
(from 'I Talk With The Spirits' album, 1965 / Limelight)
08. The Sign of 4 - Assault On The Senses
(unreleased track from Miles Newbold of The Natural Yogurt Band)
09. The Sign of 4 - The Sign Of 4
(unreleased track from Miles Newbold of The Natural Yogurt Band)
10. The Natural Yogurt Band - Seven And Eights
(from 'Tuck In With...' album, 2011 / Now-Again)
11. The Soundcarriers - Celeste
(from 'Celeste' album, 2010 / Melodic)
12. Audio Optics - Number 13
(unreleased track from Miles Newbold of The Natural Yogurt Band)
13. The Sign of 4 - East Meets Blues
(unreleased track from Miles Newbold of The Natural Yogurt Band)
14. Moraes Moreira - Meiufiu
(from 'Cara E Coracao' album, 1977 / Som Livre)
15. Charles Rouse - Hopscotch
(from 'Two Is One' album, 1974 / Strata-East)

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

Credits :
Selected by Miles Newbold from The Natural Yogurt Band (
Mixed and mastered by Grant Phabao (
Artwork layout by Djouls ( using the Tuck In With... album artwork

The Natural Yogurt Band Links : official | myspacefacebookyoutube | mix and albums on parisdjsinterview on

Direct download: The_Natural_Yogurt_Band-The_Natural_Yogurt_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 6:24pm EDT

Big Pimp Jones - 21st Century Blaxploitation

Big Pimp Jones - 21st Century Blaxploitation Vol.3
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-05-05

Philadelphia's Big Pimp Jones have become quite big on the 21st Blaxploitation tip, with their two funky soundtracks to Blaxploitation movies that dont exist (Bad Bad Jimmy Ruckus and Jimmy Ruckus and the Five Fingers of Death). They loved our previous mixes on the same theme (vol.1 and vol.2) - "Those first two volumes are super-dope, we are fans of your stuff as well, that's really nice work on the Black Cat mixtape. I'd be honored to throw a volume 3 together!" said Keith Foster from Big Pimp Jones. His mix is fun & funky, keeping the 21st century blaxploitation soundtrack spirit high on the wah wah vibe, 70s-style, while selecting a lof of Paris DJs favorites, you should love this!

Tracklisting :
01. Will Sessions - The Diesel Part 1
(from 'The Diesel' 7 inch, 2011 / Funk Night)
02. Osaka Monaurail - Quicksand
(from 'Reality for the People' album, 2007 / Unique)
03. The Sound Stylistics - Polariser
(from ' Play Deep Funk' album, 2007 / Freestyle)
04. The Poets of Rhythm - Guiding Resolution
(from 'Discern/Define' album, 2001 / Ninja Tune)
05. Brownout - Laredo 77
(from 'Homenage' album, 2008 / Freestyle)
06. The Budos Band - Chicago Falcon
(from 'The Budos Band II' album, 2007 / Daptone)
07. Outkast - Spottieottiedopealicious
(from 'Aquemini' album, 1998 / LaFace)
08. RJD2 - Mooore
(from 'Magnificent City Instrumentals' album, 2008 / Decon)
09. Papa Grows Funk - Dolemite Returns
(from 'Live at the Leaf' album, 2007 / Funky Krewe)
10. Ikebe Shakedown - No Answer
(from 'No Answer' 7 inch, 2010 / Colemine)

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

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Keith Foster from Big Pimp Jones (
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Artwork layout by Djouls ( with the help of Nicolas Tamisier, using, as for all mixes of this series, a photo of Pam Grier...

Big Pimp Jones Links : official | myspace | facebook

Direct download: Big_Pimp_Jones-21st_Century_Blaxploitation_Vol_3.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 6:15pm EDT

Blitz The Ambassador - World People 02

Blitz The Ambassador - World People 02
(MP3 Podcast on 2011-05-02

The World People concept is quite easy: we meet artists in Paris, shoot some photos, ask them for a playlist of what they're currently listening to, we publish a mix of the thing, and find in the artist' selection the next guest. Our first guest, Seun Kuti, had Blitz The Ambassador in his selection - and what a blast it's been to discover this Ghanean-American's Afro-Hip Hop bombs!! His new album Native Sun will be out this week and if you get the chance to go and check him onstage, don't hesitate!! If in doubt, peek at his video channel, you'll be amazed...

Tracklisting :
01. Amadou and Mariam - M' Bife
(from 'Dimanche à Bamako' album, 2004 / Because Music)
02. Salif Keita - La Difference
(from 'La Difference' album, 2009 / Emarcy)
03. Nas and Damian Marley - Patience
(from 'Distant Relatives' album, 2010 / Def Jam)
04. Lupe Fiasco - The Show Goes On
(from 'Lasers' album, 2011 / Atlantic)
05. K'naan - Fire in Freetown
(from 'Troubadour' album, 2009 / Octone)
06. Raphael Saadiq - Good Man
(from 'Stone Rollin' album, 2011 / Columbia)
07. Baloji - Karibu Ya Bintou
(from 'Kinshasa Succursale' album, 2010 / Kraked)
08. Electric Wire Hustle - Waters
(from 'Electric Wire Hustle' album, 2010 / BBE)
09. K-OS - Patience
(from 'Exit' album, 2002 / EMI Music Canada)
10. Blu and Exile - Dancing In The Rain
(from 'Below The Heavens' album, 2007 / Sound In Color)
11. Shad - Rose Garden
(from 'TSOL' album, 2010 / Black Box Recordings)
12. Pharoahe Monch - Clap (One Day) feat. DJ Boogie Blind and Showtyme
(from 'W.A.R. (We Are Renegades)' album, 2011 / Duck Down)
13. Goapele - Closer
(from 'Even Closer' album, 2004 / BBE)
14. Mos Def - Auditiorium feat. Slick Rick
(from 'The Ecstatic' album, 2009 / Downtown Music)
15. Little Dragon - Feather
(from 'Machine Dreams' album, 2009 / Peacefrog)
16. K. Frimpong and His Cubano Fiestas - Kyenkyen Adi M'awu
(from 'K.Frimpong and His Cubano Fiestas' album, 1976 / Ofo Bros)
17. Seu Jorge - Tive Razao
(from 'Cru' album, 2004 / Naïve)
18. Bilal - All Matter
(from 'Airtight's Revenge' album, 2010 / Plug Research)
19. Janelle Monáe - Dance Or Die feat. Saul Williams
(from 'The ArchAndroid' album, 2010 / Bad Boy Entertainment)
20. Seun Kuti - Think Africa
(from 'Many Things' album, 2008 / Tot ou Tard)
21. Nneka - Heartbeat
(from 'No Longer At Ease' album, 2008 / Yo Mama's Recording)

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

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 Blitz The Ambassador, hopefully Nneka who'll be playing in Paris and around this week...

Credits :
Selected by Blitz The Ambassador (
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (
Photo by Jean Saint Jean (
World People concept directed by Djouls (

Blitz The Ambassador Links : (French promo agency)

Direct download: Blitz_The_Ambassador-World_People_02.mp3
Category:World People Series -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT