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Dustytape - Con Mucho Gusto Vol.6

DustyTape - Con Mucho Gusto Vol.6
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-03-31

No Salsa Dura strictly speaking for this new volume of Con Mucho Gusto, but a blend of Latin music which goes from Colombian Cumbia to the Gipsy Disco music with a stop in West Africa, where in the 1960s/70s Cuban music and also Nuyorican Salsa New Yorkean set fire to the dancefloors and inspired local artists. The loop grows bigger but does not close… Que goce!

Tracklisting :
01. Papi Brandao Y Su Ejecutivos - Viva Panama
(from 'Panama! Vol.1 - Latin, Funk And Calypso On The Isthmus 1965-75' compilation, 2010 / Soundway) PANAMA
02. Ambroise Fidegnon - Nonvi Tche Honton Tche
(from 'Ambroise Fidegnon' album, late 70s-early 80s / Voix Africaine) BENIN
03. Los Sander's de Nana - El Tramboyito
(from 'Cumbia Beat Vol.1' compilation, 2010 / Vampisoul) PERU
04. Los Amaya y Su Combo Gitano - Que Mala Suerte la Mía
(from 'Achili Funk: Gipsy Soul 1969-1979' compilation, 2007 / Lovemonk) SPAIN
05. Harold y su Banda - Latino
(from 'Evolucion' album, 1975 / CBS) COLOMBIAN
06 Les Docteurs du Rythme - Ce Pas For Moin
(from 'Haiti Goes Latin' album, 1976 / Ansonia) HAITI
07. Lemaire y su Clan - Mar Y Sol
(from 'Mar Y Sol' 7 inch, 1977 / Unknown label) COSTA RICA
08. Lucho Bermudez y su Orquesta - Fiesta de Negritos
(from 'Cartagena! Curro Fuentes and The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound of Colombia 1962-72' compilation, 2011 / Soundway)
09 Nelson Ned - No Digas No
(from 'Si Las Flores Pudieran Hablar' album, 1971 / UA Latino) BRAZIL
10 Manu Dibango - Biso
(from 'Manu Dibango a.k.a. Soma Loba' album, 1971 / Fiesta) CAMEROON
11 Orchestre Paillote - La Guinée Moussolou
(from'Sous la direction de Traoré Kélétigui. Volume 1' album, 1967 / Syliphone) GUINEA
Total time : 33:32

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

Credits :
Selected and mixed by DustyTape (dustytape.blogspot.com)
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork design by Djouls (parisdjs.com)

Links :
DustyTape : blogspot | lemouching
Paris DJs : official | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: Dustytape-Con_Mucho_Gusto_Vol_6.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 4:26pm EST

Beta Hector's Derriere Shakin' R&B Mix

Beta Hector's - Derriere Shakin' R&B Mix
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-03-24

Bassist, producer and DJ Simon Hill aka Beta Hector is our special guest this week with a groovy' RnB mix! He was the man behind the superb funk and soul Baby Charles album - on Record Kicks. We had Grant Phabao rework one of his tracks into reggae, you can still download it here. He's the bass player in uprising band Derrière, a hot rhythm and blues band who's 2nd single is produced and mixed by our recent guests DJ Format and Simon James of The Simonsound, you can check their mix here.
As Beta Hector he's recently released a stunning Sunbeam Insulin electronic soul long player (on Tru Thoughts Recordings), followed just last week by a limited 7 inch with the exclusive Boi Peixe Theme, a killer laidback afro-latin groover - you can buy it here and there are 300 copies only.

We haven't even talked about the remixes he's putting out there but you gotta try finding his rework of Marvin Gaye's What's Going On... Well there's just so much eclectic creativity in this Beta Hector guy with that we couldn't resist on challenging him with a theme for a mix, and the man delivered the goods right on point. In your face hot and burnin' derriere-shakin' R'n'B!!

"So, I approached Djouls with the concept of doing a Beta Hector mixtape for Paris DJs to celebrate the 7 inch I have coming out on HHV with Quantic, and he discovered that I play upright bass in Vintage Soul / R&B band Derriere. He told me he was really interested in this scene and that Paris DJs could use an R&B mixtape. Well I guess it's a good job that I've been stocking up on this kind of music as well as all the other genres that I like to put into my DJ sets... Of course I had to oblige, so here's my 100% vinyl selection of timeless gems that will take you back almost sixty years. I could bang on about how amazing these records still sound, how they were the precursor for soul, funk and rock music, and how I've included some absolute blues and soul legends in this fine selection, but it's probably best if we just let your ears and your heart decide for you." - Beta Hector

Tracklisting :
01. Little Willie John - My Nerves
(from 'Fever' album, 1956 / King Records)
02. Brenda Lee - Sweet Nothin's – (Decca 1960)
(from 'Sweet Nothin's' 7 inch, 1959 / Decca)
03. Howlin' Wolf - Spoonful
(from 'Spoonful' 7 inch, 1960 / Chess)
04. Santo and Johnny - Caravan
(from ' Caravan ' 7 inch, 1960 / Parlophone)
05. Larry Williams - My Baby's Got Soul
(from 'My Baby's Got Soul' 7 inch, 1959 / Chess)
06. Carol Fran - I'm Gonna Try
(from 'Crying In The Chapel' 7 inch, 1965 / Port Records)
07. Nathaniel Mayer and The Fortune Bravos - From Now On
(from 'I Want Love And Affection' 7 inch, 1966 / Fortune Records / Vampisoul Reissue)
08. Gloria Irving - I Need A Man
(from 'album' album, 1957 / Cobra Records)
09. The Shadows - Apache – (1960)
(from 'Apache' 7 inch, 1960 / Columbia)
10. Kip Anderson - I Wanna Be The Only One
(from 'I Wanna' Be The Only One' 7 inch, 1959 / Derrick Records)
11. Joe Dodo and The Groovers - Groovy
(from 'Groovy' 7 inch, 1958 / RCA Victor)
12. Ann Cole - Each Day
(from 'Each Day' 7 inch, 1956 / Baton / Fryers Reissue)
13. Sam Cooke - Tennessee Waltz
(from 'Ain't That Good News' album, 1964 / RCA)
14. The Isley Brothers - Nobody But Me
(from 'Nobody But Me' 7 inch, 1963 / Wand)
15. Derriere - Give It Up
(from 'Give It Up' 7 inch, 2012 / Derriere Music)
16. Jimi Hendrix with Curtis Knight - The Hornet's Nest
(from 'The Wild One…' album, 1965 / Hallmark)
17. The Sonics - The Witch
(from 'Here Are The Sonics!!!' album, 1964 / Norton Reissue)
18. Rufus Thomas Jr. - Save That Money
(from 'Tiger Man (King Of The Jungle)' 7 inch, 1953 / Sun Records)
Total time : 44:16

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

Credits :
Selection and mix by Beta Hector (betahector.com)
Artwork design by Djouls (parisdjs.com)
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)

Links :
Beta Hector : official | bandcamp | facebook | mixcloud | myspace | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter
Tru Thoughts : official | etchshop | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Paris DJs : official | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: Beta_Hector-Derriere_Shakin_R_and_B_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 6:55pm EST

Renegades Of Jazz - Go Jazz Not Ape! Vol.2

Renegades Of Jazz - Go Jazz Not Ape! Vol.2
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-03-19

The second volume of the Go Jazz Not Ape! series is now available at Paris DJs (and soon on the Renegades Of Jazz soundcloud). After the great response on the first part it's now time to continue with 30 minutes of Jazz, Funk, Breakbeats and Downbeats. This mix is perfect for a walk or your way to work. Big ups to Paul Curtis (Guitarplayer on the Hip To The Jive album) who recorded some awesome vocals for this. Enjoy!

Tracklisting :
01. Renegades Of Jazz - Intro
(more info on renegadesofjazz.com, 2011 / Wass)
02. Smoove - Tired Feet
(from 'All This Love That I'm Giving' 7 inch, 2006 / Acid Jazz)
03. Lack Of Afro - Rhythm Come Forward
(from 'My Groove - Your Move' album, 2009 / Freestyle)
04. The Q Orchestra - Ritmo Diabolico
(from 'Journey Through Sounds' album, 2010 / Freestyle)
05. Mo' Horizons - Do The Boogaloo
(from 'Remember Tomorrow' album, 2007 / Agogo)
06. Blend Mishkin - Tuning The Times
(from 'Man Under Influence' album, 2005 / Sirius)
07. Mophono - The Edge (Skip On Beat Remix)
(from 'The Edge' 7 inch, 2008 / CB Records)
08. Ancient Astronauts - What Does It Take For You To See My Heart
(from 'A Decade Of Dope Beats' compilation, 2011 / Switchstance)
09. Skalpel - Break In (Backini Remix)
(from 'Break Out' 12 inch, 2005 / Ninja Tune)
Total time : 31:17

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

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

Links :
Renegades of Jazz : official | bandcamp | discogs | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter
Paris DJs : official | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | wass | youtube

Direct download: Renegades_Of_Jazz-Go_Jazz_Not_Ape_Vol_2.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 8:54am EST

DJ Zhao - Punk In Africa

DJ Zhao (Ngoma Soundsystem, Berlin) - Official Punk In Africa Mix
presented by punkinafrica.co.za / ngomasound.wordpress.com
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-03-13

When we asked Erik Rug (friend/collaborator/neighbour/resident DJ at David Lynch's club Le Silencio in Paris) for some musical tips for an upcoming 21st Century Afro mix last week, he pointed us right away towards DJ Zhao's Punk In Africa mixtape, demonstrating the connectedness between Rock and Roll and its African roots, between power chords and dance beats, between decades past and today, between defiant youth in London and defiant youth in Zimbabwe - and that the same rhythmic blood and spirit of revolt runs in all of our veins. This mix includes exclusive mashups and re-edits, and goes from Punk to heavily Africanized Rebel Rock to Post-Punk, Dance-Punk, Political Dub, Punk Step, 60s Afro-Garage Techno, Bass Music and beyond, features remixes of Congotronics and a couple of tunes not from the motherland, but surely in keeping with the Afro-Punk spirit. We couldn't thank Erik enough for letting us discover this amazing mix and contacted right away Keith Jones, one of the two directors of the upcoming Punk In Africa movie highlighting the parallels between punk rebellion and the liberation struggle in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and further afield. As a matter of fact, Keith is a big fan of Paris DJs and has been for some time, he frequently plays a couple of Grant Phabao dubs in his own sets, and told us DJ Zhao and himself would be more than pleased to have the mix featured as a guest spot on the site! Well we ain't discussing and waiting any longer, here's the mix as we got it, you'll find plethora of links about the Punk In Africa movie and DJ Zhao in the rest of the entry. Get ready for a big slap in your ears!

Tracklisting :
01. (South Africa) National Wake - Black Punk Rockers
02. (South Africa) National Wake - Mercenaries
03. (South Africa) KOOS - Is Jy N Moegoe
04. (South Africa) National Wake - Dreams In My Head
05. (Zimbabwe) Chikwata 263 - Dudumduri
06. (South Africa) Dread Warriors - Xighangu Xamina
07. (South Africa) National Wake - Tchindi (live)
08. (UK) Andy Moor - From E to F + Pinch - Warlord
09. (South Africa) Kalahari Surfers - Don’t Dance (live) + Bass Boy - Stamp
10. (DR Congo) Docteur Nico and African Fiesta - Save Me
11. (Mozambique) 340ML - Shotgun (Zhao Fix)
12. (Zimbabwe) Evicted - Mapurisa (Remix)
13. (Zimbabwe) Chikwata 263 - In the Jungle
14. (South Africa) National Wake ft. Warrick Sony - Bolina (Kalahari Mix) + Cyrus - Manhatten Blues
15. (UK) Andy Moor - Ella Speed + Unknown
16. (DR Congo) Kasai Allstars - The Incident At Mbuji-Mayi (Bass Clef Remix)
17. (DR Congo) Kasai Allstars - Mukuba Special (Shackleton Remix)
18. (France / UK) DJ Rupture and Andy Moor - Broken Minded
19. (South Africa) Powerage - Waiting For the War
20. (South Africa) Powerage - Freedom + FilthyBeatz - Bounced
21. (Angola) Acromaniacos - unknown
22. (South Africa) KOOS - Ek Is My Dilemma
23. (South Africa) Fuzigish - Burn the Fucking House Down
24. (South Africa) Wild Youth - All Messed Up
25. (South Africa) Wild Youth - Wot About Me
26. (Tanzania) Jagwa Sound System - Watu na Maisha Yao
27. (South Africa) A-Cads - Down The Road
28. (South Africa) The Dynamics - Garlic Baloney
Total time : 75:39

Read more about the Punk In Africa movie and DJ Zhao on the Paris DJs blog.

Links :
Punk In Africa movie : official | facebook | soundcloud | twitter | vimeo | youtube
DJ Zhao : official | blogspot | facebook | myspace | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Paris DJs : official | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: DJ_Zhao-Punk_In_Africa.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 8:37am EST

Matthew Halsall and Nat Birchall - Modal Gondwana

Matthew Halsall and Nat Birchall - Modal Gondwana
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-03-10

This mix is an absolute bliss when night comes. If you are in jazz - and especially modal jazz - Alice/John Coltrane, Sun Ra and Pharoah Sanders' legacy, you can't be unaware of trumpeter Matthew Halsall and saxophonist Nat Birchall. In four years only they've released three albums each (separately but playing on each other's albums) through Matt's independant own label Gondwana records, building a superb catalog of soulful and hypnotic music. We've just done a long interview with those mancunians (read it here) and Matthew Halsall has cooked this exclusive gem in which he share horns with his accomplice.

Tracklisting :
01. Matthew Halsall - Music For A Dancing Mind
(from 'On The Go' album, 2011 / Gondwana Records)
02. Matthew Halsall - Samatha
(from 'On The Go' album, 2011 / Gondwana Records)
03. Matthew Halsall - The Move
(from 'On The Go' album, 2011 / Gondwana Records)
04. Nat Birchall -  Ancient World
(from 'Sacred Dimension' album, 2011 / Gondwana Records)
05. Nat Birchall - Sacred Dimension
(from 'Sacred Dimension' album, 2011 / Gondwana Records)
06. Nat Birchall - Higher Regions
(from 'Guiding Spirit' album, 2011 / Gondwana Records)
Total time : 48:20

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

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Matthew Halsall (matthewhalsall.com)
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)

Links :
Matthew Halsall : official | discogs | facebook | myspace | soundcloud | twitter
Nat Birchall : official | discogs | facebook | myspace | soundcloud | twitter
Gondwana Records : official | discogs | facebook | flickr | myspace | parisdjs | twitter | youtube
Paris DJs : official | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: Matthew_Halsall_and_Nat_Birchall-Modal_Gondwana.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 9:36am EST

Karl Hector - Soul Sauvage d'Afrique

Karl Hector - Soul Sauvage d'Afrique
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-03-06

The collective that includes the Poets of Rhythm, Whitefield Brothers and Karl Hector & The Malcouns have just put out a series of rare funk, jazz, soul and world-psych singles compiled as an album (info and free MP3 on nowagainrecords.com). We're celebrating this new Original Raw Soul III album release with an exclusive Afrofunk mix from the great Karl Hector himself! If, like us, you thought that the Jazz Modal du Monde mix he offered last year was one of the marvels of the Paris DJs podcast (one of the 5 most downloaded Paris DJs mixes of 2011), then you're in for another timeless hour.

Tracklisting :
01. Tony Grey - We Got To Know
02. Voices Of Darkness - No One Really Knows
03. Orlando Julius - Ise Owo
04. Johnny Black - Mayi Bo Ya
05. Lantei Lamptey - Noko Nfeemi
06. Cow-Boys - You Never Know
07. Afro Funk - Afro-Funk
08. Wings - Gone With The Wind
09. Noble Kings - Yako Aba
10. Ousmane Kouyaté - Kefimba
11. Rex Williams - Ererimbot Ayafung Oko
12. Afro National - Jokenge
13. Les Vaudou Du Flamboyant - Kogo Ni Toulou
14. T.O. Jazz - Ouwo Adaadaa Me
Total time : 67:28

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Karl Hector (myspace.com/themalcouns)
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork layout by Djouls (djouls.com) with the help of Nicolas Tamisier

Links :
Karl Hector : nowagain | facebook | myspaceparisdjs
Now-Again Records : official | discogs | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | twitter | youtube
Paris DJs : official | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: Karl_Hector-Soul_Sauvage_d_Afrique.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 8:00pm EST

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Mr. Chop

Paris DJs Soundsystem - presents Mr. Chop
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-03-03

Welcome to the groovy noise and heavy drums world of Mr. Chop, the multi-talented producer, engineer, and multi-instrumentalist we recently interviewed (read it here) and featured in our top 10 albums of 2011. This introductory mix, resented in collaboration with Now-Again Records, was something Paris DJs wanted to do for a long time, and our enthousiasm must have spreaded to Mr. Chop since he enthusiastically produced 2 new exclusive tracks just in time for this blend of his productions. This one's for the heavy psychedelic music lovers, pure hip hop-spirited, hard, fuzzy and funky grooves on acid!

Tracklisting :
01. Mr. Chop - Don't Try To Think
(from ' Lightworlds ' EP, 2008 / Now-Again)
02. Mr. Chop - Shut Em Down
(from 'For Pete's Sake' album, 2009 / Now-Again)
03. Mr. Chop - Electric Vibes
(from 'Electric Vibes' 7 inch, 2002 / Stark Reality)
04. Mr. Chop - Silver Frequencies
(from 'Silver Frequencies' album, 2009 / Now-Again)
05. Mr. Chop and CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y. The Resurrection
(from 'T.R.O.Y. The Resurrection' 7 inch, 2010 / Five Day Weekend)
06. Cherry Ghost - We Sleep On Stones (Mr Chop's instrumental remix)
(from 'We Sleep On Stones' 12 inch, 2011 / Heavenly)
07. Mr. Chop - Cowboy Massacre
(from 'Cowboy Massacre' 12 inch, 2000 / A.P.E. Records)
08. Mr. Chop - Snob
(from 'Sounds From The Cave' EP, 2008 / Jazz&Milk)
09. Mr. Chop - Menagerie
(exclusive new track, 2012)
10. Ultimate Breaks and Beats - 'T' Plays It Cool (Marvin Gaye cover)
(from 'Instrumentals Volume 2' album, 2009 / Traffic Entertainment)
11. Mr. Chop - Big Cat
(exclusive new track, 2012)
12. Mr. Chop - Blow Your Head (Fred Wesley cover)
(from 'Switched On' album, 2011 / Now-Again)
Total time : 45:44

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

Credits :
Selected and designed by Djouls and Nicolas Ragonneau (parisdjs.com)
Mix and audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)

Links :
Mr Chop : apestudios | discogs | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | twitter
Now-Again Records : official | discogs | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | twitter | youtube
Paris DJs : official | facebook | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Direct download: Paris_DJs_Soundsystem_presents_Mr_Chop.mp3
Category:T.I.M.E.C. DJs -- posted at: 8:21pm EST