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Alex Puddu - Hot Love

Alex Puddu - Hot Love - A Selection of Rare Grooves, Funk and Latin-Soul
(MP3 Podcast on 2016-07-30

Italy-born but Denmark-based Alex Puddu is an outstanding composer of soundtracks and a new millennium Funk revivalist with a variety of styles and moods under his belt. He's released 3 albums with Puddu Varano between 1998 and 2001, 5 albums between 2004 and 2010 as Alex Puddu And The Butterfly Collectors, one album with The Moonfires in 2015, and no less than 6 albums under his own guise since 2010! We picked the Joe Bataan-featuring track from his 'Soultiger' project in the latest Paris DJs compilation, 'Heavyweight Gambit, No Holds Barred!' released october 2015, since then he's put out the Italian funk LP 'In The Eye Of The Cat', and there's already a new one coming in the fall: 'The Golden age of Danish Pornography Volume 3'!! We'll try to get ahold of the man for an interview soon, meanwhile here's an Alex Puddu hot mix of rare grooves, funk and latin soul, picked exclusively for Paris DJs with loveā€¦

Tracklisting :
01. Intimate Strangers - Love Sounds
(fromp 'Love Sounds' 7 inch, 1975 / Alaska)
02. Eddy Senay - Cameo
(from 'Step By Step' album, 1972 / Sussex)
03. The Ian Langley Group - Chicano Chaser
(from 'Reggae For Real (And Other Rhythms)' album, 1973 / Peer International Library Limited)
04. Esther Williams - Last Night Changed It All
(from 'Let Me Show You' album, 1976 / Friends & Co.)
05. Juggy Murray Jones - Disco Extraordinaire
(from 'Inside America (Disco)' album, 1975 / Jupiter)
06. G. Keith Alexander - Sneakers
(from 'Sneakers' 7 inch, 1973 / Polydor)
07. Dennis Coffey - Theme From Black Belt Jones
(from 'Theme From Black Belt Jones' 7 inch, 1974 / Warner Bros.)
08. Francesco De Masi - Puertorico Club
(from 'Lo Squartatore Di New York' soundtrack, 1982 / Beat Records Company)
09. Chango - Mira Pa Ca
(from 'Chango' album, 1975 / ABC)
10. The Scott Brothers - Gotta Get Away From You
(from 'Gotta Get Away From You' 7 inch, 1973 / Capri)
11. Joe Bataan - Satisfied
(from 'Sweet Soul' album, 1972 / Fania)
12. Black Sugar - Understanding
(from 'Black Sugar' LP, 1971 / Sono Radio Peru)
13. The Ides Of March - Vehicle
(from 'Vehicle' album, 1970 / Warner Bros.)
14. Tribe - Ebony Lady
(from 'Tribal Bumpin' album, 1975 / AB)
15. The Impossibles - Give It Up
(from 'Hot Pepper' album, 1975 / Philips)
16. Harlem River Drive - Idle Hands
(from 'Harlem River Drive' album, 1971 / Roulette)
17. Jayson Lindh - Love Machine
(frm 'Jayson Lindh' album, 1977 / Atlantic)
18. Flavor - One Way Ticket
(from 'In Good Taste' album, 1976 / Ju-Par)
Total time : 66mn 35s

All the original cover artworks from records played in this mix are available on

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Alex Puddu (
Mastered by Grant Phabao (
Artwork by Ben Hito (

Links :
Alex Puddu : official | bandcamp | discogs | facebook | twitter | youtube
Paris DJs : | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Ben Hito : official | discogs | facebook

Direct download: Alex_Puddu-Hot_Love.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 10:19am EDT

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1978 - Standards, Versions & Revamps Vol.19

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1978 - Standards, Versions and Revamps Vol.19
(MP3 Podcast on 2016-04-17

Damn things are not getting easier as I'm approaching the 1980s. In 1978 there's just SO MUCH of disco in the groovy records. There's also a vast amount of punk and pop/rock released of course, but that's not really what we're about in this series of mixes here. 1978 was not that bad a year, I could list many classic albums out by the likes of Frank Zappa, Elvis Costello, Bob Marley, Little Feat, The Band, Talking Heads, Rick James, Kraftwerk, Herbie Hancock, Chic, Devo, The Clash or even Sun Ra, for example, but the main event is clearly happening on the P-Funk side of things, with great LPs from Funkadelic, Parliament, Brides Of Funkenstein, Parlet , Bernie Worrell or Bootsy Collins, all released in 1978. You'll feel it in this selection of cool covers from the year, which includes P-Funk spin off act Parlet covering Parliament-Funkadelic vocalist Fuzzy Haskins' "Cookie Jar" (later recorded by Prince), R&B/soul group The Dells covering Parliament's "All Your Goodies Are Gone", and funk band Platinum Hook covering Funkadelic's "Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On". Definitively, 1978 was the year of the P!!

Tracklisting :
01. Soul Children - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
(from 'Can't Give Up A Good Thing' 7 inch, 1978 / Stax)
STEVIE WONDER cover, more info on wikipedia
02. Jimmy Riley - Don't Leave Me This Way
(from 'Showcase' album, 1978 / Burning Sounds)
KENNETH GAMBLE, LEON HUFF and CARY GILBERT cover, more info on wikipedia
03. Judy Mowatt - Concrete Jungle
(from 'Black Woman' album, 1978 / Ashandan)
BOB MARLEY cover, more info on wikipedia
04. Parlet - Cookie Jar
(from 'Pleasure Principle' album, 1978 / Casablanca)
FUZZY HASKINS cover, more info on wikipedia
05. The Dells - All Your Goodies Are Gone
(from 'New Beginnings' album, 1978 / ABC)
PARLIAMENT cover, more info on wikipedia
06. Tyrone David - Mind Blowing Decisions
(from 'Mind Blowing Decisions' 12 inch, 1978 / D-Roy)
HEATWAVE cover, more info on wikipedia
07. Ms. (Sharon) Ridley - Changin'
(from 'Full Moon' album, 1978 / Tabu)
JESSE JAMES cover, more info on discodelivery
08. Geoff Love's Big Disco Sound - Space Patrol
(from 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind And Other Disco Galactic Themes' album, 1978 / Music For Pleasure)
NICK INGMAN and JOHN KURLANDER composition, inspired by Star Wars and other movie themes, more info on discogs
09. George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Who Do You Love ?
(from 'Move It On Over' album, 1978 / Rounder)
BO DIDDLEY cover, more info on wikipedia
10. Platinum Hook - Standing On The Verge (Of Getting It On)
(from 'Platinum Hook' album, 1978 / Motown
FUNKADELIC cover, more info on wikipedia
Total time : 46mn 46s

All the original cover artworks from records played in this mix are available on

Credits :
Selected by Djouls (
Mixed and mastered by Grant Phabao (
Artwork by Ben Hito (

Links :
Paris DJs : | bandcamp | facebook | pinterest | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Ben Hito : official | discogs | facebook