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Paris DJs Soundsystem Dis Is Good For You Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Dis Is Good For You - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International

"Dis Is Good For You - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International" is the first compilation coming out on the newly-launched Paris DJs label, gathering old cats and newcomers from the worldwide Afro/Tropical scene. Dwelving into the minds and hard drives of their international network of artists and producers for a whole month, Paris DJs have carefully selected 13 tracks of current, modern, 21st century Afrofunk, Afrobeat, Ethio-Jazz, Reggae and Soul, and even mixed most of those from separate parts themselves, raising the production level to their high quality standards of warm, spatialized, heavy sound…

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Black Magic Hard 2 Find Vol 3

Black Magic - Hard 2 Find Vol.5

An artistic revolution has been ongoing these recent years in Paris, with some unique producers breathing new life into the idea of jazz music, upping the standards of sound and production to those of the masters - Miles Davis, Lee Perry, Fela Kuti, Sun Ra, Traffic and the such... From the message-intense material, impressionistic soundscapes and folk musings of Doctor L to the dancefloor-filling cosmic afro and soulful roots reggae vibes of Grant Phabao, the Colored-Inc. collective has managed to create a solid universe, showcasing the many facets of the jazz spectrum in the shape of a free-minded label, undoubtly this year's most ambitious one. Black Magic is their fifth experience in cooperative expression, a voodoo-themed concept album of music suitable for the dancefloor or the living room, a fresh wave of Jazz, Soul, Afro & Reggae production, untangling the scribble of the wicked world with clarity and maturity, and bringing Paris back to its rightful place, the cultural center of the world. Production duties by Doctor L and Grant Phabao

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The Drug Store Hard 2 Find Vol 3

The Drug Store - Hard 2 Find Vol.4

The Drug Store is the first venture for the Colored-Inc. label into Psychedelic Folk & Rock vibes. Blending Nigerian harmonies with American Folk and Jazz, Reggae chants with Stoner Rock and Hip Hop beats or Nyabinghi percussions, freaky electronics with Afrobeat or deep poetry, James Bond-like arrangements with 21st century Chicago Soul, and inviting some famous Zulu Nation King & MC to a deep garage-blues session, this is indeed a kind of a Multi-Colored Thing, a nearly hallucinatory record pushing the Colored-Inc. label's identity towards more edgy forms of African, Carribean and Afro-American music. Production duties by Erik Rug, Doctor L and Grant Phabao, with star guesting Amayo from the Fu-Arkist-Ra and Allonymous (USA), Kiala Nzavotunga and Tony Allen (from Nigeria), The Jays (from Jamaica), Le Damn Dog, Kactus Hunters, The Joslyns and The Farell Girls (from Paris)

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One Foot In Jail Hard 2 Find Vol 3

One Foot In Jail - Hard 2 Find Vol.3

One Foot In Jail is the first venture for the Colored-Inc. label into African vibes. Blending Nigerian harmonies with American Soul or Jamaican Funk, European folk & electronics with Afrobeat, Jazz with souful reggae or deep poetry, with some hefty doses of Reggae, Psychedelia and African percussions in between, this is indeed a kind of a Afrofunk Jazz Thing, a fantastic record pushing the Colored-Inc. label's identity quest deep into the exploration of African, Carribean and Afro-American music. Production duties by David Murray, Doctor L, Franck Biyong, Grant Phabao, Loik Dury, with star guesting Amayo from the Fu-Arkist-Ra, Antibalas, Clip Payne and The Deacon from The Duke & The King (USA), Kiala Nzavotunga and Oghene Kologbo (from Nigeria), Ranking Trevor and The Jays (from Jamaica), and The Gwo Ka Masters (from Guadeloupe)

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Down By The River Side Hard 2 Find Vol 2

Down By The River Side - Hard 2 Find Vol.2

Down By The River Side's first album on the new Colored-Inc. label (colored-inc.com) - launched by Djouls and Doctor L - is what some could call a 'jazz' album. Blending Jamaican harmonies with American Jazz or blaxploitation Funk, European folk & electronics with African percussions, Slam and Jazz with Hip Hop, Afrobeat with Gospel and Poetry, with some hefty doses of Reggae, Psychedelia and Soul in between, this is indeed a kind of a New Thing! All production duties and nearly all instruments by Doctor L & Grant Phabao with star guesting Carlton Livingston, The Lone Ranger and The Jays (from Jamaica), Rare Moods and Kactus Hunters (from Paris), Allonymous (from Chicago) and Tony Allen (from Nigeria).

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The Black Cat Hard 2 Find Vol 1

The Black Cat - Hard 2 Find Vol.1

The Black Cat's first album on the new Colored-Inc. label (colored-inc.com) - launched by Djouls and Doctor L - is what some could say a 'world' album. Blending Latin grooves with Afro rhythms, Reggae harmonies with American Jazz or Funk vibes, Saudade with Jamaican riddims, Psychedelic Funk with Electronic R&B, Psychedelia and Hip Hop, with some lusty doses of Rub-a-Dub , Afro, Soul and Reggae in between, this is indeed a kinda world tour.All production duties and nearly all instruments by Doctor L & Grant Phabao with star guesting Martin Perna (from Brooklyn), Ocote Soul sounds & Adrian Quesada (from Nicaragua and Austin, Texas) Carlton Livingston, The Lone Ranger and The Jays (from Jamaica), Tita Lima (from Brazil), Allonymous (from Chicago), Roldan (from Cuba), Dom Farkas (from Paris) and Kiala (from Nigeria and Congo). Yep 'world' indeed.

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TIMEC Electronic Bossa and Psychedelic Soul Samba

T.I.M.E.C. - Electronic Bossa & Psychedelic Soul Samba

"I see T.I.M.E.C. and their really incredible melting-pot of latinized electronics as the cheesy Ninja Tune of Brazil" (J. Smithson, Professor of Brazilian & Afro-Cuban musicology, Yale University). Everything begun with our national Captain Détendu travelling to Brazil in spring 2002. There he met with the biggest jam pop band from San Pedro, Los Lobes, true international stars who came and join the team of T.I.M.E.C., the collective from Paris. Together they create a new recipe, greedy and spicy, based on Brazilian, Afro-cuban rythms, roots sounds, but also sharp samples, harmful sequencers and utmost, a double-cheese extra... Back in Paris, Captain Détendu met with his T.I.M.E.C. bunch to introduce his musical brainwave and sharpen, in the La Pinède studio in Paris, the cream (*) of electro-latino (also called Brachi music) to bring you sun, bossa, and carnaval. Therefore, the artist of the T.I.M.E.C. collective, as real chamber capoeran, have discovered the ultimate formula: unrestrained music + out-of-step humour = maximum sunshine.

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Timec To Relax

T.I.M.E.C. - Time(c) To Relax

Pollution, stress, anguish, life is harder and harder on your nerves... In order to cure these nervous problems, the Détendu Laboratories have selected for you the cream of electro down-tempo (also called Lounge music) to bring you calm, serenity and fullness. That's how the artists of the T.I.M.E.C. collective, as real lab assistants, have created in their studio the ultimate formula: peaceful music + out-of-step humour = absolute happiness. Here are the first signs that have been observed on a sample of the population after the very first listen of this album: Better relations with the surrounding environment, a spreading happiness and an irresistible desire to relax (TIME(C) TO RELAX would even stop the fall of the hairs!!!) So don't hesitate to get a prescription for this album at your usual CDs store to finally live and enjoy without stress and in perfect harmony with your inner-self.

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TIMEC Noelectro

T.I.M.E.C. - Noëlectro

Gathered around the Christmas tree, the T.I.M.E.C. artists have worked on a very hot album! You'll find all your favourite characters: the donkey, the ox, the reindeers, the Turkey, and baby Jesus… let us sing together: "Joy to the world! The Compilation is come!" Or else, if you have some interests in a new and more refreshing, approach of the gospel's message expressed via electro-funk of the machines and samplers' era, or if you're simply interested in funk in all shapes, this album has especially been made for you. In order to fulfil this eternal need of spirituality that always strikes you at the end and at the beginning of the year, the Détendu Laboratories have selected for you the ice-cream of Christmas electro (without forgetting the traditional Christmas pudding with a cover of "Jingle Bells" revisited by Mister K. & The Fabulous…) to bring you happiness, Christmas spirit and snowballs. That's how the artists of the T.I.M.E.C. collective, as real Santas, have created in their studio the ultimate formula: revisited tradition + Christmas wishes with an out-of-step humor = satisfying holidays.

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Grant Phabao Compilatrax Vol 2

Compilatrax Vol.2 EP

Includes Grant Phabao & De Pompidou's "John Has A Phoot".

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compilatrax vol.2 unreleased trax mixed cd

Compilatrax Vol.2 CD

CD mixed by Grant Phabao. Compilation of tracks released on vinyl but unavailable on CD. Includes Grant Phabao's "John Has A Phoot" and "Jus' Play My Mind".

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a t.i.m.e.c. compilation vol.3

Various - A T.I.M.E.C. Compilation vol.3

The third in a series of three compilations marking the beginning of Grant Phabao & Djouls' T.I.M.E.C. label. Includes Tnargoabaph's "St Michel blues" and Molesting Laura's "Droïde Blues (La réalité n'existe pas)", both produced by Grant Phabao

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Grant Phabao Compilatrax Vol 1

Compilatrax Vol.1 EP

Includes Grant Phabao's "Tub (Un matin)".

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compilatrax vol.1 unreleased trax mixed cd

Compilatrax Vol.1 CD

CD mixed by Grant Phabao. Compilation of tracks released on vinyl but unavailable on CD. Includes Grant Phabao's "Porkshopper" and "Tub (Un Matin)".

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french dub connection vol.2

French Dub Connection Vol.2

Includes Grant Phabao's "Gone Far Gone", unavailable anywhere else.

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aleem remix limited edition

Aleem Remix Limited Edition CD

Offered in FNAC stores to the 200 (?) first buyers of the "Pro-Zak Trax vol1 1994-1999" CD compilation. Includes Grant Phabao's "Tub".

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pro-zak trax vol 1 1994-1999

Pro-Zak Trax Volume 1 1994-1999 3xLP

Includes Grant Phabao's "Tub" and "Charlestonslip"

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pro-zak trax vol 1 1994-1999

Various - Pro-Zak Trax vol.1 1994-1999

Mixed and edited by Grant Phabao. Includes Grant Phabao's "Andub head yudü", "Charlestonslip" and "Cannonbutt".

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a t.i.m.e.c. compilation vol.2

Various - A T.I.M.E.C. Compilation vol.2

The second in a series of three compilations marking the beginning of Grant Phabao & Djouls' T.I.M.E.C. label. Includes Henchy's "Smoking man", Tnargoabaph's "Le Truc", "Fly" and Molesting Laura's "Zinedine", all produced by Grant Phabao.

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a t.i.m.e.c. compilation vol.1

Various - A T.I.M.E.C. Compilation vol.1

The first in a series of three compilations marking the beginning of Grant Phabao & Djouls' T.I.M.E.C. label. Includes Grant Phabao & Henchy's Charlestonslip with courtesy of Pro-Zak Trax.

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