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The Echocentrics feat Grant Phabao The Echocentrics Remixes

The Echocentrics feat. Grant Phabao ‎- The Echocentrics Remixes

Hard-hitting and prolific producer Grant Phabao flips up Don Alejo and Dudar with a serious roots reggae treatment on this new single by The Echocentrics. Also included is an all-new original track featuring Tita Lima with two additional remixes by Max Tannone and McPullish available as an exclusive on the digital version.

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Florelie Escano Moody Blues Grant Phabao Remix

Florelie Escano - Moody Blues (Grant Phabao Remix)

The original Soul/Funk track Moody Blues was engineered by Lotek at his Counter Clockwise Studios in Melbourne, Australia, who posted a stripped-down version on Soundcloud, with just guitar and Florelie Escano on vocals, asking is some remixers were interested. We managed to connect and Grant Phabao ended up producing this suprising and breezy Reggae/Afro/Blues remix which you'll find on Florelie's upcoming limited CD out october 17th 2012.

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Lee Fields Youre The Kind of Girl Grant Phabao Remix

Lee Fields - You're The Kind Of Girl (Grant Phabao Remix)

Download the free Reggae remix of Lee Fields & The Expressions "You're the Kind of Girl" by Paris DJs' own Grant Phabao. Original version taken from Lee Fields & The Expressions "Faithful Man" LP. This is the first Truth & Soul / Paris DJs collaboration, which hopefully will be followed by many others...

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Dubblestandart Marcia Griffiths Holding You Close

Dubblestandart & Marcia Griffiths ‎- Holding You Close (Grant Phabao Remix)

A quality control track as a further proof that Dubblestandart's productions are getting stronger with every release. What you'll get are 2 original versions plus remixes by French top producer "Grant Phabao" (remixes for Erykah Badu, The Herbaliser, Jurassic 5, Tosca), "Keith Le Blanc" (producer for Nine Inch Nails and original drummer of the Sugarhill Gang), "Litte -Skip MCDonald ? Axe" (legendary dub producer) and Moshi Kamashi from Kingdub in France.

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J-san And The Big Mean Moving Too Fast Grant Phabao Remix

J-san And The Big Mean - Moving Too Fast (Grant Phabao Remix)

J-san and The Big Mean is a rock/reggae/afro project fusing the rhythms of Afrobeat and R&B with the sounds of Dub and Soul to make your body move. When their first afro-reggae single Moving Too Fast reached Paris DJs' shores, we contacted J-san right away, offering him to try and have Grant Phabao dress the song with pure Jamaican roots vibes. The man was already a Paris DJs follower and we hooked up instantly. This deadly rough & tough remix is the another step for Paris DJs in their ongoing collaborations with brothers from Brooklyn and we can hope that J-san and Grant Phabao will do a proper EP together at some point!

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Blend Mishkin Mama Proud Riddim Remixed

Free Grant Phabao remix of Blend Mishkin on Mama Proud Riddim Remixed

Cast-a-Blast Unleash the Mama Proud Remixed And it's Free.... as in Free Air, Free as a bird, Free Beer (yes please). You get the idea, No Charge, Gratis. A Massive multi genre remix album based on Blend Mishkin's Mama Proud Riddim featuring Ten of Europe's hardest working producers and remixers. Showing their talents on this release are The Dirty Dubsters, Palov, JStar, Grant Phabao, Jazz K Lipa, Motagen, Turntable Dubbers, Balkan's Hi Fi, Cut La Vis and Max Rubadub! Everyone of them bringing their own distinct flavour, covering Dubstep, Dancehall, Future Dub, Skankin' Roots D'n'B and Moombahton. All that and oh Yeah, did we mention that it's FREE?

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Animation Agemo

Miles Davis meets DJ Logic meets Grant Phabao on Animation's Agemo

Disc 2 of Agemo, focusing on the emotional impact of change through creativity is a Remix of the original Asiento. The original six tracks, "Pharaoh’s Dance", "Bitches Brew", "John McLaughlin", "Miles Runs The Voodoo Down", "Spanish Key" and "Sanctuary" are taken on by absolute masters of their craft, in order Bill Laswell, DJ Logic and Grant Phabao (listen here), Youth (producer of The Verve and Paul McCartney), Gaudi, Fanu and Joaquim "Joe" Claussell, as they reconstruct and reinterpret the original material to extract the essence of what Bitches Brew means to them - spacing from Dub to Funk to Breakbeats to Dancefloor and r’n’b. Asiento was an interpretation of Miles Davis’ seminal work, Bitches Brew. Agemo takes Asiento and "folds" it onto itself . A Dream within a Dream.

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Nostalgia 77 Grant Phabao Remix feat Marco Benevento

Nostalgia 77 - Simmerdown feat. Josa Peit (Grant Phabao Remix feat. Marco Benevento)

Some of you might remember the reggae remix our resident producer Grant Phabao did on N77's Seven Nation Army cover with Alice Russell… It was high time to try and rework a new Nostalgia 77 track and we had the chance to get a visit from Marco Benevento, one of our favorite keyboards players along with John Medeski and Jackie Mittoo. Well you put musicians in a studio, what happens? They play together, so Marco ended playing organ and then clavinet for a reggae remix of Simmerdown Phabao was working on... You won't hear this kind of artists combination anywhere else so we hope you'll enjoy the unique groove & spirit in there.

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Selah Sue Crazy Vibes Grant Phabao Remix

Selah Sue - Crazy Vibes (Grant Phabao Remix)

22 years-old Selah Sue (real name Sanne Putseys) is a Belgian musician and songwriter you might have heard about already. She was featured on Cee-Lo's latest LP The Lady Killer, and released in march this year her first album, Selah Sue. She listened to a lot of ragga and reggae in high school and, together with soul, hip hop and some slower tunes, the style has become an essential part of her repertoire. She even wrote two ragga songs herself (Raggamuffin and Fyah Fyah)... She gets here the unique Grant Phabao Jamaican treatment, with this hip hop-ish roots reggae remix of Crazy Vibes.

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Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron A Place For You Grant Phabao Remix

Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron - A Place For You (Grant Phabao Remix)

Gil Scott-Heron left us at the end of May. His bluesology, black American music and message marked us forever. Sandra Nkaké and Jî Drû have written and recorded in one night an homage piece, A Place For You!. Joined by a bunch of friends who felt as much concerned as they were, on a riff from Marvin Gaye's Inner City Blues, they sing a chorus tribute to Scott-Heron and borrow a text extracted from I Think I'll Call It Morning. The original track was mixed by Blackjoy, with many guest remixes, including from your favorite soundmaster and reggae producer Grant Phabao, who spectacularly manages to take the song to Kingston, Jamaica - but if you're a regular Paris DJs listener, you should be used to it by now... The Man is gone, the message stays - Sandra Nkaké & Jî Drû

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Versus Mr Blue Grant Phabao Remix

Versus - Mr Blue (Grant Phabao Remix)

Our good ol' friend and doublebass player Lawkyz has just launched a new project, Versus, between hip hop, jazz, funk and blaxploitation. The band is playful and fun, sounding like early stuff from The Herbaliser with a distinguished French taste for Jazz musings. Their album will be out late april 2012. Meanwhile, they've asked many of their friends for remixes and the n°1 reggae producer worldwide, Grant Phabao, who had already worked with Lawkyz in the past on some still unreleased tracks with Amayo from Antibalas, agreed to put his magic hands on the Mr Blue piece. The result is astounding as always, Versus are immediately transported to Jamaican coasts and you'll be breakin' to hip hop while bouncing to reggae at the same time with a big smile on your face!!!

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N.A.S.A. Hip Hop Grant Phabao Remix

N.A.S.A. - Hip Hop feat. KRS-One, Fatlip & Slim Kid Tre (Grant Phabao Remix)

Gimme gimme gimme some o'that... Reggay reggay! The vibe he received from the fine people of N.A.S.A. (Squeak E. Clean + DJ Zegon), after sending them a skanking reggae remix of their Money track, pushed Grant Phabao to rework another track from their Spirit of Apollo album. Hip Hop feat. KRS-One, Fatlip, Slim Kid Tre is one of the coolest tributes to real hip-hop from the last years. The trick was to add a full Jamaican dubby smile to the whole, upload the mp3... and let you enjoy this exclusive remix - straight from the vaults of Paris DJs!

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Brownout Aguilas and Cobras Remixed and Regrooved

Brownout - Pole Position (Grant Phabao remix)

Brownout, the Psychedelic Latin Funk alter ego of Grupo Fantasma, heated up dance-floors and critic's lists around the world with last year's Aguilas & Cobras record. The group's trademark soulful beats, psychedelic guitar excursions, tough grooves and ultra-tight horn arrangements have now been handed over to a dream team of remixers from the electronic dance, funk, cumbia & nu-groove scene, resulting in Aguilas & Cobras Remixed & Re-Grooved. Remixers include J Boogie, Tal M. Klein, Kokolo's Ray Lugo, Jeremy Sole, Senor Oz, Afrolicious, Anthony Mansfield, Grant Phabao & CaZ.

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Martha and The Muffins Echo Beach 30th Anniversary Remixes

Martha & The Muffins - Echo Beach (Grant Phabao Remix)

The legendary wave tune Echo Beach by the Canadian combo Martha & The Muffins is back on earth. Germany's finest (as far as progressive sounds and flows are concerned) dub label, named Echo Beach and inspired by the lyrics and spirit of that track, has set out to pay tribute to this song which is more than a classic. Now, 30 years later after Echo Beach was written - the Echo Beach label proudly presents the 30th Anniversary Remixes.

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Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada El Diablo Y El Nau Nau Grant Phabao Remix

Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - El Diablo Y El Ñau Ñau (Grant Phabao Remix)

Summer 2009 we got the visit of Martin Perna (Antibalas, Ocote Soul Sounds), 3 days of friendship and music that materialized in three Grant Phabao remixes of Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada!! One has been released on The Black Cat's Hard 2 Find Vol.1 (Colored-Inc.). A second remix was released on the deluxe digital edition of Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada's Coconut Rock... and the third one, El Diablo Y El Ñau Ñau Grant Phabao Remix, derived from Cuban children's rhymes about the boogyman, with Chico Mann on vocals, tripped-out dubby-style into some deep grooved reggae jam laid down by Grant Phabao, is available as a free download on Paris DJs!!

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Antipop Consortium Lay Me Down Grant Phabao Remix

Antipop Consortium - Lay Me Down (Grant Phabao Remix)

Recorded in July 2009, this remix is both official and unreleased. Produced par the international master of roots reggae Grant Phabao with Earl Blaize during a visit from the latter to Grant's studio in Paris. The track reinstates a chorus which didn't make the final cut on the album Fluorescent Black. The resulting remix is... quite pop and a surefire radio hit! A heresy for a band called Anti-Pop Consortium!! Consequently, only a small part of this remix is available, blended in a Ninja Tune mix on the cult website Paris DJs (20 Years of Remixes and Re-interpretations - Selected by Djouls).

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Diesler feat Laura Vane vs Grant Phabao Reggae Magic

Diesler feat. Laura Vane vs Grant Phabao - Reggae Magic

Reggae Magic is a bubblin' re-work by Parisian producer Grant Phabao of the song Samba Magic from Diesler's 4th LP Ties Breakers which is due out June 2010. Featuring the vocal stylings of regular collaborator Laura Vane, this has been released on a limited edition 7" (with a nice 'Dub' on the B Side) on Social Beats/Unique.

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Tosca Pony No Hassle Versions

Tosca - Birthday (Grant Phabao Remix)

If you’re looking for the meaning of it all, better not try to decode this record: "Somewhat absurd... like, Pony", says Richard Dorfmeister about the conceptual side of Pony - No Hassle Versions. No meaning might have a meaning here. (...) Pony brings the more club-oriented face of Tosca to the forefront. To put it simply, Tosca, the project of the two Austrians, Richard Dofmeister and Rupert Huber, combines bass-heavy downbeat music with abstract soundscapes of found sounds and material from numerous studio sessions. When these recordings are handed over to remixers, everything changes; texture, dynamics, structures. (...) Grant Phabao is a Parisian dj- and producer-legend, ever since first droppping his frenchified Rubba-Dub styles on the Pro-Zak Trax Label at the end of the 90's. When he's not doing Reggae takes on Tosca, he's busy mixing some riddims with the latest Q-Tip or the likes. His version of Birthday sounds like something hot off the press from Compass Point Studios in Nassau.

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Kinny Forgetting To Remember Grant Phabao Remix

Kinny - Forgetting To Remember (Grant Phabao Remix)

Kinny – aka Caitlin Simpson – was born and raised in Canada and has a mixture of Jamaican, Native Canadian Indian, French and Swedish heritage. She sings jazz, reggae and soul for Brighton's Tru Thoughts label, on which she released two albums. Here's Kinny and Grant Phabao virtual meeting, featuring the songstress' unique soulful vocals (taken from the a capella version of Forgetting To Remember), drenched into Jamaican roots grooves courtesy of the one and only french dubmeister. Play it... and then play it again - this is music that doesn't age!

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Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada Coconut Rock Deluxe Edition

Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada - Tu Fin, Mi Comienzo (Grant Phabao Remix)

Ocote Soul Sounds’ latest psychedelic Latin-funk album Coconut Rock gets the deluxe package treatment with five exclusive new remixes, a full digital booklet and a music video added to the original album. In addition to the original album music, Coconut Rock Deluxe includes a new electro funk version entitled Electric Cockroach, a honey dipped hip-hop rhythm remix by Adrian Quesada himself, a swinging reggae remix by label mates Ancient Astronauts, and other remix exclusives by DJ Obah and Grant Phabao.

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