We were absolutely gutted to hear about Tony Allen’s passing. Ben Davis wrote a lovely post post (see below) and dedicated a Paper Wave Radio Show to him. There are interviews, his influences, knockout music and the finest drumming the world has ever heard. It was with a heavy heart that I learned of Tony Allen‘s […]
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To celebrate Stevie’s 70th birthday, 2 Billion Beats took him in to the lab and this piece of magic is the result. 7 minutes of dancefloor heaven.
Some more things that are rocking our world…. TREMÉ From David Simon, the creator of The Wire is a series about the post-hurricane Katrina New Orleans. It feels especially relevant now with its refection on political and police corruption, racism, the public housing controversy, the criminal-justice system and the black experience. Front and forward is […]
The first show of 2020 and the mighty Jazzanova are on board. Ben spoke to Juergen Von Knoblauch about their new Sonar Kollektiv 21 compilation, Berlin and how it all began plus there’s a unique half-hour DJ mix. Add to that a preview of what the Paper labels will be putting out this year, and […]
Not only do Norwegian disco young guns Lakeshouse make brilliant wonky music, they are also handy with a camera. Here’s their latest video as part of the Folkemusikk EP that will chase those winter blues away.
We were made the DJ Mag’s end-of-year Vital Label. Whoop whoop!
New Paper Wave signing The Secret Soul Society has given us a gorgeously wonky re-rub of 70s MOR type, Elkie Brooks. Its all rubber bass, Rhodes and sonic burblings for some serious horizontal aural pleasure.
We’ve had some great reactions and press in hitting our 25th Birthday so here are some highlights. ‘A Quarter Century of the UK deep house label’ – IDJ Magazine ‘Their forward thinking attitude blends with a charisma and aptitude’ – The Quietus ’10 Hidden gems’ – Le Visiteur Online DJ REACTIONS BELOW FRED EVERYTHING I’m a massive fan […]
Ben Davis talked to IDJ Magazine to go through all things Paper; covering the label’s history, the compilation albums, running a label in digital times, the good old days and a whole load of other stuff. Click on the picture for the full article.
This was a film shot on Saddleworth moor around 1995/96 by Andrew Gough on Super 8 – rough and ready. Soundtracks is ace – our first music video – eeeeek