Blog : Electro

Douchka (FR)

Douchka (FR)

@Newspeak | Sunday 3, September 2017 | All ages | Dj Set | Passes

         


In only a year, Douchka has become a reference for many. He joined Nowadays Records with a remarkable first EP entitled « Joyfull » in 2015.

Inspired daily by diverse musical orientations, with artists like Mura Masa, Dorian Concept and Apollo Brown, the 26 year-old artist definitely had the ambition to come back to more classical instruments combined with an electronic synthesizer, a combination that creates a modern and authentic universe.

After completed the Red Bull Music Academy in Tokyo in 2014 and played at the Pitchfork and The Sound You Need festivals in Paris, Douchka continues his path to glory proving to be one of the most talented artist of his generation.

Today he’s back with a brand new highly emotional piece of art, just released last April : “Infantile”.



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Ryan Playground (CA)

Ryan Playground (CA)

@Newspeak | Sunday 3, September 2017 | All ages | Dj Set | passes

           


Hailing from Montreal and the daughter of two classical musicians, RYAN Playground grew up surrounded by art. Her introspective debut EP, Elle, was released via Secret Songs in 2016 with the standout being a collaboration with label-head Ryan Hemsworth titled “Folders”. She was on the Secret Songs Canadian tour with Hemsworth and Harrison last year; played the Canadian festival circuit over the summer, and just made her US debut at SXSW in March. RYAN has been featured on outlets like Vogue, Highsnobiety, and FADER and worked with international brands like Perrier, H&M, and Roots. Her debut album will be released later in 2017 through Secret Songs/Last Gang Records.


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Robert Robert (CA)

Robert Robert (CA)

@Newspeak | Sunday 3, September 2017 | All ages | Dj Set | Passes

         


After two EPs and several acclaimed singles, Robert Robert made his first steps at Nowadays Records with the track Let Her Go (Ft Lia and Le Vasco), released on the Nowadays Vol. 7 (Montreal Tape), and also playlisted in the Best of the Week selection of Apple Music Canada. Here, he released on June 2017 “Welcome To Finetown”, his third EP and the first to be released on Nowadays Records.

Through his young musical carrier, the Montreal producer collaborated with Secret Songs (Ryan Hemsworth label), played along several renowned artists such as TOKiMONSTA, Klangkarussell, Fakear or Breakbot, and rocked the stages of Le Printemps de Bourges, the Nova Mix Club or the Piknic Electronik and Osheaga festivals.

The seven titles opus Welcome To Finetown, and its spatial sonorities carries us to a parallel universe where electronic music and dream pop meet.
Through catchy melodies and powerful beats with an experimental electronic touch, Robert Robert gets us through every possible emotional step before reaching an ecstatic trance.



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Clément Bazin (FR)

Clément Bazin (FR)

@Newspeak | Sunday 3, September 2017 | All ages | Dj Set | Passes

           


Self-taught and carried-away by the influences from across the channel, Clément Bazin has made himself known in the international scene by touring for two years with Woodkid. In between this monumental tour, he commits his time to producing and composing for his personal project.

As a recent recruit to the breakthrough label Nowadays Records, he now joins forces with La Fine Équipe, Douchka and Fakear. SteelPan teacher at the conservatory and producer for years, Clément Bazin envisions luminous sounds, futuristic mixing of electronic beats and organic percussions.

After the release of “Return to Forever” in 2016, which has now cumulated over 4 million hits, Clément Bazin has released his EP “Us”, which combines shimmering melodies, vocals under helium and tropical beats. It is with immense pleasure we will receive him at this years MEG to get Montrealer’s moving.



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English version soon available, thank you.

L’opération Talents Adami DÉTOURS, initiée par l’Association artistique de l’Adami, se positionne comme un véritable dispositif de développement des jeunes artistes français avec la complicité des plus grands festivals en France et à l’étranger.

L’Institut français apporte, en collaboration avec le réseau culturel français à l’étranger, son soutien à la circulation des artistes français en musiques actuelles et jazz, afin de faciliter leur accès à de nouveaux publics et accompagner leur développement international.

Cette année, l’Adami et l’Institut français appuient conjointement la programmation de Clément Bazin et de KillASon au MEG.

Cri (CA) Live

Cri (CA) Live

@Théâtre Fairmount | Friday 1st, September 2017 | +18 | Live | Passes $15 / $20 at the door

         


Starting off his career by contributing heavily in the Montreal music, Canadian electronic music producer CRI was quickly propelled towards stimulating projects.
Having acquired notable success back in 2015 with his music video Pearl, directed by Kristof Brandl, the composer and self-taught DJ made his comeback with Tell Her and the beautiful single Why I love You which was released on the label TOKiMONSTA (Young Art). Influenced by artists such as Jamie XX, Caribou and Moderat, this young Montrealer recently released in march 2017 his new EP ‘Someone Else.



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