Music happens where you do not expect it. This is exactly how you could describe the Paris Music Week – an innovative project thought and produced by Dcontract & Records Collection. The 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th of June, 22 artists performed in surprising places in the Marais: courtyards, showrooms, institutional places, art galeries, shops, museums, garage, hotels and so on…
Every evening, from 6pm until 2pm, a route will be suggested accompanied by a music program mixing live performances and Dj sets. Some meetings will be public, others more confidential…
Next edition in June 2016 !
Loukoko Feat. Venor
Little Freaky Things
Polo & Pan
Sacha Di Manolo
We Are Knights
About The Girl
Ménage à trois
Sims & Dash
Employée Of The Year
No 42 Paris
Jules et Jim’s Hotel
La Galerie Particulière
Shop Les Prairies de Paris
Boutique adidas Originals
Hao Tong Underground
BHV Marais Garage
“Salle des Textiles” Museum of Arts & Métiers
Showroom Red Édition
“Parisian duo Little Freaky Things delivers a proper house tune that looks forward while respecting the roots of its culture.” BILLBOARD
” Listen to the groovin’ mix that pays homage to early day happy house. With vocals that uplift by artfully layered soul bass and synthed-out pleasure-bytes, turn up the knobs now” VIBE MAGAZINE
“This is like a slap in the face with a wet fish, although the wet fish is replaced by a joy inducing electro-smasher.” MIXMAG
musical Style : Black Pop/Cloud Pop/Twisted Pop/Jackin Pop
influences : Chvrches, Au Revoir Simone, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Jessie
“Not yet ennobled, despite the sovereign protectorate as Kitsuné, Parisians’ We Are Knights are part of these electronic bands dancing the farandole with cockroaches. There’s some New Order tune in this pop which each chorus mention Victor Hugo: “The melancholy is the happiness of being sad.”
Loukoko / One girl band / laptop / keyboards / voices and drums.
Loukoko writes, performs and records all of her own music.
She grew up in England, Caribbean and France.
She released her first EP in 2014.
The second one will be out march 13
Bass music /Electronic Soul / Street-vibe
Parisian duo created in 2012 known for bringing together machines and guitars.
Breaking out with a remix of “It’s too late” by Wild Belle, the group presents in 2013 its first EP entitled “1” consisting of 3 songs: “One & Only”, “That Train”, and “Gallery”. The band proposes a new vision of the French touch: elegant, dancing and romantic.
Influences : James Blake et Cassius
Roscius, a polymorphous artist with a classical upbringing (graduate from the Toulouse and Pau National Conservatory of Music and the C.R.R. Paris), today is concentrating on his live improvised performances, which are strongly influenced by World Minimal Disco styled rhythmic electronics. Much in the way of DJs, he blends together different improvised themes with or without breaks in a club/performance format. All this is done in the hopes of getting back to the music rather than shutting ones self within the machines, all while keeping up a festive dynamic. One can find him in various venues: première parties in London Grammar, festivals, clubs, art galleries the dance scene but also composing for commercials, installations, short films and projections for video-mapping.
Roscius is preparing the release of his first vinyl for spring 2014.
Musical Style: World Minimal Disco / Deep Progressive / Home Made Techno
Influences : Debussy, Chopin, E.S.T., Keith Jarrett, Gonzales, Four Tet, Ricardo Villalobos, Steve Reich, LCD Soundsystem…
Simsima, activist Hip Hop Dj since 1995, is a well-versed artist on style, technique and song selection. Victor of the 2010 Paris Redbull Threestyle, he has been the opening act of several famous hip-hop artists: Method Man & Redman, Eykah Badu. Mobb Deep RZA, Ice Cube, Fat Joe, Jadakiss, Beatnuts, Nas & Damian Marlet, DJ Premier, DJ Jazzy Jeff…
Through Records Collection he has teamed up with Dash to put together a new live duo of turntablism mixing hip-hop and soul music.
Musical Style: hip hop / funk / soul
Westerly is a part of the Parisian crazy dj scene. Armed with records and machines, he mixes and remixes with an endless eclecticism. He scratches and creates beats live, with a taste of electro-Hip Hop mixed with electro rock. Westerly always pushes Djing borders forward by giving a unique live experience. Nowadays he is prized and demanded by many brands that are eager to enjoy his djing skills as well as his ability to adapt to tremendous parties.
RECORDS COLLECTION is a simple and innovative solution to facilitate musical projects and easy bookings. RECORDS COLLECTION is a daughter of our time and a sister of the mutations within the music industry.
A singular structure, RECORDS COLLECTION is a mix of production, booking, management, sound design and regroups talented artists who wish to create freely all while being followed through each essential step of the process.
Through this innovative approach, we bring together multiple trades into one single entity with a common goal: the construction and conceptualization of a refined and eclectic sonar universe.
RECORDS COLLECTION can summarize its purpose in 3 objectives:
RECORDS COLLECTION: rethinking music by choosing to create a sonar revolution for those impassioned by melodies.