Paris DJs Tour Operator #14 at Le Pigalle on thursday, march 17th with DJs Erik Rug & Fatta Soul Stereo
Active on the music scene for more than three decades, Erik Rug is one of the legendary French DJs, along with Laurent Garnier and a selected few others. Currently resident DJ every friday at Le Silencio, the hypest club in Paris designed by David Lynch, he's also been a member of the Paris DJs collective since day one, more than ten years ago now. Twice a month Erik will be taking the decks at Le Pigalle to play a (rather horizontal) selection of new and old grooves from the vast & groovy Paris DJs musical universe. Those who remember his famous WaxGroove parties won't miss to come by…
Erik Rug : facebook | parisdjs
Fatta is one the founders of the Soul Stereo crew/soundsystem. When Paris DJs started, he was living 50 meters from the label's HQ in the same street, and already one of the most active DJs & diggers on the Jamaican music scene in Europe. He's the one who connected Paris DJs in-house producer Grant Phabao to reggae icons such as The Lone Ranger, Carlton Livingston, Echo Minott, U-Brown, Johnny Osbourne, Horace Andy, etc. Fatta's Jamaican 45s, 12s & LPs collection is totally unique in France. Every month he'll be selecting some of the rarest along with some of the coolest in reggae, rocksteady, ska, Jamaican soul and more…
Fatta Soul Stereo : facebook | parisdjs
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Paris DJs & Le Pigalle present
THURSDAY, MARCH 17th :
PARIS DJS SOUNDSYSTEM "ONCE UPON A ROCKSTEADY"
- ERIK RUG
- FATTA SOUL STEREO
Every thursday evening in Paris (*), a brand new Parisian party 100% feeling in an authentic district hotel : Le Pigalle, whose story was shaped by its surrounding cultural melting pot animating Montmartre's South side. With resident DJs : Loik Dury, Erik Rug, Fatta Soul Stereo, Grant Phabao, Djouls, Victor Kiswell + guests.
Le Pigalle is an authentic district hotel, whose story was shaped by its surrounding cultural melting pot animating Montmartre's South side. Victor Kiswell, one of the world's top record diggers (check his Paris DJs mix here) helped them build a strong musical identity, and even hand-picked a selection of LPs for each room — all turntable-equipped.
Stars of the Paris night, DJs have transformed the city into one of the party capitals of the world. Paris DJs – a collective of top DJs, including some of Radio Nova's original programmers - launched its own website www.parisdjs.com 10 years ago. Drawn to Pigalle's sexy, musical vibe, every Thursday they'll be spinning rare sounds with a hint of black music, a million miles from the muzak piped into conventional hotels.
"We know there's a close link between the hotel, music and culture generally, that's why we jumped at the chance to share our best vinyls with Le Pigalle", explains Loik Dury, one of the collective's hyperactive members. "Every Thursday, we're going to be inventing sounds unique to the hotel."
9 rue Frochot, 75009 Paris
* (holidays and and the eve of public holidays excepted)