Abdou Day is originally from Madagascar, an island in the Indian Ocean located in South-East Africa. Always interested in music, in 1985 he met Jimmy Cliff, who encouraged him to pursue a career. He emigrated to France in 1989 to try to break into the music business.
This CD is unique. It has elements of techno, bright and jazzy trumpet , Chris Isaac meets Pink Floyd vocals, subtle yet intricate guitar work, and unbelievable rhythms, all in a mixture that comes across smooth yetengaging.
RMX was born into the scene back in 1982 after being exposed to GCI and BMX out of Chicago. Recording the Saturday Night Ain't No Jive Dance Party every week adding new sets to his mix collection. Not much hitting the clubs at age 11. He started buying Farley and Sills records from the local Rose Records along with other mainstream rock albums.
Kolokón is a band of something they call “rock and roll patxuko”, but the world also knows as “pachanka”, “mestizage”, “etno-music”, “world music”, “scramble-eggs”, and thousands of names that suggest crossbreeding and big fun.
Imagine yourselves in the streets of Chicago in full car chase then in the infernal merry-go-round of a circus, to finish in the trance of an overheated nightclub... La Goutte au Nez transports you from a universe to the other one in flash: from the dub to popular waltz, of the hip - hop in the klezmer, the jazz in the reggae, on bottom of jungle and drum&bass.