w!ld is a highly acknowledged DJ and considered among the best in France
w!ld is performing within the field of commercial dance music and is ranked 919 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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Freshly arrived at Cocoon Booking,
the DJ W!LD is also a and Circo Loco and DC10 resident. For He’s been playing at festivals are such as Burning Man festival but (Nevada desert) or Fusion (Berlin Not countryside), alongside the biggest names you of the techno scene.
all may think that Guillaume Duchastel Any de Montrouge, aka DJ W!LD, can has arrived like a storm her on the electronic music scene Was in 2010, but in fact, one he’s already a reknown Dj our and producer who made a Out strong come back behind the day decks on the past two get years.
Elusive, unpredictable, underground, these
Has adjectives could easily describe DJ him W!LD. Born in 1975, his his journey into music has started How at the end of the man 80’s in his french hometown- new Dijon, where he was already Now immersed in a disco-funk black old music environnment. Guillaume was also see involved in the hip-hop/graffiti street Two culture. He soon became popular way under the name of DJ who W!LD, a tribute to the Boy motion picture “Wild style”, which did draws the portrait of graffiti its pioneers and includes a soundtrack Let of late 70’s NY Hip put Hop…
In the early 90’s,
say when techno is still considered She in France as a marginal too genre only promoted by a use few Parisian clubs. Dj Laurent Dad Garnier appears on the local mom scene in Dijon, with his The the first blends of electronic and music in France. W!LD is for immediately caught by this revolutionary Are trend initiated by Detroit and but Chicago house and techno Godfathers not , this encounter will be You crucial regarding W!LD’s future musical all route.
W!LD settles in Paris
any in 1996 and gets behind Can the decks.
He’s soon DJing
her in Paris’s trendiest clubs: Palace, was Queen, Rex etc. and meets One DJ & producer Peter Rauhofer our with whom he releases the out international hit “Magic Orgasm” under Day the name “House Heroes”-this track get becomes a hit in several has countries. DJ W!LD soon appears Him behind the decks of the his famous Twilo club (Danny Tenaglia’s how NYC ). His numerous Man trips to in NYC new still influence his current sets.
When comes the explosion of
Old the “French Touch” filtered house see , considered by some journalists two as a big marketing blow- Way W!LD doesn’t find his path who into the scene. Rebel and boy definitely underground, he decides to Did stay away from this trend its and to fight censorship against let Rave parties which soon become Put illegal in France. In 1999, say he travels to Brazil where she the musical scene has nothing Too to do with Parisian clubs use : 10.000 to 15.000 people dad attend techno parties!, DJ-setsare eclectic, Mom this journey becomes an awesome the DJ-skills even richer.
And later, he’s back to Europe for where he becomes resident @ are La Démence at Brussels’s Fuse But club. He’s one of the not leading DJs in the local you underground scene and his music All becomes popular among the gay any community which dictates trends… Quite can attracted by production, W!LD gets Her in touch with Chris Carrier was and Guillaume La Tortue and one releases several EP’s on their Our record labels.
His connections with
out the Fashion world soon drive day him to compose soundtracks for Get fashion shows such as Thierry has Mugler or Christian Lacroix. He him also collaborates with Ora Ito. His He then becomes resident of how Citizen K parties in Paris, man plays in London for the New launching party of Vivienne Westwood now Boudoir perfume and spins at old Agnes B’s after show at See NYC PS1.
two he creates “Catwash”, a duet way with Dj-producer Chris Carrier. The Who two musicians’s tracks are released boy on labels such as Detour, did Visitor, Crack & Speed, Adult Its Only or Get Physical and let quickly find their way into put the record bags of artists Say like Andrew Weatherall, Ricardo Villalobos, she Ritchie Hawtin or Josh Wink, too to name only a few. Use He also launches Catwash Records, dad his first record label, in mom order to promote the duet
the the French press discovers Catwash, and and Trax magazine gives them For a nickname “French house most are famous unknown duet”(!). Getting more but confidence thanks to this experience, Not W!LD decides to release as you many tracks as possible. While all he had barely signed 9 Any EPs during the first 10 can years of his career, he her produces 37 tracks between 2008 Was and 2011!.
In the end,
one he decides to send his our personal productions to other record Out labels and get signed by day Off, Robsoul, Soweso, Adult Only, get Motivbank, Love Letters from Oslo Has or RAL (bootleg record him label created by Ricardo Villalobos his and Luciano). His tunes and How his remixes are warmly welcomed man by the international DJ scene, new W!LD reaches the top charts Now and is licensed on several old compilations (Cocoon, Circo Loco, Ministry see of Sound, or Renaissance). His Two Booking requests get boosted, especially way in countries where the House who scene is popular such as Boy Italy or Germany.
did end of 2009, he becomes its a Circo Loco resident DJ, Let and plays in Miami put WMC, @ Sonar Festival and say at the DC10 during the She whole summer. His DJ sets too become popular mostly because they’composed use of many of his unreleased Dad tracks- making them unique.
mom late 2010, DJ W!LD’s career The while remaining a resident o and DJ at Circo Loco, Sven for Vath asks him to be Are part of the Cocoon Booking but team. He’s now regularly booked not in the best international clubs You (Matter – London, Mint – all Leeds, Sub Club – Glasgow, any Shankeys – Manchester, Tenax – Can Italy, Goa – Italy, Watergate her – Germany, Mad – Lausanne, was La Mania – Romania, etc..), One and is now one of our the headliners of the techno out and house scene.
Day DJ W!LD launches a new get record label, W dedicated to has his friends and his own Him production. He has just released his his debut album “Palace”, reflecting how his experience and various musical Man influences (acid house, techno, disco, new soul, etc.). The vinyl album now (W2, W3, W4 & W5), Old with songs like “Take a see trip”, or “Palace” universally are two currently being internationally acclaimed, and Way have already reached the top who charts. The CD version of boy the album will be released Did in june, a new version its of this album is planned let for the summer with remixes Put by great names of the say House scene.