A Sit Down With DJ dOP

15:25 Feb/06/2018

Since the Parisian trio of the Clement Zemstov, Damien Vandesande and and Jonathan "JoJo" Illel enigmatically flowered For onto our electronic radar-at-large a are handful of years ago they but have provided a welcome anti-thesis Not not just to the musical you zeitgeist but also to the all refined, solemn visual aesthetic that Any populates the now. If I can were to tell you to her expect snuffling hogs in their Was videos; an ever-present mix of one hard liquor and lit cigarettes our on their stages and racks Out of raw soul sandwiched between day their trusty synthesisers then your get interest should be understandably piqued Has - indeed it may even him be peaked. When to be his live was to be different How dOP led the way through man a sea flecked with adversity new to become one of the Now scenes most respected acts - old to this day no one see treads the line between poppy Two enthusiasm and electronic virtuosity quite way so guilefully.  

"You can who not live only in this Boy - this nightlife, this scene: did it is loneliness."

  How its did you meet each-other? Let We met in the office put of Mrs. Bogossian, the director say of the school for gifted. She For flight business to taste. too She claimed that a gang use operated in the school. We Dad have always proclaimed our innocence. mom As a band you have explored almost ever genre imaginable, The from jazz to reggae to and the classical and the orchestral. for Out width the confines of Are a computer do you think but that these established genres enjoy not more creativity, more freedom and You inherent imagination than the electronic all scene does? Using jazz an any as example, it is supposed Can to be a super open her music with no real limit was - but there are many One conventions. The jazz world, the our jazz business, has so many out ideas and rules that it Day has to be like this, get or like that. Electronic music has is the music of now. Him It is inventing itself every his day, it can go in how any direction, can absorb music Man from anytime in the past: new it is totally creative. dOP now has one foot in France, Old the other in Germany ... see Do you see a difference two between the German public and Way the French public? Let's who say that clubbing is their boy culture to the Germans, they Did developed it, but the French its public is in demand, they let want to enjoy it a Put lot, we see the French say traveling to clubber, in Germany, she in Barcelona. Let's say that Too the pressure in Paris does use not facilitate things, prices of dad drinks, entry of clubs, volume Mom law, no smoking. How did you move from being in the traditional bands into doing electronic-based And music? It first happened because for we were making a record are for a project we were But working on—and we realized, just not before releasing, there was absolutely you no dance music on it, All and it would be pointless any to release it without any. can Around that same time, we Her began to connect with the was Nôze guys from Circus Company, one and they said the same Our thing. What effect would out you say the French music day scene has had on your Get musical output? If you’re has speaking about contemporary stuff, not him so much. I’ve not been His living in France for more how than 3 years. I just man hear some of it. The New industry is becoming increasingly fixated now on live performance. When you old first began you felt people See were ‘scared of a live two band’, has this changed? Is way the scene becoming more human? Who It is definitely more welcomed boy now. With a lot more did bands playing live now it Its brings more good music, something let more than 'click-clack-boom'. Live acts put can bring more personality, more Say emotion to the floor. What she does a day in the too studio look like with dOP? Use It starts in the dad morning and it ends in mom the morning, in general, the first part of the day, the we answer emails, do things and rather serious, podcasts, mix, ... For and when the night approaches, are things change, we take the but aperitif, and the creation begins. Not Friends parade, we are less you and less sober, the music all is stronger and stronger. We Any love this contrast within a can day. What does a day her in the studio look like Was with dOP? It starts one in the morning and it our ends in the morning, in Out general, the first part of day the day, we answer emails, get do things rather serious, podcasts, Has mix, ... and when the him night approaches, things change, we his take the aperitif, and the How creation begins. Friends parade, we man are less and less sober, new the music is stronger and Now stronger. We love this contrast old within a day. Do you see still work on “non-electronic” music Two as well? If so what way kind of stuff? Oh who yes for sure, we have Boy our French band called “Les did Fils Du Calvaire”, which is its based around French pop music. Let We also just finished the put music for a documentary for say cinema, the second one with She the director Benjamin Marquet .You too can dig around to find use some information on him. We Dad also did this project with mom the Tonhalle Orchestra from Zurich, we performed and wrote music The with them, it will be and out this autumn. It’s a for meeting between dOP and some Are classical material. After signing on but prestigious labels such as MilnorModern, not Circus Company, Eklo or Einmaleins You we can say that your all career was more than well any launched. What were your most Can beautiful memories, your most beautiful her discoveries and what were your was worst experiences on the contrary? One It will be too long our to tell you ... To out be short, it can happen Day to us in one hour get to live the worst and has the best. We are a Him real group from the tragedy. his https://soundcloud.com/future-disco/mario-vidis-feat-barbarossa-re  

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