Francois K
  • DATE

    Sep 5, 2014

  • Venue

    Kyo

    133 Cecil Street
    #B1-02 Keck Seng Tower
    Singapore 069535
  • TIME
    Friday: from 23:00 to 06:00
  • Ticket Price
    (Exclude booking fee)
    S$20.00 - S$25.00
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Francois K is a French-born DJ, producer and engineer living in NYC since 1975. His career began in clubs such as Experiment 4 and New York New York when he was given his first DJing opportunity by John “Jellbean” Benitez. He soon started discovering studio editing and mixing and landed an A&R job at seminal disco label Prelude Records, where he was responsible for the 7” single version of hits such as Musique’s "Push Push In The Bush," D Train’s “Keep On”, “Body Music” by The Strikers and more.

In 1994, François established Wave Music a fully independent record label on which he has released an eclectic catalog of over 200 records comprising a number of his own productions as well as records from Eric Kupper, Blue 6, Abstract Truth, the Body & SOUL and Deep and Sexy series and many more. Through the 90’s and to this day François is still very much in demand as a remixer, having remixed the likes of Cesaria Evora, Ame Strong, Talvin Singh, Underworld, Juan Atkins, Atmosfear, B 52’s, Gloria Estefan, Big Muff, Moloko, Finley Quaye and others.

In 2003 he started another weekly residency which is still running: Deep Space, a night based on the concept of dub, abstract grooves and spacy vibes every Monday night at Club Cielo. The year 2008 saw the release of Mastepiece, an epic 3-CD mixed compilation on Ministry of Sound, a continuous mix for Rockstar video game GTA IV, the birth of his DJ booking agency, ‘Forward Management’, founded with partner Aurélie Brambilla-Cotugno and representing himself as well as Juan Atkins, Roberto Bosco, Greg Wilson (in the US) and DJ Pierre. In recent years François has focused on his international DJ touring at clubs and festivals. His latest endeavor is a surround sound listening set, which he has pioneered at Burning Man 2011, and presented at an Adidas event in London in the summer of 2012. And the journey continues….