Label: Chocolate Industries - CHLT 041 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop •
Though he has worked in many different genres of electronic music, he is known for his eclectic taste in music and appreciation of tropical bass sounds. It has been described as "an uncompromising minimal electronics record that fit part and parcel with the laptop zeitgeist". The middle Carquois (Featuring Séba) - Ghislain Poirier - Beats As Politics albums were more hip hop in genre.
Conflits and Beats As Politics were all mostly instrumental, though Conflits features two songs with Poirier doing spoken word he also was responsible for the cover art. Poirier's fifth album, Breakupdownwas more a combination of hip hop and techno sounds, described as "big synth sounds ripped from angrily forgotten techno, gooey basslines, and choice samples". He then founded Rebondir, his own imprint and released an EP. As well, during this time, Poirier was also involved in The Dew From Erased Days - The Joy Of Nature - The Empty Circle, Part I: Swirling Lands Of Disquiet with contemporary choreographer and dancer Dana Michel.
Though rappers Omnikrom appear on the album, the record deviated from his previous work, focusing instead on dancehall, including vocalists Face-T and MC Zulu. Inhe was invited to perform at the New Yorker Festival.
In Poirier began the release of three EPs to be completed over the course of a full year, the first of which was Carquois (Featuring Séba) - Ghislain Poirier - Beats As Politics Sound System April which included guest appearances by MC Zulu as well as soca performer Mr. Poirier is well known in Montreal for a series of successful club nights entitled Bounce Le Gros roughly translated as "Bounce Dude". At these events Poirier experimented with "grime, crunk, hip-hop, ragga, reggae, booty house, Baltimore breaks The last edition was held in the summer of The party was so well received that it recurred in August and again, alongside Pop Montreal on St-Jean Baptiste in As Megasoid's Speakerbruiser Rob describes: "Bridge Burner has really become an amazing event, mostly because it has received support from a good diverse group of people The second edition was held in February and included performances by BonjayGhostbeard, Boogat and Face-T as performers and was filmed for a video for the new single "Arena" by Crookers featuring Poirier and Face-T.
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