DAT Politics

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DAT Politics
OriginFrance
GenresElectropop, dance
Years active1999/2000–present
LabelsChicks On Speed Records, Tigerbeat6
WebsiteOfficial Myspace

DAT politics is a French electronic band created in 1999.[1] Their energetic live shows explain the cult like enthusiasm that surrounds the French electronic combo as they’ve been touring the world extensively over the years. The two founders members (also known as Tone Rec and Skipp[2]) are also involved in visuals and graphic design which leads them to create their own records covers, websites, T-shirts, videos etc. The music of the duo is often classified under the electropop genre and described as catchy, melodic and eminently danceable. For 10 years, they 've been influential for a lot of young electronic composers worldwide. Since 2002, their music is host by the glamorous electronic rock label Chicks On Speed. They collaborated and played with the main electronic experimental acts such as Matmos, Mouse On Mars, Dan Deacon, Black Dice, Aphex Twin, Squarepusher, Goodiepal, Pan Sonic, Felix Kubin, scratch pet land, Kid 606… They played at numerous techno parties and festivals all over the world such as Warp Electrowerk in England, Sonar Night, Baltimore in USA, Dour Festival in Belgium or Donau Festival in Austria. They appeared on many compilations, including iTunes Essentials, alongside French Touch 2.0 artists like Mr Oizo, Daft Punk and Kavinsky. They remixed a bunch of international electronic producers and most recently Yacht on the New York label DFA.

An EP, People R Inside, was released in 2011. (including remixes of Kap Bambino and Yacht)

In 2012, they released a new album called "BLITZ GAZER" through Sub Rosa.[3][4] A new album, No Void was released in 2015, having been recorded in a northern French cabin with toy instruments together with drum machines and synthesizers.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kellman, Andy. "DAT Politics: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Dat Politics". liberation.fr. Archived from the original on 24 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Dat Politics - Blitz gazer - Chro". chronicart.com. 24 June 2012. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Sub Rosa- dat politics". Sub Rosa. Archived from the original on 7 May 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2012.
  5. ^ "DAT Politics: Villiger Album Review - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Sous Hit". lesinrocks.com. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Dat Politics - Sous-hit - Chro". chronicart.com. 25 January 2001. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  8. ^ "DAT Politics: Plugs Plus Album Review - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Plug plus". lesinrocks.com. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Dat Politics – Go Pets Go". magicrpm.com. 9 November 2007. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  11. ^ "DAT Politics: Wow Twist Album Review - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  12. ^ "Mad Kit - DAT Politics - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  13. ^ ""No Void", l'album fou de DAT Politics". lesinrocks.com. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2017.

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