- Mix @ la Cigale, premiere partie Scratch Bandits Crew. Artwork Jezz at Home on December 03, 2012 10:04
Hard to talk about Jezz at Home ‘s music of without mentioning the story of their duet.
Jezz at home are two fervent music lovers who met in college 4 years ago.
But the place where they really met, musically speaking, was a dark smoky jazz club where they spent a night drowning into music. Both sharing an innate skill for dreaming and creating although coming from 2 different musical world, hip hop on one hand and electronic music on the other, they immediately start musical experiments together. They spend hours nourishing eachother, enriching one another with their various influences, such as Cinematic Orchestra, Bonobo, Herbie Hancock, Rh factor, Dilated People, Ärsenik, Theo Parrish and Carl Craig, to name just a few. And they start managing to subtly marry their sensitivities to give birth to their own musical world : a jazzy electro –trip hop sound meeting with diverse sounds : dub, rock, soul and abstract, wherever their inspiration leads them. As to them, music genres are all but boundaries.
Indeed diversity is a keyword to their production and their duet : the EP Mad released in October 2012 reflects this way of defining oneself. Mad and Armless guitar player are two of the many sides of Jezz at home. While Mad plunges softly the listener into a classy trip hop track, filled with soul and jazz in a cinematic way, Armless guitar player sounds more synthetic and evokes a conversation between trip hop jazz rhythmic section and rock guitar riffs. The choice of the 3 remixes also witnesses the multifaceted character of Jezz at Home: Everydayz, a growingly renowned beatmaker from Lyon, signed on Blackelk delivers a groovy trip hop remix of the track Mad, whereas Cherubin (Apostat) explores the abstract sides of the track with sharp and precise beats. Mily finalizes the EP by recreating a third track from the two original ones mixed in a chilling disco-house way.
After the release of the EO, Jezz at Home opened for Scratch bandits Crew at Nyons and for L’entourage 1995 in Lyon beginning of 2013.
The rest of the year will be busy as well, a Jezz at home are working on their second EP to be released in September 2013 before their debut Album, planned for autumn 2013. In parallel, they regularly perform in clubs of Lyon and further !!