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Toronto, Canada has quickly become a hotbed of emerging dance music talent. Amongst this fast-rising movement is Poupon, a Toronto-born DJ/Producer, who in a short time has made a name for himself in the house music community with well-received releases & remixes on labels such as petFood, Aella Music, Strictly Rhythm and chart topping collaborations with Prince Club on Snatch! Records.
Poupon has come into a distinguished sound of his own by looking forwards to techno, backwards to classic R&B & House, sideways to tribal and down to deep house. His mantra is to remain versatile and fresh, while staying true to the dancefloor. His work has received support from fans and peers alike such as Audiojack, Jesse Rose, Lazaro Casanova, Mark Knight, Nic Fanciulli, Pirupa, Ramon Tapia, Riva Starr, Round Table Knights, Stefano Ritteri, Wally Lopez, & Wehbba.
His debut EP 'Full Time Lovin' on petFood music (2011) received impressive reviews and found itself on the top 100 Deep House downloads on Beatport. His two collaborative EP’s with Montreal House royalty Prince Club made waves in the House music community. ‘Platinum’ as well as ‘The Block’ & ‘Technique’ received love from fans and regular play from the likes of Brodinski, Homework, Gina Turner and others, as well as landing on the Beatport House Top 50 & Deep House Top 100.
His recent solo EP ‘Southside’ out on Ramon Tapia & Hermanez’s imprint, Aella Music, has already marked its place as certified tech-house weapon, receiving play from Swedish Techno tastemaker Adam Beyer at the Drumcode Studio Session party in Amsterdam, NL during ADE 2012.
Poupon strives to keep his sets fresh, always hunting for and creating new music. He knows how to evolve a groove, and keep a crowd moving far past the lights coming on. Poupon has played at venues near & far such as VILLA 221 in Miami during Winter Music Conference, SOCIAL CLUB in Paris, CULTURE CLUB in Ghent, AVALON in Hollywood & FOOTWORK in his hometown of Toronto. Poupon’s sound is infectious, his energy is undeniable, and his sets are always memorable. Look out for remixes and original work from this talented artist, live shows & festivals in your area, as well as your quarterly helping of his “Cooked Up” mix series. Poupon is unquestionably a name you'll want to keep on your radar.