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FACT TV and Sound Pellegrino presents Meet Koyote, a documentary about French club music’s best-kept secret.

Although he’s far from a household name, key figures in French clubbing such as Teki Latex, DJ Orgasmic and Manare – all featured in Meet Koyote, along with Detroit’s DJ Nasty and others – revere Koyote for his encyclopaedic knowledge of dance music, his musical approach (a healthy combination of wide-eyed naivety and not giving a fuck what people think of him) and his contribution to the Paris scene as a booker, DJ and producer.

Speaking to FACT, Teki Latex – whose Sound Pellegrino label have just released Koyote’s latest EP, Let Me Tell You What I’ve Got – compares Koyote’s music to Matt Groening using high school bands to play music in The Simpsons, despite it being arranged by professionals. “This EP reminds me of that approach”, he explains, “anti-elitist sounds and instruments serving a very confident release that stretches our personal definitions of House to spy movie scores played by children, characterised with playfulness and radiating the pure joy of creating music.”

“Let Me Tell You What I’ve Got” is out now on Sound Pellegrino.

“In spring 2012 an entourage from DWT went to Chicago to document the footwork scene. A scene ingrained in the lineage of the city itself, filled with effervescent dancers, storytellers and beatmakers. It was single handedly the most unique and in-depth tour we had ever experienced.

Featuring key players on the scene, such as DJ Rashad, DJ Spinn, Manny, Traxman and Arpebu. The team navigated through the South and West sides of the Windy City living with the GHETTOTEKNITIANZ or as they fondly refer to them self members of Teklife.

They slept on floors, sofas and in dodgy motels with their charming hosts. All the while managing to obtain un-seen footage from the finest producers, footworkers and the good people of Chi-Town.
It’s taken our team a long and painstaking while to put this together. We hope to do the people who shared their homes, talent and ultimately their lives with us, proud.

Go buy “NEXT LIFE” now! All profits go to Chad (DJ Rashad’s son)”

“In 2012, La Blogotheque and Invisible Children went together in Uganda with two bands, The Very Best & The Polyphonic Spree. There, we had them meeting people from Uganda, playing their songs with and for local choirs and musicians.

A whole documentary is soon to be released (available October 15th), but here’s a glimpse of it : The Very Best singing their song “Yoshua Alikuti” over Koni Rock, one of the most iconic place in Uganda.”