2009-07-03T13:50:03+00:00 2009-07-03T18:51:26+00:00

New Joakim Album! – 'Milky Ways' LP [Sneak Peek]


The french modern electronic artist Joakim Bouazziz aka Joakim has new music for you – and its not french electro. In 2007, Joakim created what seemed to be an instant cult classic when he released Monsters & Silly Songs, which brought together his vast array of skills as a multi-instrumentally talented musician. Now Joakim plays with a live band! JOAKIM & THE DISCO

His latest (2009) LP entitled Milky Ways continues this trend by blending many traditional aka organic instruments with subtle synth pads and effects. At times fairly electronic and even Animal Collective'y, this album has something for the entire spectrum of electronic fans.

Listening to this album, one notices that Joakim's songs sound as if they are played live – for an electronic album, it has a very organic feel. This is done by utilizing great drum recordings layered with instrumentation that can be re-constructed live. That is to say that he doesn't seem to do much editing to his songs like a dj/producer would. Joakim is an artist and a musician not merely knob twiddler or a mode selector ;)

Joakim from 2007-2008 on XLR8TRTV – Talking about the album art that he drew for Monsters & Silly Songs, as well as his process :)

Joakim Milky Way MP3s & More:

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      Travel In Vain
[2009 via Milky Ways]

Download: Joakim – Ad Me [2009 via Milky Ways]

Download: Joakim – Medusa [2009 via Milky Ways]

Download: Joakim – Drumtrax [2007 via Monsters & Silly Songs]

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      Hearts On Fire (Joakim Remix)

Joakim 2009 Tourdates

Jun 12 2009 8:00P
Point FMR – Tigersushi vs Lo Recordings Paris
Jun 19 2009 8:00P
Circolomagnilia – Circolomagnilia Milan
Jun 21 2009 8:00P
Quai de la BNF / Batofar – Fete De La Musique Paris
Jun 26 2009 12:00A
La Java – Tigersushi Imperator Party Paris
Jun 27 2009 8:00P
Corsica Studios – Joakim & The Disco at Tigersushi vs Lo Recordings Party London
Jul 11 2009 8:00P
Les Ardentes – Festival Les Ardentes (live show) Liege
Jul 12 2009 8:00P
Loop Festival – Joakim & The Disco at Loop Festival Brighton
Jul 19 2009 8:00P
Victoria Park – Lovebox Festival (DJ Set) London
Aug 22 2009 8:00P
Santos Party House – DJ Set New York, New York
Aug 23 2009 7:00P
Piknik Electronik – DJ Set Montreal, Quebec


Electronica · Experimental


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