The Live Music Show - curated by Jean Nipon
Note from the Curator:
"well i love so many different sounds that i can't say for exemple which of fugazi or brian eno is the best choice, but every "ages" of your life, as you growing up, deserve a specific treatment,
i needed Prince around 12, i needed Fugazi at 16, then the Velvet Underground at 18
i just wanted to pay hommage to some great dudes and dudettes ( the L7 drummer was so cute ) who moved me and told me " hey sucker you can do crazy things" so even if it's a cha cha lesson or an headbanging session in a D.C. gymnasium, the music scene is nothing, the genre is nothing, the only specificity that matter is the creativity amount you can offer to the listener"
I don’t expect you to know who Jean Nipon is because, frankly, neither do we. And yet, he’s one of the Institubes originals, he was behind our third record ever, under the name Teamtendo. And yet, he is a fixture of the Paris club scene, building bridges between all the various, dysfunctional crews. He’s even roommates with one of us, but let me tell you: snoring patterns, however entertaining and quirky, say very little of the heart of a man. Nipon is a fractious, peculiar creature. He agrees to no rules and no higher power, and under the veil of unassailable coolness, remains an enigma.
Jean Nipon started out as a drummer in Hardcore bands and got into DJing circa 97. At first it was a cheap ploy to get more in touch with his fellow humans (read: get girls). Then it became something of an art form, and many a reveler remembers his seven-hour sets at Paris Paris where, as a resident, he would play the latest bangers in custom- edited form, plus Prince, Minor Threat, Aphex Twin and the Beastie Boys, Dinosaur Jr and Lio, Pink Floyd and Shellac, My Bloody Valentine and KRS One. What he does with those CD decks... Nobody can touch him. We’ve also seen him funcrush a couple of yuppie parties that didn’t deserve to dance: he’s a man of principles.
Let’s rewind it back: hardcore drummer, DJ, designer, lives in Japan for a year, designs a Coke bottle, sells records for two years in Paris at Katapult where he meets DJ Wet with whom he starts I.Y.M. (a 12” on Wwwilco) and Teamtendo. Teamtendo was a duo of giant plushies who played 8-bit-gabber- electro on tricked-out Gameboys (a 12” through Institubes and one via Deco). Does some remixes for TTC, Ark, Micronauts, Cosmo Vitelli, Lesbians On Ecstasy, Adam Kesher, David Rubato. Directed three volumes of the DJ-oriented "Eurogirls" vinyl project for Arcade Mode with Orgasmic.
Now Jean Nipon is stepping up on his own as a member of the Institubes family, with full privileges. He brings with him a precious knowledge of the obscure and the mainstream, of the rare and the common, and that’s what makes him so definitely necessary. http://www.facebook.com/JEANNIPONofficial
Kure Kure Takora
Lucio Battisti - Amarsi Un Po'
Fugazi - Waiting Room
L7 - Pretend We're Dead
Pilot - Magic
John Cale - Fear Is A Man's Best Friend
Grace Chang does the Cha Cha
Brian Eno - China My China
Ben Folds - Such Great Heights
Anal Cunt vs. Drop Dead