Chinese Man

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Chinese Man, carried by Chinese Man Records label, is a collective French trip hop band created in 2004 and originally from Aix-en-Provence. They draw their influences from hip-hop, funk, dub, reggae and jazz.[1][2]

Chinese Man is composed of DJ Marseille Zé Mateo and High Ku and beatmaker SLY. Beatmakers Leo the bug and Yan also revolve around the group and participate in the composition of several pieces. The group became known through the song "I've Got That Tune" which was chosen by Mercedes-Benz for its promotional campaign and by the French Film Festival in Hong Kong as its theme.[3][4]

Chinese Man Records label is based in Marseille, France.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2005 : The Bootlegs Sessions
  • 2007 : The Groove Sessions Volume 1
  • 2009 : The Groove Sessions Volume 2
  • 2011 : Racing With The Sun
  • 2012 : Remix With The Sun
    1. The Mourning Son (feat. Jeru the Damaja)
    2. One Past (OBF Remix)
    3. Saudade (feat. Femi Kuti / Liliboy)
    4. Stand! extended version (feat. Plex Rock)
    5. Racing With The Sun (Deluxe Remix)
    6. Down (Scratch Bandits Crew Remix): used by "Le Before" of Le Grand Journal of Canal + in its Title sequence[6]
    7. In My Room (feat. Chali 2Na)
    8. Get up (feat. Lush One / Plex Rock / Ex-I) (LeYan & Tomapam Remix)
    9. Ta Bom (feat. Tumi / General Electriks)
    10. Miss Chang (feat. Taiwan MC / Cyph4) (Tha Trickaz Remix)
    11. Racing With The Sun (Iration Steppas Remix)
    12. In My Room (DJ Suv Remix)
    13. The King (The Libra Priest Suite) (DJ Simbad Remix)
  • 2012 : Live à la Cigale
  • 2014 : The Groove Sessions Volume 3
  • 2015 : Sho-Bro

Maxi vinyls Chinese Man[edit]

  • 1994 : The Pandi Groove EP, 4 tracks
  • 2006 : The Bunni Groove EP, 6 tracks including "I've Got That Tune"
  • 2007 : The Indi Groove EP, 5 tracks
  • 2008 : The Groove Sessions Vol.1, 14 tracks
  • 2009 : Hong Kong Dragon Speaking EP, 4 tracks
  • 2009 : The Groove Sessions Vol.2, 16 tracks
  • 2011 : Miss Chang EP, 4 tracks
  • 2012 : Racing + Remix With the Sun, 26 tracks
  • 2014 : Once upon a time EP
  • 2014 : The Groove Sessions Vol.3, 14 tracks

Maxi vinyls solos (label Chinese Man Records)[edit]

  • 2008 : SLY- Small City Music EP, 8 tracks
  • 2008 : Leo Le Bug - Le Pudding EP, 4 tracks
  • 2010 : Leo Le Bug / LeYan - Split EP, 8 tracks
  • 2012 : Deluxe - Polishing Peanuts, 6 tracks
  • 2013 : Deluxe - Daniel, 4 tracks
  • 2013 : Deluxe - The Deluxe Family Show, 12 tracks
  • 2013 : LeYan & TomaPam - Sputnik Moment, 45T 2 tracks

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Chinese Man". allmusic.com. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Chinese Man Records Label". chinesemanrecords.com/. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Chinese Man Records* – The Groove Sessions Volume 1 : 2004-2007". discogs.com. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Chinese Man - I've Got That Tune". youtube.com. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Chinese Man". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Title sequence of "Le Before" of Le Grand Journal of Canal + https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhKqK3ybJcQ

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