Sporto Kantes

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Sporto Kantes are a French drum and bass band, founded in 1990.

Career[edit]

The band was born from the meeting of Benjamin Sportes and Nicolas Kantorovwicz, bassist of the Wampas. Sportes played Rockabilly in the 80's with Eduardo Leal de la Gala, (Wreckless Eric/Ltno, Gala and the Muzer) and Kantorovwicz Trash, but they play a melt of genres in their album: dub, jazz, reggae, hip hop, and also Brazilian music. The band have worked from samples with an Akai S 2000 on their tracks.

In popular culture[edit]

  • Their song Slits appears in the first episode of season 6 of the TV show Skins.
  • Their song "Lee" was used as a theme for the French comedy series Kaboul Kitchen on Canal+ in 2012.
  • Their song "Whistle" was used in the ad campaign for the Renault Twingo II in 2012.
  • Their song "Whistle" is featured in the French film, "Blue is the Warmest Color," during Adèle's birthday party scene. (2013)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
FR
[1]
2001 Act 1  –
2004 2nd Round 113
2008 3 At Last 95
2012 4 123

Maxis[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
FR
[1]
1999 Nickson  –
2000 Party  –

Compilation albums[edit]

  • 2000: Catalogue 2000
  • 2002: Catalogue 2002
  • 2002: The Catalogue of...

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
FR
[1]
2012 "Lee" 66

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sporto Kantes discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 

External links[edit]