Colder (musician)

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Marc Nguyen Tan
Also known asColder
OriginFrance
GenresSynthpop, electronica, IDM, trip hop, post-punk
Years active2003–present
LabelsOutput Recordings, Not Available Records, BATAILLE Music Group

Marc Nguyen Tan (born 1974), known for his dance music as Colder, is a French dance musician, graphic designer who also is a DJ and remixer who remains actively involved in dance music and other projects.

Colder's sound is rooted in the post-punk and post-disco of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Colder is also influenced by dub and krautrock.[1]

Biography[edit]

After studying film at university, Tan started to work as junior art director in 1995 for Grolier Interactive, then became art director at the Shaman design studio. He worked as art director for TV on-air design, then directed promos and title sequences as a freelancer for Eurosport cable channel. He co-founded "Le Cabinet. Paris." with Benoit Emery in May 2000.

Remixes[edit]

Colder provided remixes for Depeche Mode's track "Clean" from the 2004 Remixes 81 - 04 album.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Again (7 July 2003)
  • Heat (4 July 2005)
  • Many Colours (6 November 2015)[2]
  • The Rain (24 June 2016)
  • Goodbye (24 June 2016)

Singles & EPs[edit]

  • "Shiny Star" (28 April 2003)
  • "Silicone Sexy" (16 June 2003)
  • "Crazy Love" (10 November 2003)
  • "Wrong Baby" (27 June 2005)
  • "To the Music" (6 February 2006)
  • "Turn Your Back" (25 May 2015)
  • "Midnight Fever" (22 June 2015)
  • "Your Kind" (18 December 2015)
  • Some Lost Tapes EP (16 April 2016)
  • Black Magic EP (collaboration with Kasper Bjørke) (15 September 2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic: Again - Overview. Retrieved on 12-28-2009.
  2. ^ http://www.residentadvisor.net/news.aspx?id=29506

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