Kid Loco

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Kid Loco
Birth name Jean-Yves Prieur
Also known as Kid Loco, Kid Bravo, Papa Loco
Born (1964-06-19) June 19, 1964 (age 54)
Origin Antony, Hauts-de-Seine
Genres Acid jazz, trip hop, downtempo, turntablism
Occupation(s) Musician, producer, DJ
Instruments Sampler/Sequencer
Labels Atlantic
Bella Union

Jean-Yves Prieur, a.k.a. Kid Loco is a French electronic musician, DJ, remixer and producer.[1] He was born on June 16, 1964 in Antony, Hauts-de-Seine, France. Allmusic considers his style to be similar to Air and Dimitri from Paris. His best-known album is A Grand Love Story (1997),[1] and he has also compiled and mixed a DJ mix album for the Another Late Night series on Azuli Records.

He has worked with Jarvis Cocker (of Pulp), with Italian band The Transistors (Maurizio Mansueti and Luca Cirillo) and Glasgow bands A Band Called Quinn and Mogwai, and produced the album Too Late To Die Young by the British group Departure Lounge.





  • "Blues Project" CD/12 inch (1996, Yellow / East West)
  • "The Real Pop Porn Blue Sound" 10 inch (1997, Yellow)
  • "More Real Pop Porn Blue Sound" 10 inch (1997, Yellow)
  • "She's My Lover" CD/12 inch (1997, Yellow / East West)
  • "Love Me Sweet" CD/7 inch (1998, Yellow / East West)
  • "Relaxin' With Cherry" 12 inch (1998, Yellow)
  • "Flyin on 747" 12 inch (1999, Studio !K7)
  • "The Love & Dope & etc. Dream Suite" CD/12 inch (2001, Yellow / East West)
  • "A Little Bit of Soul" CD/12 inch (2001, Yellow / Royal Belleville Music)
  • "Paralysed" 7 inch (2003, Azuli)
  • "Pretty Boy Floyd" (2008, Village Vert / PIAS)

Other releases[edit]


  1. ^ a b Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 525–526. ISBN 1-84195-017-3. 

External links[edit]

Kid Loco's official website was active up until 2012