Paris-based Paul Cut marks his new release with a deep and dreamy atmospheric cut named ‘Vertigo’, lifted from the forthcoming compilation album ‘Ideal Rules’ out on May 26th through Mineral Records.
On this one, the rising French producer offers low slung deep-house grooves, channelling the spirit of Chicago and Detroit soul, jazz & house coupled with a distinct Frenchness that embodies the electronic tradition of the French capital.
Listen 'Vertigo' :
After a chance encounter playing keyboards on stage with Kerri Chandler in 2014, Paul began producing records on underground Parisian label Ondulé Recordings owned by Joss Moog. His passion for Jazz in all its forms caught the eye of Flabaire, head of D.KO Records inviting Paul to participate in Secret Value Orchestra, the live band project bringing together the label’s artists mixing in House, Jazz, Soul and Funk.
2016 saw Paul‘s debut release on D.KO, hich then set in motion a series of releases – Doum Doum EP (2017), including a Secret Value Orchestra‘s ‘Serious Intentions’ EP and album, ‘Unidentified Flying Object’. Currently performing under the moniker Lou Chang with Flabaire, they create a live set amalgamation of electronic and organic instruments.
An introduction to his hero, Chicago house legend Chez Damier led to Paul debut solo release on Balance, Chez and Ron Trent’s imprint in 2018. Paul thrilling live performances integrate a delectable hybrid of live instrumentation and turntable mixing, marking him as an exciting young talent in 2021.
Mineral Records – a new imprint of cult label Roche Musique – releases its debut house compilation ‘IDEAL RULES’, espousing its tenets of creative freedom and progressive expression. In its various forms, house music exudes a blissful, light and free feeling.
It is an escapist experience, often taking you away to a better place, offering us the perfect respite we all need right now.