Music

So excited for the forthcoming album REBOOTED,  JAMIKA & THE ARGONAUTS .  In this section find out more about that project plus other   timely projects from my past,  (including ZENZILE),  present, and future collaborations including BALDWIN in TRANSIT :  an experimental text and jazz mashup between top notch musicians and wordists. 

 

JAMIKA & THE ARGONAUTS

In the tradition of the DIY Band, Jamika & the Argonauts were birthed first in  "cave" chez Manu Demangeon and then came three with Nick Robache in   "the cave" somewhere near the carousel-- quartier St Paul/ le marais.   Our music fuses rock, blues, hip hop, electronica, and sophisticated p(h)unky slam to create this all the way LIVE hybrid sound.   Our new album REBOOTED is due out end of 2021 with a hard launch at the dawning of 2022....

Music Archive : Helium Balloon Illusions + other collabs

 Hellium Balloon Illusions was released in 2007,  and is just now getting some reEAR play.  Co Produced by some Zenzile members, it was my first "solo" album, which i toured with Jamika & the Bordel Band.   Check out the album here  

Also on this list I wanted to include a DIY project that never actually took off, but we posted some pretty hot...

Zenzile

Back at the eve / beginning of the 2000s  I began recording and touring with Zenzile: the first EP (and the very first 5+1) Jamika meets Zenzile (la rouge )--  finishing  some 20 years and tens of  thousands of miles on the road later with the single Pearls.  In between I have featured on Living in Monochrome, Zenzile & Jamika meet cello, Totem, Sound Patrol, Electric Soul, Modus Vivendi, Pawn Shop, and a number of other compilations, remixes and...

Recent Sonic Collaborations

I have had the honour and pleasure to work with many outstanding musicians including Vincent Segal,  Tony Allen, Nikki Mitchel to name a few.   Most recently I have collaborated with great genre pushing artists such as Malik Ameer Crumpler, check the album here.   Reverse Bullets (so nice i must mention it thrice:-) on their opus "Dream Pop Dystopia" check the album...