With over 30 years of musicology in his career path, Dimitri from Paris has sold more than a million copies of his eclectic outings. Dimitri’s DJing career started in the late 80′s on the Parisian pirate radio scene. Moving to an official and nationwide radio he became the very first DJ to pioneer house music all over France. His mix show was first of its kind and ran over 10 years til 1998 making him a cult figure with dance music connoisseurs.
Thanks to his radio exposure where he could showcase his personal edits he turned the heads of record labels. Dimitri remixed hundreds of artists as diverse Björk, the Cardigans, James Brown, New Order and Quincy Jones.
It wasn’t until 1997 however, that he became world famous with the release of his first album “Sacrebleu” on Bob Sinclar’s Yellow Productions label. A blend of diverse influences including original film soundtracks, jazzy samba and organic house. “Sacrebleu” sold several hundred thousand copies and was named one of the Ten Top Albums Of The Year by UKs influential Mixmag. Dimitri followed the album’s success with several compilations including the cult “Deluxe House of Funk” and the infamous “A Night At The Playboy Mansion” (Virgin) lately charted again in Mixmag’s top 100 of best compilations ever.
In February 2005 the French government awarded him the very official rank of Knight of the Arts and Letters. Along with Air and Cassius he was the first artist from the Electronica field to be given such a distinction.
His musical influences are deeply rooted in 70s Funk and Disco sounds that spawned todays House music but also original soundtracks from 50′s and 60′s cult movies.
With such a large mix, Dimitri remains of one of club lands most empathic and most unpredictable DJs. Playing across genres and tempos his first goal is to share his love for music while moving your mind, body and soul.