Approaching two decades of producing collaborative, diasporic dance music that thrives on cross-cultural synthesis, prolific producer and DJ Ghislain Poirier is at his peak when building bridges between disparate sounds, creating diasporic club sounds which let his impressive list of global collaborators take prominence.
Montréal's Ghislain Poirier, prolific Canadian producer/musician/DJ with an emphasis on globally eclectic collaborations and building bridges between languages, cultures and communities.
Club, Dancehall, Hip Hop
Ninja Tune, Wonderwheel Recordings, Nice Up Records
Soft Power (Wonderwheel Recordings, 2020), Be Alright EP (Wonderwheel Recordings, 2017), Migration (Nice Up Records, 2016)
While creating most recent album Soft Power, Poirier notes how important it is to avoid the trap of falling into the 'transactions and monetization of capitalism', resisting making things quickly, and instead, prioritizing reflection, connection and dialogue as the building blocks of musical collaboration.
Montréal: 2020, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2002