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Wax Tailor

Wax Tailor

BackgroundAfter being a host on a French radio in the Paris suburb of Mantes-La-Jolie, Le Saoƻt started the French Rap band La Formule in the 1990s. He created his label Lab'Oratoire in 1998 and produced records from La Formule as well as Break Beat compilations and a collaboration with the Swedish band Looptroop. He began work on the Wax Tailor project in 2001, first appearing on a remix of Looptroop & La Formule's "Deep Under Water".ReleasesWax Tailor's first EP Lost the Way was released in 2004 and features contributions from Charlotte Savary, Marina Quaisse, and Big Dada rapper Infinite Livez. This was followed the same year by another EP titled Que Sera / Where My Heart's At).Other musicians who have appeared alongside Wax Tailor include North Carolina hip-hop set The Others (Johnny Madwreck, Mr. Mattic, and DR), Ursula Rucker, Sharon Jones, Voice, and A State of Mind.His first full-length album Tales of the Forgotten Melodies was released in March 2005, mixing hip-hop, downtempo, trip-hop with samples extracted from movies. This album became one of the best selling electronic releases of the year.This was followed by a second album Hope & Sorrow released in April 2007.His third album In The Mood For Life was released on September 22, 2009.His fourth album Dusty Rainbow From The Dark is a concept album, and was released in 2012.AwardsWinner of 2013 Sacem Electronic Music PrizeWinner of the 7th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Dance/Electronica album Hope & SorrowThree of his albums, Hope & Sorrow, In The Mood for Life and Dusty Rainbow From The Dark were nominated for Best Electronic Album at the Victoires de la Musique in France

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