« Herstory » is a new series dedicated to rising female Saudi Music artists. S01E04 is dedicated to Cosmicat and features an interview of Yann. Watch exclusively on SHAHID VOD.
Here are new reels created with collaborators Revo.Project for "Dreamer", Sharon Gitau for "Summer" and Suryansh for "Desert Blues". Also available HERE : a discussion REEL between Hanaé Sanchez and Yann about the making of "La chair de poule".
2nd launch party for new album "Dulché De Leche" in Yann's Hometown : Rouen, Normandy. The city's coolest venue "Le quartier Libre de Rouen" welcomed Yann's new Live with special support from DJs MAG SPENCER b2b DRUM ANDROKID and RĀMEN BREAK.
Here's a recap of everything accomplished in 2022!
After 2 years of work, Yann's new album "Dulché De Leche" is out everywhere! (From digital platforms to vinyl & CD copies available in major shops from France to USA through Japan, thanks to distributor Kuroneko). The Launch Party planned with Dazel Agency was celebrated at Cafe Club (Paris) with SUPERFUNK, DALTON JOHN, PALLACE and RAMEN BREAK.
The #1 french electronic media announced Yann's new single "La Chair de poule" (from Yann's new album "Dulché De Leche" coming November 4th) and premiered it's video, directed by Hanaé Sanchez. The magazine also announced the Launch Party planned with Dazel Agency at Cafe Club (Paris) on release day, with support from SUPERFUNK, DALTON JOHN, PALLACE and RAMEN BREAK. Distributor Kuroneko released the single while also releasing the digital & physical pre-orders of the album.
Yann headlined the "Bourgui Summer Fest" (in Normandy, France), along side TOLVY (both represented by the DAZEL AGENCY) in front of 1700 people. He played a 45 min LIVE including his most recent collabs as well as new exclusive works from his forthcoming album "Dulché De Leche" (due November 4th).
On the release day of his new single "Chaque jour" featuring Mambo Stix, Yann received support from ELECTRO NEWS (410k+ followers) with an article praising the new single shared on the media's website and social networks. 3 streaming platforms also highlighted the release on their front page : Beatport, Qobuz and Napster.
Christophe Djani Wodjou (aka Mambo Stix) is a french-cameroonian singer, songwriter, drummer and producer (signed on EMI MUSIC Nigeria in the 80s). Yann proposed to him to be the 4th collaborator of his new series, combining his French Touch to Mambo’s afro vibes. The result is « CHAQUE JOUR », a multilingual afro-piano-house anthem powered with positive energy. The original extended version comes with a radio edit and a sunny remix by SUPERFUNK. Tailored for the summer, the EP also announces Yann’s new album DULCHÉ DE LECHE coming this fall.
Yann was invited on France Bleu Normandie radio for a 5 episodes interview broadcasted everyday of the 1st week of June, to tell about his musical journey from being an autodidact pianist in Rouen to his current projects as a DJ producer. Each episode included the streaming of one of his recent collaborations : with Cosmicat, Asteen, AnyRiad and his latest, Mambo Stix.
Yann was invited by Generation 2030 to DJ @ Institut du Monde Arabe for a special night celebrating Saudi Cinema. The crowd included many French and Saudi personallities as well as France's ex minister of Culture, Jack Lang.
Mainly known for his « french touch » electronic works, DJ producer Yann Dulché reveals today a modern-classical side-project : « Drifting Away ». The 3 parts piano piece was written by himself and orchestrated by Alex Roven (his cousin), with cello and violin parts performed by Anita Barbereau and Meagan Mason. Released at the occasion of "Piano Day 2022".
Yann was invited by Franco-Saudi friendship association Generation 2030 to a special event in Riyadh where he performed a live set in front of French and Saudi personalities including French ambassador in Saudi Arabia Ludovic Pouille.
Yann joined top French (nu) Disco producers Yuksek and Anoraak for a unique night on Oct 02nd at Le Spot Club (Rouen, France)
Yann warmed up the dancefloor for Etienne de Crecy on Sept 18th at Le Spot Club (Rouen, France).
The #1 "DJ, CLUBBING & EDM" Mag, French-Belgium-Switzerland edition, dedicated a full double-page interview to Yann, speaking about his new series of collabs, his French Touch passion and his unique musical journey...
Here are Yann Dulché and Cosmicat, unifiyng their styles for an iconic house music performance organized by GENERATION 2030. It was shot simultaneously in Paris & Al-Balad on May 27th and broadcasted for France's "Fête de la Musique" on June 21st. The event was also relayed by major media Orange in France.
GENERATION 2030 is a Franco-Saudi friendship association that connects young French and Saudi talents and supports all their initiatives to create bridges between the two cultures. To celebrate France's "Fête de la Musique", they organized a new collaboration between Cosmicat & Yann... Here's an interview about their project.
For the occasion of France's annual "Fête de la Musique", the town of Bihorel (Normandy) organised a special rooftop concert with local artists YANN DULCHÉ & his collaborator ASTEEN. The 46min video was shot by POZ MUSIC on May 18th and broadcasted on June 18th on the town's social networks as well as on Paris Radio : FG CHIC.
This is the 3rd release from Yann’s new series of collaborations. Together with singer/songwriter AnyRiad, they worked in his home-studio to find the best musical compromise between his french house and her latin/urban/pop vibes. The result comes in 3 versions: the original, an old-school melodic piano house remix by Yann Dulché and a killer ballroom remix by LAZY FLOW.
Yann's new remix of ED BANGER's famous producer MYD's "BORN A LOSER" song.
"MY LOVE" received huge support from the most prestigious electronic music medias in France : complimentary articles by DJ MAG and ELECTRO NEWS (including promotion in 42k paper copies of DJ MAG distributed in France, Belgium and Switzerland) as well as regular plays & promo programmed by radio FG Chic Paris + a premiere on radio FG's Youtube channel.
Invited by Yann to produce a "summer-lover” Disco song for his new series of collabs, Pierre Lemercier (aka ASTEEN) composed and performed all instrumental & vocal parts (with lyrics written by British singer-songwriter SHARON GITAU). His original version was mixed by Adrien Pinet, while Yann used the recordings to produce a club-oriented, old-school house remix. Together, they chose ANORAAK to produce a 3rd version.
Yann performed his 1st ever LIVE mixing electro & piano for a unique performance on the 50 meters high "Gros Horloge" (in Rouen, France) recorded by POZ MUSIC on September 7th, 2020. The video shot by 4 cameras, including a drone, is available on POZ Youtube channel & Facebook page.
This event received a lot of support from the local press & medias, brands of the musical equipment used for the live as well as the wider electronic music communities... Here are a couple of links to their articles / videos :
On the release day of "DILEMMA", the major french media ELECTRO NEWS published a complimentary article for their 305k followers to discover the project and its 3 authors : YANN DULCHÉ, COSMICAT and BALTRA.
1st of a new series of collabs between Yann and some of the most exciting rising artists from around the globe. The original deep-house song "DILEMMA" blends Yann's French-styled funky bass & jazzy piano, with deep, inspiring Arabic vocals from COSMICAT. It comes with a more underground, club-oriented, techno-house remix by COSMICAT and a stunning, emotive break-house remix by New York DJ BALTRA.
Yann played a House DJ-SET with DJ RAMEN BREAK at the "FESTIVAL BÉTON" (Le Havre, France) on the 29th of August 2020.
Yann's new remix of French producer PYRAMID's "LOVE ON THE EDGE" song joined other remixes (including YUKSEK) in an EP released by SPACE DESIGNER RECORDS.
Yann played a 40mins DJ-SET on the final day of the PUBG world cup finals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (which also featured Live Act by ALAN WALKER and DJ-SET by COSMICAT ).
Yann invited in Jacky's "JLPP" show on Parisian TV channel IDF1 to speak about his musical journey and the release of his new project "PARADISCO".
Yann playing LIFELIKE' and DA FRESH' remixes of his track "PARADISCO" in a "French Touch" DJ-SET @ Animaijuin 2019 festival in Normandy, France.
"Nostalgic of a time when Music was produced without computer (but with machines and instruments), when Music Videos on TV were the best way to discover new artists, and when CDs were the only way to listen to them."
Yann played for the opening of Le Spot Club (Rouen, France) with DAFT PUNK's famous collaborator : DJ FALCON. He later played along side other French Touch legends DEMON (known for his hit "You Are My High") and ED BANGER's finest Disco Producer : BREAKBOT.
If you want more, here's a 14min compilation of all Yann's musical activities between 2008 and 2018!