Wax Tailor, “The Games you Play.”

Wax Tailor is the alias of French trip hop/hip hop producerJean-Christophe Le Saoût[1] (born 19 July 1975 in Vernon, Eure). He started in 2004 with two EP‘s (Lost The Way and Que Sera / Where My Heart’s At). The first album Tales of the Forgotten Melodies was released in March 2005, mixing hip-hopdowntempotrip-hop with samples extracted from movies. This album became one of the best selling electronic releases of the year[citation needed]. The second album Hope & Sorrow released in April 2007. It was nominated for the French “Victoires de la Musique” and US Indie music award.

After being a host on a French radio in the Paris suburb of Mantes-La-Jolie, JC Le Saout 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”. Wax Tailor’s first EP Lost The Waywas released in 2004 and features contributions from Charlotte SavaryMarina Quaisse, and Big Dada rapper Infinite Livez. Other musicians who have appeared alongside Wax Tailor include North Carolina Hip-Hop duo The Others made up of Mattic, Johnny Madwreck “Madwreck” and DJ DR, Ursula RuckerSharon Jones, Voice and A State Of Mind.

His third album “In The Mood For Life” was released on September 22, 2009.

Winner of the 7th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Dance/Electronica album “Hope & Sorrow”  - Thank you WAX, and Wikipedia!

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