Describing his music as a mix of melancholic pop, modern soul and dance music, Pablo Nouvelle first entered the world of music producing hip hop beats. His love for hip hop eventually lead him to discover the soul music of the 60’s and 70’s, which opened a whole world of new inspiration. When discussing the influence of soul music on his work, Pablo Nouvelle said:
“It was like looking behind the curtain of hip hop and understanding where it all came from. That changed my life.”
Combining his love for soul as well as popular commercial music, Pablo crafts his own sound influenced by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Radiohead, John Frusciante, Gill Scott Heron, Wu-tang Clan and The XX.
Raised in Switzerland, Fabio Friedli AKA Pablo Nouvelle abandoned his studies as an architect student to study music and art in 2006. Fabio created his alter ego after being inspired by French architect Jean Nouvel and the Nouvelle Vauge films of the 60’s.
Pablo studied animation at Lucerns Art School where his graduation film ‘Bon Voyage’, won several awards at global film festivals Read more