François K (FR)

Francois K is a French-born DJ, producer, and engineer living in NYC since 1975. His career began in clubs such as Experiment 4 and New York when he was given his first DJing opportunity by John "Jellybean" Benitez. He soon started discovering studio editing and mixing and landed an A&R job at seminal disco label Prelude Records, where he was responsible for the 7" single version of hits such as Musique's "Push Push In The Bush," D Train's "Keep On", "Body Music" by The Strikers and more. He started expanding his DJing around NYC spinning at legendary clubs such as Studio 54, Better Days, The Loft, AM/PM, Zanzibar, and Paradise Garage, filling in for resident Garage jock Larry Levan. He also started collaborating with Levan on studio work, and soon became so busy behind the console that he stopped DJing in 1983. In recent years François has focused on his international DJ touring at clubs and festivals. His latest endeavor is a surround sound listening set, which he has pioneered at Burning Man 2011, and presented at an Adidas event in London in the summer of 2012. And the journey continues…
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