Text in englischer Sprache verfügbarParis-based artist Myd (Quentin Lepoutre) produces and spins summery, energetic dance tracks spanning a wide array of influences, including electro, R&B, African rhythms, trap, and indie rock. Active since the late 2000s, both as a solo artist and as part of the Club Cheval collective, he has released singles and EPs on Brodinski's Bromance Records as well as trendsetting French dance label Ed Banger. Additionally, he has produced hits for French rap artists like SCH and Lacrim, remixed artists such as Charlotte Gainsbourg, Groove Armada, and Major Lazer, and collaborated with Mac DeMarco on the 2020 single "Moving Men." Originally from Lille, France, Quentin Lepoutre studied sound engineering at Parisian cinema school La Fémis, starting in 2008. He formed Club Cheval with fellow students Panteros666, Canblaster, and Sam Tiba, and they began releasing music in 2009, including several remixes of Myd's track "Train to Bamako." Myd remixed songs by Yelle, Two Door Cinema Club, and Yolanda Be Cool & DCup ("We No Speak Americano"), and Club Cheval released their first EP on Finnish label Top Billin Music in 2010. Signing to the Marble label (run by Para One, Surkin, and Bobmo), Myd released the Octodip EP in 2011, exploring a more cut-up vocal style than his earlier work. Freak Andy followed in 2013, and along with Algerian-French producer Kore, Myd co-wrote all of the songs on Brodinski's 2015 full-length Brava, in addition to hits by French rappers SCH, Lacrim, and Alonzo. Myd's solo EP Número Uno was released by Bromance in 2015, and Discipline, Club Cheval's debut full-length, appeared on Parlophone in 2016. Near the end of that year, Myd released the hip-hop single "No Bullshit," featuring Twice and Lil Patt. Bromance folded in 2017, and Myd signed with Ed Banger, debuting with the EP All Inclusive. He also composed music for the French drama film Bloody Milk, and was nominated for the Best Original Music category at the 43rd César Awards. He collaborated with Californian disco/funk artist Cola Boyy on the 2018 single "Muchas," and produced several tracks on French rapper Georgio's album XX5. Myd's Superdiscoteca EP appeared in 2019, and in 2020 he released the singles "Together We Stand" and a surprising collaboration with indie singer/songwriter Mac DeMarco, "Moving Men."
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