Tacteel

Real Name:
Jérôme Echenoz
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In a previous life, Tacteel was a member of hip-hop crew ATK (2). With the release of his "Butter For The Fat" instrumental EP, he launched a solo career and was immediately noticed, as the strangest track of the bunch, a stuttering, arrhythmic and melodious number found its way on one of Lex Records' "Lexoleum" compilations. Involvement with hip-hop supergroup L'Atelier, where he shared production duties with Para One and James Delleck, was a change of pace. Free-flowing collaboration was the name of the game and it worked well. See here for the results. After one contribution to TTC's first LP back in 2001, his long-lasting collaboration with the rappers flourished into a handful of hard-hitting tracks on "Bâtards Sensibles", one of the most acclaimed records in France this year. And on this new effort Tacteel was much more than a beatmaker, more like a deal-maker, a tie-breaker, an idea-hustler, you get the picture. As part of the SuperFamilleConne DJ collective and as co-founder of club-hop label Institubes, he also brings his sense of purpose to other people’s music. With FuckALoop, the live-oriented electro project he’s currently developing with Para One, he brings the breaks live to the masses, be it in Paris, Amsterdam or Tokyo. Tacteel was born into this world cursed to notice the details. So whether he’s remixing Tes or Villeneuve or bootlegging Cam'ron, working with a rapper or writing for self, expect serious quality control, absolute relevance and general joyousness.
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Tacteel Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

TAC001 Tacteel - Butter For The Fat album art Tacteel Butter For The Fat(12", EP) Not On Label (Tacteel Self-released) TAC001 France 2002 Sell This Version
CLICHÉ 003 Tacteel - I'm A Cliché album art Tacteel I'm A Cliché(12", W/Lbl) I'm A Cliché CLICHÉ 003 France 2004 Sell This Version
AM702 Tacteel - Emofuck / Def Tea Machine album art Tacteel / Para One Tacteel / Para One - Emofuck / Def Tea Machine(7", Ltd, Blu) Arcade Mode AM702 France 2005 Sell This Version
ins12006 Tacteel - Cheap Fun album art Tacteel Cheap Fun(12") Institubes ins12006 France 2005 Sell This Version
Tacteel - La Saint Etienne album art Tacteel La Saint Etienne (EP) Villa Magica Records Switzerland 2006 Sell This Version
ins12011 Tacteel - Feel It, Feel It album art Tacteel Feel It, Feel It(12") Institubes ins12011 France 2006 Sell This Version
AM709 Tacteel - L'Hiver Vous Va Si Bien / The Dough album art Tacteel / Goon* & Koyote* Tacteel / Goon* & Koyote* - L'Hiver Vous Va Si Bien / The Dough(7", Ltd, Blu) Arcade Mode AM709 France 2006 Sell This Version
insdl001 Tacteel - L'Hiver Vous Va Si Bien album art Tacteel L'Hiver Vous Va Si Bien(File, MP3, Single) Institubes insdl001 France 2007
Tacteel - Fair Enough album art Para One & Tacteel Para One & Tacteel - Fair Enough (EP) Fool's Gold Records US 2011

Compilations

inscd006, OTLCD-1087 Tacteel - Je Ne Vous Oublierai Pas. album art Tacteel Je Ne Vous Oublierai Pas.(CD, Comp) Institubes, Octave Lab inscd006, OTLCD-1087 Japan 2007 Sell This Version
Tacteel - Œuvres Complètes album art Para One & Tacteel Para One & Tacteel - Œuvres Complètes (Comp) Adorable Studio France 2013 Sell This Version

DJ Mixes

insmx00a Tacteel - Blame It On The Music / The Music Is To Blame album art Tacteel & Screwy Truant Tacteel & Screwy Truant - Blame It On The Music / The Music Is To Blame(CDr, Comp, Mixed, Mixtape) Institubes insmx00a France 2003 Sell This Version
insmx012 Tacteel - Above The Law Tribute album art Tacteel & John B. Rambo Tacteel & John B. Rambo - Above The Law Tribute(CD, Comp, Mixed, Mixtape, Promo) Institubes insmx012 France 2006 Sell This Version