Born: December 27, 1982 Primary Instrument: Guitar, acoustic
DJ Galactic is a French guitar player and composer of Electronic jazz music. He was firstly guitar player and composer in the acid jazz band « Eclyptics » he created with JC Ivala the singer in 2001.
The band was touring mainly in Paris and its suburbs. Eric also has collaborated with many singers to create songs for movies, music album, and jingle projects. He became member of the French copyright society called SACEM in 2002 as a composer.
DJ Galactic began to produce alone his music in 2003 under its nickname Rico with a CD (5songs): this CD was a melt of rap and electronic jazz music. Then he decided to focus only on instrumental music with few voice choruses....
Imagine some kind of demented Parisian café band in a head-on collision with Miles Davis and Moby, and you get an idea of what this sounds like. J.Wallace
Just to let you know ya'll, you need to have this CD in your collection. Great singer and also very good music. For all music lovers, no excuse to not have this CD right now on your CD players. Gi Dussault
This album has a jazz fusion feel, A la Paris. I like the Jamiroquai influence. Gary F.
This record comes to us from Jerusalem where French guitar player and composer DJ Galactic crafts electronic jazz music influenced by the likes of St Germain, Jamiroquai, Sinclair and Bob Sinclair. If you dig jazz and acid jazz you'll dig his work. While some of the instruments sound artificial [horns] the ideas and compositions are solid. Rebirth was released in May 2005 and Eric will be touring and supporting the release IndiePulse
At first listen, French born, Jerusalem based guitarist DJ Galactics CD-R album Rebirth may seem a little light on the guitar. Featuring twelve instrumentals (with a few voice choruses) in a unique blend of jazz, funk and rock with an electronic background, it's only after several listenings that one can appreciate how subtly and cleverly Dj Galactic weaves his guitar in and out of the compositions. Listening to new musical melds is a bit disorienting at first, but with his experience in jazz, classical, rock and funk, Dj Galactic manages to pull it off and serve up something quite intriguing. It's not for everyone to be sure, but a select group of open-minded listeners is going to find a lot to like on Rebirth. It should be interesting to hear what the next on sounds like. Guitar Nine Records
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