Posted 23 May 13
Almeeva is an emerging producer from Paris. There is something clever in his musical approach, something that send the listener from daily reality directly till space. The guy is already involved in many music projects (Kid North, Radius System, Time To Burn...) and he also works as a videomaker and graphic designer. So, it seems that Gregory Hoepffner is more than a usual producer. He probably never wanted to choose between his drum and his laptop. We already had the pleasure to release his remix for Bachar Mar-Khalifé, "Machins Choses". He reworked Bachar`s cover of Serge Gainsbourg like he was walking on the moon.
He rocks the house once again with this Podcast for InFiné´s website. The result is resourceful, singular and fully demonstrates his taste for a progressive exploration in electronic landscapes. Let drown you in these 45 minutes of massive beats and stellar beats.
What's the difference between Almeeva and your other projects ?
I'm the only one that has to be pleased ! No compromises, no limitations, just a endless quest for the perfect groove.
How did you think your remix of "Machins Choses"?
I'm really proud of it. I feel lucky, as it is my favorite track on "Who's Gonna Get The Ball...". It captures what I want to do with Almeeva now : a blend of minimal electro, melancholy, and "pop" songwritting and structure in a sense. It made me want to produce "vocal driven" tracks again, which is something I haven't done since quite some time.
What do you expect from your music?
A night trance that leads to unknown places. I like to call it "walk music" : the dance is just your footsteps synchronised on the track's beat, making you get faster to your destination.