French DJ. By now the phrase causes an epidemic of yawns and thoughts of “I’ve heard it all before.” Enter Brodinski, the smart choice when it comes to the new kid on the club scene, with a refreshing twist on his Parisian counterparts. Although he started studying music at the tender age of 15 in his hometown of Reims, Lille, he didn’t become involved with the addictive world of electro until 2004, when he first became interested in the world of skaters. This in turn led to a fascination in hip-hop, clearly a big influence is some of his work like the Bugged Out mix. This knowledge thirsty producer is always searching for new music and new sounds, which he has said hip-hops seems to satisfy more than other genres. In lateryears his playlist was dominated by Aphex Twin, Damian Lazarus and Andrew Weatherall, all of whom have made him who he is today in the music industry. When he became production partners with Yuksek, also based in Lille, he came up with his first major single ‘Bad Runner’, gathering a cult following among big names like Erol Alkan and Soulwax before it was even released. It was leaked onto a number of blogs and forums before it was finally released on Mental Groove in October 2007. Tiga who had been fans of Brodinski since the initial blog leak then invited him to release subsequent singles ‘Gold Digger’ and ‘Oblivion’ on their Turbo label. His sound is an electic mish-mash of different samples and sounds, in a permanent state of flux when it comes to mood, sometimes chilled and minimal, at other times a dirty acid house rave. Since 2007 he has become the Wunderkind of the electro circuit, supported on club nights by Soulwax, Tiga, Erol Alkan and Laurent Garnier as well as being promoted to a resident for Panik parties in Paris. His talents have been in great demand from artists like Klaxons and Adam sky for remixes, and with a heavy list of gigs and festival slots coming up it’s set to be an incredibly busy time for Brodinski.