Late night session with Sébastien Léger
W Hotel – Bali Presents Mistakes Music boss Sébastien Léger, he is no stranger to Bali and for very good reason. One of the most sought after DJ/Producers on the scene in Europe the Frenchman never fails to disappoint.
He has consistently been one of the forward thinking producers on the house and techno scene over the last decade and he understands the scene better than most. This is reflected in both his forward thinking production as well as his infamous no nonsense approach on twitter to some of the scene’s more commercial elements.
About Sébastien Léger
Sébastien Léger is a French house DJ and producer. Currently ranked 78 on The DJmag Top 100 Year 2009, his singles “Hit Girl”, “Hypnotized” and “Aqualight” have become hit dance singles played in clubs across Europe.
Frequently touring and producing with Chris Lake, his single Aqualight was a collaboration between the two. Léger has built on his skills as a trained pianist and drummer. He speaks English, Dutch and French.
I don’t use a mic, because I don’t really mind about how good my voice sounds, I prefer the music.
He was interviewed with the Ministry of Sound representative on Ministry of Sound TV, along with Chris Lake. Léger operates a radio show, Sessions, on Ministry of Sound internet radio where he plays his own remixes and hits. Famous remixes include Kylie Minogue, Justin Timberlake, Duran Duran, Groove Armada and Ali Love.
On 10 May 2008, Léger made his debut on BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix, providing two hours of house, techno and minimal music. He played mostly material from his own record label, although he also used the chance to showcase his own remix of “Around The World” by Daft Punk.
According to Sébastien Léger’s own MySpace blog, he will never release this version and intends to use it solely as a DJ tool in his sets. Also in 2008, Sébastien Léger released an updated version of the Detroit techno classic “Knights Of The Jaguar” on his label Mistakes Music. The track became an underground hit after being supported by numerous popular DJs.