With parents who really loved the music in the 70’s / 80’s it wasn’t really complicated for Joel to fall in love with the music genres of these periods. As a kid for him it was a bunch of years to search and discover through the gigantic records collection some of the most fantastic and rare masterpiece of these decades. Nowadays these memories bring back a new kind of creation for him.
Music lover, DJ, producer Joel is active in the electronic music genre for more than 15 years.
All has begun with The Badgers back in 2002 with two second hand Technics turntables. He was party manager of big electronic music festivals in the east of France and after that he started to produce some dark techno / minimal tracks with his best friend as The Badgers.
After numerous music productions during more than 10 years in the dark techno / minimal branch with the Badgers (Creepy Finger Rec, Plankton Repellent, Momentum League, Killing Machine Rec. and many more) Joel decides to make a solo project to explore the another creative side of his personality, deeper and funkier.
“Nasty Preacher” is the new born of this choice.
“Nasty” was how some people portrayed the music his influences. “Preacher” is a nod to James Brown.
There is only one objective, to create a good workout for your hips…
Style: Electronic Musics
Labels: Groove Division, Alien Abduction, Momentum League, Absolutely Dark Records, Restore Music, Complex Textures, Select Case…
Artists: Dan Gessulli, M.I.T., Technicalissues, Bredes Fernando, Damolh33, Nino Blink, Terry Whyte, Magda, Marc Houle, Dominik Eulberg, Red Robin, Heinrich & Hirtenfellner, Siopis… and so many others
Influences: P-Funk, Disco, Classical Music, Progressiv Rock, New Wave, Synth Pop, Soul, Rhythm and Blues, Jazz… Indeed the type of music is not so important.
Interests:Amazing Landscape, Listening Electronic Music, Producing Electronic Music
Nasty Preacher vs Slapshot
The envy to bring Hip-Hop, Funk and Deep Techno together and make something new with, brought Joel (Nasty Preacher) and Kevin (Slapshot) to work on music as a duet. The fact that they are sharing the same studio and have become longtime friends is no stranger to the birth of this new creative project. For the last 2 years they built a really special artistic profile, they are actually shaping something fresh and interesting in an undefined musical genre that they own perfectly.
The quality of the creations isn’t the result only of the last 2 years, but the both have already a great experience in their own genres since many years.
After a big preparation together, they have released their first EP for the Label Groove Division this year. With amazing feedback from their entourage, they are encouraged to follow their creativity and grow quickly in this musical project.
This is the beginning of an amazing journey.
Influences: The Temptations, Fatback Band, Etta James, Nina Simone, Christian Scott, Bill Withers, Ohio Players, Labi Siffre, Joe Cocker, The Chi-Lites, Hot Chocolate, Aretha Franklin, Georges Clinton, Quincy Jones, David Bowie, Neil Daimond, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Eurythmics, Camouflage, Vitalic, Xenia Beliayeva, Tears for fears, Yann Tiersen, Alphaville, The Clash, Morcheeba, Aurora, Dominik Eulberg, Miyagi, Ellen Allien, John Tejada, David August, Yotto, Sascha, DJ T., Christian Löffler, Masters at work, CeCe Rogers, Mary J. Blige, Dr Dre, The Avalanches, M.I.A., Shaka Kahn, Snoop Dog, Missy Elliott, Timbaland, Dj Shadow and many more….