"Don't call it a come back!" spat LL Cool J "I've been here for years.." The same could be said of DJ Gregory - it doesn't seem right to say that prolific Parisian producer is under going a resurgence, because he's never really been away. However, the last couple of years have seen a ground swell of fans rediscovering his long lost alias Point G, with which Gregory recorded two ultra rare late 90s EPs of rough, jackin tracks. Following the 2012 re-issue of 'Chicken Coma', Gregory has been steadily reissuing the old Point G archives, whilst contributing 4 new EPs of tracky, percussive bombs, all perfectly calibrated for for today's dancefloors. He's now taking on live shows as Point G - with a tasty looking gig coming up on June 14th playing alongside Marcellus Pittman and Delano Smith at the Lola ED vs Half Baked party @ Off Week Barcelona - tickets and more details for which can be found here. In advance of that show we caught up with Gregory to find out what the Point G live experience is all about
What kit do you use, and what can we expect from a Point G live set at Lola ED vs Half Baked on 14th June?
How separate do you keep your different alias’s ? Like would you ever remix a DJ Gregory track into a Point G set?
There’s a youthful rawness to the early Point G tracks – is it possible to emulate that rawness now your production skills have become so much more advanced?
The whole current Point G resurgence has come from people re-evaluating your back catalogue – do you have any other old productions you’ve made that you feel deserve a second listen?
Do you have any interaction with the new French house crews you’ve undoubtedly influenced – people like ClekClekBoom or CUFF records? And how healthy is the French dance scene at the moment?
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