MusicienKris Menace aka Christophe Hoeffel
Nationalité: German
Style:  Electro, Emotronic, House Music
Label: Work it Baby, Compuphonic, Vulture, Defected Records
Date: 04/04/2012
Interviewer: DaftSide aka Ludovic Carminati
Translator: Mikaël Schutz
Designer: Pixel Hunter


Kris Menace is the owner of the house label « Work It Baby » where he nurtured artists such as Patrick Alavi, Lifelike, Fred Falke, Serge Santiago and others. Menace’s debut single, Discopolis was released on Vulture Music in 2005 and was one of the most anticipated house tracks and an Ibiza anthem within the same year. Originally a release for his label « Work it Baby », Discopolis was mainly produced and finished by Menace in his studio after Lifelike originally no longer wanted to be associated with the song. Discopolis was later picked up by Defected Records and re-released with various remixes and a video directed by Seb Janiak. Menace later formed the label « Compuphonic » and continued to release singles under its imprint, such as Voyage, Steamroller and Jupiter. The latter became one of the most downloaded tracks in 2006 on the Electronic Music Download Platform « Beatport ». He started DJing with his friend Alan Braxe in 2006 and together they released the single Lumberjack in June 2007 on Vulture Music. (…) Kris is also the co-producer of some Aeroplane Remixes like for Rapture, George Michael. [26] Kris’s « Menace » Project released the first EP « Hz & Tones » on Fake Blood’s Label « Blood Music ». In 2012 Kris´s released his new Album « Electric Horizon » which features live visualls by london based « Hexstatic » VJs.Both Performed an Live Show at Razzmatazz Barcelona in March 2012. In March 2012 Kris teamed up with Future Music / Music for a Special Guide to Musikmesse Frankfurt … MORE

Interview exclu French Touch:

BIG THANKS to KRIS for his answers always constructive and interesting. Thx too to Mikaël for the hard work of the translation!

ALBUM « Electric Horizon » on, iTunes, Amazone & BeatPort and invalable in CD format (April 11).


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