MusicianThony Ritz aka Anthony Riet
Nationality: French (Vernon)
Musical Style: Nu-Disco / Electronc / Filtred House
Label: Lightbox Records / MMC / Warner Music
Date: 04/27/2012
Interviewer: DaftSide aka Ludovic Carminati
Translator: Mikaël Schutz
Designer: Pixel Hunter


End of the year 90, beginning of the year 2000, France manages to attract the international press thanks to a bunch of young particularly inspired electro producers which are to release federator tubes. Inspired by house music, while drawing its roots in funk and disco music, it gives birth to many callings: a new generation of kids who know their Cassius, their Daft Punk, and their Alan Braxe by heart. Frenchman Thony Ritz takes history where these glorious elders left it. Based in Vernon, as a teenager he discovers the filtered house music and the samples of this movement, and sees them as a true revelation. Influenced by funk music, disco music and Jean Michel Jarre, he has listened to since his childhood, he produces his first pieces at the age of 10 with a binary synthetizer and records his first tracks on Amiga trying to imitate the author of Oxygene … MORE INFO

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A BIG THANKS to Thony Ritz for the revelations and his reliability in the answers. THX to Mikaël Schutz for the great Translation. Thank you too for the FTF members from French Touch Forum for their participation.

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