We’re delighted to feature DJ, Producer and Vocalist Justine in the Sinchi & Friends series. Known for both her solo work and being one half of Permanent Wave and lead singer of Bagarre Perdue. Heavily inspired by her love for punk, her music is raw, exciting and always surprising.
1) Introduce yourself?
Hey there, I’m Justine and I’m french.
2) What have been your highlights from the last 12 months?
Moving to Mexico City, it was a big change but also the best decision I’ve ever taken.
3) What do you have lined up for the coming year?
I’m currently finishing an album and I’m also working on an collaboration EP with Cristiano Roberto. Let’s see what the future brings…
4) Which track in the mix is your favourite right now?
Hausfrau – Trivial Poursuits
5) What is your favourite track of the last 12 months?
The remix Tiga’s Suglasses at Night by Dimitri Veimar. Super sexy!
6) What is the last record you bought?
I don’t buy vinyls on regular basis, but the last thing music related I bought, was the sh-01a.
7) Who or what are your biggest musical influences?
One of them : Miss Kittin & The Hacker, I saw them live in 2009 in Lyon. Since then they remain one of my inspirations.
Otherwise I’m quite into punk (punk inspired) female like Siouxsie, Bikini kill, The Slits, Kas Products to name few.
8) Do you have a ritual before you start playing or straight after?
A power nap before going to play
9) Tell us about 3 DJ’s / Producer’s we may not know but should be looking out for?
Lalo also known as Eddy Mercury, he did some guitar parts for my album and he’s also working on a wonderful album, quite ‘pop’ rock. Simply beautiful.
Veneno, he’s an amazing producer and dj.
Idolos Futuros, it’s a live duo from Rodion and Mijo, I saw them few time playing their live, they’re total fire !
10) What is your favourite and or Venue / Festival to play at and why?
My favourite venue is Normandie, here in Mexico City.
The place itself is very simple, huge basement with concrete walls, they have a really good sound system and the crowd is just awesome, you can feel they are there for the music.
Favourite writer / scientist / painter / philosopher? Photographer, Bruce Davidson
Favourite out genre of music? Almost everything 80s related
Favourite film score? From ‘Love’ by Gaspar Noe. The music and images are a perfect fit.
Favourite bit of kit? DFAM by moog
Secret studio / Dj Trick? I pick up the gear I need in Mijo’s and Rodion’s studio.
Guilty Pleasure? Clueless, I might have watched that movie over 200 times
One piece of music you can’t stand? Everything by Francis Cabrel.
Favourite way to unwind? Crime documentaries
What makes you smile? Roger from American dad