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Stéphane Pompougnac is a French House DJ, musician, composer and producer who was born in the South of France.Read More...
Very early on, Stéphane was fascinated by different kinds of music, listening to pop, rock and new wave. The real trigger happened in the late 80s, when he discovered house. One day in 1997 in Paris, when he was already a fairly famous DJ, he met up with Jean-Louis Costes, who asked him to mix music at his hotel restaurant. Very soon they had the idea of a compilation which could spread worldwide the spirit of the Hôtel Costes, this mythic glamorous place. The first compilation quickly became an undeniable reference. Over a dozen more successful and intense compilations followed.
Then he was asked to deejay everywhere in the world by haute couture designers such as Gucci, actresses like Cameron Diaz, and eventually remixed "What It Feels Like for a Girl" for Madonna… Yet Stéphane Pompougnac is not only a DJ - he is also an accomplished musician, composing and producing his own songs, which he proved in 2003 with the release of his first album Living On The Edge that featured several talented artists, notably Michael Stipe from REM. Today, Stéphane Pompougnac remains one of the most recognized DJs in the world.
Pompougnac released his second album Hello Mademoiselle in early 2006 after his eighth Hôtel Costes compilation.
The Hôtel Costes series of compilations:
Hôtel Costes, Volume 1: France et Choiseul - (16 tracks) (FR, 1999)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 2: La Suite - (15 tracks) (FR, 1999)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 3: Etage 3 - (15 tracks) (FR, 2000.10.23)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 4 - (14 tracks) (FR, 2001.11.12)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 5 - (15 tracks) (FR, 2002.10.22)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 6 - (14 tracks) (FR, 2003.09.29)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 7 - (16 tracks) (FR, 2004.09.27)
Best of Costes - (16 tracks) (FR, 2004.12)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 8 - (16 tracks) (FR, 2005.09.26; US 2005.09.27)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 9 - (16 tracks) (FR, 2006.09.25)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 10 - (14 tracks) (FR, 2007.09.24)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 11 - (17 tracks) (FR, 2008.09)
Hôtel Costes, Volume 12 - (16 tracks) (FR, 2009.09.21)
Hôtel Costes: A Decade 1999-2009 - (2 CDs, 28 tracks) (FR, 2009.11.16)
- Hôtel Costes: A Decade 1999-2009 (disc 1) - (14 tracks)
- Hôtel Costes: A Decade 1999-2009 (disc 2: Bonus Mix) - (14 tracks)
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- PNC Aux Portes - 180,187 plays
- Closer to Julie - 130,116 plays
- Living on the Edge - 76,708 plays
- Union Square - 68,896 plays
- Morenito Feat. Clémentine - 51,455 plays
- Clumsy Feat. Michael Stipe - 50,304 plays
- Fog Edit Version - 38,554 plays
- The Ballad Of Sacco And Vanzetti - 76,593 plays
- Better Days (feat. Tiger Lily) - 30,888 plays
- Mondes Parallèles (feat. Neho) - 27,799 plays