whatpeopleplayer
Your Playlist
    select all:    delete    |   build external player
your cart
 
 
 
Link back to us:
Back

F – Artists

Biography

It must be deliciously bewildering to be recognized at what you do by same people who inspired you in the first place. This feeling is no stranger to French House Music DJ - producer Franck Roger. When not travelling the world to honor club invitations, this devoted crate digger (don’t ask him abo
Read more

It must be deliciously bewildering to be recognized at what you do by same people who inspired you in the first place. This feeling is no stranger to French House Music DJ - producer Franck Roger. When not travelling the world to honor club invitations, this devoted crate digger (don’t ask him about Serato) spends time in his Parisian studio messing with beats and loops. Never not working, Franck Roger is about to take things to another level as a talent searcher (via his Real Tone Records label), a beatmaker and the DJ you want to dance to. More beats, more gigs, more love. In the beginning was… the Beat. Was little Franck Roger hit by a disco ball when his parents weren’t watching? The story doesn’t say, but there were definitely a lot of signs in his early years that screamed for a future vocation. As a kid, Franck remembers playing around with his audiotape recorder, editing radio hosts voices out and making sure the beat matched when taping the next song…  Quite a symptomatic D.Y.I. approach to music that soon translated into a mission. It was already all about instinct. The very same intuition underneath the House Movement from the beginning: a need for beats and loops.  And some sounds interfering. “I don’t think I was made to do anything else than making music.”  From raw-edged, simple and stripped-down tracks – the ubiquitous “M” word, to steamier, deeper and more sophisticated tunes , Franck Roger has managed, in less than ten years, to create a distinctive musical signature that earned him ongoing praises and respect from the likes of Kerri Chandler, Louie Vega, Osunlade, XXX, XXX, etc. Although he may have earned attention with vocal classic productions (No More Believe, etc.) first, his work soon gave way to a sound that finds home in venues as varied as Berlin afterhours club Panorama Bar and Parisian cosy and intimate Djoon Club. An instinctive approach. In the last few years he developed and redefined his musical landscape, through travelling, experimenting and more importantly beatmaking. Beat is the word. It comes as no surprise if today, club promoters from Japan to South Africa – places where House stands in the center of the music scene, invite him regularly.  With a studio as his best friend, Franck Roger fears nothing: “Most of the time I use my studio as a sanctuary, a shelter from the city mayhem or life complications... I search for a beat and build the tracks from here”. This is what you would call the Beat approach to production. “You never know where it’s gonna take you”, he warns. “Sometimes it doesn’t go far at all, simply because it just doesn’t have to.”  Luckily for us, this ability to create severe club bangers comes with an insatiable need to rock the crowd. Making you dance, and getting a kick out of it. Music and dancing have always been intimately bonded for Franck Roger, ever since that day he first entered a club in the mid 90’s: “I started going out in the mid-90 when I wasn’t even legal - I was one of these club kids. That is when it all became clear to me what I was going to do with my life”, he recalls. At the time, the loudest place to hear House music was the legendary Rex Club in Paris. Folks such as DJ Deep and Laurent Garnier would play there all the time.  Flash forward to 2008: the Rex Club is now home to Franck’s successful Real Tone Records party “The 5 Beats” showing clubkids du jour how it should be done, alongside prestigious guest dj’s he can also call friends. The more Franck Roger is playing club gigs, the more comfortable he stands in the great dynasty of DJ’s that matter.
Collapse

 
23 Items  –  Items per Page 10 25 50
Sort by  Release Date - Label
1 2 3
 
31-07-2020
House
MP3WAV
 
   
All In The Way (feat Zonkes)

Original Mix

 
   
All In The Way (feat Zonkes)

Instrumental Mix

 
   
All In The Way (feat Zonkes)

Bonus Beat

 
   
All In The Way (feat Zonkes)

Reprise

 
 
24-07-2020
Deep House
MP3WAV
 
   
In The Club

Original Mix

 
   
Mighty Mezz

Original Mix

 
 
10-07-2020
Deep House
MP3WAV
 
   
Anzar

Original Mix

 
   
Afa

Original Mix

 
   
Dub-H

Original Mix

 
   
The Mood

Original Mix

 
 
03-07-2020
House
MP3WAV
 
   
Lonely Girl (feat Paul B)

Original Mix

 
   
Lonely Girl (feat Paul B)

Instrumental Mix

 
 
19-06-2020
House
MP3WAV
 
   
You Can Be The One (feat Chris Wonder)

Dj Spinna's Free Radikalz Main Vox Remix

 
   
You Can Be The One (feat Chris Wonder)

Dj Spinna's Free Radikalz Instrumental Remix

 
   
You Can Be The One (feat Chris Wonder)

Dj Spinna's Free Radikalz Dub Remix

 
 
12-06-2020
Deep House
MP3WAV
 
   
Distant Boogie

Arno E Mathieu Distant Groove Version

 
   
Distant Boogie

Franck Roger Version

 
   
Distant Boogie

Arno E Mathieu Space Boogie Version

 
 
29-05-2020
Deep House
MP3WAV
 
   
Ohh Bass!

Original Mix

 
   
KuDkuTO

Original Mix

 
 
01-05-2020
Deep House
MP3WAV
 
   
After All

Carlo Gambino Remix

 
   
After All

Carlo Gambino Dub

 
 
10-04-2020
Deep House
MP3WAV
 
   
Solo Man

Original Mix

 
   
When Animals Manifest

Original Mix

 
 
20-03-2020
House
MP3WAV
 
   
Heaven Sent (feat Brian Temba)

Original Mix

 
   
Heaven Sent (feat Brian Temba)

Instrumental

 
   
Heaven Sent (feat Brian Temba)

Radio Edit

 
 

 
 
Whatpeopleplay uses technically necessary cookies only - please find more in our privacy statement. Hier findet ihr unsere Datenschutzerklärung. close