Co-Founder of Gotan Project, Philippe reveals how a trip to a kibbutz, electronic music and film scores led him to urban tango.
I first met Billy and Miriam of Norton Records and Kicks Books at one the Big Ten Inch parties that ran out of Brooklyn, spinning mostly old 78 RPM records. We then got to know each other even closer when hurricane Sandy hit their warehouses in Red Hook and flooded their entire stock. I was living a few blocks away and immediately ran over to help them salvage the records, recruit other volunteers, and bring my camera along to film the disaster.
A humble Harlem brownstone apartment with a massive vinyl collection.
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