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The project of Montreal-based producer and movement developer Valentin Huchon, Fonkynson’s mixture of disco, funk, and home keeps on the French Touch tradition. While developing up in France, Huchon was inspired to play electric guitar by his dad and in addition inherited his dad’s flavor in music, sketching inspiration in the Rolling Rocks and Jimi Hendrix. Nevertheless, Huchon shortly became even more intrigued by funk and dance music, specially the Chemical substance Brothers and Motorbass. Huchon released the 2008 solitary So Damn New on Super Hi-Fi beneath the Nick Fonkynson moniker, which he simplified to Fonkynson for 2013’s Thirsty EP on Weighty Disco. In 2015, he came back with Horny, an EP for Montreal’s Lisbon Lux label, which presented a few of his most confident-sounding songs yet.

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