An easy-listening trip-hopster very similar however you like and objective to his countrymen Air and Dimitri from Paris, Child Loco comes with an actually stronger kinship using the very long custom of French pop seen as a Serge Gainsbourg. In any other case referred to as Jean-Yves Prieur, he started playing your guitar at age 13 and performed in a number of French punk organizations through the early ’80s. He shifted to production aswell by the finish of the 10 years, and shifted to reggae and hip-hop having a music group called Mega Reefer Scuff. By 1996, Prieur got built his personal studio room, christened himself Child Loco and released the Blues Task EP for Yellow Productions. The full-length A Grand Like Story appeared twelve months later, earning compliment from many in the indie-rock and electronica community. A remix recording premiered in 1998. Prieur also followed St. Etienne’s Sarah Cracknell to get a rendition of “THE PERSON I REALLY LIKE” through the Gershwin tribute Crimson Popular + Rhapsody, and offers remixed Stereolab, Pulp, Mogwai, the Large Llamas, Dimitri from Paris and Talvin Singh. The reconfigured Prelude to a Grand Like Story made an appearance in 1999 as Loco’s US full-length debut, as well as the remix recording Jesus Existence for Kids Under 12 Ins followed later on that same yr. Kid Loco shifted up to the majors along with his second full-length, 2001’s Get rid of Your Darlings.