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    Genre:Techno, Electronic, House
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    1Brothers/Sir Sir Sir lyrics
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    4Planet E - Danny Daze Remix lyrics
    Emerge lyrics
    Tiga feat. Fischerspooner
    6Luxury lyrics
    7Burning Down (London's Burning) lyrics
    8Shoes lyrics
    Far From Home lyrics
    10Sex O'Clock lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Dj Kicks [2008]
    2Ciao! [2009]
    3Mixed Emotions 5: Montreal Mix Sessions [2001]
    4Sexor [2006]


    Based in Montreal, Tiga is a DJ/producer who has effectively worked the underground and the mainstream with his wry brand of campy electro and stark techno. Born in Montreal, Canada, Tiga's first exposure to his future came from touring the Goa area of India with his DJ father throughout the '80s. Following in his father's footsteps, Tiga began spinning in Montreal's cooler clubs in the early '90s, bringing the acid house sound to Canada. Seeing as how there weren't any events like the Goa parties he had attended, the DJ made his own and later was credited with throwing Canada's first proper rave. The events continued as Tiga opened one of the earliest techno-only record stores, DNA, and he also started the Turbo label with fellow DJ Mark Dillon. The DJ was comfortable playing and releasing other people's music and didn't seriously concentrate on creating his own tunes until the 2000s. After spinning Miss Kittin & the Hacker's version of Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams" at a club, Tiga had the idea to record some kind of cover version with Finnish DJ and friend Jori Hulkkonen. A day in the studio yielded a disappointing version of Prince's "When Doves Cry" and a better version of U2's "New Year's Day," but it was their version of fellow Montreal resident Corey Hart's "Sunglasses At Night" that the duo decided to release in 2001 under the name Tiga & Zyntherius. It was a huge hit and Tiga rounded out the year with two successful mix CDs, American Gigolo and Mixed Emotions. Interviews, remixes, and touring kept the DJ busy until he helmed an edition of K7's successful mix CD series DJ Kicks. In the DJ Kicks tradition, he recorded one new track, "Man Hrdina," for the album, which the label released as a single. Most DJs chose the single's B-side, an electro version of Nelly's "Hot In Herre," and both the single and the mix CD were re-released to feature the surprise smash hit. ~ David Jeffries, All Music Guide

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