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Victor Kiswell

Musicologist

At Le Pigalle, Victor creates soundtracks capturing the spirit of the neighborhood, where he grew up. This classy but iconoclastic mix, ranging from Fréhel and Satie to Django Reinhardt and 1990s hiphop, is drawn from a combination of podcasts and vinyl.

It will be broadcast throughout the hotel, including the bedrooms and toilets, and will take the temperature up a notch in the evenings. Victor has a passion for the area’s history and sociology, and specializes in hunting down sounds for composers and producers. His soundtracks for Le Pigalle are a treasure trove of surprises, a worthy introduction to the man and his natural habitat.
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Radio Pigalle

Pigalle is also a soundscape

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  • Monsieur Madame - Cha Cha Guitri
  • I'm a Victim of This Song - PIPILOTTI RIST
  • Auditorium - Mos Def
  • Onde Anda meu Amor - Orlandivo
  • Mysterons - Portishead
  • Across Your Life - Oriental Sunshine
  • Don't Turn Me Away - Gladys Knight & The Pips
  • Do You Feel It? - Joe Cuba Sextet
  • Cumbia del Monte - Pedro Laza y sus Pelayeros
  • C'est normal - Brigitte Fontaine & Areski
  • Twice the First time - Saul Williams
  • Don't it drive you crazy? - The Pointed Sisters
  • Venus in Fur - The Velvet Undergroud & Nico
  • Baltimore - Nina Simone
  • Shere Kahn - Nino Nardini
  • Qui Coulè Mamman ou - Marius Cultier
  • Billy Jack - Curtis Mayfield
  • Can you feel it - Electric Six
  • Brother where are you - Oscar Brown Jr.
  • Main Aim - Cella Dwellas
  • Il Pleut - Brigitte Fontaine
  • Tried by 12 - East Flatbush Project
  • Comme un boomerang - Serge Gainsbourg
  • Imidiwan ma tennam - Tinariwen