Two years after his latest solo appearance on DEMENT3D, Francois X, also co-founder of the label, reveals his new EP “Unicorn Paranoia”. A record that sounds slightly more intimate indeed, the hypnotic affinity, inevitably one of the preponderant aspect in Francois’s previous material has combined with his strong house and industrial influences. Inspired by film directors he admires, François X immerses the listener in a distinct moment of intimacy, both cin- ematic and captivating, with a very personal vision of the Club and Dance Music as a keystone.
“Unicorn Paranoia was inspired by a kind of Utopia that I have of the Club and the electronic music movement as a whole. What I’m trying to transcribe through those few tracks is a daydream that appears to me once in a while, of a New-York City street in the twilight of a starry night. This picture is for me an incarnation of these moments of escape, that I lived many times after every night where this idealized “House and Techno” movement got me dreaming.
The Dream, this ultimate pleasure indulged by music, by the passion dedicated to it; and the Utopia (this of the club), which makes us endure continuously nostalgia, sadness, and sometimes even bitterness in that perpetual quest on an experience that may be found only in “The Very First Time”