After throwing their all-star fun-fuelled parties in New York, Tokyo, and hometown Paris, the tres trendy Kitsune Club Night series returns to London this November with their festive Winter Season Party! Celebrating the launch of their Kitsune Maison Compilation series, electro, disco and house heavyweights like Etienne de Crecy, Fred Falke, Deep Shit (Edwin Foals/Jack Friendly Fires) and DFA/LCD Soundsystem's Nancy Whang will be bringing the cheer a la Parisian style. The French record and fashion label's mainstays like LOGO and Punks Jump Up will also be down with their resident Jerry Bouthier - taking over three rooms including the luxe Pernod Absinthe bar and LED Lighbox disco room.
Ahead of the party-packed season, DFA's LCD Soundsystem and The Juan MacLean's enigmatic vocalist Nancy Whang set to fly over from New York City has made us an exclusive Wintry Mix - featuring subtly winter vibes and all her currect jams from Hot Chip to Holy Ghost! and Hot Chocolate...
Dazed Digital: What are you most looking forward to about heading to London for your gig?
Nancy Whang: Why, the Kitsuné party, bien sûr! And after that, eating and drinking at upstairs at Ten Bells, Green Man and French Horn, Brawn, (going home with the gout), seeing friends who I don't get to see now that I don't come to London as much anymore...
DD: Tell us a bit about your mix for Dazed?
Nancy Whang: It's got a bit of a winter theme if you really think about it. Coincidentally, it's also made up of a bunch of my favourite songs to play out right now.
DD: How do you get into the festive spirit back home?
Nancy Whang: Honestly, I love christmas music. Vince Guaraldi's music for Peanuts, Phil Spector's Christmas album, "Wonderful Christmas Time" by Paul McCartney...
DD: What's on the top of your Christmas wishlist?
Nancy Whang: An 808.
DD: What are you currently working on?
Nancy Whang: Some new tracks with Juan Maclean and a new installment of Gomma's Casablanca reworks.
It Gets Dark - Holy Ghost!
Day By Day (Psychemagik Mix) - Research
Too High - Gramme
U Got Me Dancin' (Piano Party Mix) - Neurotic Drum Band
After the Dance/Let No Man Put Asunder (Eros Edit) - Marvin Gaye/First Choice
How Do You Do (Todd Terje Remix) - Hot Chip
Don't Go Lose It Baby (Stretch Mix) - Hugh Masekela
Ou Est Le Soleil? - Paul McCartney
Look Right Through (Dimitri From Paris Erodisco Mix) - Storm Queen
I Just Love What You're Doing - Hot Chocolate