During the hot Belgian Summer of 2011, out of
the dark and into the blue, a boy and a girl collide to create Shindu.
True Flemings Chibi and Christopher exploded on to the electronic dance
scene with their debut EP ‘Happy House’, which had a solid release on
renowned French labelKitsuné.
Shindu rapidly were called a new and refreshing synthpopsensation,
dreaming up stories to create jaunty yet clever tracks drenched in late 80s
electronica and atmospherics.
As every tale has its beginning, so does this dynamic
duo. Chris started out as a dj with a repertory mainly consisting
of miscellaneous electro and pop digressions. Minds tend to change
and so did his ambition to aim for a higher level of music perception.
Along the journey roaming different venues, clubs,
studios, radio shows and meeting industry big shots over the years, the time
felt right to reinvent himself. Merging with Shindu’s leading lady Chibi, meant
creating electronic pop chemistry. She carries Shindu’s vocals on a carpet of
These music makers deliver tracks in their typical
unrestrained and spontaneous way, whether it’s in the studio or behind
decks, they always bear happiness and love wherever they go.
Shindu literally means a celebration with friends,
a drive along sunny roads, shorelessly being yourself in a continuous loop…
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Shindu - Just Go (Plaisir de France Remix) is the opening track of Lifelike's December mix: Listen
Shindu - Just Go (Reflex Remix) is featured in Penguin Prison's 'Happy Holidays 2012 Mix' : Listen Shindu - Just Go (Cyclist Remix) listed in Jerry Bouthier's 'Catwalk Mix' exclusively for Voluume: Listen Review 'Just Go Pt. 2' by ThinkSoul25: Read
*** NEW MIXTAPE ALERT ***
Fueling the Shindu mixtape archives, we did another guest mix for Soulplay Radiostation Moscow including some of the most amazing tracks ever! Some shiny unreleased gems and exclusive material, including our collabs with Venice Beach, Bluehost and JBAG London.
Hit play and move your feet!
While new remix- and own material are leaning forward, Shindu feature tracks keep rolling by :)
Check out the slow deep Modulaire remix of 'Tonight' on Mexican blog Trick or Treat and the whole shebang OUT TODAY via High Above The Ground and on all major platforms!
Special thanks to Bluehost, XINOBI and Mijo for their great contribution <3
Artwork by More Crème
The boys from Bluehost are releasing their new single ‘Tonight’ next Monday, featuring Shindu vocals. After premiering XINOBI ’s remix, here’s another great rework by Mijo to get you going before the release. Premiered exclusively by Complex UK!
Remember that awesome Bluehost remix of 'Trust Me'?
Today, Earmilk premiered XINOBI's remix of these talented Mexican young guns called 'Tonight', containing Chibi's vocal contribution.
Be on the lookout for the full package, released 13th of April via Istanbul based High Above the Ground!
🎉 #TRUSTME Remixes are out TODAY! 🎉
Including awesome reworks of both originals 'Trust Me' and 'Down The Line', by the likes of Paradisko, Bluehost, John Donson and Prizrak !
Get your copy at iTunes, Beatport, Juno, ... 👌👾
2 days until the final part of our #TRUSTME release!
Hailing from Mexico, nudisco outfit Bluehost turned the title track into a marvelous poolside tune ☀🌊
as for Prizrak - Russian for ghost - infused the original with heaps of dark energy ✊
Out 23/09 on Silhouette Music!
Our latest record ‘Trust Me’ has recently spiraled into the limelight, but we’re already getting anxious to reveal the second chapter very soon!
In the meantime, enjoy this nicely observed review of part 1 by Disco Unchained :
“Trust Me EP is a great listen and perhaps a glimpse of what could be a killer album somewhere in the future.”
Chibi Vanwijnsberghe Christopher D'havé
These are some of the tracks which drove us bonkers over the last couple of months <3
Have your pick, and hit play to drop the mix!
1) Joakim ft. Luke Jenner – Bring Your Love (Dub Version)
2) Cätcät – Kisses (Synapson Remix)
3) Say Lou Lou x Lindstrom – Games For Girls (Extended Mix)
4) Achilles & One – Burning (The Family's Jam Remix)
5) Porter Robinson – Lionhearted 'The Alexanders Remix)
6) The Villars – Signal (Paradisko Remix)
7) Etienne De Crécy – Night (Cut The Crap) (Original Mix)
8) Stylophonic ft. Blatta&Inesha – South Wax (Original Mix)
9) Shindu – Trust Me (Jesse Oliver Remix)
10) Ten Walls – Walking With Elephants (Original Mix)
11) B.G. Baarregaard – Wicked Acid
12) Alex Adair– Make Me Feel Better (Original Mix)
Love, like and share <3 the video of 'Down The Line', from our latest EP 'Trust Me ' released on Silhouette Music.
Directed and edited by http://matsvaneccelpoel.tumblr.com/
Special thanks to Turbulence & Vans!
Christopher D'havé Chibi Vanwijnsberghe Mats Van Eccelpoel
Blogpost of our new EP by electronic rumors:
"With almost a Post-Punk edge, Trust Me eschews dancefloor beats of rampaging military drums and Chibi bringing a somewhat Siouxsie Sioux-esque vocal flair over waves of moody synths."
Christopher D'havé Chibi Vanwijnsberghe Jesse Oliver Gemini Brothers
👏 👏 NEW MIXTAPE ALERT 👏 👏
A selection of our favourite tunes including a fierce Jesse Oliver rendition of the title track 'Trust Me’, taken from our upcoming EP which will be out 12th of August on Silhouette Music!
☼ Every Summer has its own Story: Come and discover Shindu 's Story (DJ set + live vocals!) at the awesome Rooftop Bar GASTON in Ghent - Thursday 10/7! ☼
!!! Reservations are required via firstname.lastname@example.org !!!
Happy Birthday Continental Records !
After a limited collector CD run at bonjour records Tokyo and colette Paris, Jerry Bouthier's '100% Continental' mix will have its digital release out on May 5th!
Pre order here: http://bit.ly/100CONT
Looking forward to the next <3