Haute couture downtempo back for your enjoyment. With more and more attention to the growing diversity of current electronic music and cool tempo. Saint Germain also pays homage to the roots, to the great names of downtempo, the lounge, and trip-hop by dedicating a full selection of legendary American label CD: Thievery Corporation.
The highly respected Saint Germain compilation series continues with an impressive fourth installment – Saint Germain En Laye Café Encore. At this point fans worldwide know what to expect: the finest selection of Nu Jazz, Deep House, Lounge, Downbeat and soulful grooves. Encore sees Expanded Soul rewarding its loyal listeners patronage with a whole new stable of forward thinking artists and their finest audio compositions; further showcasing the superior A&R that has made Saint Germain one of the fastest selling new series on the market. Enjoy knowing you are listening to one of the best!
Special Limited Edition 10 CD box featuring the finest selection of Nu-Jazz in the world. The 150 songs and/or mixes contained in this set are exclusive to Saint-Germain Des-Pres Cafe including cuts from Alex Gopher, Bebel Gilberto, De Phazz, Diana Krall, Norah Jones, Dimitri Fro Paris, DJ Food, Funki Porcini, Gotan Project, Jazzanova, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Koop, Terry Callier, Quantic and many others.
St Germain is the stage name of Ludovic Navarre, a French musician. His style has been described as being a combination of house and nu jazz music.
The Café del Mar is perhaps most known around the world for its chill-out music compilations. The songs are described as balearic ambient, easy listening music. The collections of the music played at the café were first sold on cassette at the end of the 1980s. In 1994, the first official “Café del Mar” CD was released, which included works by world-renowned artists. Following the great success of the first release, a total of 18 volumes of the main compilation series have been published.
Café del Mar XIX features 26 new tracks of which 22 are exclusive for the compilation. Including some of the biggest names in electronic music, such as Moby & Mark Lanegan, Bonobo, The xx, Kate Bush… Great combination of cool lounge music guaranteed to put your mind to rest and chill your self to complete rest.
2012 three CD set containing three decades of music carefully selected by Toni Simonen. The Very Best Of Cafe Del Mar is an anthology which encompasses the most influential artists throughout the history of Cafe del Mar An entire culture surrounding chillout has evolved since the opening of the legendary venue, but what this album especially reflects is how Cafe del Mar has always been at the cutting edge of electronic music in its different genres: downtempo, acid jazz, trip hop, house, lounge, chillhouse and electronica. It will be treasured by all the fans which over the last 30 years, whether they have visited this venue or not, they have dreamed of being there, watching the sunset, while listening to the most innovative sounds of the season.