DJ Champion

DJ Champion

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Biography

Present within Montreal’s music scene for over ten years, Maxime Morin, aka DJ Champion has been making waves, ever since the release of his first album Chill’Em All (Saboteur Musique), released in 2004, for which he won the Album of the year award in the electronic-techno music category at the 2005 ADISQ.This one of a kind musician has not only helped form numerous punk acts throughout the years, but has also performed as DJ Mad Max, before being joined by his band the G-Strings, composed of four guitarists, one bass player and an amazing vocalist.

Chill’Em All is a unique concoction of rockin’ guitars, techno beats, incredible vocals and contagious melodies. An original yet accessible album that has brought Champion and his G-Strings to perform at several important local and international Festivals and events, such as Les Transmusicales de Rennes, the Great Escape Festival (Brighton, UK), Le Paléo Festival (Switzerland), Les Nuits Botaniques (Brussels), the Montreal International Jazz Festival, The Virgin Festival (Toronto), the Ninth Annual Interactive Acheivement Awards (Las Vegas), and the Toronto Film Festival, just to name a few.

With Chill’Em All, which was just released in France (October 9, 2006) and his new The Remix Album (November 2006), this Félix Award winner for Show of the Year at l’ADISQ (2006) and CASBY award nominee for Favourite new single (No Heaven), has been invited to play at SXSW next March and also has plans to record a new album for 2007, so watch out! Champion will be jam-packing a venue near you with his universal beats and rythms.