3.29.14 // 9PM // 21+
Mr. Oizo (pronounced ‘Monsieur Wah-zoh’) is the nom de plume for French music producer Quentin Dupieux. Dupieux is most famous for his electro track “Flat Beat”, which became a hit all across Europe in 1999 for being featured in a series of Levi’s jeans TV advertisements. Dupieux also directed the ad, which featured a yellow puppet named Flat Eric nodding his head to the sound of the track while riding in a pickup truck. Flat Eric later appeared in the music video for “Flat Beat”.
Dupieux released his first EP’s “#1” and “M-Seq” on F Communications in 1997. After “Flat Beat”, Oizo released his first album in 1999, Analog Worms Attack, featuring a single of the same name.
In 2005, Oizo released his second album entitled Moustache (Half a Scissor). In 2006 and 2007, Oizo produced remixes for Kavinsky, Jamelia, Cassius, Scissor Sisters and, most recently, Calvin Harris.
In January of 2012 he started a music project with Boys Noize called Handbraekes. In April of 2012 Mr. Oizo released an EP called Stade 3, which is available for free on the Internet. He also directed the Stade 3 Teaser where Flat Eric is starring again.