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  • 5 references 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Music event manager / Music promoter / Musician
  • Music Management/Marketing
  • From Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France
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About Me

Hey there!

I'm Nicolas :) I work in music (tour booking + event manager in a music venue). I'm also a musician (rock singer) and do lot of photography and sport ! Would like to travel A LOT, meet many people, discover ways of life..

PHILOSOPHY
I am trying to believe ;)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE
Few years ago, I traveled between Copenhagen (Denmark) and Goteborg (Sweden). I really enjoy my stay to the Astrid Lyra´s home, Soren Bisper´s home (Copenhagen) and Lisa Lecerof´s home (Goteborg).
They gave me a sort of passion about travel :) and manners to discover people, way, cities and many more.

Interests

MY LIFE ROUTINE
Sport everyday, music everyday, painting, reading, photography and movies addict. I'm also into cooking (I'm vegetarian and love to experiment dishes). Oh and, you know Urbex ? It's my favorite spare-time. It's when you visit abandoned places and took some photo/video. I love abandoned castles and there is a lot of it in France. I have a facebook page for my photography : https://www.facebook.com/mybodyisacage.photo/

  • photography
  • cooking
  • partying
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • painting
  • music
  • sports

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC
So, it's not very cool to put a list of music but it's impossible to describe kinds of music that I listen... Between Jazz, Hip-Hop, Baroque, Hardcore, Indie-Rock, Bossa Nova and many more!

Like .. Arcade Fire, Atlas Sound, Aborted, Admiral Angry, Aloan, Animal collective, At the drive-in, Agora fidelio, Anna ternheim, Amon tobin, Aim, Air, Ahleuchatistas, Alpha, Aphex twin, Atomsmasher, As the sun sets, April march, Atjazz, Animals As Leaders, Au revoir simone, Autolux, Bad brains, Beastie boys, Bombay Bicycle Club, Bebel gilberto, Burt bacharach, Black Sheep Wall, Bon Iver, Blossom dearie, Bjork, Botch, Boards of Canada, Burst, Brazzaville, Can, Calexico, Cave in, Candiria, Callisto, Cephalic carnage, Ceremony, Cerberus Shoal, The Chariot, City & Colour, Coldplay, Comity, Cortney tidwell, Cynic, Converge, Camera Obscura, Cosmik connection, Cortez, Cypress hill, Craig armstrong, David krakauer, Daau, Dan the automator, David pajo, David yvinek, Devendra banhart, Diatrib(a), Debussy, Dub Trio, Dog fashion disco, Dalek, Dysrhythmia, Don caballero, Deerhunter, Dr who dat, Eric satie, Estradasphère, Emily haines (and the soft skeleton), Fink, Hooverphonic, Eden maine, Eluvium, Electro deluxe, Elysian fields, Ephel duath, Envy, Explosions in the sky, Faith no more, Fantomas Fishbone, Fiona apple, Fugazi, From monument to masses, Forss, Feist, Foals, Foo Fighters, Frank zappa, Genghis tron, Gojira, Girls in hawai, Goldfrapp, Ghosts of the canal, Gravediggaz, Harkonen, Have Heart, Herbie hancock, Hella, Henry mancini, Intronaut, Isis, Jaga jazzist, Jeff buckley, Julien lourau, July skies, John zorn, Kazi, Kaada, Kaki king, Kayo dot, Keelhaul, The Kooks, Keziah jones, KidCrash, King krimson, Kickback, Kings of leon, La caution, Lali puna, Lars horntveth, Liquid scarlet, Lovage, Lucky peterson, Lvmen, Madlib, MF doom, Marvin Gaye, Massive attack, Mahavishnu orchestra, Meshuggah, Microfilm, Mr bungle, Minus the bear, Mud flow, Melt banana, Mogwai, Mugison, My brightest diamond, My vitriol, Mastodon, Mike patton, Nirvana, Nouvelle vague, Necro, Nina Simone, Nora, Nostromo, Opus akoben, Pe'z, Prefuse 73, Pupille, Placebo, Police, Portishead, Radiohead, Red snapper, Red sparowes, Russian circles, Refused, Reverse engineering, Richie cole, Robert fripp, Sigur ros, St Germain, Sage francis, Sayag jazz machine, Secret chiefs 3, Shakti, Stevie ray vaughan, Sparklehorse, Sun ra, Steve coleman (and the metrics), Lou reed, Tortoise, Today is the day, Thema eleven, Troublemakers, Tomahawk, The cancer conspiracy, The cinematic orchestra, The dear hunter, The fire theft, The nels cline singers, The dillinger escape plan, The good the bad and the queen, The high llamas, The locust, The Radio Dept., The strokes, The mars volta, The ocean, The shins, Tricky, Unfold, Unsane, Venetian Snares, Knut, Wax tailor, X-ecutioners, Yage, Yeah yeah yeahs, Yppah, Wise, Wu Lyf, Wilco, Wire, Zero 7, ... ...

MOVIES
The Virgin Suicides by Sofia Coppola, all movies by David Lynch, Max Ophuls, Stanley Donen, Hitchcock, Truffaut, Godard and movies since 50, 60, 70's (Casablanca, Rosemary's Baby, Breakfast At Tiffany's, Charade, The Birds, Eraserhead, Made In Usa, Gilda, ...). Big fan of Audrey Hepburn.

BOOKS/ART
Bergson, Bukowski, Harper Lee, Schmitt, Kandinsky, Klee, Basquiat.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Go to India, take a slap (in my brain), and discover that we are far too self-indulgent. Miss the plane returning to France, have feeling of living a dream. Never-forget-the look-of life-of Indians.

Waving a sign "Big Big Love" on the flange of the brooklyn bridge.

Saw the band The Cinematic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall.

Go to a party (in an apartment) where there were 200 people.

A NYE in London with 40 degrees of sick fever.

Organize a show for a NYC band (Elysian Fields)

See a wolf when I was in a cab in Quebec.

Drown in a river in the Ardèche...

Teach, Learn, Share

Before my studies in Music Marketing I studied in Cooking School so I can prepare something tasty. A little bit of everything if I have a Soul-Funk music in a background sound.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Denmark, Germany, India, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, France, Germany, Ireland

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