Nicolas Jaar in Ajara
16 August, 2012
Nicolas Jaar in Ajara

Finally in Georgia! Batumi will host a young legend Nicolas Jaar! Beach Club Sector 26 , from 01:00,  Nicolas Jaar will perform in front of the audience with his live set. Tickets are limited;  they are priced GEL 30.

Nicolas Jaar is a US American-Chilean musician. Jaar is also the owner and founder of his own record label and art house Clown & Sunset. Jaar was born in New York, in 1990 to Alfredo Jaar and Evelyne Maynard and moved to

his father’s native Chile when he was two. He and his family have lived there for six years before moving back to New York. Jaar met Soul Keita and Nikita Quasim on a school trip through the Sonora desert in Mexico. The three bonded over music and began swapping beats and projects online. In 2009, Jaar started Clown & Sunset as a way to legitimize their music.

Jaar’s music is drawing inspiration from fellow-Chilean Ricardo Villalobos and minimal techno. “I’m going to keep taking the beats even slower,” he says in an interview with Resident Advisor, “More unintentional things happen between the beats.” He released his debut album, ‘Space Is Only Noise’ in January, 2011 to critical acclaim, receiving a score of 8.4 “Best New Music” from Pitchfork and four stars from the Guardian. It was ranked #1 album of the year by Resident Advisor, Mixmag, Crack Mag, #2 by DJ Mag and #20 by Pitchfork. His track “Don’t Break My Love” also received Best New Music by Pitchfork in late 2011. Jaar toured the album with a full band, combining sounds from his laptop with a guitarist, drummer, and saxophonist.

On May 18, 2012 Nicolas Jaar made his BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix debut.

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