iZem -- Work
iZem

Hey! I'm Jérémie aka iZem. 🐪

I am a music producer, a clumsy guitarist and a fervent music nerd.

Early riser, introvert, and love exploring places, cultures and technology.

Originally from France, I lived in 7 countries, 2 continents, 15 cities and countless shared houses. I speak 4 languages fluently.

Here are some of my recent projects:

"Outra Cidade" with Giovani Cidreira and Moullinex

Over the last 4 or 5 years, Lisbon became a very rich music hub. We had the chance to see many emerging Brazilian musicians transiting through...

Read More
post-image

New single featuring Dino D'Santiago

Last year I had the chance to collaborate with one of Lisboa’s most talented singer-songwriters, Dino D'Santiago...

Read More
post-image

Working on Guts' Album "Philantropiques"

I grew up listening to the French rap hits he produced in the '90s with his band "Alliance Ethnik". I later fell in love with his solo albums and his "Beach Digging"

Read More
post-image

Working with Mayra Andrade

A few weeks ago, I started working on a a very special project. Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade got in touch to help her put together her new live show

Read More
post-image

Collaborating with Jimena Angel on "Aire"

My friend Bertrand, co-founder of Parisian radio "Le Mellotron" and Elis Records, spent a lot of time in Colombia before the 2020 pandemic.

Read More
post-image

New track with Brazilian singer Josyara

Working with Josyara was such a refreshing experience. She is one of the most talented singer, guitar player and composer I ever had the chance to work with....

Read More
post-image

New track with Milton Gulli

Milton Gulli is one of my favourite singers on the Lisbon scene since way before I moved here in 2012. The songs he released with his Afrobeat band "Cacique 97" had been on my radar for a number of years

Read More
post-image

New Remix EP on Pura Vida

I always have a lot of fun remixing afrobeat tracks. I gave Fela Kuti and London Afrobeat Collective a shot a couple of years ago and received very positive feedback

Read More
post-image

New single featuring K.O.G

The story started in an estate in Chelas, a neighbourhood in Lisbon. My friend Léon Brichard had brought his analogue studio from London to Lisbon...

Read More
post-image

New EP out on Enchufada!

Enchufada Records is the brainchild of the founders of Lisbon's mythical band Buraka Som Sistema.

Read More
post-image

Listen to my debut album "Hafa"

I first released this album on my own back in June 2015. The album was really well received by DJ's and radio stations...

Read More
post-image

Working with Sara Tavares

Sara Tavares is one of the Lisbon-based artists I had been following way before moving here. "Balancê" was one of my shower hits and I had dreamt of working with her for quite some time...

Read More
post-image

Free Download - My remix of Solange

Solange’s 2016 album has been on heavy rotation in the last couple of years and those songs will for ever remind me of the good and bad times of that period of my life...

Read More
post-image

Free Download - iZem meets London Afrobeat Collective

I met the guys of the London Afrobeat Collective back in 2010 when we (as part of Groovalizacion Radio) were commissioned by an Irish music festival...

Read More
post-image

Free Download - Claudia's 70's samba jazz classic remixed

This month I’m sharing my own remixed version of a Brazilian 70's classic :Claudia's "Deixa Eu Dizer”. This Brazilian song is one of the most catchy samba jazz

Read More
post-image

Free Download - Pinduca iZem edit

I lived in Dublin for a good few years and I used to run a night called Dublin Tropical in which guys like Mick T-Woc and Jeremy Murphy...

Read More
post-image

Free Download - Fela Kuti - ITT (iZem Edit)

I was 19 when I first heard the fiery horns of Fela Kuti's "Lady" on my friend Nicolas' speakers...

Read More
post-image

Elza Soares gets the iZem remix treament

I don't recall the exact tracklist of my first ever DJ set but I do remember two of the highlights of the night...

Read More
post-image

iZem meets Mop Mop

Mop Mop is an Italian drummer, producer and DJ who lives in Berlin. This is the second remix I did for him...

Read More
post-image

My remix of Ondatrópica

Ondatrópica and Soundway Records launched a remix competition back in 2013 and I thought I’d give it a try

Read More
post-image

Free Download - Michael Kiwanuka iZem remix

I was completely hooked on Michael Kiwanuka's debut EP (back in 2011) when I went to see him do a solo gig in a pub in Islington, in London...

Read More
post-image

My remix of Alsarah and the Nubatones is out

I first heard Alsarah (originally from Sudan) on the album she did with Débruit, one of my all-time favourite producers

Read More
post-image

José James remixed by iZem

I got the stems for this one through a remix competition José James was running. I tried to stick his vocals on a beat of mine...

Read More
post-image
This website was coded by iZem using Next.js and is open-sourced