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With a wide-ranging style that draws from dancehall and soca to grime and hip-hop, Poirier is an electronic dance music DJ/producer from Montreal who garnered critical acclaim upon joining the Ninja Tune roster in the late 2000s. Born Ghislain Poirier, he made his full-length recording debut with the album Il N'y a Pas de Sud on the label 12k in 2001. In subsequent years, he released albums on the labels Intr_version (Sous le Manguier, 2002; Conflits, 2003), and Chocolate Industries (Beats as Politics, 2003; Breakupdown, 2005), not to mention a bunch of 12" singles, one-off compilation tracks, and remixes on a variety of other underground labels. Poirier' s big break came when he was offered a chance to record for Ninja Tune, one of the electronic dance community's longest running and most respected labels. He made his debut on the label with the Blazin' EP in 2007, followed by the full-length album No Ground Under in 2008. He released a trio of EPs on Ninja Tune in 2009, namely Soca Sound System, Run the Riddim, and Low Ceiling. His second full-length album on the label, Running High (2010), was a double-disc effort that compiled previously released EP tracks along with new material and remixes. ~ Jason Birchmeier
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  1.   Song
  2.   Marathon
  3.   Pale Mal
  4.   Trust None Of Dem (Stereotyp Remix)
  5.   Get Crazy
  6.   Wha-La-La-Leng
  7.   Que Viva
  8.   Immigrant Visa (Maga Bo's Anisitia Remix)
  9.   Gyal Secret Pictures
  10.   Pale Mal
  11.   Militaris Riddim
  12.   Positive Dub
  13.   Bang Bang
  14.   Jump by Red Fox & Cocotaxi
  15.   Can't Stop My Flow
  16.   Kypoli
  17.   Why
  18.   Positive Up
  19.   Jump
  20.   We Movin Forward
  21.   Warehouse
  22.   Let Them Hate
  23.   Enemies
  24.   Cool Baby (Poirier Remix)
  25.   Coco Drunk
  26.   Erup - Click Mi Finger (Poirier Remix - Untrust Riddim)
  27.   Imma Keep Yuh
  28.   90's Backyard
  29.   Karnival

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