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Expats in Paris

Mike Ladd

Ekler 'o' shock: Unusual Party

Everything you need to know about Parisian label Ekler‘o’shock is contained in this story from 27-year-old owner Matthieu Gazier. “Our second party under the Ekler’o’shock name was with Kid Koala in my best friend’s grandparents’ house in Paris,” he writes. “It was two Euros. We had sprayed and stenciled the walls, recreating the artwork from his album. My friend and associate Clément was totally high, and he carried all the money we got in his pockets. Read more » 

Teenage Bad Girl

Hailing from Paris and the small Northeast province of Jarney respectively, Teenage Bad Girl’s Guillaume Manbell and Greg Kazubski came together through a mutual adoration for punk rock and the brutal side of electronic sounds. “We’re not real clubbers,” says Manbell via email. Read more » 

My Paris By Teki Latex

TTC's womanizing hip-hop superstar, Teki Latex gives us the recipe for macking honeys in the 1st arrondissement.


Point Éphémère: Cutting-Edge Culture

A former cargo warehouse situated along the banks of the Canal St. Martin houses Point Éphémère, a unique cultural center and community meeting place named for its own impermanence. It’s the latest project of Christophe Pasquet and Frederique Magal, founders of Usines Éphémères, a Parisian organization that recycles unused industrial buildings into dynamic temporary art spaces.


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