The Hôtel Costes series, a true music collection, has now more than ever established itself as a reference point for Parisian luxury and refinement. It will forever be remembered as a unique alliance of warm and soothing voices, funk, jazzy and pop laced grooves that mix electronic sounds alongside acoustic instruments, in keeping with the fine "Costes" tradition.
For many, Hôtel Costes revealed the talents of Pink Martini, Flight Facilities, General Elektriks, Charles Schillings, Rouge Rouge, Angus & Julia Stone, Brigitte...and also mixed the hidden gems alongside the masters, Osunlade, Gotan Project, Femi Kuti, Trentemoller, Thievery Corporation, Shirley Bassey, Mr. Scruff, Grace Jones, Kid Loco, Gilles Peterson, I:Cube...The 15-volume series - the first released in 1998 - and the two Best Of compilations sold more than 5 million copies worldwide and are now having an incredible success in both streaming and downloads, also renewing their audience and reaching a younger crowd, as well as making offerings for the sophisticated vinyl enthusiasts.
With the proximity of the 20-year anniversary of the series, Pschent is now reissuing all 15 volumes on beautiful double LPs. After the huge success of the reissue of the first three volumes in 2015, volumes 4, 5 and 6 will delight connoisseurs and inspire new fans around the world.