d'Eon Biography (Wikipedia)
Chris d'Eon, mononymously known as d'Eon, is a Canadian electronic musician, singer-songwriter, producer and composer based in Montreal, Quebec. He is known for his musical eclectism, which encompasses various elements of electronica, pop, avant-garde music and world music.
d'Eon's first release was a split album by Omon Ra, released in 2009. It was followed by a cassette, Wa Al-’Asr, also released in 2009. His subsequent debut album, Palinopsia, was released in 2010 on Hippos in Tanks. His subsequent release, Darkbloom was a split EP featuring Grimes and gained attention from various music publications, including Spin, Pitchfork and Exclaim!. His second album, LP, was released in 2012.
d'Eon's music has been met with critical acclaim. Andy Kellman of Allmusic compared his musical style to "vintage new age and contemporary experimental electronic artists, '80s mainstream pop, throwback house, and left-of-center R&B" and noted "Arabic, Iranian, and Turkish" influences. He was also compared to Oneohtrix Point Never and DJ Deeon. Alex Hudson of Exclaim! describes d'Eon's music as a juxtaposition of genres such as "Chicago footwork, new jack swing, UK drum & bass and trip hop. Ambient and Tibetan music elements in his music have also been noted.