Onra Albums!

Arnaud Bernard, better known as Onra, is a french hip-hop beatmaker based in Paris. He released his first album with other french producer and friend, Quetzal, in 2006. www.myspace.com/tribute2006 A Hip-Hop tribute to Soul music which was played several times by Gilles Peterson, Benji B and covered on Okayplayer.com.
At the same time, he started collaborating with american keyboard player called Byron The Aquarius and released an album under the name of The Big Payback in 2007, on japanese label Circulations. A project full of different influences such as futuristic hip-hop, spaced out beats and jazzy broken beat. They also appeared on highly praised compilations such as Beat Dimensions and New Worlds. In 2006, he went to Viet Nam for the first time, the land of his grand-parents, and managed to bring back some 30 chinese and vietnamese old vinyls. He then made a full album with this material called “Chinoiseries”. Currently his most critically acclaimed album, “Chinoiseries” became the trademark sound of Onra since the song “The Anthem” has been chosen to illustrates a Coca-Cola TV commercial for Beijing Olympics. In 2008, he has been selected to attend the prestigious Red Bull Music Academy in Barcelona. He is also part of the 7×7 series by irish label All City. His latest project called “1.0.8″ has got the Internet buzzing over once again, and had been elected as album of the week by many different shops across Europe.
He recently started touring with his two MPC1000 to play some beats live, and has already been performing in Japan, Spain, Scotland, England, Austria, New Zealand, Viet Nam, Switzerland, Netherlands and France. The next album is called “Découpage”, will be released in March 2010 by All City Records. For more info check: myspace.com/onra

little preview:

2006 – Present Tribute (with Quetzal)
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Tracklist

01. Settle Back (Intro)
02. Ready
03. In My Place
04. On A Sunny Day
05. Far From Here
06. Dans Mon Bus
07. Gotta Have It
08. About You (Interlude)
09. You Don’t Have To Go
10. Kofi
11. Let Me Know
12. Misunderstood
13. Ya Fohi (Interlude)
14. Arts & Policy
15. Music Machine
16. Por La Calle (Interlude)
17. Brenton’s Revenge
18. Feelin’ Blue
19. 47,6%
20. Stop ( Walk On By)
21. Dirty Roots ( Interlude)
22. Wait
23. Come Back I Don’t Love You
24. This Is How I Feel Right Now
25. Allright
26. What’s That ?!? (Interlude)
27. Caramel Dream
28. Trace (Interlude)
29. Give Something
30. Don’t
31. Tranqu’Ile (Herbe & Fruits)
32. C’est Pour Toi
33. Viva La Tristeza
34. Sorry
35. Managua’s Brother (Outro)

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2007 – Chinoiseries
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Tracklist

01. Introduction
02. The Anthem
03. Chop Your Hands
04. Relax In Mui Ne
05. Naughty Hottie (Interlude)
06. Eat Dog
07. Last Tango In Saigon
08. Apocalypse Now
09. I Wanna Go Back
10. Full Backpack
11. War
12. Lesson With The Master
13. Dark Sea
14. Phuoc Dat (Interlude)
15. Boundless Boundaries
16. What Up Duyet?
17. Welcome To Viet Nam
18. Here Comes The Flutes
19. The Vallee Of Love
20. Smoking Buddha
21. Clap Clap
22. Bounce (Interlude)
23. Live From Hue
24. Where’s My Longan?
25. Take A Ride
26. Raw
27. The Ritual
28. Cymbal Oelek
29. The Third Sword (Interlude)
30. One Day
31. The Got Breaks Too
32. Hope

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2007 – The Big Pay Back (with Byron)
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Tracklist

01. It’s You (Intro)
02. Dance With Me
03. The Return
04. Sleeping Pills feat. Peter Hadar
05. Word Up
06. Blue Berry Weed feat. Isis
07. Mr Suave
08. Love feat. Neco Redd
09. Carribean Vibes feat. Julien Marc
10. Blush feat. Isis
11. Cosmic Take Off
12. Words From The Wise (Outro)
13. The World feat. Dal Gren (Bonus Track)

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2009 – 1.0.8
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Tracklist

01. Bombs
02. The spy
03. Interlude 1
04. Porn
05. Hit the bong
06. Disco
07. Nadiya nice
08. Dirty loop
09. Hard times
10. Interlude 2
11. Come closer (kicks & claps edit)
12. Super genesis ft. haezel
13. Dreams
14. Interlude 3
15. Haterproof
16. Move
17. Beef
18. Reminisce

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