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El Michels Affair

Band, *2005 US, New York
R&B/Soul and Hip-Hop/Rap

El Michels Affair is a New York City based instrumental band founded by Leon Michels in 2005. Their first album, Sounding Out The City, was recorded in Michels’ bedroom to a Tascam 388 and released on Truth and Soul 2005, they were paired with Raekwon for a concert series organized by Scion. This led to a later tour that featured multiple members of the Wu-Tang Clan and later to the release of their second record, Enter the 37th Chamber which introduced them to a much larger audience and has been their most successful release to date.

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C.R.E.A.M. on Enter The 37th Chamber by El Michels Affair
Shimmy Shimmy Ya on Enter The 37th Chamber by El Michels Affair
Tearz on Return To The 37th Chamber by El Michels Affair
Snakes on Return To The 37th Chamber by El Michels Affair
Can It All Be So Simple on Enter The 37th Chamber by El Michels Affair
Reasons on Reasons by El Michels Affair & Bobby Oroza
Los Chicos Tristes [Feat. Jensine Benitez] - El Michels Affair Remix on Los Chicos Tristes [Feat. Jensine Benitez] by Hermanos Gutiérrez, El Michels Affair & Jensine Benitez
Unathi on Yeti Season by El Michels Affair
Shadow Boxing on Return To The 37th Chamber by El Michels Affair
Uzi (Pinky Ring) on Enter The 37th Chamber by El Michels Affair

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Unathi / ZaharilaEl Michels Affair2018Single
Never Be Another YouEl Michels Affair Feat. Lee Fields2018Single
Tearz / Verbal IntercourseEl Michels Affair2017Single
Return To The 37th ChamberEl Michels Affair2017Album
Shadow Boxin' / Iron MaidenEl Michels Affair2017Single
4th Chamber / SnakesEl Michels Affair2016Single
Strange BoyEl Michels Affair Feat. The Shacks2016Single
Loose ChangeEl Michels Affair2014Album
Run Fay RunEl Michels Affair2011Single
Enter The 37th ChamberEl Michels Affair2009Album
Walk On By (A Tribute To Isaac Hayes)El Michels Affair2009Album
Musings To MyselfEl Michels Affair2008Single
Wu XM RadioWu-Tang Clan & El Michels Affair2007Compil.
The PJs... From AfarRaekwon & El Michels Affair2006Album
Duel Of The Iron Mic / Bring The RuckusEl Michels Affair2006Single
C.R.E.A.M / Glaciers Of IceEl Michels Affair2006Single
CreationEl Michels Affair2005Single
Sounding Out The CityEl Michels Affair2005Album
Detroit TwiceEl Michels Affair2003Single
Easy AccessEl Michels Affair2002Album
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