Sporto Kantes is a french drum and bass band, founded in 1990.
The band has born from the meeting of Benjamin Sportes and Nicolas Kantorovwicz, bassist of the Wampas. Sportes played rockabilly and Kantorovwicz trash, but they play a melt of genres in their album: dub, jazz, reggae, hip-hop, but also brasilian music.
Nicolas Kantorowicz and Benjamin Sportes formed Sporto Kantes in the aftermath of the first wave of mid-’90s French house. Their first few releases appeared on the Catalogue imprint and were lapped up by those seeking a way to wind down after a night of furious funking to the likes of Pepe Bradock and Daft Punk. “Mundo” has been licensed from Catalogue for the Wagram Music double CD, Paris Lounge. It sits comfortably (on a chaise longue) next to cuts from Llorca, Le Tone, Kojak, and Next Evidence. Tim ‘Love’ Lee fans will be impressed by the way Sporto Kantes combine Latin and Afro-Cuban influences with modern breakbeat technology.