By Will Hermes
Updated March 06, 1998 at 05:00 AM EST

Sacrebleu

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The latest stage in the Parisian DJ music invasion, this re-formatted import is a back-to-the-future party where Portishead chill with Austin Powers, riding a mix of squishy hip-hop, giddy proto-disco, and screwy lounge grooves. Rather than grafting samples onto assembly line club rhythms, Dimitri magnifies unusual beats, letting congas or ancient rhythm machines move the crowd in Sacrebleu. Like French fromage, it often smells funny, but when it’s good, it’s marvelous. A-

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