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Las Aves ‘Die In Shanghai’

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Las Aves ‘Die In Shanghai’

Dynamic electronic pop trio Las Aves' debut album Die In Shanghai, out last year in France on Cinq7 and produced by Dan Levy of The Dø, is now available in the UK via Republic Of Music. To accompany the release, the band will also be unveiling a brand new track 'Antistar', produced with dance producer Timothy 'Q' Wiles, in mid-May.The band are not to be missed live and will be back in the UK for a special show on 19th May at The Waiting Ro...

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05/05/2017
05/05/2017
Her ‘Swim’

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Her ‘Swim’

The duo Her have just released a brand new video for latest single, 'Swim ft. ZéFire'. Directed by Liswaya, it stars French actress Diane Rouxel who, according to the band, symbolises all of the strong and powerful women who continue to rise up in the face of injustice. In their own words, the video is about "the people who are standing up in these dark times due to politics, gender, or health issues, which are subjects that we feel strongl...

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07/04/2017
07/04/2017
Alma: France’s Eurovision Star For 2017

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Alma: France’s Eurovision Star For 2017

Following the huge success of Amir, France’s representative in 2016, Alexandra Maquet , aged 28, known professionally as Alma and signed to Warner Music France, will be representing France in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Requiem', penned by songwriter Nazim Khaled.Alma came to the Institut Français in South Kensington at the weekend during the All About Piano festival to tinkle the ivories and answer some questions. W...

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05/04/2017
05/04/2017
New French Names For Great Escape & Liverpool Sound City

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New French Names For Great Escape & Liverpool Sound City

The final French acts have been announced for The Great Escape festival while first have just been unveiled for Liverpool Sound City. The last four artists added to The Great Escape's line up are Fishbach, Julien Gasc, Møme  and Papooz, joining the other names previously announced. For Liverpool Sound City, it's KillASon, Clément Bazin, Cleo T and Rocky. A host of exciting names that promise to make it a great year for live music made in Fr...

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Oui Love #2 @ Birthdays, 17th May

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Oui Love #2 @ Birthdays, 17th May

The second Oui Love night, which is once again in collaboration with Rockfeedback and The Line of Best Fit, is coming up on 17th May and features three new artists to get very excited about.France's new dark star Fishbach mixes DIY synthwave and grandiose mainstream pop; English-language rapper KillASon has killer hooks, inventive production and lyrical dexterity to back up his undeniable charm; and Franco-Welsh duo Fauna Twin create tangle...

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Juveniles ‘Without Warning’

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Juveniles ‘Without Warning’

After a Yuksek-produced debut album in 2013, Juveniles have come back with a second album Without Warning. With this new LP, we witness the evolution of an artist who’s more and more open to collaboration (Yuksek, Helen Feng, Joakim, Clarens, Le Comte, Lenparrot…) but also an evolution of his compositional process. Rennes native Jean Sylvain has created a label (Paradis Records) with its own studio to which he invites people to work with h...

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24/03/2017
24/03/2017
Yasmine Hamdan ‘Al Jamilat’

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Yasmine Hamdan ‘Al Jamilat’

With her debut solo album Ya Nass (2013), Lebanese singer-songwriter Yasmine Hamdan -  previously a member of cult duo Soap Kills - introduced her personal, modern take on Arabic pop. With her new album Al Jamilat (‘The Beautiful Ones’), released on Crammed Discs, she pursues her musical exploration, while taking a look at the mutations at work within the Arab world. Her unique vision is fully realised in this new album, which she jointly...

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21/03/2017
21/03/2017
Jain @ Village Underground, 20th June

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Jain @ Village Underground, 20th June

The word on Jain has been spreading particularly since the release of her 'Makeba' video late last year, with appearances on US TV and shows art SXSW coming up. She'll be back in the UK for her biggest London show to date, at Village Underground on 20th June  as well as Secret Garden Party in July. If you need a reminder of why you need to catch Jain and her unique global pop fusion, here's a recently released, animated lyric video for 'Mr John...

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15/03/2017
15/03/2017
Camille teases new album ‘OUÏ’

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Camille teases new album ‘OUÏ’

One of the most unique, unclassifiable figures in French music is back: Camille has released a teaser for her forthcoming album OUÏ, released on Because Music on 2nd June. The first single will be 'Fontaine de Lait' on 17th March. The extract in the video is recognisably Camille and utterly haunting, thanks to its ritualistic percussion, the sudden arrival of swooping choral vocals, and the repeated refrain "Je ne mâche pas mes mots" - the equi...

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09/03/2017
09/03/2017
Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains ‘Solide Mirage’

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Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains ‘Solide Mirage’

Recorded in Brussels, produced by Ash Workman, who has also worked with Metronomy and Christine & The Queens, with string arrangements from Owen Pallett, and released on Domino Records, the band's fourth album Solide Mirage reveals new facets and territories on every listen. Sometimes gentle ('1982','Apocalypse à Ipsos'), sometimes more grungy ('Bête Morcelée', 'Grand Dérèglement', 'Jamais Deux Pareils') or even synthy and danceable ('Ten...

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