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Soko ‘Sweet Sound Of Ignorance’

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Soko ‘Sweet Sound Of Ignorance’

Enigmatic artist and actress Soko unveiled has a new track and video online, her first since the Ariel Pink-featuring My Dreams Dictate My Reality album. This track is in a similarly woozy, warped vein and is accompanied by a video, of which  Soko says "I decided to create a full trip inside my head. I love cartoons, and I cherish my inner child always and forever, so directing my own videos is always a good way to unleash it. There is something...

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20/02/2017
20/02/2017
C.A.R. ‘Strange Ways’

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C.A.R. ‘Strange Ways’

London-based C.A.R (Chloe Raunet) returns with a new EP, co-produced by French DJ & producer Ivan Smagghe - a three-song selection of oddly catchy pop that hovers between a lo-fi indie electronic sensibility and dancefloor hedonism. It is accompanied by a woozy home-made video for the title track, and is also available on her Bandcamp page from today....

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14/02/2017
14/02/2017
Rémi Parson & Requin Chagrin ‘Brexit’

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Rémi Parson & Requin Chagrin ‘Brexit’

The most recent free Bandcamp compilation from France's redoubtable La Souterraine collective is called Sainte Pop (a play on the French pronunciation of synth pop). It features a notable collaboration between London-based lo-fi pop producer Rémi Parson and surf-y indie-rock four-piece Requin Chagrin called 'Brexit'. Rather than a direct protest song, it's a melancholy reflection on troubled times, sung across the divide of the Channel - "We'll...

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13/02/2017
13/02/2017
Music Made In France Rocked The World In 2016

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Music Made In France Rocked The World In 2016

The bureauexport has put together a gorgeous video, soundtracked by Kungs Vs Cookin' On 3 Burners' 'This Girl', showing off some of the global music successes to come out of France last year. It covers artists in genres from pop and dance music to jazz and classical, the emerging Afro-Trap sound courtesy of MHD and even a stage show. As not all of these artists have hit the UK yet you might not be familiar with all of them, so this is the perfec...

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Oui Love @ Birthdays, 9th March

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Oui Love @ Birthdays, 9th March

The first of the new Oui Love club nights is happening at Birthdays in Dalston on 9th March and features Parisian psych-tronica explorers DBFC, the new wave R&B sounds of Sônge, euphoric pop from Juveniles and the gut-wrenching indie rock of Bantam Lyons. Oui Love is partnering with the brilliant promoters Rockfeedback and highly influential website The Line of Best Fit for this new series of events.Tickets are available here. Join ...

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09/02/2017
09/02/2017
Mathieu Boogaerts Live @ Institut Français

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Mathieu Boogaerts Live @ Institut Français

The cult singer-songwriter is launching a new series if intimate live shows, Music Rendez-Vous, in the Art Deco library of the Institut Français du Royaume Uni. Mathieu Boogaerts' gentle but wry and emotionally complex songs saw him bracketed with a new wave of French chansonniers when he arrived in the scene in the mid-90s. His seventh album, Promeneur, was released just last year proving that he has lost none of his ability to connect, all the...

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Las Aves ‘Lioness’

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Las Aves ‘Lioness’

Las Aves are a mysterious gang from Paris who play a new kind of pop music, inviting in in aspects of hip hop and punk-ish R&B along the way. Produced by Dan Levy (from French act The Dø), they are innovative and global in their vision.Their new music video - 'Lioness' - reflects day-to-day life on the road, catching moments on and off stage....

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07/02/2017
07/02/2017
Barbagallo ‘Longue La Nuit’

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Barbagallo ‘Longue La Nuit’

Barbagallo is the solo moniker of Julien Barbagallo , widely known as the drummer from Tame Impala's live band, French experimentalists Aquaserge and, further back, indie poppers Tahiti 80. Watch and listen to Tame Impala main man Kevin Parker's strutting, dancefloor take on 'Longue La Nuit' taken from Julien's current album Grand Chien. Directed by Clemens Habicht, the lively video juxtaposes frolicking proboscis monkeys with a Parisian fla...

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30/01/2017
30/01/2017
Frànçois and The Atlas Mountains ‘Grand Dérèglement’

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Frànçois and The Atlas Mountains ‘Grand Dérèglement’

Signed to Domino, Frànçois and The Atlas Mountains have endeared themselves to discerning UK audiences with their infectious, African-tinged indie-pop. They're now preparing to release the follow-up to their 2014 album Piano Ombre. Called Solide Mirage and produced by Ash Workman (Christine and the Queens, Metronomy), it will be released on 3rd March and features moments of surprising rawness alongside the typically sparkling melodies and spry ...

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