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Cléa Vincent ‘Samba’

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Cléa Vincent ‘Samba’

Synth/disco-pop singer Cléa Vincent has released a new video for the effortlessly summery track 'Samba', from her Tropi-Cléa EP. Directed by Solène Azoulay, the video employs a combination of choreography and animation to whisk us away to an earthly paradise, and the breezy tune matches Vincent's charmingly unaffected vocals....

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03/07/2017
03/07/2017
Christine & The Queens Collaborates With Mura Masa

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Christine & The Queens Collaborates With Mura Masa

You can now hear the official audio of the track that was premiered on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show as the 'Hottest Record In The World', 'Second 2 None', which sees Christine and the Queens' Heloïse Letissier collaborating with hot producer Mura Masa. He told Annie Mac that he "sent her a looping, Bollywood string sample thing, and she wrote a whole song with it."  ...

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99 Trees ’21st Century’

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99 Trees ’21st Century’

Paris-based pop duo 99 Trees, comprised of Danish-born Pia Blixen and Axel Concato, have released their debut EP 21st Century on Bleepmachine (also home to Pi Ja Ma and Bosco Rogers) . The four-track EP was mixed by Claudius Mittendorfer in NYC (Temples, Weezer, YAK), and brings the harmonies and guitars of 60s pop into a modern setting with some fresh, electronic touches to deliver a fizzing, bittersweet rush....

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28/06/2017
28/06/2017
Her ‘Blossom Roses’

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Her ‘Blossom Roses’

Following two videos for 'Queens' and 'Swim', the duo Her have unveiled a video for single 'Blossom Roses', from latest EP Her Tape #2. The band didn't appear in their last two videos, but this one sees the band head to the seaside in Dinard in Brittany, their homeland, wearing their traditional suits. It was directed by Liswaya, former Artistic Director for Dior, Louis Vuitton, Cartier and more.Her will release live EP, Her Live Tape #2, on...

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22/06/2017
22/06/2017
‘Made In France’ Artists at Glastonbury

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‘Made In France’ Artists at Glastonbury

If you're heading to Glastonbury this weekend (or following on TV), don't forget to look out for a host of top-notch French or French-signed artists. Audiences will be treated to sets from Phoenix, Jain, Justice, Fakear, Roscius, Naya, Oumou Sangare (on French label No Format) and Parcels (signed to Kitsuné).To get you in the mood, here's Parcels' brand new single - a dream collaboration with Daft Punk! ...

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Lomboy ‘Loverboy’

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Lomboy ‘Loverboy’

Lomboy, featuring French and Japanese musicians and led by Austrian Tanja Frinta,  recently signed to Parisian label Cracki Records, have unveiled the dreamy single 'Loverboy' with a video. This romantic, Japan-inspired single (with a video directed by Mateusz Bialecki) is their first new music since their debut EP in 2016, and the next EP is due in October 2017.https://youtu.be/eipN_3VnY7M...

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15/06/2017
15/06/2017
Ibeyi ‘Away Away’

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Ibeyi ‘Away Away’

Two years after their debut album Ibeyi, including the hit 'River', and after appearing on Beyoncé's album Lemonade, Cuban-French twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz, aka Ibeyi, are back with 'Away Away'. The single is a hymn to joy and happiness and contrasts with their darker debut. The video, directed by Christian Beuchet shows the sisters' positive energy as they enjoy themselves in their studio and walking around the city.They a...

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13/06/2017
13/06/2017
Phoenix ‘Ti Amo’

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Phoenix ‘Ti Amo’

20 years after their debut,  Phoenix have released their Paris-recorded sixth album Ti Amo, on Glassnote records. The album is another meticulously constructed ten-song set of glossy soft-pop romance and is described by the band themselves as "a fantasised version of Italy". With lyrics in French for the first time on 'Ti Amo' and 'Goodbye Soleil' but also words in Spanish and Italian, the band has made an album that is a multi-lingual call for...

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09/06/2017
09/06/2017
Camille ‘OUÏ’

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Camille ‘OUÏ’

Singer and composer Camille has released her fifth studio album OUÏ today. Acclaimed for taking French chanson in unexpected new directions with her second album, Le Fil, she has continued to baffle and amaze in equal measure with her vocal prowess, risk taking and flights of fancy.Now on Because (Christine & The Queens, Metronomy), she recorded OUÏ in a 14th-century monastery la Charteuse in Avignon with collaborators Clement Ducol and eng...

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02/06/2017
02/06/2017
Robi at the Institut Français

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Robi at the Institut Français

On 17th June, French singer-songwriter Robi will take part in the Music Rendez-Vous series of concerts at London's Institut Français, held in the Art Deco-listed library. In just two albums, L'hiver Et La Joie released on At(h)ome and La Cavale released on Les Disques de Joie, Robi has created her own dark, intimate pop language. A live performance will be followed by a conversation with the audience.More info here  ...

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01/06/2017
01/06/2017