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Flashback to Oui Love #2

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Flashback to Oui Love #2

The third Oui Love night, once again in collaboration with Rockfeedback and The Line of Best Fit, is set to be announced shortly. While you're waiting, you can have a look back at some visual highlights from the previous night in May, featuring Fishbach, KillASon and Fauna Twin, courtesy of photographer Jérôme Favre . FISHBACH     KILLASON       FAUNA TWIN       More info very soon!...

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21/07/2017
21/07/2017
Liverpool Psych Fest

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Liverpool Psych Fest

Once again several of France's finest purveyors of mind-altering, ear-melting pop are making their way to the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, which this year takes place on 22nd and 23rd September. Joining the hugely diverse international line-up are the dancefloor fusionists Acid Arab, prog-psych supergroup Aquaserge, cosmic electronic pop from Flavien Berger and Magnetix's fuzzy mania. And of course there will also be St...

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Melanie De Biasio ‘Gold Junkies’

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Melanie De Biasio ‘Gold Junkies’

French-signed Belgian singer Melanie De Biasio has released the track 'Gold Junkies', from the upcoming third album Lillies, out on 6th October 2017 on PIAS. The album is mixed by Catherine Marks (PJ Harvey, Foals) and mastered by John Davis (FKA Twigs, Lana Del Rey). Previous album, No Deal, was highly acclaimed for its elegance and sheer originality (The Guardian called it "dark" and "transcendent") and was followed by the epic 25-minute sin...

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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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Bantam Lyons ‘Oh Cordelia!’ EP

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Bantam Lyons ‘Oh Cordelia!’ EP

After performing at the Oui Love Night #1 and at The Great Escape Festival, emotive Gallic rock four-piece Bantam Lyons have released their EP Oh Cordélia! exclusively in the UK on Kshantu Records. It is composed of three tracks, including 'When Lips Turn Purple'. Watch the video below. ...

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25/05/2017
25/05/2017
Julien Gasc ‘Les Pages Anonymes’

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Julien Gasc ‘Les Pages Anonymes’

Aquaserge member (and sometimes lead singer) Julien Gasc, has released a new video, directed by Edie Blanchard, and featuring Milena Studer and dance company  La Ville en Feu, for 'Les Pages Anonymes', taken from his latest solo album Kiss Me You Fool! (out in 2016 on cult French label Born Bad). The video is true to the colourful but disconcerting tone of the song - a somewhat deranged, deskbound daydream/nightmare. (Or is it?) Gasc will ...

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09/05/2017
09/05/2017
Oiseaux-Tempête – ‘AL-‘AN!’

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Oiseaux-Tempête – ‘AL-‘AN!’

Oiseaux-Tempête, multi-faceted creators of epic instrumental soundscapes and focused sonic explorations, have released a third album AL-'AN ! on Sub Rosa Records  (the album's full name is the snappy 'And Your Night Is Your Shadow; A Fairy Tale Piece Of Land To Make Our Dreams') With this ambitious project, partly recorded in Beirut with local musicians, and featuring techno producer Mondkopf , Charbel Haber, Sharif Sehnaoui, G.W. Sok from cu...

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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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Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains ‘Âpres Après’

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Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains ‘Âpres Après’

Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains celebrate the beginning of their UK tour by releasing a video for 'Âpres Après', from new album Solide Mirage. The video depicts Francois Marry in the role of a police inspector, looking a lot like Agent Cooper from Twin Peaks! ...

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