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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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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
La Femme ‘S.S.D’

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La Femme ‘S.S.D’

The coolest French rock band of the moment La Femme have just released a video for the track 'S.S.D' taken from last year's 'Mystère' album, made with Talal Kurdali et David Ajar. The video takes you into the heart of Paris' exciting night life in the area of Strasbourg St Denis (hence the name S.S.D!)....

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16/03/2017
16/03/2017
The Great Escape Adds More French Artists To Line up

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The Great Escape Adds More French Artists To Line up

The Great Escape Festival today announced a new wave of artists who will be joining the 2017 line up. Among them, several French names have been revealed : Agar Agar, Bantam Lyons, Sônge, Las Aves, KillASon, Sarasara, Perturbator who will join the previously confirmed Jacques and Adam Naas.International artists signed to French record labels such as the Dutch electro-pop singer and musician Thomas Azier, Australian band Parcels and Swiss ...

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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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Laure Briard ‘Les Pins Des Landes’

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Laure Briard ‘Les Pins Des Landes’

Recently listed by Gigwise as one of their '7 new female French artists you should listen to', Laure Briard (an associate of fellow Toulousain and Tame Impala drummer Julien Barbagallo) has released a new video into the world, taken from her Sorcellerie EP. 'Les Pins Des Landes' is its dreamiest track and the video matches its heavy-lidded, delicately psychedelic mood. You can watch it below, and also check out her Line of Best Fit session from 2...

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23/02/2017
23/02/2017