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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
La Terre Tremble!!! ‘The Life Within’

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La Terre Tremble!!! ‘The Life Within’

The uncategorisable three-piece finally return with a follow-up to the labyrinthine 2012 release Salvage Blues. The first taster of the forthcoming album Fauxbourdon, called 'The Life Within', is at once a startlingly alien object and one of La Terre Tremble!!!'s most electrifyingly direct songs to date. The video that accompanies it, directed by Samplerman (who also produced the collage-y cover for the album) correlates perfectly with their hig...

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21/02/2017
21/02/2017
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
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
Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains ‘Tendre Est l’Âme’

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Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains ‘Tendre Est l’Âme’

Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains have unveiled their second video from new album Solide Mirage (out on 3rd March), 'Tendre Est l’Âme'. Directed by Robin Lanechal, it features Frànçois Marry playing the role of a village postman, plus a ghost and, er, lots of eggs!As previously announced, here are their UK tour dates.27th March Moth Club London28th March Thekla Bristol29th March Soup Kitchen Manchester30th March Mono ...

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Aquaserge ‘Laisse ça être’

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Aquaserge ‘Laisse ça être’

Aquaserge have been a subterranean driving force in the international music scene for years, inspiring and influencing countless musicians and fans. After operating like a kind of nebula, drawing over 60 musicians into their orbit while knitting an extended web of connections and collaborations with the likes of Tame Impala, Stereolab, Melody's Echo Chamber, Acid Mothers Temple and Aksak Maboul, the band have now distilled down to a strong five-p...

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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