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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’

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’

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

What The France – New French Playlists!

Bureau Export (the French music export office) has launched a new playlist service What The France, which offers selections of the finest music made in France. The playlists, updated weekly and classified by genres and themes, are available via the dedicated What The France website and also on Spotify, Deezer and Youtube. Find What The France on: Facebook Twitter Instagram ...

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07/06/2017
07/06/2017

Florian Pellissier Quintet at Church of Sound

On 29th June, the Florian Pellissier Quintet  are crossing the channel for a special 'Freedom Jazz France' Church of Sound event in Hackney's St James the Great. Church of Sound has proved to be one of the hippest jazz events in London, acclaimed by The Independent and Loud and Quiet, and with shows streamed on NTS Radio or Gilles Peterson's Worldwide FM. The first set will pay tribute to French jazz from the early 60s to the 80s, while the...

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02/06/2017
02/06/2017

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

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

Adam Naas at RADAR Music Week Showcase

RADAR is a live event born from a collaboration between Music Week, iluvlive and MusicConnex, to showcase the best unsigned and just-signed talent to the UK music industry. Adam Naas will be part of the line-up for the next event, which also features SuperGlu, The Age Of L.U.N.A, Misunderstood, Catherine McGrath and Autumn Sharif. The event will take place once again at Under The Bridge on Thursday 29th June and will be hosted by Mark Sutherla...

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31/05/2017
31/05/2017

Aquaserge Live

Following the release of their new album Laisse ça être and shows in France and Italy, experimental pop band Aquaserge are continuing their tour in the UK, Spain, Belgium, Poland, Sweden, Germany and Netherlands. They will be in London at Corsica Studios on 27th June with Laetitia Sadier and Vanishing Twin, followed by Brighton on 28th. They have also released a new video for 'Tour du Monde' and have unveiled the video of their live at the...

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30/05/2017
30/05/2017

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