All Release

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

Guts ‘Stop The Violence’

Following the departure of Leron Thomas and Von Pea from his band, French producer GUTS has replaced them with Beat Assaillant as MC and  Wolfgang from the soul band Ephemerals as singer, but still working with the same core musicians. The new band were rapidly inspired to record new material together, and the result is 5-track mini-album Stop The Violence. The vibes range from straight-up hip-hop on  "Pick Me Up" to 80s groove on 'Everybod...

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23/06/2017
23/06/2017

MHD ‘Bravo’

After a double platinum-certified debut album and a recent slot at the M.I.A-curated Meltdown, Afro Trap pioneer MHD has released 'Bravo', the first single from his next album, due in September 2017. It sees MHD once again collaborating with Dany Synthé, who worked on the first album. In addition to 'Bravo', MHD will also feature on Afro Trap Volume 1, a multi-artist compilation curated by Artside (MHD’s label), out on 14th July. Tracklis...

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20/06/2017
20/06/2017

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

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

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

Oumou Sangaré ‘Mogoya’

After unleashing fiery single 'Yere Faga' on the world, Malian superstar Oumou Sangaré releases her new album Mogoya (meaning “people today”) on Nø Format. Her first solo album since 2012, it mixes traditional instruments such as kamele n’goni (harp), karignan (metal scraper) and calabash with electric guitar, keys, bass and synths to create a perfect blend of traditional and modern. She has help from guests like Tony Allen but this i...

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19/05/2017
19/05/2017

Ed Banger ‘Ed Rec 100’

To celebrate Ed Banger Records' 100th release, the head of Ed Banger Pedro Winter has launched a special compilation, succinctly titled Ed Rec 100. It is composed of 17 fresh cuts and remixes from, among others, SebastiAn, Mr. Oizo, Breakbot, Boston Bun, Boyz Noize and, of course, Pedro Winter's own musical moniker, Busy P. The first track is from Mr. Oizo, there is a remix by Boys Noize of one the tracks from Justice's most recent album, and ...

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16/05/2017
16/05/2017

M.I.L.K. ‘A Memory Of A Memory Of A Postcard’

After several singles ('If We Want To', 'Following The Sun' or  'U And Me') and two years in the studio, Copenhagen's purveyor of refreshing pop M.I.L.K. has finally released his debut EP A Memory Of A Memory Of A Postcard via Capitol France. The EP is unfolded through a visual project, including a video installation, six music videos, a photo series and a European exhibition tour in London, Paris and Copenhagen. Follow the project here. ...

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12/05/2017
12/05/2017

Fishbach ‘Un Autre Que Moi’

Rising French star Fishbach releases the 'Un Autre Que Moi' EP in the UK today via A+LSO and Entreprise. It includes 4 songs including the title track, gorgeous ballad 'Y Crois-Tu', 'Invisible Désintegration De L'Univers' and 'Night Bird (Petit Monstre)'. The latter is the oldest track, drawn from her debut French EP, and demonstrates that her brooding pop vision and dark charisma have been in place from the beginning. Fishbach will be...

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12/05/2017
12/05/2017