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Amadou & Mariam ‘La Confusion’

The ninth album from the celebrated Malian duo sees them exploring funk and disco territory.

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22/09/2017
22/09/2017

Yan Wagner ‘This Never Happened’

The hugely talented French-American singer and producer Yan Wagner has released his latest album This Never Happened.

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01/09/2017
01/09/2017

Jupiter & Okwess ‘Kin Sonic’

Four years after his debut album Hotel Univers and a year after the Troposphère 13 EP (that featured both Damon Albarn and Warren Ellis) Congolese musician Jupiter Bokondji aka Jupiter & Okwess has released his second album Kin Sonic on Zamora/Glitterbeat . This new material mixes traditional Congolese rhythms with 70's soul and funk, resulting in a furiously enjoyable concoction. ...

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07/07/2017
07/07/2017

Fabrizio Rat ‘The Pianist’

Fabrizio Rat is not the first to combine classical piano and techno, but his approach to uniting the two worlds is undoubtedly the most hypnotic. Following on from two EPs, La Machina and the project-defining Technopiano, The Pianist stretches his innovative sound palette even further, combining the acoustic sounds and strange harmonics of his prepared piano with acid loops and the beats of the TR-909 drum machine. Released on Arnaud Rebotini's ...

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30/06/2017
30/06/2017

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