Six friends, with their emblematic mustache and crazy costumes. In just a few years, the group has imposed its identity with a sound somewhere between electro, hip-hop, funk, soul, pop, an unmistakable voice and choreography that is as eccentric as it is contagious. Their first EP created a BUZZ, with millions of views on YouTube followed with a tour of more than 160 dates.
A musical adventure by three stage animals who have been described as “current best LIVE band” (iD France) and have been performing throughout Europe, the US and Mexico. In a “D.I.Y 2.0” fashion, the three wanton dudes of FAIRE do not shy away from dirt. Between fanzines, video clips, collages and other images gathered here and there, FAIRE welcomes us in a universe constantly evolving.
Flora Fishbach caused quite a stir in France in 2017, and 2018 looks like it’ll be her breakout year elsewhere. A charismatic presence both chic and androgynous, Flora pushes the boundaries of theatricality with her distinctive, smoky contralto-vox and ostentatious stagewear. Musically she brings together warm electropop with strikingly visual, tenebrous lyrics, inscrutable and full of intrigue.
Freedom Fry have racked up over 50 appearances on the music blog aggregator, including SEVEN Top 10s and THREE #1s. The French & American duo skirts the lines between pop, folk, and alt rock – always blended with danceable rhythms and a sing-a-long chorus. Catching the ears of music supervisors, they have licensed songs for more than 40 spots, including placements in the Netflix original series “Love”.
half•alive formed in 2016 in Long Beach, CA. After releasing their EP, half•alive started working on its live show. The fan base grew substantially online within the first three months of its release. The debut EP, 3 is now available for free on streaming platforms.
Hooka Hey, a recent addition to Austin by way of Paris, France, plays blues-based tribal beats with smoky, sludgy riffs drenched and charged like the air just before a rainstorm. Organic and raw, Hooka Hey's "Transylvanian Voodoo" sound encompasses a wide variety of grooves and tones evoking artists like Queens of The Stone Age or Jack White.
Yael Shoshana Cohen had never met her future bandmate, Gil Landau, when she turned up at his birthday in Tel Aviv. But their connection was magnetic and so Lola Marsh began. The duo’s impressive debut record, “Remember Roses,” was released in the summer of 2017. The record conjures up imagery of pastel skies and carefree summer days; and seeks to find beauty in even the most softly spoken and mundane moments of everyday life.
Austin based pop artist Lou Rebecca makes a captivating debut with her stellar self-titled EP. Born and raised in Paris, Lou’s approach to songwriting ance is riveting and has been a huge presence in the dense local synth scene. With her soft and charismatic voice, Lou’s songs are instantly endearing and go beyond the basic tropes of the archetypical pop crooner.
Singer and guitarist Manu Lanvin has found his natural way with the « Devil Blues », a power trio that perfectly suits him. With this band, Manu has played over 120 shows in some of the most prestigious venues across Europe and the US, including The Apollo Theater and Montreux Jazz Festival. “Blues, Booze and Rock ‘n’ Roll” released in 2016 earned Manu many praises such as “Best Album of the Year” by Le Parisien, and one of the Best Performances of the year by Rock & Folk Magazine.
“Not only does Sarasara share a record label with Björk, as well as an alien, future-facing aesthetic, but this French producer-singer has a passion for wiring tech into her tunes, too. A coder whose former occupation was a project manager for an apps company, her music is robotic: pitting African instruments against squelching, mutant machine beats. Her debut, Amorfati, also features co-production from the official authority on oddball creations, Matthew Herbert."
- The Guardian, Future 50 rising stars
On his new EP, Fresh Blood, Pierre-Marie Maulini strikes the perfect balance between the cold, sleek varnish of modern industrial life and something decidedly more harmonious and human. While STAL is largely a one man show in the studio, the project takes the form of a raucous power trio live. An experience not to be missed.
After more than 300 gigs across the world in less than three years, the French revelation comes back with a new rock-oriented album, more frontal. The time has come for affirmations: scathing guitars, metal chords, never mechanical, electronic blows and indie-pop hymns…. Talisco’s has had many hit singles all over the world. « YOUR WISH" has been used as official track by such brands as Google, HBO Europe, Vice US, Vodafone and AT&T.
From the atlantic shore's breeze to the wild slavic lands, french-polish band The Blind Suns joined the edges of Europe to create and shape their own Pop with surf-fuzz guitars and reverb drenched vocal harmonies.
They recently worked with US producer Charles Rowell (Crocodiles) on a new release « Offshore » (Deaf Rock Records / Wild Valley Records / early 2018).