Vieux Farka Touré (http://www.myspace.com/vieuxfarkatoure) This is music from a contemporary Africa – urban, sophisticated, globally connected, but deeply proud of its ancient heritage. This is the old/new Africa that Vieux represents. Vieux’s is the music of an Africa that rocks, and yet still hears the camel’s tread in the sand. It is a unique combination […]
Pink Martini (http://www.myspace.com/pinkmartinionmyspace) Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – Thomas Lauderdale founded the “little orchestra” Pink Martini in 1994. Their first song “Sympathique”– with the chorus “Je ne veux pas travailler” (”I don‟t want to work”) – became an overnight sensation in […]
Phoenix (http://www.myspace.com/wearephoenix) One of the biggest selling French bands internationally, this Grammy-winning indie-rock band started out as a backing band on a remix of Air’s single “Kelly Watch the Stars.” Today they have released five albums, the most recent being “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,” which attained gold status in the US. They are currently on a […]
Les Nubians (http://www.myspace.com/lesnubians) Grammy nominated international recording artists Les Nubians have intrigued audiences for over a decade with their inventive and glamorous Afropean style. Adoring fans pay tribute to the French/Cameroonian sister duo for their continuous flow of jazzy nuances, hard hitting drum ‘n’ bass lines, harmonious melodies, conscious proclamations and humanitarian endeavors. Les Nubians […]
Jamaica (http://www.myspace.com/ithinkilikejamaica) By scattering piano chords and acoustic guitar flourished with the mighty resurrected guitar solo, French-born Antoine Hillaire and Flo Lyonnet, aka JAMAICA, create a sound that is a meeting between an obsessive grunger and a rockers wet dream. Jamaica had to find someone up to the challenge of producing their songs: Peter J. […]
Phoenix headlines Madison Square Garden on October 20. Now this is an event! Buy tickets here.
Revolver has just been added to the Culture Collide Festival this week in Los Angeles. For more info and tickets visit the Culture Collide website. Don’t forget that Revolver will also be appearing at one of our CMJ showcases – Oct. 19 at the Hiro Ballroom in New York City. The show is free with […]