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Desert Songs Cover by Dawn Landes and Piers Faccini

New EP on the way: “Desert Songs” by Dawn Landes & Piers Faccini

publié le 04 March 2017
Out on January 16th.The two songwriters, Dawn Landes (US) and Piers Faccini (UK) met in 2013 when they recorded a Lead Belly song for Faccini’s cover project, Songs I Love. Later that year, Piers invited Dawn to France to perform in a 12th Century Romanesque Chapel in the remote Cevennes region of the south of...
Temenik Electric Cover

Temenik Electric - Inch’allah Baby

publié le 15 December 2015
Acclaimed by international critics for their debut album, TEMENIK Electric are back with Inch’Allah Baby, 10 tracks radiated by Arabian Rock, amplified by the sirocco and encrusted with futuristic pop of Oriental Western mist. In this whirlwind of identities, enhanced by Justin Adams and Tim Oliver in the famo...
Cover of Yelli Yelli, association de bienfaiteurs

Yelli Yelli, association de bienfaiteurs

publié le 13 September 2015
Yelli Yelli's songs are an ardent hommage to her mother who, when she was small got her to listen to traditional kabyle airs. Memories of a time when the little girl although not understanding the words was drawn by the songs, so mysterious, revealing through their melodies the rythms and in these rythms the emotion...
Horsedreamer

Horsedreamer

publié le 14 June 2015
HORSEDREAMER is a collaboration between me and my old friend the poet and singer Roger Robinson. Imagine it as a conversation between old friends when words resound and shared stories build pathways straight to the heart. I provide the music, Roger the words. Horsedreamer is our conversation. HORSEDREAMER is a c...
Jenny Lysander - Northern Folks

Jenny Lysander - Northern Folks

publié le 20 April 2015
With her musical talent already being compared to the likes of legendary folk artists Nick Drake and Fairport Convention, it’s no surprise that upon hearing her “rare, poetic voice” English singer-songwriter Piers Faccini immediately took 21-year-old Jenny Lysander under his wing. The Scandinavian songbird recorded ...
Yves Rousseau Quartet - Akasha

Yves Rousseau Quartet - Akasha

publié le 01 March 2015
Yves Rousseau is one of the leaders of the french and european jazz scene. Among his various activities, he has managed for more than ten years, as head of his quartet, a work of writing and improvisation at the outpost of jazz and new music styles. With an original orchestration that gives to this formation its so ...
Jazzdor Series - Magique

Jazzdor Series - Magique

publié le 01 March 2015
For its second release, the recent label of the European Jazzdor festival called upon three enchanters to make the cauldron bubble, those of the Kesselhaus of Berlin. The formula is new, but it is straight away essential as one of the antique types found amongst the half effaced runes. On one side, two wizards fron ...
DJ Oil - Phantom (BBE Music)

DJ Oil - Phantom (BBE Music)

publié le 30 January 2015
A quick look at Discogs tells us that DJ Oil previously had a solo album out a few years back on Discograph, which totally passed this writer by. When I wondered why I realised I had pretty much given up on the trip-hop genre, which was so ubiquitous through the ‘90s and noughties, but fell off the radar as it...
David Chevallier - Standards and Avatars

David Chevallier - Standards et Avatars

publié le 19 January 2015
Standards & Avatars is not a return to source. Although Jazz has always been present in my different projects - Often in the forefront, sometimes hidden in the framework – Up to now I have usually explored the possibilities to bring about an exchange between this music and others, like chamber music, pop o...
Defaced - Dark Planets

Defaced - Dark Planets

publié le 04 December 2014
Defaced is a French modern metal Instrumental band, created in 2012. Defaced mixes some djenty Periphery and Meshuggah influences with thrashy riffs and atmospherical Devin Townsend-like ambiances, to create their "metal space music". They released their first EP Assisted Life in 2012, which was followed by a clip. ...
The Many are One - A Beating Drum compilation

The Many are One - A Beating Drum compilation

publié le 20 November 2014
The Many Are One is a compilation curated by songwriter Piers Faccini and released on his own label Beating Drum.Faccini, acclaimed over the years in his own music for having blended diverse and cross-cultural influences has compiled a collection of tracks that weaves a mesmerising journey between continents, langua...
Benjamin Fincher - Kamishibai

Benjamin Fincher - Kamishibai

publié le 20 November 2014
Orchestral pop, lo-fi folk, indie rock, 8bit electronic music... How should Benjamin Fincher’s music be defined without burdening it with hazy clichés? And just who may be his musical siblings or relatives anyway? Orchestral pop, lo-fi folk, indie rock, 8bit electronic music... How should Benjamin Fincher’s musi...
Franck Vaillant - Raising Benzine

Franck Vaillant "Raising Benzine"

publié le 10 October 2014
"RAISING BENZINE" ALBUM RELEASED ON DECEMBRE 2014 "Raising Benzine" takes a new turn to music combining writing and improvisation without barriers. Rock, jazz, experimental, trance, this new album seems much tell the story of four albums that give rise to a new group eager to take you further, unlimited mileage! It...
The awards of Sacem-Trenet 2013 price for "Vers des docks et des quais" from Radio Babel Marseille

Radio Babel Marseille : Winner 2013 of the Sacem-Trenet prize

publié le 21 July 2014
This vocal combo gathers together 5 artists-singers from differents musical worlds (world music, contemporary poetry, hip-hop vocal...). Radio Babel Marseille cappella groove their original compositions which is carried along, in part, by the poetry of Louis Brauquier, poet and navigator, from Marseille. This vo...

David Chevallier Trio - Standards & Avatars

publié le 16 July 2014
David Chevallier, one of the most talented musicians of the French scene, much sought sideman (Caratini outdoors Robert ...) has always focused his personal work on the explosion of forms, including combining Jazz, Improvised Music and literary texts (Buzzati, Pavese ...). His project music Gesualdo (controlling Eur...
Jenny Lysander - Lighthouse - album cover

Jenny Lysander - Lighthouse

publié le 28 May 2014
In 2013 the English singer-songwriter Piers Faccini started up his own label Beating Drum. After releasing his fifth album ‘Between Dogs & Wolves’ to critical acclaim, the artist run label, Beating Drum, is slowly but surely building a following for its lovingly produced music, design and artwork. In 2013 th...
Jul - Dans ma paranoïa

JUL "Dans ma Paranoia" certified gold record!

publié le 21 May 2014
Jul from Marseille also called Jul Lacrizeomicmek achieves , in 2014 , the feat of spending from Rap underground to the light of top bestsellers albums. Prior to february 2014 , and the release of his first album , Jul is best known locally and on in the internet . On online video platforms, clips of his songs combi...
Album picture of Brave Mountains du groupe Appletop

Appletop - Brave Mountains

publié le 01 April 2014
The indie-rock revival that has seen Yuck, Toy, Cheatahs, Speedy Ortiz etc all make records that are as indebted to the music of my youth as RBS are to the state. The indie-rock revival that has seen Yuck, Toy, Cheatahs, Speedy Ortiz etc all make records that are as indebted to the music of my youth as RBS are...
Pochette de Never Go Down - Martin Mey

Martin Mey - Never Go Down

publié le 19 February 2014
Martin Mey likes trippy and entrancing musics, the deepness of a piano and the acoustics of a folk guitar... But he is incessantly drawn by his bad acquaintances towards tempestuous horizons, as much by the strength of the rythmics as by the distorsions of the sounds. Martin Mey likes trippy and entrancing mus...

KAIROS - Khalil Chahine new album release on september 2013

publié le 20 November 2013
As Youssef Chahine, the famous film-maker and name-sake , Khalil Chahine is Egyptian. Hardened Guitar player and Composer who accompanied Jacques Dutronc and who composed many movies' soundtracks, among which «Venus beauty» and «Monsieur Batignole», Khalil Chahine presents us his latest CD "K...

TIGRAN - Live Recording - Jazz à la Villette - September 5th

publié le 09 October 2013
The style of Tigran Hamasyan is a rich mixture of rock, armenian folklore, experimental music, metal and, obviously of jazz. His scenic performances, filled of all those influences sometimes tender, sometimes furious, have recognized him as the spearhead of the new generation of jazzmen. {source}<div class="v...

Piers Faccini - Between Dogs and Wolves

publié le 26 September 2013
If it weren't for the high fidelity, Between Dogs and Wolves, the fifth long-player from British-born singer/songwriter Piers Faccini, could easily be mistaken for a late-'60s/early-'70s Harvest Records release, appearing in a display case next to Shirley & Dolly Collins'Anthems in Eden or Roy Harper's Stormcock...
Western Hip-Hop

« Western Hip-Hop » (Album) Released on OCTOBER 2013

publié le 27 August 2013
A stateless musician. That's what Rit. Since its inception, the one-man band from Marseille is caracterized by an almost fierce desire to combine a multitude of styles without ever sticking to one of them. Some would say that this is a severe lack of artistic balance, overt signs of an identity which is struggling t...
Magik Malik - Tranz Denied

Magic Malik new album "Tranz Denied" in September

publié le 19 July 2013
Great French flutist Malik Mezzadri aka Magic Malik is one of those musicians constantly looking for new musical experiences. Besides jazz and Magic Malik Orchestra, his experimental albums XP, the multi-instrumentalist has worked with Julien Lourau and his Groove Band, Steve Coleman, Laurent Garnier, Saint Germain,...

Black Moth Cult "The Fountain Of Tantric Worship"

publié le 04 April 2013
This may be the first band we've featured from the French Riviera, but if there are other bands in that area that are killing it like Black Moth Cult, it surely won't be our last.   Black Moth Cult takes a little bit of Swedish Stoner, Desert Fuzz and Grunge to create an awesome sonic stew that winds up soundin...

Benjamin Fincher - Long Distance

publié le 27 March 2013
Orchestral pop, folk lo-fi, indie-rock, electronic 8-bit: how to define the music of Benjamin Fincher without burdening by misty shots? And who is he the brother or cousin? Grandaddy, Patrick Watson, Belle and Sebastian? Sure, but not only ... Multi-instrumentalist, composing and writing alone at home, he carves...

Dom La Nena - Ela

publié le 19 January 2013
A FIRST ALBUM "ELA" coming out - 15th JANUARY 2013 in USA/Canada - 18th February 2013 in Europe - on Six Degrees Records! www.domlanena.com The francophile brazilian singer and cellist Dominique Pinto, aka Dom La Nena, accompanied Jane Birkin, Camille, Sophie Hunger, Coming Soon, Étienne Daho, Rosemary Moria...

Grand Balcony Twang Machine - Embassy

publié le 11 December 2012
An eternal quest for a wild yet elegant sound is what drives this garage folk trio, the Grand Balcony Twang Machine. Since the group inception in 2011, the GBTM remains faithful to its fierce desire to combine the intimate folk of songwritters, the American jalopy barking mangy dogs of lo-fi rock n’roll. A...

Sekou Kouyate, Joe Driscoll - Faya

publié le 16 November 2012
In the port city of Marseilles, home to many a nomadic soul, Joe Driscoll first met Sekou Kouyate.  The two were paired up to collaborate at the French festival ‘Nuit Metis’ (Nights of Mixed Race), and though they shared no common spoken language, they encountered no obstacles communicating through ...

CHINESE MAN Live at la Cigale

publié le 10 November 2012
Past 2 years, the Chinese Man armed with his fonky vinyls and its supersonic bass left spread Zen Spirit around the globe with his amazing live show! Hong Kong to Bogota, from Eurockéennes de Belfort to Festival des Vieilles Charrues. High Ku, Sly, Zé Mateo and VJ Tot did stir the booty of the many Chi...

Adrien Moignard: Between Clouds, released on October 29th

publié le 27 October 2012
His recent duet album with Rocky Cresset earned him widespread admiration of all the press. Adrien is compared to masters such as Bireli Lagrene and Sylvain Luc. Between Clouds is the second album released under his name, with his band. Surrounded by his friends - Benoît Convert (guitar), Jérôme ...

Usthiax - MMXI

publié le 26 September 2012
Amazing route which this boy from Manosque (South east of France) choose to follow. In turn lumberjack, farm laborer, graduate in Modern Literature, student in Arabic, supervisor in a boarding school, with roles in Marseille opera and TV series "Plus belle la vie"... Also a black belt in judo, USTHIAX is above all a...

Stéphane Fernandez - Nando

publié le 07 August 2012
An album with Latin sounds, jazzy, with some of the best musicians on the planet for this production coming from the South Pacific (New-Caledonia). The melodies are lilting, and are perfectly accompanied by the steel drums of Andy Narell, the pianos of Mario Canonge and Vincent Bidal… For the Rythmic, electr...

MOIGNARD - GRESSET : Entre Actes, released on july 2nd

publié le 27 June 2012
Each, according to his temperament, lands and find his bearings: roundness and harmony supported by the warmth of nylon cord for Rocky, a pleasant blend of sharpness and subtlety enhanced by the brillance of the steel cord for Adrien.   Their treatment of the standards the most « charged » (&la...

KHEPER album by IMHOTEP

publié le 21 June 2012
Music fans, it's on the way! 13 years after "Blue Print", my new album is finally ready... Yes, I know, it was long! But what do you expect? Perfectionism or quibble, I am one of the meticulous craftsmen that " a hundred times on the job submit their work...". Would you have asked Beethoven to speed up his ninth bef...

DJ Oil - Black Notes

publié le 25 April 2012
Featuring Gift Of Gab (Blackalicious), Reggie Gibson, Magic Malik and Sam Karpienia (Dupain). / Label: Discograph. Musician, DJ and producer, Lionel Corsini aka Oil was one of the spearheads of Troublemakers, a pioneering entity on the made-in-France house scene with releases on legendary labels Guidance and Blue No...

Beatiho

publié le 23 April 2012
Beatiho is the provencal term used to describe those 'Boxes of Piety' prepared by the contemplative nuns in the covents of Provence in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Their social or religious utilisation was mostly domestic : in the home, they served as a pious support before which one prayed. Beatiho is ...

Miss Ketty - You can dance

publié le 09 January 2012
With her career course the first French Djette may need no presentations... In spring 2011, Miss Ketty opens a new production house keenly awaited on Hypertraxx records "You can dance" with the voice of Chynna Paige (who worked with David Guetta & Téo Moss among others) www.miss-ketty.com Miss Ketty,...

Dress Code - Far Away

publié le 08 January 2012
"Far Away is an appropriate title for this first opus of the Dress Code Quintet. From the first notes, the band creates a wonderful universe of sound which evoques new impressions and visions, in the faraway. Beautifully, tenor saxophone and trumpet weave melodies almost hypnotic as the rythmic section impulse a...

So?Mash! - On my own

publié le 07 January 2012
So?mash!, a hip pop electro soul duo, brings an air of freshness with their formula: micro samples, breaks and beats harmonized by Sorhum, all enfolded by the haunting voice of Mash Puppit, drifting between flow and melody. www.somash.net/ These two curious and energetic artists draw on their sundry experiences...

CHINESE MAN / REMIX WITH THE SUN

publié le 07 January 2012
After the release of their first album 'Racing with the sun' in CD format in April 2011, the Chinese Man is back at work and invites his most talented friends for serious playback of his latest work. The Chinese man offers his disciples an exclusive triple LP vinyl. It's with great pleasure that we find the duo Tha ...

DELUXE / POLISHING PEANUTS

publié le 07 January 2012
The Chinese man is proud to present the first official signing of the label, Deluxe! Thanks to their perseverance, their scathing chants and a devastating musical energy, the group knew how to charm the great Chinese master, Chinese Man Records label, who decides to release a first EP and send them touring to spread...

Ba Cissoko - New album January 25

publié le 07 January 2012
After 10 years on stage Ba Cissoko has travelled the lenght and breadth of all the new World Music scenes, European and other. For this new European tour which begins in February 2012, they have included two supplementary brass instruments and we can bet that the disc made by Philippe Eidel (Khaled, Rachid Taha) wil...

Spiky - Carnival Symposium

publié le 17 December 2011
Carnival Symposium is a Rock, Orchestral, Steampunk conceptual album. It features fifty-two minutes of a raw Rock / Orchestral modern music pounded by percussions and heavily surrounded by a dark and industrial atmosphere. Scattered in eight original tracks, the album deals with the contrast between wide, massiv...

All the way - Quartet

publié le 17 December 2011
New album , "All the Way" Quartet: Frédéric MONINO (Basse) Thomas de POURQUERY (Sax alto & soprano) Olivier-roman GARCIA (Guitar ) François LAIZEAU (Drums) + Featuring : David LINX  and Olivier KEROURIO (Harmonica) Sleeve notes: Enzo CORMANN October 2011 release (Pypeline/Socadisc) www....

Martin Mey - Get out of my loops - Digital release on 11/11/11

publié le 17 December 2011
Martin Mey isn't a solitary person, but one of those talented artists who takes the risk to carry us away on a journey of which he is the unique guide. Alone on stage with his piano, his guitare, his voice and his loop machines, Martin is inhabited by his music, entrancing and ethereal, haunting or rythmical, which ...

Mina May - Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt

publié le 17 December 2011
From their different journeys towards other lands, the muscians of Mina May have conserved their taste for travel. After spending a year in Canada ( in particular a concert with SUUNS ) then a notable return for the MIDI festival 2011, these outsize globe-trotters claim and assume influences which could well constit...
Desert Songs Cover by Dawn Landes and Piers Faccini

New EP on the way: “Desert Songs” by Dawn Landes & Piers Faccini

publié le 04 March 2017
Out on January 16th.The two songwriters, Dawn Landes (US) and Piers Faccini (UK) met in 2013 when they recorded a Lead Belly song for Faccini’s cover project, Songs I Love. Later that year, Piers invited Dawn to France to perform in a 12th Century Romanesque Chapel in the remote Cevennes region of the south of...
Temenik Electric Cover

Temenik Electric - Inch’allah Baby

publié le 15 December 2015
Acclaimed by international critics for their debut album, TEMENIK Electric are back with Inch’Allah Baby, 10 tracks radiated by Arabian Rock, amplified by the sirocco and encrusted with futuristic pop of Oriental Western mist. In this whirlwind of identities, enhanced by Justin Adams and Tim Oliver in the famo...
Cover of Yelli Yelli, association de bienfaiteurs

Yelli Yelli, association de bienfaiteurs

publié le 13 September 2015
Yelli Yelli's songs are an ardent hommage to her mother who, when she was small got her to listen to traditional kabyle airs. Memories of a time when the little girl although not understanding the words was drawn by the songs, so mysterious, revealing through their melodies the rythms and in these rythms the emotion...
Horsedreamer

Horsedreamer

publié le 14 June 2015
HORSEDREAMER is a collaboration between me and my old friend the poet and singer Roger Robinson. Imagine it as a conversation between old friends when words resound and shared stories build pathways straight to the heart. I provide the music, Roger the words. Horsedreamer is our conversation. HORSEDREAMER is a c...
Jenny Lysander - Northern Folks

Jenny Lysander - Northern Folks

publié le 20 April 2015
With her musical talent already being compared to the likes of legendary folk artists Nick Drake and Fairport Convention, it’s no surprise that upon hearing her “rare, poetic voice” English singer-songwriter Piers Faccini immediately took 21-year-old Jenny Lysander under his wing. The Scandinavian songbird recorded ...
Yves Rousseau Quartet - Akasha

Yves Rousseau Quartet - Akasha

publié le 01 March 2015
Yves Rousseau is one of the leaders of the french and european jazz scene. Among his various activities, he has managed for more than ten years, as head of his quartet, a work of writing and improvisation at the outpost of jazz and new music styles. With an original orchestration that gives to this formation its so ...
Jazzdor Series - Magique

Jazzdor Series - Magique

publié le 01 March 2015
For its second release, the recent label of the European Jazzdor festival called upon three enchanters to make the cauldron bubble, those of the Kesselhaus of Berlin. The formula is new, but it is straight away essential as one of the antique types found amongst the half effaced runes. On one side, two wizards fron ...
DJ Oil - Phantom (BBE Music)

DJ Oil - Phantom (BBE Music)

publié le 30 January 2015
A quick look at Discogs tells us that DJ Oil previously had a solo album out a few years back on Discograph, which totally passed this writer by. When I wondered why I realised I had pretty much given up on the trip-hop genre, which was so ubiquitous through the ‘90s and noughties, but fell off the radar as it...
David Chevallier - Standards and Avatars

David Chevallier - Standards et Avatars

publié le 19 January 2015
Standards & Avatars is not a return to source. Although Jazz has always been present in my different projects - Often in the forefront, sometimes hidden in the framework – Up to now I have usually explored the possibilities to bring about an exchange between this music and others, like chamber music, pop o...
Defaced - Dark Planets

Defaced - Dark Planets

publié le 04 December 2014
Defaced is a French modern metal Instrumental band, created in 2012. Defaced mixes some djenty Periphery and Meshuggah influences with thrashy riffs and atmospherical Devin Townsend-like ambiances, to create their "metal space music". They released their first EP Assisted Life in 2012, which was followed by a clip. ...
The Many are One - A Beating Drum compilation

The Many are One - A Beating Drum compilation

publié le 20 November 2014
The Many Are One is a compilation curated by songwriter Piers Faccini and released on his own label Beating Drum.Faccini, acclaimed over the years in his own music for having blended diverse and cross-cultural influences has compiled a collection of tracks that weaves a mesmerising journey between continents, langua...
Benjamin Fincher - Kamishibai

Benjamin Fincher - Kamishibai

publié le 20 November 2014
Orchestral pop, lo-fi folk, indie rock, 8bit electronic music... How should Benjamin Fincher’s music be defined without burdening it with hazy clichés? And just who may be his musical siblings or relatives anyway? Orchestral pop, lo-fi folk, indie rock, 8bit electronic music... How should Benjamin Fincher’s musi...
Franck Vaillant - Raising Benzine

Franck Vaillant "Raising Benzine"

publié le 10 October 2014
"RAISING BENZINE" ALBUM RELEASED ON DECEMBRE 2014 "Raising Benzine" takes a new turn to music combining writing and improvisation without barriers. Rock, jazz, experimental, trance, this new album seems much tell the story of four albums that give rise to a new group eager to take you further, unlimited mileage! It...
The awards of Sacem-Trenet 2013 price for "Vers des docks et des quais" from Radio Babel Marseille

Radio Babel Marseille : Winner 2013 of the Sacem-Trenet prize

publié le 21 July 2014
This vocal combo gathers together 5 artists-singers from differents musical worlds (world music, contemporary poetry, hip-hop vocal...). Radio Babel Marseille cappella groove their original compositions which is carried along, in part, by the poetry of Louis Brauquier, poet and navigator, from Marseille. This vo...

David Chevallier Trio - Standards & Avatars

publié le 16 July 2014
David Chevallier, one of the most talented musicians of the French scene, much sought sideman (Caratini outdoors Robert ...) has always focused his personal work on the explosion of forms, including combining Jazz, Improvised Music and literary texts (Buzzati, Pavese ...). His project music Gesualdo (controlling Eur...
Jenny Lysander - Lighthouse - album cover

Jenny Lysander - Lighthouse

publié le 28 May 2014
In 2013 the English singer-songwriter Piers Faccini started up his own label Beating Drum. After releasing his fifth album ‘Between Dogs & Wolves’ to critical acclaim, the artist run label, Beating Drum, is slowly but surely building a following for its lovingly produced music, design and artwork. In 2013 th...
Jul - Dans ma paranoïa

JUL "Dans ma Paranoia" certified gold record!

publié le 21 May 2014
Jul from Marseille also called Jul Lacrizeomicmek achieves , in 2014 , the feat of spending from Rap underground to the light of top bestsellers albums. Prior to february 2014 , and the release of his first album , Jul is best known locally and on in the internet . On online video platforms, clips of his songs combi...
Album picture of Brave Mountains du groupe Appletop

Appletop - Brave Mountains

publié le 01 April 2014
The indie-rock revival that has seen Yuck, Toy, Cheatahs, Speedy Ortiz etc all make records that are as indebted to the music of my youth as RBS are to the state. The indie-rock revival that has seen Yuck, Toy, Cheatahs, Speedy Ortiz etc all make records that are as indebted to the music of my youth as RBS are...
Pochette de Never Go Down - Martin Mey

Martin Mey - Never Go Down

publié le 19 February 2014
Martin Mey likes trippy and entrancing musics, the deepness of a piano and the acoustics of a folk guitar... But he is incessantly drawn by his bad acquaintances towards tempestuous horizons, as much by the strength of the rythmics as by the distorsions of the sounds. Martin Mey likes trippy and entrancing mus...

KAIROS - Khalil Chahine new album release on september 2013

publié le 20 November 2013
As Youssef Chahine, the famous film-maker and name-sake , Khalil Chahine is Egyptian. Hardened Guitar player and Composer who accompanied Jacques Dutronc and who composed many movies' soundtracks, among which «Venus beauty» and «Monsieur Batignole», Khalil Chahine presents us his latest CD "K...

TIGRAN - Live Recording - Jazz à la Villette - September 5th

publié le 09 October 2013
The style of Tigran Hamasyan is a rich mixture of rock, armenian folklore, experimental music, metal and, obviously of jazz. His scenic performances, filled of all those influences sometimes tender, sometimes furious, have recognized him as the spearhead of the new generation of jazzmen. {source}<div class="v...

Piers Faccini - Between Dogs and Wolves

publié le 26 September 2013
If it weren't for the high fidelity, Between Dogs and Wolves, the fifth long-player from British-born singer/songwriter Piers Faccini, could easily be mistaken for a late-'60s/early-'70s Harvest Records release, appearing in a display case next to Shirley & Dolly Collins'Anthems in Eden or Roy Harper's Stormcock...
Western Hip-Hop

« Western Hip-Hop » (Album) Released on OCTOBER 2013

publié le 27 August 2013
A stateless musician. That's what Rit. Since its inception, the one-man band from Marseille is caracterized by an almost fierce desire to combine a multitude of styles without ever sticking to one of them. Some would say that this is a severe lack of artistic balance, overt signs of an identity which is struggling t...
Magik Malik - Tranz Denied

Magic Malik new album "Tranz Denied" in September

publié le 19 July 2013
Great French flutist Malik Mezzadri aka Magic Malik is one of those musicians constantly looking for new musical experiences. Besides jazz and Magic Malik Orchestra, his experimental albums XP, the multi-instrumentalist has worked with Julien Lourau and his Groove Band, Steve Coleman, Laurent Garnier, Saint Germain,...

Black Moth Cult "The Fountain Of Tantric Worship"

publié le 04 April 2013
This may be the first band we've featured from the French Riviera, but if there are other bands in that area that are killing it like Black Moth Cult, it surely won't be our last.   Black Moth Cult takes a little bit of Swedish Stoner, Desert Fuzz and Grunge to create an awesome sonic stew that winds up soundin...

Benjamin Fincher - Long Distance

publié le 27 March 2013
Orchestral pop, folk lo-fi, indie-rock, electronic 8-bit: how to define the music of Benjamin Fincher without burdening by misty shots? And who is he the brother or cousin? Grandaddy, Patrick Watson, Belle and Sebastian? Sure, but not only ... Multi-instrumentalist, composing and writing alone at home, he carves...

Dom La Nena - Ela

publié le 19 January 2013
A FIRST ALBUM "ELA" coming out - 15th JANUARY 2013 in USA/Canada - 18th February 2013 in Europe - on Six Degrees Records! www.domlanena.com The francophile brazilian singer and cellist Dominique Pinto, aka Dom La Nena, accompanied Jane Birkin, Camille, Sophie Hunger, Coming Soon, Étienne Daho, Rosemary Moria...

Grand Balcony Twang Machine - Embassy

publié le 11 December 2012
An eternal quest for a wild yet elegant sound is what drives this garage folk trio, the Grand Balcony Twang Machine. Since the group inception in 2011, the GBTM remains faithful to its fierce desire to combine the intimate folk of songwritters, the American jalopy barking mangy dogs of lo-fi rock n’roll. A...

Sekou Kouyate, Joe Driscoll - Faya

publié le 16 November 2012
In the port city of Marseilles, home to many a nomadic soul, Joe Driscoll first met Sekou Kouyate.  The two were paired up to collaborate at the French festival ‘Nuit Metis’ (Nights of Mixed Race), and though they shared no common spoken language, they encountered no obstacles communicating through ...

CHINESE MAN Live at la Cigale

publié le 10 November 2012
Past 2 years, the Chinese Man armed with his fonky vinyls and its supersonic bass left spread Zen Spirit around the globe with his amazing live show! Hong Kong to Bogota, from Eurockéennes de Belfort to Festival des Vieilles Charrues. High Ku, Sly, Zé Mateo and VJ Tot did stir the booty of the many Chi...

Adrien Moignard: Between Clouds, released on October 29th

publié le 27 October 2012
His recent duet album with Rocky Cresset earned him widespread admiration of all the press. Adrien is compared to masters such as Bireli Lagrene and Sylvain Luc. Between Clouds is the second album released under his name, with his band. Surrounded by his friends - Benoît Convert (guitar), Jérôme ...

Usthiax - MMXI

publié le 26 September 2012
Amazing route which this boy from Manosque (South east of France) choose to follow. In turn lumberjack, farm laborer, graduate in Modern Literature, student in Arabic, supervisor in a boarding school, with roles in Marseille opera and TV series "Plus belle la vie"... Also a black belt in judo, USTHIAX is above all a...

Stéphane Fernandez - Nando

publié le 07 August 2012
An album with Latin sounds, jazzy, with some of the best musicians on the planet for this production coming from the South Pacific (New-Caledonia). The melodies are lilting, and are perfectly accompanied by the steel drums of Andy Narell, the pianos of Mario Canonge and Vincent Bidal… For the Rythmic, electr...

MOIGNARD - GRESSET : Entre Actes, released on july 2nd

publié le 27 June 2012
Each, according to his temperament, lands and find his bearings: roundness and harmony supported by the warmth of nylon cord for Rocky, a pleasant blend of sharpness and subtlety enhanced by the brillance of the steel cord for Adrien.   Their treatment of the standards the most « charged » (&la...

KHEPER album by IMHOTEP

publié le 21 June 2012
Music fans, it's on the way! 13 years after "Blue Print", my new album is finally ready... Yes, I know, it was long! But what do you expect? Perfectionism or quibble, I am one of the meticulous craftsmen that " a hundred times on the job submit their work...". Would you have asked Beethoven to speed up his ninth bef...

DJ Oil - Black Notes

publié le 25 April 2012
Featuring Gift Of Gab (Blackalicious), Reggie Gibson, Magic Malik and Sam Karpienia (Dupain). / Label: Discograph. Musician, DJ and producer, Lionel Corsini aka Oil was one of the spearheads of Troublemakers, a pioneering entity on the made-in-France house scene with releases on legendary labels Guidance and Blue No...

Beatiho

publié le 23 April 2012
Beatiho is the provencal term used to describe those 'Boxes of Piety' prepared by the contemplative nuns in the covents of Provence in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Their social or religious utilisation was mostly domestic : in the home, they served as a pious support before which one prayed. Beatiho is ...

Miss Ketty - You can dance

publié le 09 January 2012
With her career course the first French Djette may need no presentations... In spring 2011, Miss Ketty opens a new production house keenly awaited on Hypertraxx records "You can dance" with the voice of Chynna Paige (who worked with David Guetta & Téo Moss among others) www.miss-ketty.com Miss Ketty,...

Dress Code - Far Away

publié le 08 January 2012
"Far Away is an appropriate title for this first opus of the Dress Code Quintet. From the first notes, the band creates a wonderful universe of sound which evoques new impressions and visions, in the faraway. Beautifully, tenor saxophone and trumpet weave melodies almost hypnotic as the rythmic section impulse a...

So?Mash! - On my own

publié le 07 January 2012
So?mash!, a hip pop electro soul duo, brings an air of freshness with their formula: micro samples, breaks and beats harmonized by Sorhum, all enfolded by the haunting voice of Mash Puppit, drifting between flow and melody. www.somash.net/ These two curious and energetic artists draw on their sundry experiences...

CHINESE MAN / REMIX WITH THE SUN

publié le 07 January 2012
After the release of their first album 'Racing with the sun' in CD format in April 2011, the Chinese Man is back at work and invites his most talented friends for serious playback of his latest work. The Chinese man offers his disciples an exclusive triple LP vinyl. It's with great pleasure that we find the duo Tha ...

DELUXE / POLISHING PEANUTS

publié le 07 January 2012
The Chinese man is proud to present the first official signing of the label, Deluxe! Thanks to their perseverance, their scathing chants and a devastating musical energy, the group knew how to charm the great Chinese master, Chinese Man Records label, who decides to release a first EP and send them touring to spread...

Ba Cissoko - New album January 25

publié le 07 January 2012
After 10 years on stage Ba Cissoko has travelled the lenght and breadth of all the new World Music scenes, European and other. For this new European tour which begins in February 2012, they have included two supplementary brass instruments and we can bet that the disc made by Philippe Eidel (Khaled, Rachid Taha) wil...

Spiky - Carnival Symposium

publié le 17 December 2011
Carnival Symposium is a Rock, Orchestral, Steampunk conceptual album. It features fifty-two minutes of a raw Rock / Orchestral modern music pounded by percussions and heavily surrounded by a dark and industrial atmosphere. Scattered in eight original tracks, the album deals with the contrast between wide, massiv...

All the way - Quartet

publié le 17 December 2011
New album , "All the Way" Quartet: Frédéric MONINO (Basse) Thomas de POURQUERY (Sax alto & soprano) Olivier-roman GARCIA (Guitar ) François LAIZEAU (Drums) + Featuring : David LINX  and Olivier KEROURIO (Harmonica) Sleeve notes: Enzo CORMANN October 2011 release (Pypeline/Socadisc) www....

Martin Mey - Get out of my loops - Digital release on 11/11/11

publié le 17 December 2011
Martin Mey isn't a solitary person, but one of those talented artists who takes the risk to carry us away on a journey of which he is the unique guide. Alone on stage with his piano, his guitare, his voice and his loop machines, Martin is inhabited by his music, entrancing and ethereal, haunting or rythmical, which ...

Mina May - Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt

publié le 17 December 2011
From their different journeys towards other lands, the muscians of Mina May have conserved their taste for travel. After spending a year in Canada ( in particular a concert with SUUNS ) then a notable return for the MIDI festival 2011, these outsize globe-trotters claim and assume influences which could well constit...
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