Monthly Archives: July 2013

OohLaLA! A French Music Festival in London!

OohLaLA!, the international festival celebrating the best of modern French music, is coming to London for the first time this October. Founded by Sylvain Taillet (head of A&R for French label Barclay/Universal Music France) the festival first took place four years ago in Los Angeles and is now also being exported to San Francisco, Montreal […]

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Released Today – Vanessa Paradis ‘Love Songs’

Outside her modelling career and relationships with Lenny Kravitz and Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis the singer is still best known (and affectionately remembered) in the UK for her hit at the age of 14, ‘Joe Le Taxi’. Across the channel, though, she’s a heavy hitter. Her last album, 2007’s Divine Idylle, was a massive hit in […]

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French Artists @ UK Festivals

It’s festival season! We’re delighted with sheer number of French acts gracing festival stages around the country this summer – here’s a (summery) summary of  some of the acts to see during the next two months of live music. Melody’s Echo Chamber (photo by Diane Sagnier) Lovebox Festival – London: 19 July  Miss Kittin , […]

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Released Today – Kitsuné Soleil Mix 2, Flavia Coelho

The ever-trendy Kitsuné attempts to kick-start the summer with the release of its new compilation, Soleil Mix 2, mixed by label boss Gildas Loaec and collaborator Jerry Bouthier, and featuring Kitsuné signings like Moonlight Matters and Citizens! as well as friends and likeminds such as Metronomy, Friendly Fires, Jupiter and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Brazilian bomb Flavia […]

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