Monthly Archives: January 2014

‘French Pop Friday’

Enjoy a selection of new videos from a few of the finest French indie pop artists: – Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains announce the release of their new album Piano Ombre, on March 17th. To see their latest video clip ‘La Vérité’ : -Orval Carlos Sibelius with his album Super Forma. To see his latest […]

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Released This Week: The duo ‘Ortie’ Elodie Pasquier and Gregoire Gensse (Laborie Jazz)

The duo Ortie, composed of clarinetist Elodie Pasquier and pianist Gregory Gensse have just released their eponymous album distributed in the UK by Discovery (released on 27th January). In 2011, they started their adventure with the Laborie Jazz label and received the 2012 Rhône-Alpes’ Springboard Jazz (s) award. Gregory and Elodie write their music and […]

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Released This Week: Keziah Jones ‘Captain Rugged’

This week, Nigeria’s Keziah Jones returns with a new superhero alter-ego which is also the name of his sixth album, Captain Rugged (released 20th January on Because). Jones had instant global success back in 1992 with his debut album Blufunk Is a Fact, and Captain Rugged demonstrates his constant striving for reinvention – just listen […]

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France @ Eurosonic 2014

Eurosonic, the Dutch showcase festival, hosted every year by the city of Groningen (and taking place 15th-18th January this year) returns with a particularly fine selection of French/French-signed acts gracing its line-up. Striking British singer-songwriter Benjamin Clementine, who was discovered singing in the Paris Metro, kicks things off on Wednesday 15th, and also plays the […]

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