Oslo Tropique - Entre les Mains des Robots
Why listen to Oslo Tropique?Because you mustn’t trust their name, seen as "a climatic oxymoron". They come from Toulouse and from Chartres, and don’t play salsa or beguine, but rock n’ roll. In French. Not in Norwegian.Because some sounds, some riffs, almost seem borrowed from heavy-metal ("Nuits Ve...
Marie-Flore - Je Sais Pas si Ça Va
She doesn’t know how it’s going ("Je Sais Pas si Ça Va")... but she knows it’s late ("Je Sais qu’il est Tard"). I know that you never know, Jean Gabin said. I know this album is very good and it overthrows me.With an unfeigned pleasure, I find everything I liked in her previous album: this voice as ...
Cats On Trees - Alie
What a beautiful summer pop album! Although it’s been released for a few months, I feel it more appropriate to broach it under the sun.Should Cats On Trees still be introduced? Let’s say they should. This duo, made up of pianist-singer Nina and drummer Yohan since 2007, mainly made a name for themse...
Kwoon - Alive
Last name: Lavallart.First name: Sandy.Artist name/project: Kwoon.Domicile: Brittany.Favourite instrument: Electric guitar.Distinguishing feature: Goes and plays his music in inspiring places at the world’s end, alone, surrounded by nature, whether it be upon a volcano in the Canaries ("La Rilla", "...
Mathis Poulin - Allons de l'Avant
Entitling his debut album Allons de l'Avant (“let’s move forward”) yet wearing a vintage look (flat cap, waiscoat) à la Gauvain Sers? This isn’t the least paradox of this talented young man from Blois!Aged 21 only, he adds up so vast influences and resemblances that he may quickly please a wide audi...