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Jacco Gardner “Hypnophobia” — a master blend of vintage reminiscing and contemporary styling

Photo by Nick Helderman As I put my ear buds in to let the music fill my ears I am instantly transported. I am walking down a street in Paris on a blissfully beautiful spring day. The sun warms my face as I watch people sip coffee, eat crepes and whiz past me on bicycles. […]

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La Femme at Echoplex: a rip in a stocking and a hand on the throat

The French band, La Femme are like a rip in a beautiful woman’s stocking. There are signs of a struggle, but there is no concern for her well-being because you understand that it was a consensual act between two lovers. They are musical mutts that are howling in a cage at the pedigree in the […]

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Sébastien Tellier announces North American tour dates with show at The Roxy, watch new animated video for “Love”

The mystifying Parisian recording artist, Sébastien Tellier has announced a headlining show date at The Roxy in West Hollywood. Tellier will take the stage at The Roxy on Saturday, December 6th. The last time we caught the enigmatic French singer live was at Coachella 2009, followed by Culture Collide in 2010. This intimate performance at […]

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Yelle announces headlining performance at Fonda Theatre

Photo by Wei Shi French electropop sensation, Yelle has a headlining performance scheduled at the Fonda Theatre on Friday October 31! Yes, that’s Halloween! If you missed Yelle’s one-off FREE show this past Monday at Bardot (It’s A School Night), you can now catch her live in on of L.A.’s best venues. Yelle has a […]

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SXSW Hot Band Alert: Get hip with French surf-pop connoisseurs, La Femme

Yet another band we saw perform at SXSW who definitely needed their own dedicated photo gallery. At first glance, French surf-pop connoisseurs, La Femme look like the super hip kind of kids you want to be friends with at a party. Styled up in biker leathers with orchids accenting their hair and jackets, La Femme […]

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Gesaffelstein brings his French techno to the Fonda Theatre for two nights

Always suited up and looking very dapper, French techno artist and DJ, Gesaffelstein is headed to Los Angeles for two back-to-back dates at the Fonda Theatre. Gesaffelstein is set to headline the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday, May 22nd (18-and-over) and Friday, May 23rd (all-ages). Gesaffelstein will warp you mind with his hypnotic beats […]

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Acclaimed French electronic musician, Rone, hits the Echo before his Coachella set

It seems like a lot more French musicians are coming out of the woodwork and making their way to Los Angeles to perform some pretty epic shows, and we’re loving it! Rone (otherwise known as Erwan Castex) is one of the most acclaimed French musicians on the electronic scene. With Rone’s new EP coming out […]

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New Music Video – M83 “Midnight City”

In celebration of the release of his new album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83 (aka Anthony Gonzalez) has released an official video for “Midnight City”, the first single from their new album. Directed by Fleur & Manu and Produced by DIVISION, “Midnight City” is the soundtrack where a bunch of kids run around Los Angeles raising havoc with […]

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Chain Gaing of 1974 with White Sea at the Echoplex (April 23, 2011) – Photo Gallery Review

The Chain Gang of 1974 and White Sea just played the Echoplex with Jamaica this past April 23 to a packed house of fans (even Robyn was there!). Check out the photo gallery below from their stellar show. Click here to check out the photos of Jamaica! Photos: Lily Loubriel Chain Gang of 1974 White […]

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Jamaica “No Problem” – Album Review

A French duo called Jamaica produced by part of Justice boasting growing buzz in the U.S. and success overseas sounds like a combo that will equal chaos or genius (or perhaps a bit of both.) Yet, for their debut album, No Problem, Jamaica lands some where in the middle. The album is packed with 80s-pop-rock-inspired […]

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Contest: Win tickets to Jamaica with The Chain Gang of 1974 at the Echoplex (April 23, 2011)

This is going to be one very fun show you shouldn’t miss! French duo, Jamaica, will be headlining the Echoplex this Saturday, April 23, 2011. The duo comprised of Antoine Hilaire and Florent Lyonne are a sweet gumbo of all thing fun. From their catchy  melodies fused with sweet electro pop, to their charming vocals that […]

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Yelle at the Echoplex – Photo Gallery & Review

I don’t think you can help yourself if you go to a Yelle show, you will dance. The Yelle show at the Echoplex on Friday, November 5, was a sold-out crowd full of helplessly grooving hipsters in their funkiest garb. As one girl out in the smoking deck put it, “I saw all these goth […]

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Paris’ Kitsuné Records Readies “Kitsuné Maison 8: The Chic and Nice Issue”

With the success of their last compilation “Kitsuné Maison 7,” the French techno label, Kitsuné, is gearing up to throw some more dope beats your way. Busting with life and creative ideas, the Kitsuné compound has been packed with friends: girls and boys, new and old, quiet girls, neurotic boys, ─ drenched with vivid personalities […]

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“Preliminaires” by Iggy Pop Album Review

“Preliminaires” by Iggy Pop – It’s funny to hear this crazy godfather of punk go slow-mo, sounds like a bad heroin overdose. Naw, but really, Iggy and The Stooges have always been one of my favorite bands, much respect to Iggy, but I’m not too keen on this album. I like “Je sais que tu […]

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