The Weather Station
The great Canadian folk group led by Tamara Lindeman signs one of the great albums of this beginning of the year, Ignoring.
Philippe Cohen Solal & Mike Lindsay
Philippe Cohen Solal of Gotan Project and Mike Lindsay of Tuung in a remarkable album in tribute to the American artist Henry Darger, Outsider.
After 25 years of existence, the group from Sarthe continues to please with the beautiful fluid songs of its twelfth album, tree skin.
A French duo signed by the Grenoble label Sandmusic. First album : Aerial.
Canadian star Abel Makkonen Tesfaye exits The Highlights in the form of a collection of hits including this collaboration with our Frenchies from Daft Punk
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Tasjn! Tasjn! Tasjn! Under this self-centered title, a very nice indie-folk album from a 34-year-old guy from Ohio.
Rémi Richarme and his quintet, now based in Lyon, sound the synthesizers and electric guitars.
Magnificently arranged second album from an American with an ample and inhabited voice, Postcards From The Edgewritten largely in Paris, in the fall of 2019. Listen to the leaves falling.
With In Gowan Ring, B’ee was one of the heralds of the revival of folk in the detours of the 2000s. He returns here under the nickname of Birch Book with a magnificent album, Heart Star Gift.
Brisa Roche and Fred Fortuny
The American based in France and the composer sign an album on December Square combining Californian pop and soul: Freeze Where UR.
SomewhereSecond album for this young Texan group which is eyeing a velvety dream-pop.
After the disappearance of Philippe Pascal, Marquis de Sade continues without him and without “de Sade”. But with Etienne Daho and others. A aurora which often takes on the appearance of Danzig Twist.
Musician, producer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Allen Aka Puma Blue comes from London, where he distills, with Praise of the Shadowsone of those nuggets of hybrid jazz that now abounds in the homeland of pop.
Devin The Dude
At 50, the American rapper from Michigan embodies, with Soulful Distancea cool old-skool.
Black Country, New Road
The young London septet develops a unique sound between jazz, pop and post-rock, on For the first time.
Uppersthe first album by a British post-punk band, confirms Sup Pop’s very sure taste for hard-hitting guitars.
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
An unpublished compilation of covers (Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Prince, Aretha Franklin…), Just Dropped…, by a soul icon and his inseparable group.
Music On Hold
A mischievous lo-fi bedroom pop, on the first album of a Parisian trio signed by Born Bad Records, 30 Minutes Of…
Released in 2020 in Australia, 7AM is being released in France on Safe In the Rain Records. Nick Griffith is an essential pop figure on the Sydney scene in Australia, in a very lo-fi spirit.
David Walters, Vincent Segal, Ballake Sissoko, Roger Raspail
David Walters, master of Creole music, surrounds himself with a dream trio for this Night dreamy and melancholic at Heavenly Sweetness.
A Swiss trio that combines pop and repetitive music in a masterful So what promoted by Bongoe Joe.
Bored at my Grandma’s House
Only nineteen years old, and Amber Strawbridge offers an exemplary first bedroom pop EP, Sometimes I forget you’re human too.
A sure bet on the British psyche scene, The Telescopes sign their twelfth album, with a big program: Songs of Love and Revolution.
Ashes! is the first album of Daniel Pabœuf, saxophonist from Rennes heard at Marquis de Sade, Niagara, Françoise Hardy or Dominique A. A full and very personal sound.
Sarah Mary Chadwick
Me and Ennui are friends, baby : just a piano, a hoarse voice and sexual hair displayed on the cover of the album. Melbourne-based Australian Sarah Mary Chadwick is not hiding anything.
Amélie Grosselin (Fordamage), Astrid Radigue (Mermonte), Claire Grupallo (Sieur & Dame) and Faustine Seilman invent, on their first eponymous album, a sound mixing rock, lyricism and tribal percussion.
Fantastic Mister Zguy
With a few pretty duets (Pi Ja Ma, Th Da Freak, Gaëtan Nonchalant), the songwriter Fantastic Mister Zguy delivers some moods which deserve a listen.
Third volume of Love Themes of the composer and director, who promises here ” the soundtrack of your mind“.
Archie Shepp & Jason Moran
Let my People Goa raw and intense duo between saxophonist Archie Shepp and pianist Jason Moran, is a masterpiece of jazz, classical and contemporary at the same time.
Hauschka with Rob Petit & Robert Macfarlane
Hauschka, a German pianist, surrounds himself with director Rob Petit and writer Robert Macfarlane to write the ideal soundtrack of the Scottish highlands. Hypnotic and windy.
V/A Johnny Cash
Released in April 2018, Forever Words was an impressive setting of letters, poems and other original writings of Johnny Cash by contemporary artists. On this version Expanded (Forever Words Expanded), eighteen pieces are added to the original sixteen. Very very moving.