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Oklou – Forever
Oklou's debut EP The Rite of May was one of our favorite releases of 2018, and today the French singer and producer returns with her first single of 2019, and it's one of the most beautiful songs we've heard all year. Oklou says the tender, healing "Forever" is about "forgiveness and …
DOUBLE MIXTE – Romance Noire
New sounds from the Italians Do It Better family, courtesy of French duo Clara Apolit & Thomas Maan aka Double Mixte, and produced by Johnny Jewel. Listen to the group's haunting debut EP, which the label calls a "digital thunderstorm of neon lit noire", below, and pic…
premiere: Maud Geffray - POLAAR
We're psyched to premiere the stunningly beautiful and surreal visuals for the title track from French artist Maud Geffray's debut solo LP POLAAR, out next month on Paris label Pan European Recording. According to a press release, the record encompasses "shadows of shoegaze, the electrified Ita…
watch the moving new video from French duo The Blaze
Powerful new track + stunning accompanying visuals (Romain Gavras' favorite vid of the year) from mysterious French producer/director crew The Blaze. The emotional "Territory" is taken from the group's brilliant 6-song debut EP, out in April on Animal63. Video shot in Alg…
video premiere: Laure Briard – Les pins des Landes
Toulouse, France artist Laure Briard shares the dreamy visuals for "Les pins des Landes", a modern yéyé dream-psych gem and one of the highlights from her beautiful new Sorcellerie EP, out now on Paris label Midnight Special. Directed by Aymeric Cattenoz. Watch below,…
listen to Laure Briard’s new Sorcellerie EP
We've been big fans of French artist Laure Briard's elegant blend of classic yéyé vibes, vintage garage psych, and irresistible Stereolab-esque pop for a while now, and her brand new Sorcellerie EP might be her trippiest and most enchanting record yet...
stream Laure Briard’s Sur la Piste de Danse
Toulouse's Laure Briard just dropped a gorgeous new LP of bright and romantic French pop -- which we've previously compared to Stereolab and the ’60s golden age of vintage French pop -- with sounds ranging from the decidedly psych-rock vibes of tracks like "Que reste​-​t​-​il" and "Da…
Skylar Spence x GvsB takeover: Braque – Maraude
I just stumbled upon this record label called D.K.O. out of France, and they’ve got an impressive roster of house and disco enthusiasts. Braque’s EP, ’Maraude’, is short but sweet from top to bottom, and the title track sounds like some…

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