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Friday, May 24 2013

Andy Kayes ft. Copywrite: “The Man Without a Face”

Hip-hop artist Andy Kayes serves up a sensory-delight with a visual and aural feast of a video for his single, "The Man Without a Face".

Thursday, August 11 2011

‘French Cinema’ Is a Tangled, Rumpled Jumble of a History

French Cinema is a popular history that makes its own eccentric claims on what that history should be.

Thursday, May 26 2011

Various Artists: Le Pop 6: Les Chansons de la Nouvelle Scene Francaise

The label stays true to its vision of French-language music: playful, upbeat, clever, modern and light.

Wednesday, December 8 2010

Jacky Chalard: Je Sus Vivant, Mais J’Ai Peur de Gilbert Deflez

Space-age rock, straight-faced and playful, with driving mystic keyboards to tell us we're in the future.

Tuesday, September 7 2010

Various Artists: Le Pop 5: Les Chansons de la Nouvelle Scène Française

None of the songs on Le Pop 5 sound like "Allez! Ola! Olé!"

Tuesday, August 17 2010

Marianne Dissard: Paris One Takes

Soft little "La Confetti" from L'Entredeux now opens with a guitar like a jet engine.

Friday, April 16 2010

Sirba Octet/Isabelle Georges: Yiddish Rhapsody

The music being orchestrally interpreted on this disc comes from Yiddish folk culture via 1920s and '30s New York.

Monday, February 22 2010

Shall We Kiss?

This is repetitive and subdued, but those looking for a little less fluff in their romantic comedies would be well to do by renting this French export.

Sunday, November 8 2009

Mary Roos: Amour Toujours: The French Song Collection 1972-1975

Her songs are designed to be heard once and wiggle themselves into your brain.

Sunday, May 10 2009

20 Questions: Zachary Richard

Zachary Richard’s Cajun accordion speaks to the heart. Let that sound get in your ear and you’ll be out of your chair and on your feet before you can say Laissez le bon temps rouler!

Francoiz Breut: A L’Aveuglette (Capsule Reviews) [26.Mar.09]
Étienne Daho: L’invitation (Reviews) [26.Mar.08]
Fredda: Toutes mes Aventures (Reviews) [20.Mar.08]
Woelv: Tout Seul dans la Forêt en Plein Jour (Capsule Reviews) [11.Dec.07]
Lunabee: Prenez Garde Aux Flots Bleus (Capsule Reviews) [18.Jul.07]
Various Artists: Le Pop 4 (Reviews) [17.Jun.07]
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