I’m sure everyone in their 20s and 30s knows already about the french electro duo AIR. The acronym stands for Amour Imagination Rêve, which defines well the tone of their airy and downtempo tracks. I was nostalgic lately so I compiled my favorite tracks from them, even after decades passing by I can still listen to …
Yuksek is a French electro producer, remixer and DJ part of the record label Kitsune. His name is Pierre-Alexandre Busson, and his stage name actually means “high” in Turkish. His sound is a mix of indie pop, futuristic disco and pure electro, as you are about to discover:
Tristesse Contemporaine is a French psychedelic punk and electro trio founded in 2009. I tend to associate some of their tracks like a non-commercial version of Godzilla because of the tone of the singer. Below are my crushes, from which a remix by Chloe, one of my favorite french electro dj ever.
“The dark prince of techno” artist GESAFFELSTEIN turned the melancholic airy track “Bankrupt” by the indie rock band Phoenix into a dark and ominous remix. The final blend: Versus the original version:
My Friday night was spent in one of my favorites venues in Beirut, Lebanon. It’s called Decks on the Beach, the organizers invite international (mostly French) electro DJs every Friday throughout each summer such as Ivan Smagghe, Attari, Villa, Friendly Fires, Lindstorm, Horse Meat Disco, The fucking TWELVES ❤ etc etc, and last Friday Jupiter. …
My first contribution on Revolver, to list you the best from les French! http://projectrevolver.org/2013/10/20/french-just-do-it-better-best-of-the-french-electro-scene/
There will obviously be a much more extensive post about Kavinsky and his unique french electro sound. In the meantime, I really wanted to share the remix Odd Look with The Weeknd:
So many Get Lucky versions, this one is by far the best. It’s the remix of a cover by Holtoug. Aproveche!