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Playlist 20.10.2009

Featured: Laetitia Sadier session

Tracks

 
- Emily Loizeau: Sister
 
From the 'Pays Sauvage' album, getting its UK release on Bella Union. Read our interview here.
 
- Phantom feat Lio: Noir Violette
 
The latest comeback from the punky ‘Banana Split’ girl, this time with Belgian group Phantom. This is a neat, new-wave-y pastiche.
 
- Richard Swift: The Atlantic Ocean
 
 
Not actually French, but Laetitia’s new recording partner, so relevant.
 
- Joakim: Spiders
 
 
"Like a Ladytron B-side..." - intended as a compliment, we think. See our review here.
 
- Centenaire: Farmers Underground
 
"Propelled by thundering, ominous drums and rattling percussion" - see our review of the album, 'The Enemy', here.
 
See our review here.
 
- Momotte & Laetitia Sadier: J’ai Peur (De La Voiture)
 
The apparently now defunct Momotte (reincarnated to an extent as Aquaserge) joined forces with Ms. Sadier on this simultaneously laid back and frantic number. It’s the B-side of a single called ‘La Nouvelle Chanson Française’ which is a neat piss-take of… well, that should be obvious! According to Laetitia, the temperature was 9 degrees celcius in the studio when this was recorded.