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The Fitzcarraldo Sessions: Some Sing a Bit Different
26/09/2009

Rockfort talk to Thierry and Hervé from alt-rockers Jack the Ripper about their project The Fitzcarraldo Sessions, which sees them invite a host of guest vocalists from the French scene and beyond to guest on their compositions. read more...

Young Folk: Kütu Culture in Clermont-Ferrand
18/09/2009

Clermont-Ferrand, in the Auvergne, is experiencing a boom in folky, introspective musicians, including Cocoon, Zak Laughed, and the Kütu Folk collective. Here, Rockfort explores the latter's home-spun aesthetic. read more...

Sliimy's Bright Future
04/09/2009

What is Sliimy? Rockfort chats to the French phenomenon. read more...

Rockfort Live: September 09
10/08/2009

After a sold-out show at the French Institute, Rockfort returns to a more intimate setting this autumn with a night on 4 September at The Windmill in Brixton. read more...

Le Prince Miiaou: Feline Happier
03/08/2009

While at Les Francofolies, Rockfort spoke to young musician Le Prince Miiaou (aka Maud-Élisa Mandeau) about how she records, how music gets her up in the morning, and about the possibility of being part of John and Jehn's band. read more...

Les Francofolies de La Rochelle Pt 2: Seaside Rock
22/07/2009

In a second report from the Francofolies festival, Rockfort assesses some of the live acts, from rising stars to ageing icons. read more...

Norscq: Never Neutral
17/07/2009

Rockfort talks to uncompromising producer Jean-Louis Morgère about his work as Norscq and his past life as a member of 80s experimentalists The Grief. read more...

Les Francofolies de La Rochelle Pt 1: Controversy and Consensus
15/07/2009

This month, the Francofolies festival, based in La Rochelle and dedicated to French chanson in all its forms, celebrated its 25th anniversary. Rockfort’s first report begins by looking at the controversy that overshadowed the event. read more...

Tahiti 80: "We're Not John Lee Hooker"
08/07/2009

Xavier Boyer, leader of the blue-eyed soul boys from Rouen, talks to Rockfort about the group's punchy fourth album, 'Activity Centre', their home town, and his favourite chords. read more...

Rockfort on the Box
03/07/2009

At the recent Rockfort event at the French Institute in London, we presented clips of some interviews we've already done for the channel with Phoenix, Moriarty, Jane Birkin and Sebastien Tellier. read more...