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Pascal Comelade: No Theory, No Dogma
27/04/2009

The maverick Catalan artist recently came to London for what was, incredibly, his first ever British concert. Rockfort caught him backstage ahead of that show, to hear about his life as a musician, his influences and (gulp!) his views on the internet... read more...

Le Klub des 7: Back to Skool
24/04/2009

With the release of rap collective Le Klub des 7's second album ('La Classe de Musique') imminent, Rockfort speaks to the group's lynchpin and producer, the masked enigma Fuzati. read more...

Kap-ow!
20/04/2009

Bordeaux duo Kap Bambino, notorious for their delirious live shows as much as for the electronic brutality of their music, are preparing to unleash a new album, 'Blacklist'. One half of the group, Caroline Martial, gives Rockfort a little introduction to their world. read more...

Brightonrockuptible
18/04/2009

When Rockfort learned that Jean-Daniel Beauvallet, a founder of French ‘cultural news’ magazine Les Inrockuptibles, was involved with The Great Escape this year, we took the opportunity to talk not just about the Brighton festival but also to get his thoughts on the state of French music, the French state and the future of the magazine. read more...

Sylvie Vartan: The Irresistible Beat Girl
15/04/2009

As a sterling compilation of French pop queen Sylvie Vartan's finest 60s cuts is released in the UK for the first time, Rockfort presents a specially abridged version of the sleevenotes by the record's compiler, Kieron Tyler. read more...

Small Pleasures
09/04/2009

Over three EPs, including the most recent, 'We Feel Minuscule', Bordeaux's Minuscule Hey have developed a playfully cryptic brand of 'mini rock', which combines a stark, striking musical and visual aesthetic with a flair for surrealism. Rockfort decided to get in touch and try to find out what makes them tick. read more...

Stardust Memories
07/04/2009

Jupiter, who describe themselves as "cousins" of the Valérie collective and sound rather like Sally Shapiro being given a French Touch makeover, individually go by the names 'Q' and 'A'. So naturally, Rockfort had to catch them for a (cough!) Q&A just before their first UK performance. read more...

Koko Pop
03/04/2009

Rockfort catches bright Parisian four-piece Koko Von Napoo for a lively, funny and frank post-gig discussion. read more...

Bass Instincts
01/04/2009

Having recently unleashed his debut album on the world, ‘French cockney’ Flairs talks stress balls, sweat and shaking asses. read more... 

Aiming High
27/03/2009

With Rouen’s Steeple Remove set to release a new EP on 15 April, Rockfort asked the north-west’s keepers of the Krautrock flame for a little introduction to their world. read more...