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Claire Diterzi: Rosa La Rouge
20/08/2010

Kieron Tyler unravels a complex work inspired by Marxist philosopher and activist Rosa Luxemburg. read more...

Saycet: Through the Window
27/07/2010

Saycet's glacial electro nods towards Boards of Canada and Nordic territories, but isn't quite distinctive enough for Kieron Tyler. read more...

Le Roi de France: Johnny Hallyday 1966-1969
14/07/2010

David McKenna sizes up an album - the first ever UK compilation of Hallyday's work - that restores some balance to the reputation of France's most famous rocker. read more...

Shit Browne: Every Single Penny Will Be Reinvested in the Party
12/07/2010

Despite the band's unappealing moniker, Kieron Tyler manages to take a perverse pleasure in their Madchester-quoting debut. read more...

Emmanuelle Seigner: Dingue
08/07/2010

After working with the shoegazy Ultra Orange, the actress (and wife of Roman Polanski) has officially gone solo. But with the album being helmed by Keren Ann, does Seigner emerge as her own woman? Kieron Tyler thinks so. read more...

Sexy Sushi: Cyril
06/07/2010

The provocateurs from Nantes are back with a new album that takes aim at a French news presenter and charges into hard-trance territory. David McKenna hears the battle cry. read more...

LIVE: Charlotte Gainsbourg @ 02 Shepherd's Bush Empire
25/06/2010

Will Kane sees actress and reluctant performer Charlotte Gainsbourg overcome nerves to give a quietly impressive performance for her first UK live show. read more...

Chloé: One in Other
15/06/2010

David McKenna enters the cold world of the second album on Kill the DJ by the Parisian electro/minimal doyenne. read more...

Gaëtan Roussel: Ginger
14/05/2010

Louise Attaque's main man has decided to go solo and take a new direction influenced by Britpop and Beck. Cat Conway fears that it will do little to boost the reputation of French rock abroad. read more...

Eddy Mitchell: Grand Ecran
05/05/2010

Kieron Tyler finds that the rock 'n' roll legend's guttural vocal style does little to conjure the magic of the silver screen as he covers a selection of screen hits. read more...