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Tahiti 80: Activity Centre
12/08/2009

Kieron Tyler finds Rouen's blue-eyed boys sounding very comfortable as themselves, while subtly re-inventing their sound. read more...

Et Moi Et Moi Et Moi: Jacques Dutronc 1966-1969
20/07/2009

The yang to Françoise Hardy's yin, sardonic French icon Dutronc gets his first ever British compilation. David McKenna is thrilled by these killer cuts from his 60s EPs. read more...

Naïve New Beaters: Wallace
16/07/2009

Naïve? Nope. New? No chance. Beaters? Definitely. Joe Shooman gives his verdict on the debut from a group of neon japesters with the dancefloor firmly in their sights. read more...

Mondkopf: Galaxy of Nowhere
23/06/2009

The hymnal sounds on the debut by the Toulousain producer set him apart from the French Touch 2.0 crowd, says David McKenna. read more...

Sébastien Schuller: Evenfall
16/06/2009

David McKenna is underwhelmed by Sébastien Schuller's ambient-tinged MOR. read more...

BOOK: Dictionnaire des Yé-Yés
14/06/2009

Kieron Tyler delights in Alain Pozzuoli's goldmine of information on the Yé-Yé era, a straightforward, fact-based encyclopaedia that also addresses the thorny question of what Yé-Yé is (and isn't). read more...

Centenaire: The Enemy
04/06/2009

David McKenna delights in the shifting moods of the folky Parisian four-piece's second album. read more...

Phoenix: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
02/06/2009

The fourth album from the insouciant Versailles rockers may be their definitive record - but is that a good thing, asks David McKenna? read more...

Kap Bambino: Blacklist
02/06/2009

High-octane, ear-splitting, lyrically incomprehensible noise from a Bordeaux indie-electro duo? Yes please, says Jin Ho. read more...

Compilation: Dirty French Psychedelics
30/05/2009

Sarah Seldon embraces the pastoral psych folk B-soundtrack trip of Dirty Sound System's collection of vintage obscurities. read more...