L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdvVr2VXVNw&feature=youtu.be Cécilia - Chocolat From Cécilia - Si Me Olvidas Released on Saravah, 1983, France The way how some records reach a cult statut amongst a specific local digging scene is a complex processus, responsible for a lot of the excitement surrounding the hunt for records. We guess that, in every countries, if not every cities…Lire la suite L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

EVERYTHING IS GOD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mASWI9iChQw&t=1s Edwige - Tout Est Dieu From Edwige - Energie, Lumière, Amour Released on Reprise Records, 1976, France A religious record ? Well, the lyrics of many songs on this album are very evocative, and especially the lyrics of Tout Est Dieu (Everything Is God), but Energie, Lumière, Amour is not your common Christian private press…Lire la suite EVERYTHING IS GOD

DON’T JUDGE A RECORD BY ITS COVER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR0camhw4RY&feature=youtu.be Lapassenkoff - Congo / Masaï From Lapassenkoff - Shing A Ling! Released on Mosquito, 1988, France One of the things we've learn from rummaging through record bins is that you kind of need to judge a record by its cover in order to make some selecting amongst unknown records. And most of the time,…Lire la suite DON’T JUDGE A RECORD BY ITS COVER

SUMATRA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-GsBkz_IUU&feature=youtu.be Nyssa Musique - Route de Sumatra From Nyssa Musique - Comme Au Moulin Self-released, 1985, France Released in 1985, for many of the musicians from Nyssa Musique, Comme Au Moulin was the first album they ever played on; therefore it can easily be seen as a manifesto for a new generation of French Jazz musicians, freshly…Lire la suite SUMATRA

DANCE NOT DANCE #2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiJMc12Vtvw Elli Medeiros - Fugu From Elli Medeiros - Bom Bom... Released on Barclay, 1987, France One year ago we mentioned Ramuntcho Matta in a post about his 1985 debut album. In this post we also mentioned what we considered his most important "commercial" success, Elli Medeiros's Bom Bom... Well, maybe some of you already…Lire la suite DANCE NOT DANCE #2

DAWN OF THE MIMES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6rlW_Bec4c&feature=youtu.be Dominique Laurent, Pinok Et Matho - L'Appel de la Terre From Dominique Laurent, Pinok Et Matho - Les Pays De Tout En Tout Released on Unidisc, 1978, France Unidisc (which is not the same Unidisc than the famous Canadian Disco imprint) was a French label which released many weird albums which aimed at soundtracking meditation or…Lire la suite DAWN OF THE MIMES

IN A GREGORIAN MOOD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3twOfyB5UQ Magdalith - Pop' A' Gregor (Pitched Down) From Magdalith - Magdalith Released on Polydor, 1973, France First of all, Magdalith is a religious artist; in fact, she is one of the most religious musicians we ever mentioned on this site (alongside Pierre Eliane). Not only does the music on her 1973 album has a…Lire la suite IN A GREGORIAN MOOD