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The first tracks released by this duo showcase their tense, sombre music, equal parts Noir Désir and Connan Mockasin.
Travel India from Mumbai to Calcutta at Paris’s brand new classical music venue, La Philharmonie de Paris. The last weekend of January will be devoted to celebrating the diversity of Indian music from the classical to the most modern styles. On Saturday afternoon, Andrés Marin’s show ‘Yatra’ (‘Voyage’ in Sanskrit) takes the audience
Acoustic folk, hip hop beats and loop pedals from this bewilderingly popular, carrot-topped maestro, whose 'The A-Team' single catapulted him into the mainstream, while chart-busting debut LP '+' has firmly kept him there. Expect an enthusiastic audience to swoon and shriek uncontrollably in the presence of this (very young) man.
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At a time when the indie scene is awash with bland identikit bands, the four-piece Alt-J manage to surprise and excite with every new release. Once you’ve got your ears around Joe Newman’s slightly forced vocal style, you’ll realize that this is a band powered by ideas: highly original lyrics meld with unpredictable melodies and creative
Step through the looking glass at the Philharmonie de Paris from February 4 to 8. Harking back to the imaginary world of Lewis Carroll’s 1865 classic, France’s brand new music venue is hosting Wonderland for a long weekend of performances by guest acts with their own playful interpretations of Alice’s world. Lebanese trumpet player Ibrahim