Santa’s here early with…
Danielson, La Maroquinerie Oct. 15
Blood Red Shoes, La Fleche D'Or, Dec.7, 8
Long Blonds, Good Shoes La Maroquinerie, Dec. 14
Marianne Dissard, La Fleche D'Or, Dec. 19
Dec. 9 Mylo Paris Party Release (
Dec. 17 Kagerou (
La Fleche D'Or (20me) (No Cover!) Equally exciting offerings.
Picks of the month: Blood Red Shoes, Darmstadt, Marianne Dissard, Glasvegas
Dec. 7 The Volunteer (
Dec. 8 Electric President (US); pop electro rock.// Jim Bianco (US); bluesy, south westen eclectic sound, similar to Tom Waits.// Blood Red Shoes. // Viva Voce (US); classic american rock. bit of psychedelic influence too.
Dec. 16 Tcheky Karyo (FR); ambiance.// Fauve (CH); jazzy folky stuff with lyrics sung soft as lullabies.// Project Zlust (Macedonia); somber, somewhat eerie Balkan folk music with a modern twist.// Kiril (Macedonia); balkin folk gone electric.
Dec. 19 Golden Boots (US); country. Neil Young influences and some Velvet Underground.// Marianne Dissard (US); American folk sung in French. Latest album was co-written with Calexico’s Joey Burns.// Naim Amour (US); French folk.
Dec. 3 Merry (
Dec. 4 Troy Von Balthazar (FR); elcetic taste in instruments, something out of music boxes and childrens theatre and blended with rock. Well done.
Dec. 5 Danielson (US); A product of Daniel Smith’s senior thesis, it’s an indie classic in the making. Symphonic, and folky at the same time.// Jeffrey Lewis.
Dec. 6 Badly Drawn Boy (
Dec. 7 Nery Belgistan (FR); French rock.
Dec. 8 Nomeansno (
Dec. 9 Shawn Lee (US)
Dec. 12 Axiom (US); death metal. System of A Down type stuff.
Dec. 15 New Model Army (US)
Dec. 16 Lords of Altamont (US); psychedelic rock, garage, punk.
Dec. 22 Kiemsa (FR); hardcore with ska?!.// Absolute.// Spic
Dec. 14 New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble (US); it’s a ska-jazz ensemble from
Dec. 15 Anne Clark (
Dec. 31 to sun-up, the Casino is hosting a party but with hip hop, funk, rock, and 80s music. 18E with a glass of champagne included.
Point Ephemere (19me)
Dec. 1 Experimental Electro
Dec.2 Rock For all those ex-pats fleeing from the states, this is your concert.This Portland, Oregon based band’s gritty post-pop-punk sound comes alive through their “get the fuck out while you can” lyrics.
Dec. 5 Projection suivie d'un spécial live Transhumance Nicolas Boone Transhumance visual arts. Free entry for those interested.
Dec. 6 French Hip Hop Teki Latex + Just Jack + Yes Boss Former member of French hip hop and twisted electronic band TTC, Teki Latex went solo and with his first single “Disco Dance with You.” If you’re into French Hip Hop, or just looking to dance, Tiki’s new retro sound is sure to be an entertainment at the least.
Dec. 8 Noise Aids Wolf This “noisy and discordant” punk band from
Dec 10 Goûter d’écoute de Noël Arte Radio Stories of family, toys of madness, and a light feast for the ears when Arteradio.com presents a line up of musical creations and documentaries. Includes Le Partage, a film by Mathilde Guermonprez of the story of ten brothers and sisters who reunite to divide their parents’ belongings.
Dec. 12 Vaudou jazz Adjabel + invités (Fr / Haïti) [+] The Afrobeat of Fela Kuti, the music-Root of Atissou Loko opens a new chapter in the history of Adjabel. A master of the ancestral drums is surrounded by remarkable musicians, Peter Corser on saxophone, clarinet and lambis, Rico Kerridge on guitar, Gillian Mombo with the second drum, and Scott Taylor with a guest appearance on accordion. A mixture of culture voodoo, afro-rates/rhythms, and hypnotic dancing. Rare and rich “like a black pearl,” as Ephémère’s site says.
The Rooooo Christmas Festival- Here’s Point Ephémere’s Christmas present to you in the form of a three night soirée. Choose from the legendary Red Krayola, Lee Ranaldo, or the still youthful Magik Markers
Dec. 13 Rock The Red Krayola + Turzi . The psychedelic, avant-garde rock band from Houston, Texas, formed by art students at the University of St. Thomas in 1966 is no stranger to negative reviews. But nonetheless, they are still alive and rocking with their noise rock, psychedelia and occasionally folk/country songs and instrumentals in a DIY-punk fashion, which says something.
Dec. 18 Rock Jackie O Motherfucker + Magik Markers The last of the three night Christmas Festival features Jackie O Motherfucker’s post-rock, free-jazz or psychedelic folk. The American trio Magik Markers’ improvised rock'n'roll was born along side Sonic Youth last summer in the states.
Dec. 19 “Unclassifiable” Klezmer groove Ozone & Marc Ducret + Zakarya Ozone invites Marc Ducret and circumvents guitar, rock'n'roll, and jazz. Difficult to classify Zakarya’s jazz, waltz, trash, Balkan rock style, but there goes.
Dec. 20 Jazz–slam Ascenseur + Print & D’ de Kabal Slam n’Jazz contest.
Dec. 21 Panico + Motormark + Soffy O + Fox n’wolf Typical South American Garage Punk. Lead singer Eduardo of Panico is a “hippie-Latin version of Joey Ramon.” The group takes a break from recording a new album to come to Ephémère.
Dec. 22 Soirée Dub Excursion party I Electro fans, get in one last soirée before going home for the holidays. Put on by the electro label dub. Live guests include Thierry Arnold, Rondo, Weeding Dub, and Molecule.