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Chicken Diamond – Skeleton Coast (2018)

Chicken Diamond – Skeleton Coast (2018)

The direct punk-blues of the French one-man-band Chicken Diamond never gets old, and Diamond’s fifth long player Skeleton Coast is just as fresh and violent as the other four LP’s. That’s right, there are still

Richard Pinhas, Tatsuya Yoshida & Merzbow – Process & Reality (2016)

Richard Pinhas, Tatsuya Yoshida & Merzbow – Process & Reality (2016)

On the powerful and unrelenting ‘Process and Reality’, Yoshida’s thunderous drums provide the adrenaline as Pinhas and Merzbow supply the clinical soul.

Chicken Diamond – The Night Has A Thousand Eyes (2016)

Chicken Diamond – The Night Has A Thousand Eyes (2016)

The 4th album by the French rowdy blues one-man-band Chicken Diamond gives us more of the same full-on bite that graced the first three long players, and a little bit more.

Jeremy Udden and Nicolas Moreaux – Belleville Project (2015)

Jeremy Udden and Nicolas Moreaux – Belleville Project (2015)

With a kindred soul in Nicolas Moreaux as Jeremy Udden’s musical partner, ‘Belleville Project’ is a record made by two people but one, prolific mind.

Louis Minus XVI – Kindergarten (2015)

Louis Minus XVI – Kindergarten (2015)

Experimental French quartet Louis Minus XVI’s ‘Kindergarten’ is easier to like because it’s harder to pin down.

Geyster – Knight Games, Vols. I-III (2015)

Geyster – Knight Games, Vols. I-III (2015)

Geyster is having a love affair with vintage West Coast music and is taking us along for a long, pleasurable nearly two hour ride.

Hippie Diktat – Black Peplum (2014)

Here is a review of ‘Black Peplum’ by the Paris-based jazzcore trio Hippie Diktat.

Novox – Over The Honeymoon (2014)

Novox – Over The Honeymoon (2014)

‘Over The Honeymoon’ glows as much as it grooves.

One Track Mind: Reload, “Dark Matter” (2014)

One Track Mind: Reload, “Dark Matter” (2014)

Bands like France’s Reload are keeping the prog rock genre alive.

Sophie Alour – Shaker (2014)

France is a mighty good place to go exploring for hidden treasure jazz artists, and within the current scene, Sophie Alour with her ‘Shaker’ CD is as good a place to start as anyone.

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