The words and the singular imagination of outsider artist Henry Darger set to music by Philippe Cohen Solal and Mike Lindsay over a lush album, which carries the colors of baroque pop rich in fantastic arrangements and amazing details. OUTSIDER’s vivid hues and collages hug the reliefs of memorable melodies, evoking Divine Comedy or Sufjan Stevens at their best.
David Walters’ music is worth all the vitamin D in the world! Infused with Creole music, Afrobeat and electro, the artist’s compositions are bursting with energy. Watch a special live concert recorded by Arte Concert
“Tango must be released from the monotony which has characterized its harmonies, melodies, rhythms and aesthetic.” These words, spoken by the great tango visionary Astor Piazzolla, serve as a mantra for GOTAN PROJECT, an unprecedented fusion of tango and the latest musical technologies. The noble spirit of gaucho has been reborn in an exciting new form.
For more than two decades now, Philippe Cohen Solal has been making his mark as an electronic music architect and self-taught composer, having worked in many different areas of music production from A&R to soundtracks, as well as DJ-ing and making records.
An internal exile, DAVID WALTERS gives a slimmed down version, simply dressed with a few silky loops. Between the lines of this sweet-and-sour text, the young man situates himself in the long history of West-Indian songwriters, of whom he is undoubtedly an heir, both in terms of themes – with clear awareness – and music – frankly creolized.
Listen up! It’s Féloche introducing the sassy sound of his mandolin, and his crazy, romantic style. Féloche has seen the world, and by that, we don’t just mean he’s travelled. Wherever he goes, he makes friends, with his huge, bright smile that seems bigger than he is. Everywhere he goes, he becomes a local, whether he’s on the island of