Philippe Cohen Solal - DJ sunset

Philippe Cohen Solal will perform live @ So Frenchy So Chic Festival on January the 12th and 16th in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; alongside with so many great artists such as Tété, Lou Doillon, Nouvelle Vague… etc. “If you’ve wandered into any hip, Parisian-style café in the last fifteen years anywhere in the world, we guarantee you’ve heard the tango-meets-electronica tunes of French act Gotan Project. The Paris base trio are true pioneers in music and are credited with forging a new genre that defined an era for many music lovers. Cofounder and discophile Philippe Cohen Solal will be closing SFSC this summer with aRead More →

victor jara

In Chile, the magnificent songs of the musician and poet Victor Jara pierce the silence of the curfew. 46 years after his death, Victor Jara continues to inspire the daily life of Chileans. His support for President Salvador Allende was fatal to him. On 11 September 1973, the very day of Augusto Pinochet’s coup, he was arrested by the junta before being tortured and killed by soldiers. “My God ! It’s like killing a nightingale “, reportedly denounced the poet Pablo Neruda after this assassination, before being also a victim of this bloody period of the dictatorship. Peinture 2019 / We can be heroes  Read More →

paris paris playlist by philippe cohen solal

Listen to an exclusive Parisian music selection by Philippe Cohen Solal (Gotan Project) Hand picked specially for the release of his latest EP A Paris – Mi Alma te ama, Philippe Cohen Solal of Gotan Project dug into what makes Paris vibrant to his ears. Old french popular songs to jazz standard and new hip hop trap songs by the new generation including Benjamin Biolay, Taxi Girl, Jacques Dutronc, Astor Piazzolla, Yael Naim, Gael Faye, Serge Gainsbourg, Brigitte Bardot and many other. Whether you are a fresh tourist planning to visit Paris or a long time parisien, you’ll find gems to make you fall inRead More →