Schlocker ..........

Anything that makes me tick and get a kick.

Monday, November 28, 2005

Music a gogo : Quite Quite Fantastic! mixes

Up now at Quite Quite Fantastic some of the best mixes (including some real top tunes) I've heard in a long time. All files are zipped and a sleeve (as seen on the right) is available. Get them before they're gone!

French music video a gogo : Jane Birkin and Françoise Hardy

I recently discovered this great Japanese blog Hanakado music lounge (they just moved to Blogger by the way) Up right now is a video of Jane Birkin and Françoise Hardy doing "Comment lui dire adieu" (31.20 MB) Also lots more cool stuff,including some great Japanese tunes.

French music a gogo : Sylvie-Anne

And we're back in Québec! Formerly known as Mademoiselle Dynamite under which name she made one 45,here's Canadian yé-yé girl Sylvie-Anne.

From the b-side of her 1967 45 comes...

Un tours dehors

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Saturday, November 26, 2005

French music a gogo : Chorus Reverendus

Another great early 70’s Germinal Tenas production (same arranger as Clothilde and Les Problèmes).I discovered this group thanks to other music blogs (spikedcandy and blowupdoll) and have become a big fan of their music.Here's something from the b-side of their ep.

Dans son euphorie

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Thursday, November 24, 2005

French music video a gogo : France Gall + Jacques Dutronc!

Extra-extra! Up for the moment at drugburn,the color scopitone of "Laisse tomber les filles" (31.6 MB) featuring a very young France Gall and a must-see video of Jacques Dutronc doing "Les cactus" (27.8 MB) on a French tv show,also lots more great stuff at this cool blog (all files are still up even the really old ones!).
More videos are promised for the future.
UPDATE another Dutronc video is up "J'aime les filles"!

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

French music a gogo : Christine Pilzer

Another re-post I promised...French yé-yé girl Christine is actually the big sister of another yé-yé girl : Violaine.She made a few ep's in the 60's and then retired from the music bizz.For the moment she is working as a fashion designer.Featured here is another one of her songs "Café crème".

Café crème

In 2001 Christine's song "Champs Elysées" was featured on the compilation album Wizzz and to promote the record Christine did a few concerts with French group Les Terribles.She also appeared with them on French tv.I've included a video of her tv performance.

Champs Elysées tv

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