Fur Ones (Los Angeles, USA)
West Coast duo that blends electronic, lounge, pop and kitsch in a charming
mix while participating in many on-line side projects. The Fur Ones
is Jon Huck and Christina Blackaller.
Sans Culottes (New York, USA)
This faux-french rock band from NYC puts
up a frenchpop extravaganza with its 7 flamboyant members. They are
specialised in retro covers and put the 'oui' back in yeye!
Ginsonic is a pre-production studio owned by Pierre-Yves
Drapeau and Martin M. Tétreault. Besides writing their own pop
compositions, they have collaborated with Quebec artists like Stefie
Shock and Les Tubes.
Mostly inspired by Serge Gainsbourg, this french
artist covers a large spectrum that ranges from bossanova to original
soundtracks. He now sings in duo with french singer Elisa Point.
B (Québec, Québec)
L. is one of the musicians involved with the Quebec city's label Alterflow,
which already have no less than 15 records out. The label is specialized
in 80's inspired analogue new wave.
experimental pop project reached #1 in its category on Mp3.com last
year. A brother and sister duo, Riviera sings in german, english and
french while maintaining their lounge accent.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brésil)
trio from 2 continents, Belleatec has 2 members in Brazil and one in
California. They create their songs by swapping tracks over the Internet,
creating a magnificent brazilian-inspired indiepop.
Météores (Montréal, Québec)
This friendly and goofy Montreal quartet
is inspired by sixties psychedelic music and rock n' roll, with a definitive
garage flavor. On this compilation they cover a 60s famous french canadian
band called Les Lutins.
Monochrome Orchestra (Montréal, Québec)
The 'house-band' gathered around
multi-instrumentist and producer Sylvain Aubé for this
compilation has a line-up featuring many future Monochrome artists
as well as long-time collaborators.