The Fur Ones (Los Angeles, USA)

A 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.

www.monorailrecords.com


Les 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!


www.lessansculottes.com


Ginsonic (Montréal, Québec)

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.

www.multimania.com/ginsonic


Ravel-Chapuis (Paris, France)

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.

www.ravel-chapuis.fr.fm


Terminus B (Québec, Québec)

Jef 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.


www.alterflow.com/terminusb


Riviera (Hueckelhoven, Allemagne)

This 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.

philter.co.jp/riviera


Belleatec (Rio de Janeiro, Brésil)

A 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.

www.belleatec.com


Les 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.



Le 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.

www.monochrome.ca/orchestra