Mon 18 Dec
The Black heart
Among France's finest purveyors of churning stoner rock, the Bordeaux band have built up a strong reputation beyond the borders of their home country. Over the course of three albums, they've become heavier while retaining their unerring sense of melody.
Sat 27 Jan
A funky French collective formed in 2004, they quickly made their name thanks to jazzy hit I’ve Got That Tune and there’s plenty more where that came from. They always pull a crowd in London, appealing to serious hip-hop heads and those who just want a party.
Wed 31 Jan
The Malian superstar's latest album, Mogoya, has been the World music sensation of 2017 while also reaching a far wider constituency. This has been down to Sangaré's glorious vocals and the album's perfect blend of traditional and modern sounds.
Sat 10 Feb
O2 Forum Kentish Town
The classically trained French electronic producer has been seducing the US with instantly seductive tunes like Alone and Sunset Lover. Now he's coming over to the UK to show us what we've been missing, and to promote his first full-length release.
Mon 12 Feb
Barbagallo is the solo moniker of Julien Barbagallo, the drummer in Tame Impala’s live band as well as a part-time member of French experimentalists Aquaserge. His own music is an enveloping, harmony-drenched blend of French pop and West Coast psychedelia.