Quiet Luke | Burberry Sessions: A weekly series

Fusing electro-tinged rock with smooth R&B, American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Quiet Luke performs for the next chapter of #BurberrySessions – a weekly series of intimate performances by emerging musical artists to inspire and connect our #Burberry community. Tune in on Fridays at 5pm BST Discover the latest from Burberry Sessions http://www.brby.co/8sv

Vita Schmidt: Franco-Norwegian singer’s debut album features trilingual tune

Up and coming Franco-Norwegian singer songwriter Vita Schmidt just released her debut album “Know Someone” during the coronavirus lockdown. FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot spoke to Vita about her new album which mixes Soul, R’n’B, jazz and electro influences. We also talk about other records released in lockdown from Indigo Girls and Charli XCX. Subscribe to France … Read more Vita Schmidt: Franco-Norwegian singer’s debut album features trilingual tune

Lucien and the Kimono Orchestra pays tribute to his grandfather on album ‘piano matinée’

Paris-based band Lucien and the Kimono Orchestra has made a name for itself on the French music scene, honing a jazz-funk sound bordering on pop and electro. Lucien Bruguière, the composer behind the project, speaks to Florence Villeminot in lockdown about his latest venture: a personal, instrumental piano album called “piano matinée” released in January. Subscribe to … Read more Lucien and the Kimono Orchestra pays tribute to his grandfather on album ‘piano matinée’

Music show: The Big Moon on touring their second album and Record Store Day 2020

Despite Brexit and coronavirus fears, London’s indie rock four-piece The Big Moon have just embarked on the European leg of their tour. The Mercury Prize-nominated band – who recently released their second album “Walking Like We Do” and toured with veterans the Pixies – popped by the FRANCE 24 studios to chat to Marjorie Hache about their news, … Read more Music show: The Big Moon on touring their second album and Record Store Day 2020

Isaac Delusion returns to uplifting electro pop roots with third album

Mixing upbeat dance beats with a melancholy twist, French indie electro pop band Isaac Delusion has been called the heir of the French touch movement. With millions of views on YouTube, they’ve certainly managed to create a faithful following. Founding members Loïc Fleury and Jules Pacotte tell France 24’s Florence Villeminot about their third album “Uplifters” … Read more Isaac Delusion returns to uplifting electro pop roots with third album

BeatauCue “Falcon Punch” EP – Out 4th July 2011

“Falcon Punch” is the new 6-track EP from BeatauCue, which will be released through Kitsuné on 4th July 2011. “Close” is like a slow version of Unicorn Kid, this electro track includes a chiming melody over syncopated dub-style beats – perfect for the igeneration. “H.O.W.L” is a collaboration with the Japanese DJ Shinichi Osawa a.k.a … Read more BeatauCue “Falcon Punch” EP – Out 4th July 2011

Peter & The Magician – New EP Out 20th June 2011

Yuksek (Pierre-Alexandre Busson) and ex-Aeroplane, The Magician, make up Peter & The Magician. Both are currently touring separately. The catchy Daft Punk-esque electro-pop from Peter the Magician is not only likely to show up on advertisements this summer, but is also ripe for a heavy dance remix. A three track EP will be released on … Read more Peter & The Magician – New EP Out 20th June 2011

Music: DJ Set by Gildas for French Radio

Get a bit of uplifting French disco into your day with this set from veteran DJ, Gildas. Touring Europe this Spring, Gildas will be playing most major cities. See if you can spot the tracks and then let yourself in on the secret using the track listing below. Tour Dates April 14th : Paul & … Read more Music: DJ Set by Gildas for French Radio

Music: “SAKÉ” by Jupiter on Kitsuné

If you liked Mark Ronson’s video for “Bang, Bang, Bang” then you’ll like this tongue-in-cheek offering from French electro pop duo Jupiter. Amélie & Quarles like the eighties, carry keyboards and have attracted a raft of remixes. Saké is a light pop ditty about the joys of creating “Saké Bombs” – a bit like Jaeger … Read more Music: “SAKÉ” by Jupiter on Kitsuné

China’s Vice-Premier Li Keqiang visits BMW in Germany

Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Li Keqiang, visited Germany on Saturday 8th January 2011 to find out more about BMW’s plans for electric vehicles in China. At BMW Welt in Munich, the leader was introduced to the MINI E and the BMW Active E as well as new green … Read more China’s Vice-Premier Li Keqiang visits BMW in Germany

UAVs: Technology at War

The recently signed contract between the United States Air Force Research Laboratories and TriQuint Semiconduct (NASDAQ: TQNT) is just an example of the positive trend of technological improvements in the field of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), aircraft that fly with no onboard crew. Even though UAVs are an expanding sector, much of the general public … Read more UAVs: Technology at War