Music from France – Manjul

Manjul is the pseudonym of Julien Souletie, an artist and Dub musician , born in 1976 in the eighteenth arrondissement of Paris. After many years in the islands of Mayotte and Reunion he lives since  13 years in Mali.

Here is his song “Mabeya”

Music from France – Damien Saez

Damien Saez, born in 1977, is a french singer-songwriter from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. Listen to his 2002 single “Fils de france”:

Christmas Songs: Music from France – concentration musique de l’école Massé

Noel des enfants du Monde is a french christmas songs. Listen to this version of the school choir from Massé:

Music from Congo DR/France – Gasandji

Gasandji is a congolese alternative, soul and jazz-fusion musician. Listen to her nice piece “Na lingui yo”:

Music from France/ the Netherlands – Yann Tiersen & 10dens

Yann Tiersen, born in Brest in 1970, is a French film music composer. 10dens are two friends named Michael & Jurriën from Utrecht. Listen to their awesome mix of “Summer 78″:

Music from FRance – Kas Product

KaS Product is a French electronic duo. Their music has been considered part of the French coldwave and electro punk movements. Formed in 1980, the duo consists of Spatsz on electronics and rhythm machines with Mona Soyoc on guitar, vocals and piano. Spatsz worked at a psychiatric hospital previously while Mona worked with a jazz band before meeting Spatsz.

Here is their song “Never come back “

Music from France/Canada – Simple Plan

Simple Plan is a french-canadian pop band, formed in 1999. Listen to their great song “This Song Saved My Life”: