10 essential artists produced in the North of Paris

Listen to 10 of the many musicians produced by the Rue de la Musique record labels

By Le Mila

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Since the beginning of the year 2000, the André Messager street, then abandoned by the shopkeepers, has come back to life thanks to the music labels under the impulse of an outstanding incubator, the Mila. Discover 10 essential artists produced in the North of Paris. 

Tony Allen, Afrobeat legend - Record label Comet

Tony Allen is one of the precursors of Afrobeat. He was the drummer and artistic director of his friend Fela Kuti between 1968 and 1979. He has worked with many artists such as Sebastien Tellier for the album Politics released in 2004 and Damon Albarn.

Sébastien Tellier, the romantic dandy - Record label Record Makers

This musician and electro singer released his first album in 2001 and began to gain notoriety by opening for the group Air, one of whose members created the Record Makers label. It is in 2004 with the album La Ritournelle that he became known to the general public.

Kavinsky, symbol of the French Touch - Record Makers label

Kavinsky is one of the leading figures of the French Touch 2.0. He is notably known for the Nightcall EP (2010) produced by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk and mixed by his friend, SebastiAn. This track, included in the soundtrack of the film Drive, earned him international visibility.

Mr Oizo, the incessant beat - Label FCommunications

After his international success there is no need to introduce further Quentin Dupieux aka Mr Oizo and his yellow puppet and avatar Flat Eric. He won best video clip at Victoires de la Musique in 2000 for Flat Beat and was nominated for a Brit Award in 1999 in the dance category.

Laurent Garnier, techno legend - Record label FCommunications

Laurent Garnier was one of the precursors of techno music in France. Without associating himself with the French Touch, he has nevertheless greatly contributed to the success of the genre, notably through his techno label FCom founded in 1994. The clip is directed by Quentin Dupieux (Mr Oizo).

St Germain, the Parisian electro sound - FCommunications 

Ludovic Navarre, better known as St Germain, is also with the FCom label with which he has collaborated since the beginning. Abroad he became one of the symbols of the French Touch. 

Rone, the self-taught electro artist to know - Record label InFiné

Electro artist, Rone released his first EP on InFiné in 2008. He was quickly noticed by critics and gained international recognition. In 2021 he won the César for Best Original Music for La Nuit venue.

Bertrand Burgalat, the ideal man - Record label  Tricatel 

Bertrand Burgalat has worked on more than 200 records as a composer and/or arranger. In 1995 he created the Tricatel label for unclassifiable artists of which he is a part: he has published six albums under his name as a performer. 

Chassol, from stage to screen - Record label  Tricatel

He is a multi-talented artist. For 15 years, he composed for the big screen, television and advertising. He then became an orchestra conductor before accompanying artists such as Solange, Frank Ocean or Phenix.

Grand Palladium the pop folk duo - Record label Upton Park

Oscillating between rock, pop and folk, the group from Brest released its first album in 2020, in the middle of a health crisis. It is remixed by Tristan Nihouarn of Matmatah, also from Brest and managed by Upton Park.  

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