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Record Company         Label         Contact         Artist             Cover   Album         Web Site                   Presentation                                                                                     Style        Comments                                                              German          German booking   German            Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             release         agency           promotion         France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              agency
EMI -                        Thibaut Virgin          Camille                    Le Fil        www.camille-lefil.com      This talented french artist has already several interesting collaborations behind her. She has   French       German release august, Gold Album in France (over 180 000 sold), Labels EMI Gert Pfankuch              UWE KERKAU        Alias Productions
                                                                                                                         widely toured with Nouvelle Vague , and is now touring after the release of her latest album     Chanson      focusing on european countries (germany, UK, Spain…)             2005/35 Sven                          PROMOTION
Casanova
                                                                                                                         'Le Fil', Camille is very supported by the french specialised press.                                                                                                           Hasenjäger



                                     Capitol         Keren Ann                  Nolita        www.kerenann.com           On the heels of the critical success for her sublime U.S. debut album, 'Not Going                Pop          After 1 year long US tour, Keren-Ann is taking over the UK and      EMI / Capitol Konzertagentur Berthold Radio: Die 4MA; Garance
                                                                                                                         Anywhere', released on Metro Blue Records, an imprint of Blue Note Records, Paris and                         GERMANY. After 'Not Going Anywhere' Keren-Ann is                    EMI 2005/37 Seliger                   print: Uwe Kerkau
                                                                                                                         New York-based singer-songwriter Keren Ann now follows up with Nolita.                                        expanding her audience on every continent with NOLITA. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Europe : Keren has performed 4 gigs in early august and in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       September 4 additional dates are confirmed. The UK press is falling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in love with Keren-Ann. Germany and Austria will be visited in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       October. She will perform at L'Olympia on oct 3rd for the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       time on her own name.


                                                     Mattafix                   Signs of a    www.mattafix.com           Marlon Roudette and Preetesh Hirji; a steel pan virtuoso and self-confessed computer geek; Rock               MTV Europe Network is a Priority                                      Kati Eismann/ MLK                                  ITB Barry Dickens
                                                                                Struggle                                 one brought up in the tropical idyll of St Vincent the other in the rough and tumble of                       as well as Continental Europe.                                        EMI/Virgin/E
                                                                                                                         London's Harrow Road; An Anglo/West Indian background and an Indian heritage. a mix                           They also have the hottest 1rst single of 2005 and are releasing      MI 2005/44
                                                                                                                         that created Mattefix's original music.                                                                       their 1rst album Sign Of A Struggle on 31rst of October 2005.



                                                     Novastar                   Another       www.novastar.be            Novastar is singer-songwriter Joost Zweegers. The album, 'Another Lonely Soul', is a tale of Pop Rock          The European release is set up for January 2006 and the first single Matthias                                           ITB Barry Dickens
                                                                                Lonely Soul                              unrequited love told through the medium of masterful, melodic pop.                                            "Never Back Down' for November 2005.                                  Henning /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Dirk Bauer


Thomas Lorain                        Labels          Daft Punk                  Human After All
                                                                                             www.daftpunk.com            After two very successful albums, 'Homework' in 1997 (sold over 2 millions copies                Electro      Release on the 14th March                                              Daft Life /                                       No Tour
                                                                                                                         worldwide), 'Discovery' in 2000 (hit number one charts around the world - Canada, UK,                                                                                               Labels EMI
                                                                                                                         France, Japan, USA dance charts. Certified Gold Album in 2004) Daft Punk are lauching                                                                                               2005/11
                                                                                                                         their latest composition on the international market.                                                                                                                               Carsten
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Schilkowski

                                     Labels          M83                        Before the    www.ilovem83.com.          Here is the third album from M83, essentially the brainchild of Anthony Gonzalez, a              Electro      worldwide release date : Jan. 24th 2005                               Labels EMI                                         Coda Agency:
                                                                                dawn heals us                            resident of Antibes. It‘s a huge and epic attempt to use music to transport its audience well                                                                                       2005/21                                            Clive@codaagency.C
                                                                                                                         beyond their immediate environment. This is a sound that is likely to recall Mussorgsky as                                                                                                                                             om
                                                                                                                         Mogwai.


                                     Labels          Yann Tiersen               Les           www.emi.fr                 Yann Tiersen is the composer of the internationally renowned soundtrack of Amélie, and           Pop          Release on may 23rd                                                   Labels EMI      Come4Event       UWE KERKAU        Olympic Tour:
                                                                                Retrouvailles                            Goodbye Lenin.                                                                                                                                                                      2005/24                          PROMOTION         Charles@olympictou
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                r.com

Laurence Muller                      Delabel         M                          En Tête à     www.qui2nous2.com          M, alias Matthieu Chedid was born in 1971 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. His love of           Pop / Rock   Release Date 31/10/2005 with a DVD release before the end of                                           Print: UWE        Olympic (no live
                                                                                tête                                     music started at a tender age with Matthieu eagerly absorbing sounds from his father Louis                    the year                                                                                               KERKAU            dates planned
                                                                                                                         Chedid as well as from the jazz greats and of course , Jimi Hendrix.                                                                                                                                                 PROMOTION;        though)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Radio Die 4ma

                                     Virgin          Mickey 3D                  Matador       www.mickey3d.com           Mickey 3D‘s fourth album ‗Matador‘, released in France last June, can now be added to the Rock                Release date: 6th June; On going of the album campaign + Autumn
                                                                                                                         string of successes that the trio have been encountering over the past few years. The record,                 tour (France, Belgium, Switz and possibly Canada)
                                                                                                                         self produced by the band, is truly pop-rock!



                                     Capitol         Raphael                    Caravane      www.emi.fr                 The singer/songwriter Raphael is only 24 and has already three albums to his name. First         Pop / Rock   On going Belgium / Switz (now running for Platinum) - New                                                                TS3
                                                                                                                         came 'L‘Univers', which vacillated between rock and pop, then in 2003 came 'La Réalité',                      release: Spain, Canada, Hollande, Germany before Xmas
                                                                                                                         with its hit single ‗Sur la route‘. The young prodigy kept on working in the studio, only to
                                                                                                                         deliver two years later his current smash hit album 'Caravane'.


                                     Labels/Virgin   Röyksopp                   The          www.royksopp.com            Since its release in October 2001, Röyksopp's debut album, 'Melody AM', has become a             Rock         On going of the album campaign, single 2, Autumn tour (US +           Labels EMI MLK                                     Coda Agency
                                                                                Understandin                             word-of-mouth phenomenon to the tune of over 750,000 copies worldwide, of which                               Europe) towards Xmas                                                  2005/26 Anne
                                                                                g                                        400,000 were in the UK alone. This promising new album is long awaited.                                                                                                             Berning


                                     Virgin          Saian Supa Crew            Hold Up       www.saiansupacrew.com      In the light of their outstanding two previous albums, specialists predict a shockwave of        Hip-Hop      European Realease Date 31/10/2005                                     Labels/EMI      Four Artists
                                                                                                                         unprecedented force; seismographers worldwide are on alert. The first shocks, in the form                                                                                           2005/43
                                                                                                                         of a tour of European festivals, are due to hit this summer. October 2005 is when the state
                                                                                                                         of alert will be at its highest, to coincide with the release of the third Saïan album.


SONY-BMG -                           Jive            Amel                       Un Jour d'été www.amelbent.com           One could qualify Amel Bent as being blessed by the gods…it seems anything she touches RnB                    Released on March 1st in Russia (over 2000 units sold to this day),                                                      N/A
                                                                                                                         turns to gold. Discovered by the 2004 edition of popular French TV show, A La Recherche                       sales objectives:10 000.// Canada release : TBA.// Poland Release
Annick Geisler
                                                                                                                         De Le Nouvelle Star, the young woman ended up with second place. However, this                                on May 23rd
                                                                                                                         definitely didn‘t stop her from going on to make her first album. 'Un Jour D‘été', released in
                                                                                                                         France, Belgium and Switzerland in November of 2004, has sold over 250,000 copies in
                                                                                                                         France alone, giving it double Gold status.


                                     Heben Music     Anggun                     Luminescence www.anggun.com              First album was certified Triple Platinum Export (more than 900,000 copies sold). Second         RnB          Release of an international version in spring 05.                                                                        Camus
                                                                                                                         album was also a major success, certified Platinum Export. A total of nearly two million
                                                                                                                         albums sold internationally in less than 5 years.


                                     Columbia        Arielle Dombasle           Amor Amor     www.arielle-dombasle.net   This multi-field artist invites the audience on a true cruise through her angelic voice and      Pop          Released on October 4                                                 SMIS /Sony                                         www.coullier.com
                                                                                                                         beautiful harmonies.                                                                                                                                                                BMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sony BMG
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Record Company          Label           Contact    Artist            Cover   Album         Web Site                         Presentation                                                                                   Style        Comments                                                              German          German booking   German         Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              release         agency           promotion      France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               agency
EMI -                         Thibaut              Julio Iglesias            L'homme       www.sonymusic.fr                                                                                                                Pop          release: Belgium, Switzerland, Grece, Japan, UK and Brazil in oct     Ariola /
Casanova                                                                     Que Je Suis                                                                                                                                                05                                                                    SMARIS /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sony BMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              International
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2005/35
                                        Jive       Kyo                       300 Lésions   www.kyomusic.com                 Kyo's first album 'Le Chemin' sold over 100 000 copies around the world, in 2004 ,Certified Pop Rock        Release on december 28                                                Ariola / ARIS                                   Arachnée
                                                                                                                            Gold Album. A promising french Pop Rock band who's second album was long awaited, by                                                                                              / Sony BMG
                                                                                                                            all.                                                                                                                                                                              International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sony BMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2005/04

                                        Columbia   Natasha St pier           L'instant     www.natasha-stpier.com           The Canadian revelation, with an exceptional voice, represented France at the Eurovision      Pop           Released on nov 3rd, 2003                                             SMIS / Sony                                     G. Coullier
                                                                             D'après                                        Song Contest in 2001, finishing in 4th place with a song which won her her first gold disc in                                                                                     BMG
                                                                                                                            France and Canada….In 2001, she received 2 nominations. A new album expected in                                                                                                   International
                                                                                                                            November, and spanish album shortly due.                                                                                                                                          Sony BMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2003/52

                                        RCA        Rubin Steiner             Drum Major www.rubinsteiner.com                Drum Major' is a reflection of its maker. Disrespectful and ingenious, it switches genres and Electro       Released on Febuary 8                                                 BMG/Ausfahr Transatlantico                      Olympic
                                                                                                                            confounds categorisation against a background of brilliant duality, combining melodic                                                                                             t/Soulfood
                                                                                                                            creativity with complexity of arrangements.                                                                                                                                       2005/43



UNIVERSAL -                             Polydor    Emma Daumas               Effet         www.emmaofficiel.com                                                                                                            Pop          First single 'S'il te plaît' focus on european & francophone                                                          Alias
                                                                             Secondaire                                                                                                                                                 territories
Moema Parrot


                                        Polydor    Feist                     Let it Die    www.listentofeist.com            Carefully pieced together around Feist's seductive voice, the album forms the missing link     Pop          Following successful US release in April..Upcoming US                 Polydor / UID MCT                               13 artists (Melinda
                                                                                                                            between the old folk and minimal modern pop arrangements. Feist is currently touring the                    tour dates/ Japan & Australia dates in September                      Universal                                       Cody / Charlie
                                                                                                                            USA, after an impressive showcase at SXSW '05. She will be doing a few dates around                                                                                               2004/38                                         Myatt )
                                                                                                                            France in June.


Pierre Satge                            Mercury    Calogero                  Live          www.calogero.com/fr              Calogero began his career in the 80s as Charlie, teen heartthrob and lead singer of Les        Pop / Rock   Release date 22/08/2005                                                                                               TS3- Thierry Suc
                                                                                                                            Charts. But when the trio split he made his name as a talented melodist writing material for
                                                                                                                            the leading stars of his generation. In 2000, Charlie re-emerged as Calogero and proceeded
                                                                                                                            to forge a reputation as a solo artist. Crowned by a recent "Victoire de la Musique" award,
                                                                                                                            he has established himself as one of the most popular new faces on the French musical
                                                                                                                            mainstream.

                                        Mercury    Florent Pagny             Baryton       florentpagny.artistes.universal In 2004, following the success of 'Ailleurs Land' (the album is certified diamond with sales in Pop          Released in November 2004                                             Mercury /                                       Michel Lumbroso,
                                                                                           music.fr                        excess of 1 million units), Florent Pagny is back with a new concept-album for which he                                                                                            UMIS /                                          +33 6 12 96 35 35,
                                                                                                                           alone knows the secret. In the wake of his brilliant Caruso vocal performance, here comes                                                                                          Universal                                       michel@k-wet.com
                                                                                                                           'Baryton', a lush feat of sublime arrangements and orchestrations (with a 70-piece string                                                                                          Strategic
                                                                                                                           ensemble and 60-man choir, conducted by Yvan Cassar, the music wizard behind -among                                                                                                Marketing
                                                                                                                           others- Claude Nougaro‘s, Johnny Hallyday‘s, Mylène Farmer‘s successful albums and                                                                                                 Universal
                                                                                                                           tours).                                                                                                                                                                            2004/52



                                        Mercury    Marc Lavoine              L'heure d'été marclavoine.artistes.universal   A well estblished french artists with a long lasting career.                                   French       To be released on May 23                                              Mercury /                                       BACKLINE /
                                                                                           music.fr                                                                                                                        Chanson                                                                            UMIS /                                          VMA, ROSE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Universal                                       LEANDRI, 01 44 42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Strategic                                       96 00
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                                        Mercury    Nova 6                    Satellite     davidhallyday.artistes.universal Nova 6's music is unashamedly dramatic, bold, tender, angry and funny. This group has a        Rock         Release on September 15                                                                                               Alias
                                                                                           music.fr                         wealth experience behind them.


                                        AZ         Souad Massi               Mesk Elil     www.souadmassi.artistes.                                                                                                        World        Release date 24/10                                                    Universal   Transatlantico       NUZZCOM      Blue Line / Michel
                                                                                           universalmusic.fr                                                                                                                                                                                                  KW45/2005                        MUSIC OFFICE Vautrot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              // Harmonia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mundi KW 48

                                        Mercury    Zazie                     Rodeo         zazieonline.artistes.universalm Well established artist on the french market. This new album 'Rodeo' is about to be released Pop                                                                                   Mercury /                                       Thierry Suc - TS3
                                                                                           usic.fr                         on the international market.                                                                                                                                                       UMIS /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Universal
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Alexandre Kirchhoff                                Jackson                   Smash         www.universalmusic.fr            The artist known simply as Jackson is gearing up for the release of his first album ‗Smash‘.   Electro      His first studio album through Universal and Warp Music, includes Warp rough                                          philippe.laugier@u
                                                                                                                            As its name insinuates… this album is anything but banal. Like a kiss on the lips from a                    the single ‗Utopia‘, received critical acclaim in the U.K press.  trade 2005/40                                       music.com
                                                                                                                            beautiful stranger, ‗Smash‘ leaves you feeling, intoxicated.



                                        ULM        Lord Kossity              Booming       www.universalmusic.fr            After taking a few years off, Lord Kossity has come back with a new album in hand.         Urban            Lord Kossity is realeasing his first album at Universal in Germany    Universal                                       Chaos Production
                                                                             System                                         'Booming System', already released in France boasts sounds that could easily blow out boom                  in the fall of 2005. Entitles ‗Booming System‘, the first single is   Records /                                       (for France)
                                                                                                                            speakers… a production that many American stars could envy! Recorded in France, Canada                      ‗Hey Sexy Who‘.                                                       UMIS /
                                                                                                                            and Jamaica, the album perfectly reflects the eclecticism of this unique artist                                                                                                   Universal
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Record Company          Label         Contact     Artist           Cover   Album         Web Site                      Presentation                                                                                    Style         Comments                                                             German            German booking        German        Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          release           agency                promotion     France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  agency
EMI -                         Thibaut ULM         Martin Solveig           Hedoist       www.martinsolveig.com         As both DJ and producer, Martin has created his own characteristic style, recognizable from Electro           His album will be released in September throughout the world                           Peppermint Jam                      HOME STUDIO
Casanova                                                                                                               first listening: voices in the forefront, soul r‗n‘b and Afro influences in the production                    exept for southern Europe, the U.K, the U.S, Canada and Japan.                                                             AGENCY, 4 rue St
                                                                                                                       boosted energetic rhythmic.                                                                                   The album includes the single ‗Everybody‘.                                                                                 Anastase, 75003
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Paris: Jean Guillaume
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Charvet / Marie,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                +331 42 71 17 10,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                marie@homestudioa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                gency.com


                                                  Noir Desir               Live          www.universalmusic.fr         Beyond the incomprehensible tragedy lies a tale, one that has been fairly and finely written    Rock          Their last album, ‗Des Visages, Des Figures‘, sold over one Million Universal/UM                                           No tours
                                                                                                                       over a period of 25 years. It is the story of a group driven by music and nourished by                        copies, including 200,000 abroad. The single ‗Le vent nous portera‘ IS/USM/Univ
                                                                                                                       human, artistic and civic encounters. All four of us are proud of this story, just as we are                  was classified Gold in Italy.                                       ersal 2005/43
                                                                                                                       proud of the latest chapter to date: the 'Des visages des figures' album and the tour that
                                                                                                                       followed.


                                                  One-T                    Hamberguesa www.one-t.com                   One-t has recently released the first single 'Hambergesa', off of his album due to be released Pop             New album to be realeased in France in October 2005, including                                                            No booking agent
                                                                                                                       in France in September and worldwide on October. The One-t concept consists of an                             the single ‗Hamberguesa‘. Their last album released throughout the
                                                                                                                       animated series that takes an uninhibited look at the next generation, through themes such as                 world was in the top 5 in Germany,Austria, Belgium, Switzerland
                                                                                                                       sex, drugs and electro music.                                                                                 and France.J35


UNIVERSAL JAZZ -                                  Lokua Kanza              Plus Vivant   www.lokua-kanza.com           Lokua Kanza is a pure artist. If the expression of ‗world music‘ did not exist, it would have World           Release on 7th Feb 2005, in Germany on March 7                       Emarcy /        Musicas                 NUZZCOM      Une Autre
                                                                                                                       to be invented just for Lokua Kanza. Lokua Kanza is indeed a world musician and universal                                                                                          Universal                               MUSIC OFFICE
Pascal Bod
                                                                                                                       artist. He will never deny his deep African roots.                                                                                                                                 Classics & Jazz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Universal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2005/13

                                                  Marcio Faraco            Com Tradicao www.marciofaraco.com           Com Tradicao', the new album., was recorded mainly in Rio with a fine bunch of local aces       World         Release on 28th Febuary 2005                                         Emarcy /                                              Indigo Production &
                                                                                                                       plus, for the occasion, some of his Parisian accomplices. Here he alternates delicate ballads                                                                                      Universal                                             VO Music
                                                                                                                       and regenerative sambas to come up with a record that‘s more extrovert and traditional.                                                                                            Classics & Jazz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Universal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2005/09


WARNER -                  Guillaume               Emir Kusturica           Live is a     www.warnermusic.fr            A clever mixture of country rythms, turkish marches, gypsy brasses, south american sounds, World                                                                                   Barclay /         True School Booking
                                                                           Miracle                                     western souvenirs, musette, traditional gypsy music…                                                                                                                               UMIS /
Crisafulli
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                                                  Jealousy                 Lucy          www.warnermusic.fr                                                                                                            pop electro




                                      East West   K-Maro                   La Good Life www.warnermusic.fr             An urban groovy sound, efficient cross over that makes K‘Maro a french-speaking R‘n‘B           Hip-Hop       Development in Netherlands and Eastern Europe (Poland, Czech         K.pone            Miami Vibes                         Los Production
                                                                                                                       singer with a genuine 'American vibe‘. More than 300 000copies of the single sold                             Republic..), Scandinavia, Germany and Spain                          Warner
                                                                                                                       worldwide…A promessing artist!!                                                                                                                                                    2005/04



                                                  noJazz                   Have Fun      www.warnermusic.fr            Thanks to their first explosive album in 2002 and some concerts spread out around the          Electro                                                                             wea Warner        Transatlantico                      Azimuth
                                                                                                                       world, noJazz has, in only a few years, become more than a simple band —almost a musical                                                                                           2005/40
                                                                                                                       alien. The noJazz concept, based on creativity and eclecticism, inherited the freedom of their
                                                                                                                       punk influences, the convenience of their home studio and the communal effort that goes
                                                                                                                       into their work method.


Accords Croisés                                   Faiz Ali Faiz            Your Love     www.accords-croises.com To pay tribute to its 'model' deceased seven years ago, Faiz Ali Faiz proposes to realise the  World                A tour around Portugal in november 2005 and in Europe in March- Accord Croisés                                             Accords Croisés:
                                                                           makes me                              unexpected one in its culture: to rerun the titles resulting from the tradition or composed by                      April 2006                                                      Soulfood                                                   Guillaume Roche
Milena Rousseau
                                                                           dance                                 Nusrat which made him famous, and to insufflate a new vivifying injection to them to show                                                                                           2004/50
                                                                                                                 that the 'tradition' and Qawwali, in particular, are molecules in perpetual movement. It is
                                                                                                                 besides on the movement of the dance that the album will be built. The mystical dance
                                                                                                                 which expresses the Love whose 'Dam mast qalandar' is an universally known example.
                                                                                                                 Begun again by the DJ, rappers and another current musical movement 'to carry spirituality
                                                                                                                 on the dance floors', the success of this title shows to what extend the disc of Faiz Ali Faiz
                                                                                                                 would meet an essential need and would place the artist where it courageously wishes to be:
                                                                                                                 rooted in a tradition and free to look at somewhere else.



                                                  Mahwash                  Radio         www.accords-croises.com Radio Kabul is a tribute make by some great musicians in exile to the other musicians, all   World                  Touring the USA in november 2005; preparing a new album in           Accords                                               Accords Croisés:
                                                                           Kaboul                                died, with the exception of Ustad Mahwash                                                                           Autumn 2005                                                          Croisés                                               Hélène Avancini
                                                                                                                 who attend to this record. These makers of feelings with whom they had played or from                                                                                                    Harmonia
                                                                                                                 which they had learnt the music: anonymous popular musicians accompanying the important                                                                                                  Mundi
                                                                                                                 moments of the life or famous composers who had composed melodies with an extreme                                                                                                        2004/40
                                                                                                                 refinement to convey mystic poems. For this record, those who lived in different places in
                                                                                                                 the world, met again and, with emotion, evoked musically these sweet moments of past.
                                                                                                                 They added something of their new musical experiment acquired in their host country. So,
                                                                                                                 they give the evidence that the quality of the music allows the memory to cross the borders,
                                                                                                                 skips into the heart by laughing at prohibitions and by imposing constantly its creative
                                                                                                                 dynamics and its victory on the obscurantism.



Arion -                                           Amine et Hamza           Asfar         www.arion-music.com           The two M'Raihi brothers, Amine and Hamza are widely acclaimed for their exceptional            World                                                                              Zyx Zyx
                                                                                                                       instrumental expertise and their maturity. Asfar narrates these travels, they have called on of                                                                                    2005/15
Valentin Langlois
                                                                                                                       the services of the many artists.




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Record Company          Label           Contact   Artist                  Cover   Album          Web Site                    Presentation                                                                                     Style        Comments                                       German        German booking   German      Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          release       agency           promotion   France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         agency
EMI -                         Thibaut             Le Tsapiky                      A Panorama www.arion-music.com             This recording brings together twelve of the most representative tsapiky groups, recorded by World
Casanova                                                                          From Tulear                                the ethnomusicologist Julien Mallet, a specialist in such 'young music', who followed the
                                                                                                                             musicians for almost eight months. The result is full of emotion and vivacity.



                                                  Shri Shubhankar                                www.arion-music.com
                                                                                  Tabla Tale - India                         Soloist and accompanist, he has taken part in over a hundred recordings distributed              World                                                        Arion Zyx
                                                                                                                             worldwide. For the past eighteen years he has presented his music regularly at famous                                                                        2005/33
                                                  Banerjee
                                                                                                                             venues in Europe , the UK, Australia, Africa, the Middle East, Japan and the USA.



Atmosphériques -                                  Ghinzu                          Blow Up        www.ghinzu.com              This is modern music and like with all new music, at its core lies an innovative way to          Pop Rock     Release in September 2004                      V2 rough trade Headquarter                 Radical (Doudou ou
                                                                                  Live                                       redefine the way music is played and listened to: GHINZU extracts sounds from their                                                                          2005/21                                    René)
Géraldine Noel
                                                                                                                             instruments rather than playing them in the conventional fashion.



                                                  Tahiti 80                       Fosbury        www.atmospheriques.com      A rock band that have already two albums to their name, which have all had an international Electro Rock France release on april 11, and worldwide in june   Universal     Karsten Jahnke               Radical (Doudou or
                                                                                                                             success. They have visited Japan and the USA several times, where they have also                                                                             Records /                                  René)
                                                                                                                             encountered a success.                                                                                                                                       UMIS /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Universal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Strategic
                                                  The Film                        The Film       www.atmospheriques.com      The Film's single 'Can you touch me' was chosen fot the Peugeot 407 2004/2005 advertising Pop Rock            Release in April                               Marketing     Brandbooking                 Uni-T (Thierry
                                                                                                                             campaing, which gave the band many TV and Cinema spots.                                                                                                                                                 Langlois)




Because Music                                     Amadou et Mariam                Dimanche a     www.amadou-mariam.com The duo's new album, 'Dimanche à Bamako' is surely the defining album in a long and                    World                                                       Because       Transatlantico
                                                                                  Bamako                               notable career -- an album that has gone nuclear in France and looks set to charm and                                                                              Warner
                                                                                                                       capture audiences around the world.                                                                                                                                2005/22



                                                  La Phaze                        Fin de Cycle                               Committed body and soul to the struggle for truth and humanism, citizens of a conceited        Dub / Rock                                                                  Köterhai
                                                                                                                             planet, La Phaze have steeped their pen in political music, with no illusions and no
                                                                                                                             pretences, brandishing the last known weapon against the stifling of consciences. Their lyrics
                                                                                                                             go from intense to electric, sharp to brutal.


                                                  O Karaiva                                                                  The group O Karaíva hails from a tiny village in the south of Salvador de Bahia, where             World
                                                                                                                             fishermen live alongside in-the-know travellers still steeped in the hippie spirit. Riding the
                                                                                                                             wave of enthusiasm for forró music, the members of this talented group find it to be the
                                                                                                                             perfect genre to express their musical and regional identify — proving that forró has long
                                                                                                                             since crossed the border out of inland Brazil‘s Nordeste , the land of its birth, and can hold its
                                                                                                                             own against the African influence that dominates in the state of Bahia.



Comet Records -                                   Comet Afrobeatz                 compilation    www.cometrecords.com                                                                                                         world
Eric Trosset

                                                  Comet Jazz beatz                compilation    www.cometrecords.com                                                                                                         Jazz



                                                  NuTropic                        Leva e traz    www.cometrecords.com                                                                                                         Jazz/World   Export release between septembre and dec 05    Rough Trade                                Comet Records :
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          KW 41/2005                                 cometrec@noos.fr



Cristal Records -                                 Cordoba Reunion                 Argentina Jazz www.crystalrecords.com      Cordoba Reunion was born from the meeting of Minimo Garay (drums), Javier Girotto              Jazz           Release on November 4th.                                                                  Seven Productions
                                                                                                                             (Saxophone), Carlos 'Tero Bushini (bass) and Gerard Di Giusto (piano). Those four great
Agnes
                                                                                                                             names of the international music scene share the same roots (the city of Cordoba in
                                                                                                                             Argentina) and the same passion, the Argentina Jazz. Mixing free style music and rythms
                                                                                                                             from Argentina (tango, zamba, chacarera, milonga, chaya) with a real creativity and liberty of
                                                                                                                             expression, those musicians please any audience, far from the jazz or argentinian music
                                                                                                                             lovers.


                                                  Michael Cheret                  Serious Things www.crystalrecords.com      Member of Captain Mercier, of Tentet au carré (jazz funk), of Franck lacy and Ometis        Jazz              Release on October 7th.                                                                   Cristal Prod
                                                                                                                             (gospel) big band, the saxophonist Michaël Cheret is now well known in the Jazz world. With
                                                  Quintet
                                                                                                                             Emmanuel Duprey at the piano, Mathias Renaville at the bass, Yohann Loustalot at the
                                                                                                                             trompet and Arnaud Renaville playing drums, he offers in this new album "Serious Things"
                                                                                                                             10 titles from his composition influenced by Cannonball Adderley music, between blues and
                                                                                                                             hard bop with a special guest on "La Piu bella", stephano Di BAtista. A Quintet full of
                                                                                                                             energy who is playing bop very seriously, without being serious!




                                                  Thierry Maillard Trio           Ente Deux      www.crystalrecords.com      Entre Deux Mondes', is the album of an exceptional meeting on stage in 2003 at the New Jazz                   Release on October 7th                                                                    Cristal Prod
                                                                                  Mondes                                     Morning between a jazz piano player, Thierry Maillard, a drum player, Robin Dimaggio and
                                                                                                                             a jazz bass player, Jean-Marc Jafet. Thierry Maillard composed this album so that it reflects
                                                                                                                             the desire and the pleasure shared by the musicians playing on stage.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        release          agency           promotion   France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          agency
EMI -
Discograph -                 Thibaut B Flat            Belmondo & Yusef           Influences      www.discograph.com       After the critical acclaim and success of « Hymne au Soleil » , Lionel Belmondo has taken his World               Comes out September 19th   B-Flat/AL!VE
                                                                                                                           exploration of the unlikely links between modern jazz and French post-Impressionist                                                          2005/43
Casanova Bolloch
Bruno Le                                               Lateef
                                                                                                                           classical music one step further. To achieve this task, he sent out an invitation to a master of
                                                                                                                           American music, Yusef Lateef, for whom he composed an entirely original body of work.
                                                                                                                           Influence is the record of an encounter that took shape between two musicians whose
                                                                                                                           origins were extremely different, but whose artistic approach is extremely close. Its existence
                                                                                                                           is the outcome of two years of hard work, of dedicated research, of intense live activity and
                                                                                                                           of prolific composition.


                                     Tigersushi        Sir Alice                  tba             www.tigersushi.com       Sir Alice is one of the most anticipated solo artist ever to release material on Tigersushi.   Electro/Pun Comes out October 24th
                                                                                                                           Hailing from Marc Collin's roster of new talents, her featurings on high profile projects such k
                                                                                                                           as Nouvelle Vague or Avril‘s second coming Members Only have already caused quite a stir.
                                                                                                                           Ever the proteiform artist Alice Daquet walks the thin line intersecting various completely
                                                                                                                           differnet universes : fondamental research, musical creation and art. Alone or in
                                                                                                                           conjounction with established artistes and performers, she breeds a truly global body of
                                                                                                                           work. Under the Sir Alice moniker, she develops an original musical project that effortlessly
                                                                                                                           blends experimental music, electronics and punk.


                                     Ya Basta          Gotan Project              La Revancha www.yabasta.fr.fm            Founded in 1999 by Philippe Cohen-Solal, Eduardo Makaroff and Christoph H. Mueller,               Electro/Wor Comes out November 7th                          Electric Chair
                                                                                  Del Tango                                Gotan Project saw the light of day with the release of their first 10-inch single in February     ld
                                                                                  ~The Movie                               2000 on ¡Ya Basta ! Philippe Cohen Solal‘s own label. The subsequent release of two more
                                                                                                                           10 inches singles strengthened their underground position among DJs across the globe. The
                                                                                                                           project is now experiencing incredible international success following the release of their first
                                                                                                                           album 'La revancha del Tango' in 2001. To date, nearly 1 million records have been sold
                                                                                                                           worldwide and many of their tracks have been included in some of the coolest compilations
                                                                                                                           (Buddha bar 3, Hotel Costes, GP Worldwide…).




                                     Breakbeat Label   Missil                     Mash Up         www.discograph.com       Missill is just 22 but her crativity knows no limits. She's a DJ, graphic designer, grafitti artist   Hip-        Comes out October 17th
                                                                                                                           and no holds barred sonic terrorist. Mash Up, her first DJ compilation, features the very             Hop/Electro
                                                                                                                           best of the sounds of her record bag. 'Mash Up' is a real breath of fresh air after. Missill
                                                                                                                           makes full use of the skills she has mastered on this (re)creative mix. The open minded
                                                                                                                           sound of 'little miss magic fingers' makes no concessions for anyone. Layers of ragga and
                                                                                                                           breakbeat are combined and the best of hip hop or electro is redefined with boundless
                                                                                                                           energy. Featuring tracks by M.I.A, Freestylers, Afrika Bambaataa, Dynamite MC, Raw-T,
                                                                                                                           Funkstorüng, Elephant Man, Evil 9, Sander Kleineberg.




Dreyfus -                                              Jean-Michel Pilc           Live at Iridiumwww.dreyfusrecords.com    In 2004, Jean-Michel released his first solo album, Follow Me (Dreyfus), which got excellent Jazz                                            Label: Dreyfus
                                                                                                                           reviews in DownBeat, JazzTimes, Jazziz, Chicago Tribune etc. 2004 has been an eventful                                                       Vertrieb:
Oriane De Torcy
                                                                                                                           year for Jean-Michel in terms of press articles (Associated Press, LA Times...) and radio                                                    Soulfood
                                                                                                                           features (WNYC, KCSM, WMAC...). In the same year 2004, Jean-Michel has been                                                                  Music KW
                                                                                                                           intensively touring worldwide: US (incl. Monterey Jazz Festival + 10 day West Coast Tour),                                                   41/2005
                                                                                                                           Europe (incl. Spain, Italy, Germany, Pori & Scandinavia, Belgium), North Africa, Jamaica...
                                                                                                                           performing solo and with his "New Trio", featuring Thomas Bramerie (bass) and Mark
                                                                                                                           Mondesir (drums). In addition to his solo & trio engagements, he teaches in clinics and
                                                                                                                           master classes. Jean-Michel and his New Trio have been recorded live at Iridium, NYC, in
                                                                                                                           October 2004. The upcoming live album will be released on Dreyfus in 2005.




                                                       Biréli Lagrène             Live in Paris   www.dreyfusrecords.com   Biréli Lagrène is a phenomenon of the guitar ! Revealed at the beginning of the 80s, the child Jazz                                                           ASS
                                                                                                                           prodigy knew how to cross brilliantly the cap of the maturity, asserting himself from day to
                                                                                                                           day as a more and more inescapable musician in The world of the guitar and in that of the
                                                                                                                           jazz, where it looks henceforth like reference. The history begins in Alsace, within the
                                                                                                                           community gipsy, where Biréli is born in 1966, of a family of musicians. Introduced very
                                                                                                                           early by his father, then by his brother, very young Biréli surprises by his precocity . More of
                                                                                                                           one, and not the slightest, will meet themselves under the charm.




                                                       Anne Ducros                Piano, Piano www.dreyfusrecords.com      Surrounded by Gordon beck, Sal la Rocca, Bruno Castellucci and Didier Lockwood, Anne                  Jazz                                   Dreyfus Jazz
                                                                                                                           Ducros records "Purple Songs", published in 2001 by DREYFUS JAZZ. Further this                                                               Soulfood
                                                                                                                           album, the singer is rewarded by the Academy of the Jazz, and she receives the Price Billie                                                  2005/38
                                                                                                                           Holiday, in december 2001. This new reward will not be the last one, because there in April
                                                                                                                           2002, the "Django d'Or/ Victoires de la musique" awards her with the price of the artist
                                                                                                                           vocal of the year.



                                                       André Ceccarelli           Avenue des www.dreyfusrecords.com        With André Ceccarelli, as every track on this album proves, technical mastery and faculty for Jazz                                           Dreyfus Jazz
                                                                                  diables Blues                            adaptation go hand-in-hand with stylistic maturity and musicality. But "Dédé" is not only                                                    Soulfood
                                                                                                                           one of the best drummers in the world, he is above all a sensitive and generous artist who is                                                2005/41
                                                                                                                           completely committed to the adventure of music, enriched by the friendship and admiration
                                                                                                                           of all those who have the chance to play with him.




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EMI -                         Thibaut                          Marcus Miller                  Master of All www.dreyfusrecords.com   The ingenious jazz man Marcus Miller is about to take the audiovisual world by storm! On Jazz              Dreyfus have the rights for Europe, Eastern Europe, Israel,         Label: Dreyfus M-Connect         M-Connect          JFD Productions -
Casanova                                                                                      Trades                                 September 26, he will release a DVD ‗Master of all trades‘ that will offer never before seen               Russia… DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHTS for Canada, USA and                  Vertrieb:                                           jfd.productions@wa
                                                                                              (DVD)                                  images of the virtuoso bass-player on stage. This release comes after the outstanding                      Eastern Asia                                                        Soulfood                                            nadoo.fr /
                                                                                                                                     success of his last album, ‗Silver Rain‘, released in February, which sold over 50,000 copies                                                                                  Music KW
                                                                                                                                     abroad so far. The exceptional DVD shows the dazzling and communicative energy of                                                                                              41/2005
                                                                                                                                     Marcus on stage, and offers more than 2 hours of bonus. It includes: 2 hours of an amazing
                                                                                                                                     concert recorded at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles in 2004, which offers 12 major
                                                                                                                                     pieces of the electric bass master.


Fairplay -                                                     Le Trio Joubran                Randana        www.maitemusic.com      Born in Nazareth in 1973 into a family with a rich tradition in music, Samir Joubran was first World       Release in Germany, on Neo/Sony, on may 30th, released on           Neo / Sony      Sarah Levinson   Chateau du POP     LMD Productions
                                                                                                                                     introduced to the Oud by his father at the age of five, and later entered the Music Institute              Harmonia Mundi in the USA and Spain, september 05, released in      BMG
Aude Tillette
                                                                                                                                     in Nazareth at the age of nine. In 1995, he graduated from Muhammad Abudi Wahhab                           Switzerland on Rec Rec in July                                      International
                                                                                                                                     Conservatoire in Cairo, a highly respected musical institution in the Arab world, specializing                                                                                 Sony BMG
                                                                                                                                     in Oud.                                                                                                                                                                        2005/22

Fcom -                                                         Maxence Cyrin                  Modern         www.fcom.fr             Release date: 24 october 2005                                                                Electro       International Distribution by PIAS // Contact luk.paredis@pias.be                                                       Gigs Prod :
                                                                                              Rhapsodies                                                                                                                                        for more info on your territory and/or olivier.linglet@fcom.fr                                                          info@gigsprod.co
Olivier Linglet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        m


                                                               Mr Oizo                        Moustache      www.fcom.fr             This multi talented audiovisual and music writer, director and producer succeeded in         Electro       International Distribution by PIAS // Contact luk.paredis@pias.be F                                                     No live performance
                                                                                                                                     creating through his numerous videos and his first cult album ‗Analog Worms Attack‘ a very                 for more info on your territory and/or olivier.linglet@fcom.fr    Communicatio
                                                                                                                                     original universe. His music is clearly influenced by 'black' culture, mixing hip-hop, soul,                                                                                 ns / PIAS
                                                                                                                                     funk and jazz. To be released September 19th.                                                                                                                                rough trade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2005/38

                                                               Sao Paris                      Movimento      www.fcom.fr             Sào Paris is a new Franco-Brazilian duet, Leticia – poet & singer - and Thomas - composer electro          International Distribution by PIAS // Contact luk.paredis@pias.be F                                                     Gigs Prod:
                                                                                                                                     and producer- signed by F Communications. Sao Paris is not a typical merge between touchy fusion           for more info on your territory and/or olivier.linglet@fcom.fr    Communicatio                                          info@gigsprod.com
                                                                                                                                     jazzy house & Brazilian music! . Released August 29th.                                                                                                                       ns / PIAS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rough trade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2005/35
Good Export -                           Loud Beats (un label   Anaklein                       Darkside                               Released in Switzerland.                                                                     pop           Seeking licensing and/or distribution in Europe, Asia and North                                                         3 E Media
                                        de 3 E Media)                                                                                                                                                                                           America
Rosanna Granieri



                                        Sterne                 Bertrand Belin                 Terminus le                            Released on April 26 in Canada on Distribution Bros. Switzerland distribution on Disques     French        First album released in feb 2005,                                                                                       Olympic Tours
                                                                                              tréport                                Office in March. Belgium release on AMG in April 2005. Compiled by Le Pop Music in           Chanson
                                                                                                                                     Germany.


                                        Sterne                 Olli & the Bollywood           Kitch'en       www.ollibollywood.com   A Creation of 2 important french festivals (Vieilles Charrues and Tombées de la Nuit), Olli Electro /      seeking distributor in UK, USA, Scandinavia, Japan, Australia       NRW NRW         Musicas          externe/indé tba   Daktari Music
                                                                                                                                     and the Bollywood Orchestra is the first large musical and video show on Bollywood, a           world                                                                          2005/23
                                                               Orchestra
                                                                                                                                     contraction of Bombay and Hollywood, indicating the typical cinematographic industry of
                                                                                                                                     India. Combining the romantic topics of the great popular songs of the Indian cinema with
                                                                                                                                     his own subtle and personal compositions, Olli (Ollivier Leroy) is surrounded by the best
                                                                                                                                     instrumentalists of Calcutta and a famous singer of Bollywood for a great album, full of
                                                                                                                                     colours, images and rhythms. Released in Germany & Austria on NRW in may, in Canada
                                                                                                                                     on Distribution Bros in june, Italian distributor: Family affair, Karonte for Spain & Portugal,
                                                                                                                                     and Disques Office for Switzerland.




                                        Label Maison           Têtes Raides                   "Qu'est-ce    www.tetes-raides.tm.fr   Since their creation, the Têtes Raides have been on stage and their albums have not been        French     Important focus for Russia. Seeking distributor and / or licensing Label:        cherche tourneur    www.musikexport- Asterios
                                                                                              qu'on se fait                          trailing far behind. The band began 2005, by performances at the Eurosonic in January and Chanson          in Netherland, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Japan, Australia, USA. Lm/Nrw                            nord.de / Ina
                                                                                              chier" -                               the Musik and Politik festival in Berlin in February. The group has also been progressively                                                                                   Vertrieb: NRW                     Arndt TBC
                                                                                              "Têtes Raides                          releasing its latest two albums ‗Qu‘est-ce qu‘on s‘fait chier‘ and ‘28-05-04‘: both records are                                                                               Vertrieb
                                                                                              28-05-04"                              coming out in the U.K this fall. Except for France, Belgium, Switzerland and Canada,                                                                                          16.09.05
                                                                                                                                     Warner has signed a license for the world with the British label, recently created by Rikki
                                                                                                                                     Stein: Label Maison. To this date, ‗Qu‘est-ce qu‘on se fait chier‘ has sold 105,000 copies in
                                                                                                                                     France and an estimated 1000 abroad; ‘28-05-04‘ has sold 28,000 in France and an estimated
                                                                                                                                     1000 abroad as well. Release in Germany on October 2nd by NRW Records. In the UK in
                                                                                                                                     September by Label Maison / Wrasse Records.



                                        Under Cover            Wax Tailor                     Tales of the   www.waxtailor.com       Canadian distribution on Distribution Bros, Switzerkand distribution on Disques Office, Eletcro / hip seeking licencing and/or distribution in Scandinavia, Germany,                                                               A Gauche de la Lune
                                                                                              forgotten                              Spain & Portugal distribution on Karonte; Belgium : AMG Records, Released in UK & Eire hop            USA, Russia, Australia and Japan
                                                                                              melodies                               August, 05 by Discovery Records.



Gorgon Export -                         Passage Production     Jamaica all Stars              Speciale       www.jamallstars.com     Reggae - Rocksteady                                                                          Reggae        The Live in Japan exists in CD and DVD                                                                                  Passage Production
                                                                                              Meetings
Ben Oldfield



                                        Label Cantos           Salif Keita / Kante            The Lost                               enregistrements inédits de 1979-                                                             World Music                                                                       UMIS/USM/                        NUZZCOM
                                        musique                                               Album                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Universal                        MUSIC OFFICE
                                                               Manfila
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    KW42/2005


                                        Label Cantos           Thione Seck                    Orientissime                           The artist, is in a league of his own; he combines a certain lyricism and harmony with his   World Music
                                        musique                                                                                      multi-toned voice and holds an emotional power that leaves audiences breathless. The 12
                                                                                                                                     tracks on the new album are sung in Wolof, his native dialect, and are accompanied by the
                                                                                                                                     native Xalam, the Sitar, Hindu drums, the Oud and violins, giving the songs an Arabian
                                                                                                                                     flavour.




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EMI -                          Thibaut Zenah            African Brothers            Mysterious   www.zenahmusic.com       Réunification of the band                                                                        Reggae         Released in November 2004, distribution via Discograph
Casanova                                                                            Nature                                                                                                                                 Vocals




                                         La Boutique    Ceux qui marchent           Orange       www.cqmd.net                                                                                                              Funky Brass Focus on Canada, UK, Spain, Italy                                                                  www.musikexport- La Boutique Production
                                         Production                                                                                                                                                                        Band                                                                                                           nord.de / Ina
                                                        Debout
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Arndt



Harmonia Mundi - Patrick                                Bevinda                     Luz          www.harmoniamundi.fr     In this new album , ―LUZ‖, we are far from traditional fado, but always in contact with the      World                                                                   Harmonia                                                 Harmonia Mundi
                                                                                                                          portugues felling : the sensual nostalgia.: ―saudade‖.                                                                                                                   Mundi
Lemansky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   KW45/2005



                                                        Gianmaria Testa             Extra-Muros www.harmoniamundi.fr      The delicately rasping tone of the voice, the gracefulness of the arrangements, the natural      World                                                                   Harmonia       Transatlantico                            Harmonia Mundi
                                                                                                                          subtlety of the melodies and the infinite warmth of the acoustic instrumentation all make                                                                                Mundi
                                                                                                                          Extra Muros an album strikingly true to life. Or, or to be more exact, caressingly,                                                                                      KW41/2005
                                                                                                                          breathtakingly, brilliantly true to life.


                                                        Tchavolo Schmitt            Lonteha      www.harmoniamundi.fr     Tchavolo Schmitt possesses a wealth of inspiration in his innermost self; it is high time these World                                                                    Harmonia                                                 Harmonia Mundi
                                                                                                                          treasures were recorded for posterity… And tomorrow? He doesn‘t care – but we do. We                                                                                     Mundi KW
                                                                                                                          have definitely not finished recording Tchavolo Schmitt.                                                                                                                 45/2005



Ici D'ailleurs -               Laurent                  Bed                         New Lines    www.icidailleurs.com                                                                                                      pop
Mantey



                                                        Narcophony                  Plays the    www.icidailleurs.com     Reached by the roguishness of their contemporary Kraftwerk, the band turns on an amazing electro                                                                         0101 Cargo
                                                                                    Residence                             switch from analogical to acoustic. Keeping most of the patterns for the timeless ondes                                                                                  2005/35
                                                                                                                          Martenot (ancestor of electronic music), the band takes up the mischievous orchestrations
                                                                                                                          with impulsive strings and other intrusions of rare instruments. A weird masterstroke that
                                                                                                                          intensifies the most resourceful period of The Residents.



Jarring Effects -                 Loic                  ez3kiel                     Versus Tour www.ez3kiel.org           EZ3kiel is a band from Tours, created in 1994. EZ3kiel was originally a ‗fusion‘ combo that Electro/hip-
                                                                                    Live 2004                             subtly blended reggae, ska, funk and hard-core. For 3 years, the band toured all over France, hop
Kervarrec
                                                                                                                          playing amazing sets and receiving great public acclaim.



                                                        High Tone                   Wave Digger www.hightone.org          Fed on the musical heritage of King Tubby and Lee Perry, High Tone is a new, progressive Electro                                                                         Jarring Effects Koeterhai Booking
                                                                                                                          dub capable of integrating every kind of influences. Their music is the alchemy of three key                                                                             / PIAS rough
                                                                                                                          elements: 70‘s dub, electronic music and ethnic music.                                                                                                                   trade 2005/35



                                                        Lyon Calling Tour                        www.jarringeffects.org   The Lyon Calling Tour promises to be a spectacularly original event! Envisioned by the           Electro/hip-
                                                                                                                          independent label Jarring Effects, in partnership with Pias distribution, the project reflects   hop
                                                                                                                          the dynamism of the current music scene in Lyon. The tour has reunited three of the city‘s
                                                                                                                          home-grown artists, Le Peuple de L‘Herbe, High Tone and Meï Teï Shô, all of whom have
                                                                                                                          known each other for over ten years

                                                        Mei Tei Sho                 Live         www.meiteisho.net        Mei Tei Sho does not come from Lagos or London, from Kingston, New York or Paris you World                                                                                              La Candela
                                                                                                                          would think, but not a word is true ! Yet the essence and the soul of these cities flood into
                                                                                                                          the quintet‘s music (vocal, drums, bass guitar, guitar, sax).



Label Bleu -                             Label Indigo   Ballaké Sissoko             Tomora       www.label-bleu.com       Open to all adventures and encounters Ballaké is an over-talented instrumentalist who,      World                                                                                                                                 Mad Minute Music
                                                                                                                          drawing on tradition for inspiration, has forged his own personal style. An inspired
Thomas Weill
                                                                                                                          improviser and a subtle melodist, he is a marvellous accompanist and an excellent composer.



                                                        Rokia Traoré                Bowmboï      www.rokiatraore.net      Rokia established herself as West Africa‘s most exciting new talent. Her third album,            World                                                                   Label Bleu     Transatlantico          NUZZCOM      Mad Minute Music
                                                                                                                          Bowmboï, breathtakingly transcends all her previous achievements as she strikes a perfect                                                                                Indigo                                 MUSIC OFFICE
                                                                                                                          poise between the roots of traditional African music and a modern outlook on the world.                                                                                  2003/44



                                         Label Bleu     David KraKauer              Lies my      www.label-bleu.com       The clarinetist David Krakauer is one of those privileged artists who are instinctive            Jazz           New album to be released                                                                                          Maité Music
                                                                                    Gramma                                transmitters. As a tradition reformer and avant-garde bit of a lad, he is one of those
                                                                                    Told Me                               musicians who bridge styles because it is their conviction and they vitally need it.



                                                        Henri Texier                Strada Sextet www.label-bleu.com      Just like his bass, Henri Texier is a pillar, a landmark in the middle of European Jazz. A       Jazz                                                                    Label Bleu     Live-Events -                             LMD Music
                                                                                                                          lightning start to his career at the end of the 60‘s, Henri Texier offeres his warm sound and                                                                            Sunny Moon     Konzertbüro
                                                                                                                          his talent as a melodist to young and willing improvisation musketeers in the 90‘s.                                                                                      2005/07        Dominik Wagner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tel: 0228 - 35 97 85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  E-Mail:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  booking@liveontour.de

                                                        Julien Lourau               Fire         www.label-bleu.com       Julien Lourau is a paradox: early noticed as an exceptional saxophonist alongside Henri       Jazz                                                                                                                                Anteprima
                                                                                                                          Texier, Bojan Z or Abbey Lincoln, he decides to explore on his first three albums the secrets
                                                                                                                          of the dance machine, learning to lead combos funk (Groove Gang) or electro (Gambit).




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Record Company           Label           Contact         Artist               Cover   Album          Web Site                   Presentation                                                                                 Style          Comments                                                            German          German booking          German            Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                release         agency                  promotion         France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        agency
EMI -                          Thibaut                   Magic Malik                  XP Songs       www.label-bleu.com         13XP Song's Book will enchant curious listener, spoil blasé persons, bringing together:      Jazz                                                                               Label Bleu                                                3D Family
Casanova                                                                                                                        humour, fervour, creativity and an inordinate taste for this soft provocation which awaken                                                                                      Sunny Moon
                                                                                                                                senses.                                                                                                                                                                         2005/07



                                                         Romano-Sclavis-              tba            www.label-bleu.com         The Romano/Sclavis/Texier Trio will release on October 27th, worldwide, their third album Jazz                                                                                  Rough Trade     Live-Events -
                                                                                                                                that will complete the final chapter of the Romano/Sclavis/Texier project, that has been                                                                                        KW47/2005       Konzertbüro
                                                         Texier
                                                                                                                                influenced by their many trips throughout Africa. This conclusive album explores the story                                                                                                      Dominik Wagner
                                                                                                                                of over thirty years photos taken across the African continent                                                                                                                                  Tel: 0228 - 35 97 85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                E-Mail:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                booking@liveontour.de

                                         Bleu Electric   Dupain                                      www.label-bleu.com                                                                                                      chanson

                                                         Las Ondas Marteles           Y Despues      www.label-bleu.com         As Miguel Angel died of a disease at the age of 60, the trio decided to dedicate an entire   World                                                                              Label Bleu                                                Corida
                                                                                      de Todo                                   record to him: ‗Y despues de todo‘. This album was released in 2004 and is truly a handful                                                                                      Sunny Moon
                                                                                                                                of notes, simple and wonderful words...                                                                                                                                         2004/20



                                                         Nano                         L'autre Côté   www.label-bleu.com                                                                                                      chanson                                                                                                                                      Véronique Croisile
                                                                                      du Vent




                                                         Piers Faccini                Leave no       www.label-bleu.com         This is an exquisite collection of songs. A subtle powerhouse of an album, these are songs of Folk                                                                                                                                        Corida
                                                                                      Trace                                     innocence and experience, of longing and becoming, of light and darkness. Each song is a
                                                                                                                                world, creating atmospheres that stay with you well after the notes have faded.



Le Loup du Faubourg -                                    Mariana Montalvo             Piel de        www.leloupdufaubourg.com   Accompanied by her excellent quratet, her voice is pure and unpretentious, describing her    World          Distributed and Tours in Germany, Canada, USA                                                                                 Le Loup du Fbg
                                                                                      Aceituna                                  development as an exile through a mosaic of songs: latin American pop songs,
Catherine May-Atlani
                                                                                                                                interpretations of texts of South American women poets.



                                                         Rue de la Muette             Ma mère        www.leloupdufaubourg.com   French chanson crossed with rock and fed on Yiddish music and a whole bunch of other         French         Distributed and tours in Russia                                                                                               Le Loup du Fbg
                                                                                      traine au café                            musics like musette and arisen out of several encounters.                                    Chanson




                                                         Simone Tassimot              Chansons       www.leloupdufaubourg.com   Simone Tassimot, who studied music and singing at the Centre polyphonique Ariam Ile de       French         distribution and tour of Germany and Bulgaria                       LFG NRW                                 Chateau du POP    Le Loup du Fbg
                                                                                                                                France and at the ARJEP, a jazz school, has been going back to her first love: the           Chanson                                                                            2005/04
                                                                                                                                chanson…In 2000, Simone Tassimot won the Prix de la ville de Vanves (Vive la Reprise,
                                                                                                                                Centre de la
                                                                                                                                Chanson).

                                                         Vermeulen                    La Pianiste   www.leloupdufaubourg.com    Vermeulen is an author, composer and interpreter. His music, fed with Jazz -he was a         French         Distributed and tours in Canada, Germany and Bulgaria               LFG NRW         www.musikexport-        www.musikexport- Le Loup du Fbg
                                                                                      du                                        drummer and a pianist- brings an original vibe to the deep lyrics.                           Chanson                                                                            2005/09         nord.de / Ina Arndt     nord.de / Ina
                                                                                      Transatlantiq                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Arndt
                                                                                      ue


L'Oz Production - Gilles                                 Didier Squiban               Tournée des    www.loz-production.com     Didier Squiban was born in 1959 in Brittany. The sea has been a permanent inspiration for    Jazz / World Release May 10, Focus Germany                                                                                 Chateau du POP    L'Oz
                                                                                      chapelles                                 his life and music. "Ballades" is a beautfiful album solo.
Lozac'hmeur



                                                         Didier Squiban               Symphonie      www.loz-production.com                                                                                                  Jazz / World In concert in China in may, and in Japan in June                      Neo / Sony                              Chateau du POP    L'Oz
                                                                                      Iroise                                                                                                                                                                                                                    BMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sony BMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2005/13
                                                         Didier Squiban               Molène         www.loz-production.com                                                                                                  Jazz / World                                                                       Neo/ Sony                               Chateau du POP    L'Oz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Int./Sony
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BMG 2005/50

                                                         Didier Squiban               Porz Gwenn www.loz-production.com                                                                                                      Jazz / World                                                                       Neo/ Sony                               Chateau du POP    L'Oz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BMG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Int./Sony
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BMG 2005/50


Lusafrica -                François                      Bonga                        Maiorais       www.lusafrica.com          New Album                                                                                    World          Distribution release throughout Europe and in the US during their   Lusafrica                                                 3D Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            American tour in 2006.                                              Sunny Moon
Mauger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2005/15
                                                         Cubanito                     Soy Cubanito www.lusafrica.com            There are just three of them, but they make more noise than a thousand others and have       World          Licence deal for the Netherlands (Walboomers), Italy (Planet        Lusafrica       Unlimited sounds &      Malagueta Music
                                                                                                                                enough energy to set any listener's head spinning and hips swaying.                                         Records), Mexico (Discos Musart) and negotiations in Spain and      Sunny Moon      musiq
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the U.S with (Warner).                                              2003/42



                                                         Issac Delgado                Prohibito      www.lusafrica.com                                                                                                       World          World release in June 2005                                          Lusafrica                               Malagueta music   Issac Delgado
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                rough trade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2005/39
                                                         Lura                         Di Korpu Ku www.lusafrica.com             Lura has a voice everyone wants to hear on both joyful and sad occasions, a voice that       World          Licence deal for Italy (Edel), USA (Ultra Records), in Poland (4    Lusafrica       Musicas                 Malagueta music   Vivement ce soir
                                                                                      Alma                                      soothes and sweeps away.                                                                                    Art)                                                                Sunny Moon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2005/10




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Record Company         Label           Contact   Artist                   Cover   Album          Web Site                  Presentation                                                                                   Style         Comments                                                          German          German booking          German            Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          release         agency                  promotion         France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  agency
EMI -                        Thibaut             Tcheka                           Nu Monda       www.lusafrica.com         On this album, Tcheka continues to explore the path he began on his first album,                Wolrd        Release and distribution throughout Europe, with a huge success in Lusafrica                              Malagueta music   Vivement ce soir
Casanova                                                                                                                   transporting traditional Cape Verdean beats usually played by percussion, onto his guitar.                   Portugal                                                           rough trade
                                                                                                                           Here, the writer returns to ‗batuque‘, one of the popular beats on the island of Santiago,                                                                                      2005/40
                                                                                                                           usually played by women, and explores other styles, such as ‗tabanka‘, a carnival beat local to
                                                                                                                           the island of Fogo

Musiques Hybrides -                              Olaf Hund                        Valseuses      www.olafhund.com          Olaf Hund took part in many open-air rave parties, where he mixed in front of hundreds of Electro            Released in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, released in UK on   Lounge SiB      Electric chair          Beats international Musiques Hybrides
                                                                                                                           people. Olaf Hund gave a more structured shape to his music.                                                 7/05/05 by Nova sales and distribution                            2004/40
Manu



Naïve -                                          AS Dragon                        Va chercher la www.asdragon.com          With musicians who look each other dead in the eye. A.S Dragon, it‘s also, of course, clear    Pop / Rock Currently looking for licence deals in Germany, Japan                                ASS                     Melody Cat        Bellevue, Thomas
                                                                                  police                                   guitars, bass guitars that could have belonged to the Tamla, keyboards verging on Soft                                                                                                                                                   Bonardi / cell +33 609
Laure Duhard
                                                                                                                           Machine or Bowie glam, a drummer you‘d think came straight from the UK – somewhat                                                                                                                                                        768 926 - email
                                                                                                                           like R. Wyatt or Kenny Jones – but now above all, it‘s about songs.                                                                                                                                                                      t.bonardi@easynet.fr


                                                 Misia                            Drama Box      www.fr.misia-online.com   Today, with her Drama Box, Misia has shattered the walls that surround musical genres,         World         Seeking licence deals in USA, Canada, Japan and UK                Tropical Music / Musicas                                  Visiteur du Soir, 40
                                                                                                                           taking tango and bolero in hand and forcing us to listen to them differently.                                                                                                  Sony BMG                                                  rue de la Folie-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          International                                             Regnault, 75011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sony BMG                                                  Paris - +33 1 44 93
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2005/21                                                   02 02 :
                                                 Raul Paz                         Revolucion     www.raulpaz.com           Raul Paz‘s third album has a more of a pop sound to it than the previous one and has          World          Currently looking for licence deals in Spain, UK and USA          Naïve edel       Transatlantico         ML PR &           info@visiteursdusoir.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Azimuth / Bernard
                                                                                                                           several tracks that are set to bring the house down: Revolución, Buena suerte, Soledad,                                                                                        2005/23                                 MEDIEN            Batzen et
                                                                                                                           Mujeres carry melodies that stay with you. The wealth of rhythm does the rest. The lyrics are                                                                                                                          SERVICE           sandrine@azimuthpro
                                                                                                                           little nuggets that are a joy to read – or rather listen to – to the second or third degree.                                                                                                                                             d.com


                                                 The Sunday Drivers               Little Heart   www.thesundaydrivers.co   Inspired by such 60s pop bands as the Beatles, the Byrds, The Band and the Beach Boys, the Pop               Currently looking for licence deals in Germany, Japan, UK, USA                                                              A Gauche de la lune,
                                                                                  Attack         m                         Sunday Drivers have followed in these legend‘s footsteps by maintaining the 60s vibe of                                                                                                                                                  tel +33 328 045 666 -
                                                                                                                           psychedelic songs inseminated with a little folk too. Their pop songs are refined, delicate and                                                                                                                                          email :
                                                                                                                           completely addictive, with impeccable harmonies and warm sonorities.                                                                                                                                                                     floren@agauchedelalu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ne.com
                                                 Thierry Robin                    Ces vagues     www.thierryrobin.com      Some albums mark a turning point in the life of an artist. Not a radical change, no – what     world         Seeking licence deals in USA, Canada, Germany, Japan and UK                                                                 Zamora Production,
                                                                                  que l'amour                              would we think of an artist who changed their sphere of interest at the drop of a hat? – but a                                                                                                                                           contact Benjamin
                                                                                  soulève                                  new air of freedom, avowed commitments and a more direct sound… Ces vagues que                                                                                                                                                           Demelemester
                                                                                                                           l‘amour soulève (Those waves stirred by love) is that kind of album. In passing, Thierry
                                                                                                                           Robin has finally dropped the first name on his birth certificate in favour of a ―Titi‖ coined
                                                                                                                           in affection and gratitude, a pet name given him long ago by the loyal fans who have
                                                                                                                           followed him down each Gypsy road he has taken. They form an increasingly numerous
                                                                                                                           following, certainly moved by his unique career, made up of loyalty and repeated magic in
                                                                                                                           equal measures.


Night & Day -                                    Jorge Humberto                   Identitade     www.nightday.fr           Humberto, who aims to encapsulate the essence of Cape Verde, never fails to bring to his       World         Export contact: Gorgon Export
                                                                                                                           European public, whose interest in Cape Verdean music has been growing for 15 years, a
Stan Witold
                                                                                                                           touch of authenticity and a better appreciation of the heart-rending blues melodies drawn
                                                                                                                           from across the Atlantic.


                                                 Laika Fatien                     Look at me     www.laika.net             Laïka Fatien is releasing her first album, but many have already heard her sing. This debut    Vocale Jazz   Export contact: Gorgon Export                                                     Musik Export Nord tbc   Musik Export      Loupe Production
                                                                                  now                                      album brings a fresh sound to vocal jazz./ Recherche de licence en UK + Allemagne                                                                                                                                      Nord tbc
                                                                                                                           Cherche à la booker sur les festivals jazz de cet été.



                                                 Neïmo                            From Scratch www.neimo.com                                                                                                              Pop / Rock    Export contact: Gorgon Export                                                                                               La Boutique
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Production




                                                 Ousmane Touré                    Avenue du      www.nightday.fr           Label: Together Production / Solo album of Toure Kunda's ex singer / 1ère signature du         World         To be released on Feb 1                                           Label:                                  Malagueta music   NPE/F2F
                                                                                  Monde                                    label Together Production (agence de pub française) - Distribution N&Day France +                                                                                              Night&Day
                                                                                                                           Monde                                                                                                                                                                          Vertrieb:
                                                                                                                           Sortie le 21 février - Mise en place à l'export = 4000 exs                                                                                                                     MDM GmbH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10.06.05
                                                 Pierre Christophe Trio           Byard By Us www.nightday.fr              Pierre Christophe can definitely be qualified as a modern jazz pianist. His music is full of   Jazz Trio     Export contact: Gorgon Export                                     Label: B&B
                                                                                  Vol 2                                    humor, a welcome change in our modern times!                                                                                                                                   Vertrieb:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MDM GmbH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          08.12.03
Nocturne -                                       Burning Spear                    Our Music      www.nocturne.fr           2 years after ―Freeman‖, the reggae living legend is coming back with his new album, 100% World              Will be released October 17th, 2005.                              Nocturne
                                                                                                                           roots, Our Music. Surrounded by his musicians, Burning Spear is offering an album that                                                                                         rough trade
Elvin Pagiras
                                                                                                                           bring to mind the golden age of roots : brass and guitars, percussions , backing vocals made                                                                                   2005/42
                                                                                                                           in Jamaïca, quiet keyboards and conscious lyrics which remind the real principles of rasta
                                                                                                                           thoughts.

                                                 Moutin Reunion                   Something      www.nocturne.fr           This is the third album from the MOUTING REUNION QUARTET and it has to be said Jazz                          Will be released September 12, 2005
                                                                                  Like Now                                 that this record has something special about it. It certainly affirms the aesthetic and musical
                                                 Quartet
                                                                                                                           force that twins FRANCOIS & LOUIS MOUTIN were looking to create with the
                                                                                                                           formation of this group – soulful with jazz and swing grooves, a style that remains upbeat
                                                                                                                           and subtle whilst propelling itself ever forward with energy and vitality. The other two
                                                                                                                           members of the quartet and the Moutins‘ ideological co-conspirators are notably RICK
                                                                                                                           MARGITZA and PIERRE DE BERTHMANN.




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Record Company            Label         Contact   Artist                   Cover   Album         Web Site                       Presentation                                                                                    Style          Comments                                                              German            German booking   German      Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     release           agency           promotion   France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        agency
EMI -                         Thibaut             Scratch Massive                  N.A.K.E.D     www.nocturne.fr                For four years, MAUD GEFFRAY and SEBASTIAN CHENUT have been organising and Electro                             Will be released September 2005.
Casanova                                                                                                                        reorganising their record collection so as to better plan for and provoke the future. From DJ
                                                                                                                                MORPHEUS of MINIMAL COMPACT and his ancestral pearls to a neo-futurist live from
                                                                                                                                ELECTROMENAGER, the members of N.A.K.E.D. have all contributed considerably to
                                                                                                                                the breaking of genre barriers.


                                                  Jefferson                        Sweet         www.nocturne.fr                Sweet Rendez Vous,‘ Jefferson‘s recently released CD is almost unexplainable, yet exquisite! Electro           Released in May 2005                                                  Nocturne
                                                                                   Rendezvous                                   Not a film, but far more than a record. Vocal artistry on celluloid - the luscious blue note of                                                                                      rough trade
                                                                                                                                intimacy. With the use of string and acoustic layering, this combination gives us the illusion                                                                                       2005/32
                                                                                                                                of the sample with the elegance of majestic harmonic orchestrations. Then subtle touches of
                                                                                                                                electronics appear and the faint shadow of eternal dialogues haunt our ears.




O+ -                           Alexis             CéU                              Céu           www.oplus.org                  From contemporary Brazil comes CéU, with an album blending force and grace. Her roots           Latin          Release June 2005;                                                                                                   Loop Productions &
                                                                                                                                are in samba, which ―sticks to the soles of her feet‖. But she covers many other musical                                                                                                                                            Enzo Productions
Blanchart
                                                                                                                                territories too, from soul to afrobeat and electrojazz. With a rare maturity and finesse, she
                                                                                                                                has taken a rich and eclectic musical culture and made it all her own.




                                                  Hurlak                           40°           www.oplus.org                  The music of Hùrlak is a voyage. A voyage along the roads taken by the Roma peoples             World          Release date : 27th october 2005                                                                                     Loop Productions &
                                                                                                                                through the centuries.                                                                                                                                                                                                              Enzo Productions




                                                  Ralph Thamar                     Passionnéme www.oplus.org                    A longtime lead singer for Malavoi, who went his separate way in 1987. Thamar is known          World          Release date: November 10, 2005                                                                                      Loop Productions &
                                                                                   nt….à la folie                               for very hard-edged, techno-zouk, creative songwriting, and rather classical-style singing.                                                                                                                                         Enzo Productions




Pias -                                            Kaly Live Dub                    Percussions   www.kalylivedub.com            Repercussions is a collective album which is placed in the middle of the interactivity          Electro        To Be released in France on the 24th of october 2005                                                                 B.A.D Concert (Mr
                                                                                                                                between the musicians: each one depends on the other; one stops, the other sets off again,                                                                                                                                          Philippe) - tel:(33)
Jerome Caron, Yves Lecarpentier,
                                                                                                                                starting a kind of chain effect illustrated by the mechanicals discs on the cover.                                                                                                                                                  05 57 59 11 70 -
Jerome Mestre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    badprod@wanado
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    o.fr
                                                  Peuple de l'Herbe                Cube          www.pias.com                   DJ Pee and DJ Stani, both supporters of hip hop causes and all night long parties, start Le     Electro        Just finished a european tour, with the German band Puppet            PIAS rough    Four Artists                     tel : +33 3 28 04 56
                                                                                                                                Peuple De l‘Herbe.The two DJs have the feeling that the band could gain some power on a                        Masters                                                               trade 2005/09                                  66,
                                                                                                                                stage.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              florent@agauchedela
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    lune.com,

                                                  Super Discount 2, Fast           Super        www.pias.com/superdiscount ‗Fast Track‘ was released originally in its storming instrumental version on 10‖ last year.          Electro        To be released on the 11th April 2005                                 Different /   Solar Penguin
                                                                                   Discount 2 - 2                          Taken out from the album Super Discount 2 by Etienne De Crecy, it quickly became an                                                                                                       PIAS rough
                                                  Track Vocal Mix
                                                                                   Fast Track                              infectious track that literally ripped up the dance floor.                                                                                                                                trade 2005/24
                                                                                   Vocal Mix

                                                  Vitalic                          Ok Cowboy     www.vitalic.org                Within one year, and after a first album "Ok Cowboy" greeted by criticism and the entire   Electro             France release on april 4, and on other teritories on april 25th       Different /                                   Citizen Frédéric
                                                                                                                                electronic french scene, Vitalic gets now ready to conquer the world. This summer has been                                                                                           PIAS rough                                     Gindre: (08) 70 69 83
                                                                                                                                the best opportunity for him to impose its smashing electro-rock mix in the biggest                                                                                                  trade 2005/19                                  88
                                                                                                                                European festivals and to acquire a solid scenic reputation. Masters of electro SOULWAX
                                                                                                                                did not make a mistake while offering Vitalic the support of their next English tour.



Production Spéciales                              Magnolia                         Intravenus    www.productions-                                                                                                               Trip Hop       Very unique Trip-Hop duo. Jessica is singing (in english). Fred is                                                   CIEL
                                                                                                 speciales.fr                                                                                                                                  composing. The band is innovating, introducing french accordeon
Frédéric Venant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               in the machine sounds, performing with string quatuor, classic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               piano or as a duet. Jessica's voice and charm are making the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               difference.


                                                  Mathis and The                   5             www.productions-                                                                                                               Rootstronica Born german, bred in France, living in Barcelona, Mathis is a                                                          PIRATES
                                                                                                 speciales.fr                                                                                                                                phenomena. His voice sounds like Finley Quaye, his music grooves
                                                  Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             like Prince or G-Love and his attitude is reminding Jim Morrisson's.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             "Sélection FIP", play-listed on France-Inter, Mathis is the discovery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             you should make.


                                                  Mud Flow                         A life on     www.productions-                                                                                                               Pop-Rock       "One of the best European album of the year". This is the end of                                                     A Gauche de la Lune
                                                                                   standby       speciales.fr                                                                                                                                  the review that FNAC printed about Mud Flow's "A life on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               standby". Check the press file : Les Inrockuptibles, Télérama, Rock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mag, France-Inter, everyone that heard the concept album is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               confirming.
                                                  Nud                              Stuck         www.productions-                                                                                                               Elec-Rock      Innovative Électro-Rock mixed with Trip-Hop in the vein of             Little Label /   ASS                          Productons spéciales
                                                                                   between rok   speciales.fr                                                                                                                                  Morcheeba, Portishead or Massive Attack. Led by charismatic           Supermusic
                                                                                   and a hard                                                                                                                                                  singer Daniel, Nud is bringing freshness to the Rock. Album           AL!VE
                                                                                   place                                                                                                                                                       already availble in France, Norway, Germany, Russia, Canada,          2004/19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Holland, Belgium and Switzerland.

Prohibited -                  Nicolas             Don Nino                         On the Bright www.prohibitedrecords.com      Far from easy listening, Don Nino still uses a great sensitivity, an original sense of          Electro Rock                                                                         Prohibited                                     Prohibited
                                                                                   Side                                         composition, and the combination of acoustic and electronic sounds to show a new path                                                                                                Cargo 2005/10
Laureau
                                                                                                                                into a modern universe of various melodies, rhythms and sounds.




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Record Company         Label            Contact             Artist              Cover   Album         Web Site                    Presentation                                                                                      Style         Comments                                                              German          German booking          German         Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        release         agency                  promotion      France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                agency
EMI -                        Thibaut                        NLF3                        Viva!         www.prohibitedrecords.com   Citing 70's jazz, afrobeat and experimental rock as inspirations, but using sampling-pedals, a Electro /        On Tour in UK, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, Holland…           Prohibited                                             Prohibited
Casanova                                                                                                                          macintosh G3 and a small sampler, nlf3's approach falls in parallel with contemporary          Pop                                                                                    Cargo 2005/10
                                                                                                                                  electronic music.



Pschent                                                     Hotel Coste                 Hotel Costes www.pschent.fr                                                                                                                 electro                                                                             Pschent /
                                                                                        8                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Wagram SPV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2005/39

Pygmalion -                   David                         Crevette d'Acier            Appellation   www.pygmalion-records.com   Welcome to the crazy world of Monique Truchard, Jean-Claude Clark, Jacky Lebeuf and         French              Released in March 2005                                                                Musik Export Nord tbc   Musik Export   Zamora Productions
                                                                                        Incontrôlée                               Michel Martin! Besides being very original, they possess two deadly weapons: black humour Chanson                                                                                                                             Nord tbc
Godevais
                                                                                                                                  and swing. They are written for the stage. It ranges from rock and jazz to bossa and tango.



                                                            Marcello                    Beleza        www.pygmalion-records.com   Marcello is not only a brilliant composer, he is also unique manipulating and shaping words, World              Release 2004
                                                                                                                                  their sounds and rhythms.Surrounded by the best Brazilian musicians, he sings and enchants
                                                                                                                                  the public with his disarming simplicity and his infallible rhythm.



RDC -                                                       David Reinhardt             David         www.rdc-records.com         This guitar trio has a distinctive identity. Not satisfied with simply accumulating the inherent Jazz           RDC have the rights for the world, and are focusing on
                                                                                        Reinhardt                                 clichés of manouche jazz, it has added the touch of its own period and in so doing adds its                     developping this artits around Europe, also seeking distributor for
Franck Hagège
                                                                                        Trio                                      own stone to the Reinhardt edifice.                                                                             Europe.



                                                            Manuel Rocheman             Live au New www.manuelrocheman.com        This DVD presents Manuel as a solo gig of an hour, recorded on september 15, 2003 at the Jazz                   RDC have the rights for the world, and are focusing on
                                                                                        Morning                                   New Morning, an established parisian venue, which holds an audience of 500.                                     developping this artits around Europe, also seeking distributor for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Europe.



                                                            Sylvain Beuf                Another       www.rdc-records.com         This is Sylvain Beuf's 7th album in his name, the second with this trio, who is getting           Jazz          RDC have the rights for the world, and are focusing on
                                                                                        Building                                  stronger. Another Building was produced by four people: the three musicians and the                             developping this artits around Europe, also seeking distributor for
                                                                                                                                  producer Frédéric Bétin.                                                                                        Europe.



Record Makers -               Arthur                        Hypnolove                   Maxi         www.recordmakers.com         Described as being the last link between The Beach Boys, Kraftwerk, Television and pre-          Electro Pop To be released in may, distribution probably Discograph
                                                                                        Mademoiselle                              1990 acid house, the group is anything but typical. Their first compilation ‗I hear voices‘, was
Peschaud
                                                                                                                                  released in 2001, featuring ‗Smashing Heat‘, one of their most powerful singles supported by
                                                                                                                                  Feist‘s vocals.

                                                            Sebastien Tellier           Politics      www.sebastientellier.com    It is a very ambitious album, where all the clichés of the world are burned on the bonfire of     Pop Rock      Licence signed with Lucky Number (english label)                      Lucky
                                                                                                                                  global politics. It features beats played by living legend / Fela drummer Tony Allen.                                                                                                 Numbers/Rou
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        gh Trade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2005/44

                                                            Turzi                       Made under    www.recordmakers.com        By bringing ‗Made under Authority‘ on stage, a sweet hypnosis comes alive, often drifting   rock/electro
                                                                                        Authority                                 between atmospheric violence and neurotic tension. His shows have often been described as
                                                                                                                                  disciplinary rock, mainly because of the tight rhythmic section in his performances. Always
                                                                                                                                  introspective, we look forward to listening to the soul-searching the artist has done.



Tôt ou Tard -                Virginie                       Bumcello                    Animal        www.totoutard.com                                                                                                             jazz / pop                                                                                                                                 ASTERIOS
                                                                                        Sophistiqué                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PRODUCTIONS
Aussietre


                                                            Françoiz Breut              Une Saison    www.totoutard.com           Françoiz Breut majestically remains simple and natural and definitely more self-confidant         French        Distributed in Spain through Green Ufos, in the UK through Bella Le Pop Musik Berthold Seliger                               OLYMPIC TOUR,
                                                                                        Volée                                     than she would like to show. And although her interpretations are often solemn, the smile         Chanson       Union and Warner Distribution for Switzerland and Belgium. Also Groove Attack                                                sandrine Delaune :
                                                                                                                                  that accompanies the last notes of her songs, remains her iconic signature.                                     commercialized in Germany and Australia. She will perform at this 2005/41                                                    +33 1 44 93 86 00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  year's Popkomm in Berlin on September 16th.


Uwe -                                   Uncivilized World   Birdy Nam Nam                             http://www.grouek.com/bn                                                                                                      rap hip hop
                                                                                                      n/#                                                                                                                           turntablism
Olivia Arlabosse


                                        Comet Records       Jeff Mills                  Blue          http://www.axisrecords.co   Jeff Mills requires no introduction, as we are used to hearing about him very often in the    Techno                                                                                                  magnet booking
                                                                                        Potential     m/                          international specialized press. He‘s one of the main activists on the world techno scene.
                                                                                                                                  He‘s produced influential singles like ‗Sonic Destroyer‘, ‗The Bells‘ and the ‗Purpose Maker‘
                                                                                                                                  series.


                                        Comet Records       Manu le Malin               Biomechanik www.cometrecords.com          8 years after the success of Manu le Malin‘s first fixed hardcore compilation, ‗Biomechanik electro hard
                                                                                        III                                       I‘, he is gearing up for the release of the third and final chapter of the series in 2005.  tek
                                                                                                                                  Following the same principle, ‗Biomechanik III‘ coming out at the end of September, brings
                                                                                                                                  together the best hardcore tunes of an exceptional mix, with exclusive productions from the
                                                                                                                                  biggest international artists.



V2 -                                                        Daphnée                     Emeraude      www.v2.fr                   HThis albim was the mixture of her encounter with producer Laurent Manganas, and                  Pop                                                                                                                                        Asterios : contact :
                                                                                                                                  Gonzales‘ divine piano playing, plus the immediate love story with the V2 label, and the                                                                                                                                                     Yanh Dernaucourt :
Alexandra Hayot
                                                                                                                                  desire to put this album in the right box in order to touch the heart of others. She is part of                                                                                                                                              331 53 36 04 70
                                                                                                                                  the new female french chanson wave.




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      French export priorities 09-12/2005




Record Company        Label           Contact   Artist           Cover   Album         Web Site                      Presentation                                                                                       Style          Comments                                                             German            German booking   German         Tour Agent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            release           agency           promotion      France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               agency
EMI -                       Thibaut             Nosfell                  Pomaie        www.nosfell.com               On stage as well as in the studio, Nosfell develops a layering process with voice – both sung World                                                                                                                                      Garance: Florient
Casanova                                                                 Klokochasia                                 and used as a percussion – guitar and percussions. His music, a true melting-folk, is a                                                                                                                                                  Boucherez
                                                                         Balek                                       powerful fusion of rage and suffering. In a personal undefinable style, mixing the crystalline
                                                                                                                     of Bobby Mc Ferrin, the energy of the Claypool, the melodious power of Joni Mitchell and
                                                                                                                     the enchantment of Tom Waits.


                                                Oshen                    Donjuan       www.oshen.info                                                                                                                   French                                                                                                                                Garance: Gregory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Chanson                                                                                                                               Rolle




                                                Rinocerose               Schizophonic www.v2.fr                      Jean-Philippe Freu and Patrice Carrié, the Rinôçérôse founding duo have never hidden their Electro /              Worldwide release 26/09/2005, except US, Canada (jan '06)            Label: V2       Electric chair     VERSTAERKER Agent-managment :
                                                                                                                     double lives. Psychologists by day, musicians by night. Two activities not so far apart after Rock                                                                                     Records                                        P.Pole18 Rue
                                                                                                                     all, considering that the music world overflows with pathological cases where science and/or                                                                                           Vertrieb: rough                                Durand, 34000
                                                                                                                     music help in relieving mental aches…. Two activities which Rinôçérôse put into perspective                                                                                            trade KW                                       MontpellierTel : +33
                                                                                                                     in their new album, 'Schizophonic '.                                                                                                                                                   39/2005                                        (0)467 128 170/ Fax
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           : +33 (0)467 128 171
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Contact : Pascal
                                                Syd Matters              A whisper     www.sydmatters.com            Pop's melodic rigour, rock's convulsions, electronic arrangements and blues rough simplicity Pop                                                                                       V2 rough trade                                 Volume: Olivier +33
                                                                         and a sigh                                  are skilfully blended to make his sounds reach musical heights leaving most challengers far                                                                                            2004/17                                        2 32 08 44 21
                                                                                                                     behind him.



Versatile -                                     Château Flight           The Meal      www.versatilerecords.com Château Flight is the collaboration of Gilb'r and Nicolas Chaix aka I :Cube. Focused on                 Electro        Priority countries are Japan, the U.S, Germany, UK, and Spain.       Versatile     Backroom                            Warm LTD
                                                                                                                dream and electronica for one, house, jazz and break beat for the other, I :Cube and Gilb'r                                                                                                 Groove Attack                                     5 Narrow Lane-
Stéphane Chapuy
                                                                                                                indeed complete eachother's wants. Château Flight's most recent album, The Meal, released                                                                                                   2004/49                                           Warlingham- Surrey-
                                                                                                                in september 2004 marked a new step in the duos evolution.                                                                                                                                                                                    CR6 9HY-UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ali@warm-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              music.com07/09/20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              05 Booking for the
                                                I Cube                   Live          www.versatilerecords.com Three years after the album, 'Adore', I :Cube delivers ‗ 3 ‗, his third album, probably the    Electro/hip- Will perform this september in Germany. Also a winter release of                                  Backroom                        Warm LTD
                                                                         at                                     most poetic to date, with influences drawn from old-school US house to electro-tinged hip hop               'Live at Platinum'. Priority countries are Japan, the U.S, Germany,                                                               5 Narrow Lane-
                                                                         Planetarium                            hop and dub. I :Cube's refusal to be boxed in prooves again, if it were needed, that Versatile              the U.K, and Spain.                                                                                                               Warlingham- Surrey-
                                                                                                                is not a label stuck under one groove.                                                                                                                                                                                                        CR6 9HY-UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ali@warm-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              music.com07/09/20
                                                Joakim                   Fantomes      www.versatilerecords.com Joakim Bouaziz is with no doubt one of the most promising musicians of the french         Electro                      Will perform in Italy thi september. Priority countries are Japan, the Versatile PP                                    05 Booking for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Versatile Records
                                                                                                                electronic scene. Real acknowledgement from the international music scene only came after                              U.S, Germany, the U.K, and Spain.                                      Sales 2003/13                                   joakim@tigersushi.co
                                                                                                                Fantômes, his second album released in 2003; Joakim drops the jazz to endorse a fresh                                                                                                                                                         m
                                                                                                                electro-punky-cinematic vibe.



Vicious Circle -                                Looo                     Dary Daring www.viciouscircle.fr            We could quote the Freestyler Chemical Brothers or Carl Cox to discribe the energy of his          Urban /
                                                                                                                     live acts... a little bit of ragga, a funk touch, a pinch of rock and a great ladle of big beat,   world /
Vianney Monge
                                                                                                                     that‘s how we could explain what the STEADY BIG BEAT is !                                          electro



Wagram                                          Beat Assaillat                         www.wagram.fr                                                                                                                    urban / hip                                                                                                                           NPE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ghop r n b

                                                Corneille                Par ce qu'on www.corneille.mu               Corneille is a touching singer whose strength lies in the softness and depth of his lyrics, and    r'n'b/pop
                                                                         vient de loin                               the intensity of his compositions and his voice. Corneille‘s first album is called Parce qu'on
                                                                                                                     Vient de Loin (Because We Come From Afar), released in 2003, was written, arranged and
                                                                                                                     co-produced by Corneille and was a run away hit!


                                                Fils de Teuhpu           Comptant      www.wagram.fr                                                                                                                    chanson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        rock




                                                Gage                     Soul Rebel    www.wagram.fr                                                                                                                    rap and Soul




                                                Marcel et son            Bornes to be www.marceletsonorchestr                                                                                                           Rock
                                                                         en live!     e.com
                                                Orchestre


                                                Pauline Croze                          www.paulinecroze.com                                                                                                             chanson




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