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Sunday, December 5, 2010

French Lessons

An exploration of modern French psych/rock/folk/pop music and its precedents.

Croissance (Demo) - Service
Le Papier Tue-enfant - Jean-Claude Vannier
Flying Over The Black Hills With Crazy Horses - Koudlam
Breakdown Suite - Serge Gainsbourg
Watcher - Syd Matters
Route - Trinité
Psychotic Sunday - One Switch to Collision
32 Mars - Catharsis
Bangkok - Turzi
Harley Davidson - Brigitte Bardot
Radio Drugs / What Should I Lie About? - Chicros
Black Douleur - Sebastien Tellier

Special thanks to Mathieu, Romain, Arthur, Marc, and the record stores and flea markets of Paris and Bordeaux.


  1. If you like this mix, keep an eye open for Pan European Recording's next release, a comp named VOYAGE 2 : TODAY'S FRENCH UNDERGROUND VOODOO MUSIC featuring several artists from this mix (Koudlam, Chicros, Kill For Total Peace, My Girlfriend is Better Than Yours, Aqua Nebula Oscillator, Service, Turzi, and more).

  2. Merci Mr. WhistleTaste - I meant to mention the upcoming comp from Pan European...can't wait to hear it!

  3. that was great! thanks for sharing, Andrew - I look forward to more! xo

  4. is there a way to DL this mix or is it only on Soundcloud?

  5. Bridget - glad you dig it. Check out others under "Mixes for your Reference"

    Zade - click the down arrow on the right side of the player under "info". Or after clicking "Download French Lessons" there is a DL button on the player on the Soundlcoud page....

  6. Check out Voyage II: