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Concert Review: Nolwenn Leroy at Drom NYC

Last Tuesday I had the pleasure of seeing Nolwenn Leroy in her American debut, performing at Drom in New York City. Drom is an odd little basement club on Avenue A in the East Village. It’s small, but the acoustics are nice, the food … Continue reading

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Music Monday: My Top Five Male Francophone Singers

As a follow-up to last week’s post, I bring you my top five male francophone singers (in no particular order): Bruno Pelletier The artist that started my francophone music obsession. I still can’t believe that it’s been 15 years. There … Continue reading

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Music Monday: My Top Five Female Francophone Singers

A French music fan from Spain (SPAIN!) recently commented on an old post. The commenter was hoping to explore my blog to find some new music to buy. I’m all for helping other people spend their money! So, in honor … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Americans do love French music!

I consider myself somewhat of an expert in French pop music, but sometimes I still come across something that surprises me. Lately it’s been the discovery that there are an awful lot of classic “American” songs that were actually written … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday: Strange French geography

The other day, one of my favorite French singers, Patrick Fiori, posted his new fall tour dates on Facebook. I was lucky enough to see him perform (twice!) while I was in France last year, so I don’t really care where he … Continue reading

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Music Monday: New albums this fall

We haven’t even seen the first day of summer yet, and I’ve already got my mind on the fall. Specifically, I can’t wait for a bunch of “long-awaited” new releases from some of my favorite artists. Here are few that … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Eurovision

The Grand Finale of the Eurovision Song Contest is this Saturday, May 26. Since most of the people who read this blog are in North America, I guess I need to explain. The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual song-writing competition among … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Fifteen Years of French

I come from a long line of pack-rats. Sometimes it’s a less-than-desirable personality trait, but sometimes, you discover something you didn’t know you still had, and it brings a smile to your face. Something like this. It’s the receipt from … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Content regulation on radio stations in Canada

I’ve been following the Canadian Music Blog for a while, because they sometimes talk about francophone artists I like. Sometimes I even discover new anglophone artists. It’s very interesting to me. There’s a whole country of music up there! Most Americans hear … Continue reading

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Wandering/waddling around Montreal

Day two in Montreal, Yen and I walked down to Old Montreal to have a look around. We tried to go to the Marché Bonsecours. This famous indoor market is supposed to open at 10am and it was ten past when … Continue reading

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