Monthly Archives: December 2011

morceau de l’année: Destin – Adélaïde

Adélaïde by Parisians Destin. Opening track of the amazing Kitsuné Parisien compilation. According to last.fm, Adélaïde was with 215 plays the song I listened to most this year, making it in effect, the Song of the Year. Qu’est-ce-que j’ai bien pu faire hier … Continue reading

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morceau du jour: Crystal Fighters – Xtatic Truth (Acoustic) – Version Espanyol

Facts: Poule d’Or loves Crystal Fighters, Poule d’Or does not speak any spanish, no hablo espanol. So, the Fighters released a little acoustic EP a while ago, with this little gem sitting on it. Quietly, at least for me. Checked … Continue reading

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The Obligatory Album-of-the-Year-2011-Post Post

2011 is a wrap, album-wise. Time to take a judging step back, and give an estimate of which release has had the most lasting effect on us here at Poule d’Or headquarters. Here is The Top Ten, or actually it’s … Continue reading

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morceau du jour: Torkelsen – Christmas

Norwegian beat wizard Kristian Torkelsen takes on Judy Garland’s christmas classic “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and creates a lovely, festive electronic version. Merry Christmas! Torkelsen – Christmas | download on Soundcloud [audio http://www.sugarsync.com/pf/D6993432_655_622558653.mp3]

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Red Eye Fugu: short film, short interview, and Spice Girls

Red Eye Fugu – Prophecies (I Don’t Mind) | LP on bandcamp [audio http://www.planetarygroup.com/pressassets/redeyefugu/propheciesidontmind.mp3] Los Angeles artist Red Eye Fugu has quietly released one of the most overlooked albums of the year. Watchers is a beautiful collection of psych-pop songs. Here comes a new video for his … Continue reading

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morceau du jour: Niteflights – Paris 1919 (John Cale cover)

Sweet little indie pop gem by London’ own Niteflights. Cover version of John Cale’s 1973 classic Paris 1919. A debut album is said to be in the works – something to keep an eye on for sure. Niteflights – Paris … Continue reading

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morceau du jour: Steffaloo – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go (Wham! cover)

Stephanie Thompson aka Steffaloo and one half of Toy Camera quietly released a nice little EP on Soundcloud. Covers features 9 lovely, you guessed it, cover versions – from Cher and Wham! to Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry. Highly recommended. … Continue reading

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