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THE PENELOPE[S] – PRICELESS CONCRETE ECHOES (Electro/NuWave – France)

The Penelopes are a French dance rock band consisisting of Axel Basquiat and Vincent T. Based in Paris, the pair has played a major role in both the rock and the electronic scenes and they have released a few singles and remixes (especially for DJ Hell’s International DeeJay Gigolo Records).

Their first album The Arrogance of Simplicity came out in 2006 on Citizen Records (label created by legendary electronic artist Vitalic). Priceless Concrete Echoes showcases The Penelopes’ unique mix of shoegaze, New York disco, punk and funk, with additional production by Black Strobe’s Arnaud Rebotini.

The Penelopes - Stuck In Lalaland (80kidz RMX)     

For more info and music, check out the band’s page on MySpace. Buy on The Penelope[s]

saturday nite with… LADYHAWKE

Ladyhawke

Ladyhawke is the stage name of New-Zealand born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Phillipa ‘Pip’ Brown. She plays electric, bass and acoustic guitars, synthesizers and drums and usually performs all of the above on her studio recordings.

Ladyhawke - Dusk Till Dawn (Doc Ron Remix)     

Influenced by 80s music, her musical style blends new wave, indie rock and electropop. Her self-titled debut album was released on Modular Recordings in September 2008. She is best known for the singles “Paris Is Burning” and “My Delirium”.

Check out the video for “My Delirium” here and show Ladyhawke some love on MySpace. Buy her music on