Music Review, The List, Scotland Feb 2011


Quirky, rootsy music from a Swiss, Cajun punk trio re-assures us that wild creativity 2011 style is flourishing. This fresh take on North American French traditions gets these three  cool young guys compared  to Les Negresses Vertes for their  subversive  riotous spirit.   A ‘call you to me’ voice often in  raucous dialogue partnered  by cascading fiddle notes, wiry guitar riffs, insinuating bass and ricocheting accordion  rhythms,  with eclectic  rock underpinning  garage band style sends out  an irresistible message. Later With Jools got them a cult audience which these 13 songs show is based on more than a flash in any Cajun stew pan.

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About Jan Fairley

I am an experienced and passionate ethnomusicologist working as an arts and music journalist and broadcaster, writer and editor as well as researcher, lecturer, radio presenter and producer. I have a breadth of organising experience at home and abroad. I am a fluent Spanish speaker. I love travelling and have worked abroad (notably Chile 1971-3 and again in 1994) and researched in Cuba, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Finland.
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