I like making lists and I have made lists with music from Japan, Belgium, Africa and Australia and now I have one about France. This is a list with noiserock, psych and heavy fuzz. I am open to suggestions and will keep updating this list with stuff I forgot and new stuff. Tune in and enjoy.
Kinda fits to start with the band France. This trio makes extremely hypnotic psych. Ended up real high on my end of the year list of 2020 too.
The Psychotic Monks
Really love this band, they make very heavy layered atmospheric rock.
Excellent noiserock from France!
Karkara is from Toulouse and makes gorgeous fuzzed out psych. They have a new album called ‘Nowhere Land’.
Fuzzy stonerdoom from Paris!
A mix of noiserock and postrock.
This band makes the most gorgeous heavy fuzz. Highly psychedelic with some garage vibes!
From Melun comes the trio Dusty Mush. High energy garagepsych who just released a new EP.
Igorrr makes all kinds of weird metal and they just have to be on this list because i love weird.
Bordeaux based band J.C. Satan makes whatever they like.
From Saint Brieuc comes Rosaire who mix garage in psych.
Experimental wild stuff from the Parisian ban Cheveau
Experimental trippy music from Lyon.
Excellent heavy psych with some doom vibes.
One of the rising stars in space rock.
High quality noiserock from Lille.
Noiserock from Marvejols
Psychedelic rock from 1972.
The duo from Perpignan makes hazy pop/psych
This is The Liminanas and Antone Newcombe from the Brian Jonestown Massacre.
Sloy formed in Béziers, France, in 1991.
Les yeux de la Tête
Sax and noiserock is always a good combination.
Very wild mathy noise rock.
Quite original heaviness from the Parisian band We Insist!
Experimental noiserock from Paris/Toulouse.
Neo-psychedelia from Paris
considered to be France’s first dedicated psychedelic album and the shrouded blueprint for the hugely influential Gallic concept album phenomenon that followed – including Serge Gainsbourg’s Histoire De Melody Nelson and Gérard Manset’s La Mort D’Orion.
agressive noiserock fromes Arles.
Birds in Row
Hardcorepunk from Laval
The French Melt-Banana
Nose in the Nose
riff fueled Noiserock from Saint Étienne.
80’s experimental heaviness
Awesome noiserock from Languedoc-Roussillo.
‘Fils unique’ was recorded by Steve Albini.
A trio from Paris that makes agressive postpunk/noiserock.
Very angry harcore/noise/punk from Lille.
Very awesome noiserock from Brest.
The French rockers Cabale are going to release a new Ep and the first track from the EP is out and is called ‘Ditch’. The trio is made up of Rabih Gebeile (Mondo Cane, Murmuration, Backbone Party) on bass and vocals, Arthur Travert (Maud Octallinn, Sundown, Vodka Gun) on drums and Michel Malégeant (Moonman & The Unlikely Orchestra, Desmond Korma, Maps of Jupiter) on guitar.
New EP ‘White Trash’ is out now!
A new band from Bordeaux that absolutely shreds your face of.
Black Ink Stain
From Clermont Ferrand comes Black Ink Stain, wich makes riff feuled sludge noiserock.
This trio makes great noiserock that is fast paces and melodic, their latest album ‘Twist’ was released last year in November
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