The debates over the hardcore continuum that have set the blogosphere alight in the last year or so, plus my own recent forays thr»
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the edges project presents a compilation cd of new french producers tipped for great things in 2009. 'edges - a new french electronic generation' not only explores the french dance scene, it uncovers the promising producers who are shaping the backbone of new wave electronica on dance floors around the world. the compilation features an eclectic mix of tracks from up and coming producers such as breakbot, spitzer and stereoheroes. these 16 exclusive or rare tracks offer a panorama of this extremely free, vital, eclectic scene. be it anoraak's romantic 80's electro-pop, discodeine's quirky mental house or chateau marmont's cosmic, retro-futuristic universe, they all took their cue from the first french touch: musical open-mindedness, hedonism and innovation. this is a snapshot of a 'family' of producers who decided not to choose between darkness and fluorescent hymns, dancefloor power and home listening, underground and mainstream. together, they are boldly paving a musical pathway for future generations to come. the future looks bright for these young upstarts.
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