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We are happy to announce that Zombie Zombie and KXP will be touring Europe together in November 2016.



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FINALLY ! The long awaited sophomore effort from these two exiled Melbournian geniuses is in the bag and will be released in October 2016. All their trade-mark sounds are firmly in place, that weird mix of teeth-grinding intensity, pop triumphalism and party-on abandon which makes them a truly one-of-a-kind act. But this record is an epic, wide-screen, Hi-Fi update of the CIVIL CIVIC sound. A “serious escalation of the conflict”, you could say. It’s been a long time since they released their debut album RULES in October 2011, garnering yet more praise from both the music press and audience and we just can’t wait to see them back on stage !

They are playing a bunch of shows in Belgium, France and Switzerland this Spring :

12 May 2016 BE Leuven Kater Blauwe
13 May 2016 FR Nantes Wine Nat White Heat
27 May 2016 CH Zurich Lauter Festival
28 May 2016 CH Leysin Hautes Fréquences Festival
09 Jun 2016 FR Paris Mind Your Head / Petit Bain w/ Prohibition

Now on booking for October and November 2016 : contact Amande

Album Teaser / Press / CC Live / Run Overdrive / Lights on a Leash / Airspray
Album streaming link on request.


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Lee Ranaldo hits the road to Europe for the second time in 2016, with a clutch of brand new songs from his just completed new album Electric Trim, in a new acoustic/electric trio format with Spanish multi-instrumentalists Raul ‘Refree’ Fernandez (who produced the new record with Lee) and Cayo Machancoses. The album was recorded in New York City and mixed there and  in Barcelona and has contributions from The Dust (Steve Shelley, Alan Licht, Tim Luntzel), Nels Cline, Sharon Van Etten, Kid Millions and others. New tunes, new sounds and an exploratory new lineup in advance of the record’s fall release.

here the shows and links to tickets!


02/06/2016 SP Barcelona – Primavera Festival
04/06/2016 MK Skopje – Zdravo Mladi Festival
07/06/2016 DK Copenhagen – Vega / Ticket / FB event
08/06/2016 NO Oslo – Bla / Ticket / FB event
09/06/2016 NO Stavanger – Folken / Ticket / FB event
10/06/2016 FIN Helsinki – Kuudes Linja / Ticket / FB event
11/06/2016 RU Moscow – Stop The Silence Festival / Winzavod Contemporary Art Center / Ticket / FB event
12/06/2016 RU St Petersbourg – The Place / Ticket / FB event
14/06/2016 HR Rijeka – Impulse Festival / Pogon Culture / Ticket / FB event
15/06/2016 SI Ljubljana – Kino Siska / Ticket

Lee Ranaldo will tour again in the autumn supporting his new release Electric Trim.
get in touch if you wanna promote a show > Etienne AT julietippex . com



6 avril 2016 au Badaboum et on fêtera l’anniversaire du label Lo Recordings.





Jeff Mills will be touring Europe in October 2016 with a live band: Gerald Mitchell (U-R, Los Hermanos) on keyboards, Yumiko Ohno (Havana Exotica, Buffalo Daughter) on keyboards and Kenji Hino on bass. This will be a live mix of techno, funk, jazz, disco… with amazing musicians. With live visuals too. The fun can also continue with a DJ set by Jeff. Booking of the live show by pascal (a)

Villette Sonique, les premiers noms enfin dévoilés.

Crédits : Charles Wilkin

Crédits : Charles Wilkin

Comme chaque année on attend avec impatience de découvrir la belle programmation de l’un de nos festivals préférés, Villette Sonique. En 2016, on trépigne notamment à l’idée de voir (enfin) Boredoms et on se réjouit de retrouver nos protégés : Nots, Zombie Zombie, White Fence, Eric Copeland, Housewives, Etienne Jaumet + Emmanuelle Parrenin. Première vague d’annonces plus que réjouissante. Vivement la fin mai à Paris!


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10 & 11 MARCH 2016 IN LONDON


The unique swiss venue ‘Bad Bonn’ and their annual Kilbi festival is turning 25! For their birthday, the swiss Editor Patrick Frey Verlag will release a Bad Bonn Song Book. The book will be launched at Rough Trade East and the party will continue at Café Oto with a very special KILBI Festival edition “IMOTO”.


See the London program below !





Programme: 10th of March 2016 – ‘BAD BONN SONG BOOK’ LAUNCH FT. RICHARD DAWSON (LIVE)
@Rough Trade East, Brick Lane, London FREE EVENT (7PM) 
20:00-20:30 | Richard Dawson – Instore Showcase
20:30-21:00 | Meet and Greet and drinks
The panel will be moderated by Hans-Peter „Düsi“ Küenzler (UK/Swiss Journalist) with following guests:
Tom Relleen (Artist, Band Booking-Agent)
Christophe Schenk (Journalist, Swiss TV RTS)
Luke Turner (Journalist, The Quietus, The Guardian, Q and others)
Daniel Fontana (promoter of the venue Bad Bonn, Kilbi Festival)
@Cafe Oto, Dalston, London
Line up:
20:30-21:00 | Strotter Inst.  >>  tremendous sound objects out of turntables !
21:15-21:45 | Julian Sartorius >> drum perversion !
22:00-22:30 | Bruno Spoerri >> a legend!
22:45-23:15 | Camilla Sparksss >>  born at -27 C°!
23:15-00:30 | Dj Doug Shipton & Andy Votel >>  the dream team !



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Really happy to announce that the Band NOTS from Memphis will be back over here for a 2 weeks tour including a couple of festivals!

here you can have a quick taste of their live performance! recorded last November at BB mix Festival


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20/05/2016 BE Kortrijk – De Kreun Bar
21/05/2016 UK Brighton – TBA / Secret show
22/05/2016 UK Manchester – Soup Kitchen
23/05/2016 UK London – The Lexington
24/05/2016 DE Cologne – King Georg
25/05/2016 DE Hamburg – Hafenklang
26/05/2016 DE Berlin – Monarch
27/05/2016 SP Madrid – Get Mad Festival / TBA
28/05/2016 FR Paris – TBA
29/05/2016 CH Geneva – L’Usine
30/05/2016 CH Zurich – Bosch Bar
31/05/2016 CH Lugano – Il Casotto
01/06/2016 IT Ravenna – Hana BI
05/06/2016 FR Nîmes – This is Not a Love Song / Paloma

Still a couple of slots to fill in! so don’t hesitate to contact us if you are interested!
Etienne AT julietippex com


Hi folks,

Lee Ranaldo Solo Acoustic tour starts today! all shows below!

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26/01/2016 NL Amsterdam – Paradiso North
27/01/2016 BE Gent – Vooruit w/ cian
28/01/2016 DK Copenhagen – Absalon w/ Own Road + Kloster
29/01/2016 DK The Utzon Center – Aalborg
30/01/2016 DK Aarhus – Atlas seated w/ Dad rocks
31/01/2016 DE Berlin – Roter Salon w/ Dean Roberts
01/02/2016 CZ Prague – Akropolis
02/02/2016 AT Salzburg – Rock House
03/02/2016 AT Vienna – Schauspielhaus
05/02/2016 IT San Gemini –  Tempio di San Giovanni Battista w/ Trees of Mint
06/02/2016 IT Napoli – Hart
07/02/2016 CH Geneva – Antigel Festival / l’Epicentre de Collonge-Bellerive



It’s time to wave 2015 goodbye, but not before paying tribute to all the good things who helped us going through the bad ones with a traditional yearly top and a playlist cooked with love by the Tippex team.  From the incredible discovery of a Young Marble Giant footage from 1980 to a bunch of brilliant new albums (Housewives, Pierre Bastien, The Chap), rediscoveries and reissues (As Mercenarias, Pip Proud, Bona Dish) books or unforgettable shows : let’s look back one last time over our shoulders to celebrate and share the things who moved us, excited us, surprised us and enlightened 2015.



Hematic Sunsets “Tristesse aromatique” (Dekorder, 2009)
Low “Belarus” (Sub Pop, 2007)
Leon Michener “Angelus” / “Klavikon” (Nonclassical, 2015)
Disappears “Another Thought” / “Irreal” (Kranky, 2015)
Dustin Wong & Takako Minekawa “Dimension Dive part 3: Deep Sea Dance” / “Savage imagination” (Thrill Jockey, 2014)
Mahogany “Supervitesse” (Track & Field, 2006)
El-G “Armelle” (Le Vilain Chien, 2007)
Family Fodder “Hippy Bus to Spain” / “Variety” (The state51 Conspiracy, 2013)
Gablé “Haunted” (Loaf, 2011)
Jean-François Magre “Toujours un coin qui ne se rappelle pas“ (micr0lab, 2012)
Bona Dish “It’s a normal day” / “Zaragoza Tapes: 1981-1982” (Captured Tracks, 2013)
The Chap “Social Bob” / “The show must go” (Lo recordings, 2015)
Ideal “Monotonie” (WEA, 1981)
Mercenárias “Polícia” (Baratos Afins, 1986)
Derrick May / Rhythim Is Rhythim “Strings of life” (Transmat, 1987)
Pierre Bastien ”Noon” /  “Pop” (Rephlex, 2005) + “Blue As An Orange” (Morphine, 2015)
Xavier Boussiron “Des Demies Heures Longues Comme Des Westerns” / “Musique De La Carte Du Tendre” (Suave, 2000)
Sun Ra “That’s how I feel” (Philly Jazz Inc., 1978)


Brise-Glace “Restrained from do and will not (leave)” / “When in Vanitas” (Skin Graft, 1994)
Camberwell Now “Working nights” / “All’s Well” (Ink, 1986)

One compilation : Dronecast of Pierre Bastien (The Drone, 2015)
One groove : The Stepkids “Wanderers” (Stones Throw, 2014)
One seven inches : Material “Over and over” (Ze records, 1981)
Two aftershows : Young Marble Giants at MIMI, Marseille and Meltdown, London
One book : Annie Dillard “En vivant, en écrivant” / “The writing life” (10/18, 1996)
One dance (one piano) : Lino Friars with Sonora Matancera (extract on Latino Bar, 1977)
One country : Mysteriana

Get the download link for this playlist




Top album : The Chap “The show must go” (Lo recordings, 2015)
Katamari Damacy / Pierre Gripari / Steve Warring / Erfolg / The Muppet show




As a Parisian (and this is probably the first time I call myself a Parisian although I have been living here for 30 years) I’m afraid the sad things outnumber the happy ones this year.

Here is what made my year though:

Flavien Berger: “Léviathan
Thurston Moore: “The Best Day
Wand: “Golem
Jonathan Fitoussi et Clemens Hourrière: “Five Steps
Moxham & Halliday: “A know about Thing

One song: Girl Band “Why they hide their bodies under my garage
which reminds me of that old and amazing song by XTC “Complicated Game

Video: Sequences
This incredible footage of an 1980 show of Young Marble Giants


Higlights: shooting a film with Jeff Mills in le Musée du Louvre on a closing day (oh the silence there…); the Barbican going crazy with Jeff’s symphonic version of “The Bells”; Young Marble Giants after-shows: a hotel room in Marseille with a couple of friends after Mimi festival and a month later on the Southbank Center rooftop featuring Brian Eno and Robert Wyatt; meeting Leee John from Imagination at Fête de la Musique!




A couple of tracks and artists that I have been listening a lot this year:
all songs of “Cap Waller” by Bertrand Belin
“Halcyion Days” taken from Disappears great “Irreal” Record
Bonny –  Prefab Sprout
Goodnight Vienna – LFO
Mit Dir – Robert Görl
Fenster – Samson’s Theme
Low – David Bowie
“this is Nots” by NOTS
“Emocean” by Fenster

A couple of thing I enjoyed to do: producing the last Album of band Fenster “Emocean”, being on tour with NOTS and Disappears in Europe, attending Monkey Week Festival and staying a couple of more days in Cadiz – Spain and winning in an official game against the worldchampion table foosball player 🙂




(Jon Rafman installation at the Zabludowicz Collection in London – set up for the short movie ‘Sticky Drama’)

2015 favorite albums :
Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden Of Delete
Thundercat – The Beyond/ Where The Giants Roam
Jenny Hval – Apocalypse, Girl
Housewives – Work
Les Harrys – GGOTS
Domenique Dumont – Comme ça
Vince Staples – Summertime ’06
Heather Leigh – I Abused Animal

Killer tracks to bitch dance to :
Rihanna – Bitch Better Have My Money
Batida – Bazuka (Quem me rusgou?)

Exhibitions :
Jon Rafman at MAC Montreal
Fantastique ! L’Estampe visionnaire de Goya à Redon

Concerts :
Carter Tutti Void @ Villette Sonique, Paris
Nisennenmondai, Tomaga, The Notwist, Flatbush Zombies x Underachievers, Faust, Charles Hayward, Mudhoney @ Le 106, Rouen
Pizza Noise Mafia @ Musiques Volantes, Rouen
Sleater Kinney @ La Cigale, Paris

Books :
Panos Karnezis – Little Infamies
Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller (ed. by Chloé Griffin)

Highlights of the year : celebrating the 14th anniversary of my sweet sixteen with the help of wonderful crazy people, welcoming a baby horse in the family, going back to Montreal and visit the awesome friends I’ve been missing so much there.




Records (in no particular order):

Giovanni Di Domenico & Jim O’ Rourke – Arco
Micachu & The Shapes – Good Sad Happy Bad
ZU & Eugene Robinson – The Left Hand Path
The Necks – Vertigo
Shit & Shine – Chakin’
Selvhenter – Motions Of Large Bodies
Housewives – Work
Palmbomen – II
Savant – Artificial Dance
Helm – Olympic Mess

Live Concerts:
Deerhoof @ The Dome, The Necks @ Cafe Oto (three nights in a row), Sculpture at Apiary, Bardo Pond / Jesus & Marychain @ Roundhouse, The Ex @ Olso, Roscoe Mitchell / John Edwards / Mark Sanders at Cafe Oto; Housewives at Shacklewell; Selda at Kilbi; Oblique Strategies at The Barbican.

Art: Marlene Dumas, Stedelijk Amsterdam; Anish Kapoor at Sainte Marie De La Tourette, Lyon.

Highlights: (almost) 50 shows with Tomaga playing with incredible bands like Wire, Disappears, Zu, Pierre Bastien, Nissenenmondai, Shit & Shine. School Of Hypnosis performances at Barbican and Cafe Oto; recording in residence in Tuscany; working with Blank Editions and Hands In The Dark; beginning of Negative Days Imprint.




Highlights : coordinating the first Cassette Store Day Germany and Kassettentag in Berlin with great tape labels, shows, and the help of amazing people, releasing new cassettes with Späti Palace, starting an almost-girl band called Tendre Biche and playing our first shows, making a giant pinata for Visions Festival (London, UK), helping Fenster make their movie Emocean and seeing the result (a cine-concert as a 7-piece band) at Berghain for Pop Kultur, starting a magazine / concert calendar with friends called The Chop, adopting a lady pony and eating pizza once a week.

Bands i’ve enjoyed listening to / shows i loved (in no particular order) : Klaus Johann Grobe, Viet Cong, Weyes Blood, Deerhoof, The Julie Ruins, Girl Band, Forever Pavot, Disappears, Aloa Input, The Notwist, Jerry Paper, Sierra Manhattan, Thee Ahs, the great local scene in Berlin (Fenster, Girlie, Molde, Dwarphs, Pigeon, DJ Dingo Susi, Yoga, Trucks, Mother of the Unicorn, Slow Steve, Helen Fry, Soft Grid, Easter …)




Ellsworth Kelly, Red White, Oil on canvas, 1962

4 shows :
Marie & les garçons @ La Maroquinerie, Paris
Disappears @ La Maroquinerie, Paris & BBmix Festival, Boulogne Billancourt
Son of Dave @ La Maroquinerie, Paris
Zombie Zombie @ Le Yoyo, Paris

4 albums :
Jacky Winter – The NailVery Rare Animals
The Dictaphone –Tp Hss – sdz records
Disappears – Irreal – Kranky
Sissi Sussuce – Bar des chômeurs – Unsigned

1 artist : Ellsworth Kelly (who said “I like silence”)

Highlights :
Playing with Thee Dead Clodettes at the BBmix festival with Moss Lime, Nots and Half Japanese
Having a trip at the Scilly Islands to picture an awesome daymark, in a place that looks like the real end of the world




A Book : L’art de la joie – Goliarda Sapienza (-New french translation- Le Tripodes, 2015)
A record : Gymnastics  – Sneaks (Danger Records, 19/06/2015)
A reissue : Freuziel – Ti-Tho (Vinyl-on-demand, 2015)
A Podcast : Women In Electronic Music 1938-1982 (01/04/2010)
A show : Pill + Neonates + Wall + THe Hairs @ Alphaville, Brooklyn NYC (20/06/2015)
A Video : Discovering this video (probably resurfaced after those Pip Proud vinyl reissues on Superior Viaduc on 2014) – Pip Proud – De Da De Dum (Directed by Garry Shead’s, 1968) 

Hightlights of the year : Meeting Mary Jane (contributor/creator of Making Waves Zine) in NYC. Spending the summer with a lot of friends, listening to “Uptown Top Ranking” (Althea & Donna) loud in the car in Noirmoutier. Watching the giant spontaneous musical chair game organize after the Sean Nicholas Savage show in La Base Division (Rennes, L’amour du lointain). The first public talk of Camille and I for Rosa Vertov at BBmix Festival. All those new tiny humans that my friends have made : Welcome Edgar, Lisa, Elena !




Photo : Aleksandar Srnec, Multimedia Artist, Zagreb (1924-2010)

2015’Pleasures :feeling the love with James Holden playing Terry Riley at the Barbican, shaking mad with Shit & Shine at the Corsica Studios, moved by the glorious Asiq Nargile at Cafe Oto, wild hair at Disappears and Tomaga in Bad Bonn, brotherly love of Roy and The Devil’s Motorcycle ruled the Liverpool Psych fest and thrilled by Mat Pogo and Jealousy Party in Florence – surprise! Unforgettable DJ sets of Raime, Demdike Stare and Andy Votel***Chartbreakers: Shit & Shine album „Chakin“, Trevor Jackson „Presents Science Fiction Dancehall Classics“, Carter Tutti Void’s „(x)“, Tomaga’s „Familiar Obstacles“ and also Charles Cohen with „Brother I Prove You Wrong“, recommendable: Dim Grimm’s birth of „The Sky Opposite“ Rmix***Enlightened by Broadcast (thanks to the reissues of Warp) and emotionally supported by the forgotten H.P. Lovecraft records ***Sound art with legendary Christian Marclay at White Cube: press and live performances with The Mobile Vinyl Factory and also the remarkable graphics of Marco Papiro for Panda Bear. Thanks to Kutmahs beautiful „Tour Mix“, who accompanied me many hours in the tour van. Rest in peace Dieter Moebius, Hello Julie Tippex and thank you for welcoming me back home: Aleksandar Srnec and Zagreb***




FENSTER are going on a small tour next week with their new album EMOCEAN !
They will perform regular shows and cine-concerts (film screening with live score).

08 Dec 2015 DE Köln Tsunami Club
09 Dec 2015 DE Düsserdorf FFT
10 Dec 2015 BE Ghent Glimps Festival (Cine-concert)
11 Dec 2015 DE Karlsruhe Die Kürbel (Cine-concert)
12 Dec 2015 CH Rorschach Treppenhaus
15 Dec 2015 DE Berlin Tutti Frutti Fest / Berghain Kantine w/ Klaus Johann Grobe, Forever Pavot

Out in September 2015, Fenster’s EMOCEAN is the soundtrack to an adventure sci-fi film created by and starring the band. The music is a swirling cosmos of richly varied post-psychedelia, transcending the boundaries of reality and traditional pop-records to join the ranks of other genre bending Music Films.

We’re also happy to announce the first shows of 2016 :

26 Jan 2016 DE Dresden Societaetstheater (Cine-concert) w/ Helen Fry
28 Jan 2016 DE Stuttgart Pop Freaks Festival / Merlin
30 Jan 2016 CH Lugano Raclette Festival / Studio Foce (Cine-concert)
31 Jan 2016 CH Baden One of a Million Festival (Cine-concert)

More shows to be announced soon !
We still have few avails in late February, get in touch with Amande.

NOTS Euro/UK tour starts on Sat.

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Hi there,

happy to announce that memphis girl Band NOTS will be in Europe/UK to play a couple of selected shows starting in Utrecht this Sat. and fishing at BB mix festival in Paris next Saturday. All the shows here below.

21st Utrecht Le Guess Who Festival
22nd Gronigen Vera
23rd Antwerp Het Bos
24th Nottingham Chameleon Café
25th Manchester FUEL
26th London Heavenly 25 @ The Garage
27th Luxembourg Rotondes Club
28th Paris BB Mix Festival

NME article with a new track ‘Shelf Life’ to listen.


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Hi there, we’re happy to announce that Lee Ranaldo will come back to Europe early 2016 to play a solo acoustic tour  and perform in cities where he didn’t play acoustic yet..

Lee is now working on finishing his new record, and this solo acoustic tour will be the occasion to play some of his new music material to be released in 2016.

you can get your tickets now!


26/01/2016 NL Amsterdam – Paradiso North – Tickets
27/01/2016 BE Gent – Vooruit – Tickets
28/01/2016 DK Copenhagen – Absalon – Tickets
29/01/2016 DK Aalborg – Northern Winter Beat, The Utzon Center – Tickets
30/01/2016 DK Aarhus – Atlas seated – Tickets
31/01/2016 DE Berlin – Roter Salon – Tickets
01/02/2016 CZ Prag – Akropolis – Tickets
02/02/2016 AT Salzburg – Rock House – Tickets
03/02/2016 AT Vienna – Schauspielhaus – Tickets
05/02/2016 IT San Gemini – 
Degustazioni Musicali Umbria / Tempio di San Giovanni Battista
07/02/2016 CH Geneva – Antigel Festival – Tickets














Hi there,
happy to announce that Publicist aka Sebastian Thomson (Drummer of Trans Am, Baroness..) just released a new EP on Planet-e,  Carl Craig’s label. It’s called ‘Artists & Models’ and you can listen to some extracts HERE

and here the Artist page on planet-e 

Publicist will tour in Europe/UK in 2016. Please get in touch with Etienne AT if you are interested!




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