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17/03/2012 : LES MAITRES - Les Maîtres

LES MAITRES

Les Maîtres

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Cold WaveNew wavePost Punk

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Infrastition
17/03/2012, Didier PIETERS

80’s nostalgia on the verge of insanity, pure and raw …

Les Maîtres [1981 – 1984] are a French band from Paris. One K7 [V.I.S.A., 1983]. That seems to be all recorded output documenting their existence …

Until now! Infrastition, once more, does a great job at reviving our “ancient” heroes! “Les Maîtres” offers demos and live-songs [of acceptable to very good sound quality] by the Parisian Cult band of the same name, 2 CD’s, 17 tracks, 2 drummers, 2 bass-players and insane, dark, theatrical vocals …Joy division “à la française”? Too easy! Les Maîtres have their own unique sound: driven, passionate, honest, exciting, melancholic, exploring boundaries of Cold Wave, New Wave and Post-punk …

“Les Maîtres”? A relic from times long gone or “80’s sounds for today” indeed? Check it out! Released on September 9th 2011 and dedicated to Laurent Nicolle [vocals], “qui nous manqué tellement”.

Didier PIETERS
17/03/2012


 

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