Who are the Avant-Seine artists of 2018?


Le 23 Jul

Every year, Rock en Seine make a special place to new talents. They are the Avant-Seine, they are six, and we introduce them to you!

She was revealed on a mixtape from La Souterraine in 2015: the talented, multi-instrumentalist Halo Maud, seen on stage by the sides of Melody Echo’s Chamber and Moodoid. She will be at Rock en Seine. Her first solo album, Je suis une Ile, was revealed on the 25th of May on the fabulous English label Heavenly Recordings.

A passionate of literature, Lord Esperanza choose his name in reference to Vendredi or the Savage life. Spotted thanks to his videos on YouTube, he now has many EP and a solo album, Polaroïd. His classy hip hop will also be at the National Domain of Saint Cloud!

From Poitiers, dubbed by Etienne Daho, this 37 years old singer made himself a special place on the French musical landscape with his album, Un. Between pop and electro, Malik Djoudi will come to ignite the Industrie stage of Rock en Seine.

The four boys of MNNQNS (pronounce Mannequins) master perfectly the exasperated song and sharp riffs of their idols. The winners of the Ricard Live Music 2018 Award have just released a new EP in April. To follow very closely, and therefore at Rock en Seine.

Soon, you will only know them: Terrenoire, that’s the name of the group, but also the name of the neighbourhood where these two brothers grew up. Théo is at the production and Raphaël is singing. Halfway between poetic French chanson and electronic music, we are in front of one of the discoveries of the year.

Writers of a remarkable EP published in March. The Psychotic Monks, the psychedelic rock quartet from Paris, never toured as much as this year. So it was all natural to see them concluded this crazy year at Rock en Seine.

Every year since 2005, Rock en Seine has featured six of the latest, greatest discoveries of the current scene. These highlights are announced by a jury of music professionals who have chosen the promising groups who will be playing in the official festival programme.

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