There are at least 6 bands that use the band name Gold: 1. Gold is a French pop Group of the 80's, who came from Toulouse. Their famous hit-singles were "Capitaine abandonné", "Ville de Lumières". 2. Gold is an electronica project from Japan. http://www003.upp.so-net.ne.jp/GOLD/ 3. Gold is a post-hardcore, screamo band from northern NJ. GOLD formed in mid/late 2008 when the New Jersey band Alamance decided to split ways because of personal reasons/musical differences after a summer on the Vans Warped Tour.
Mr. Oizo (pronounced 'Monsieur Wah-zoh') is the nom de plume for French music producer Quentin Dupieux. Dupieux is most famous for his electro track "Flat Beat", which became a hit all across Europe in 1999 for being featured in a series of Levi's jeans TV advertisements. Dupieux also directed the ad, which featured a yellow puppet named Flat Eric nodding his head to the sound of the track while riding in a pickup truck. Flat Eric later appeared in the music video for "Flat Beat".
Three different groups have performed under the name Nouvelle Vague: Nouvelle Vague (France) is a project created by French musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux and a number of female singers, including Camille, Alexandra Pavlou of Spring and Suburbia, Mélanie Pain, Marina Céleste & Phoebe Killdeer of Phoebe Killdeer and the Short Straws. The group's albums consist in bossa nova fashioned covers of (primarily) new wave songs (hence the name "Nouvelle Vague"). The covers include songs by Dead Kennedys, The Smiths, Joy Division, Public Image Ltd.
Moriarty is a Franco-american music group founded in 1995. It is made up of 5 artists of French, American, Swiss, and Vietnamese origins. The members of the group were mainly raised in France. The group named itself Moriarty in honor of Dean Moriarty, the hero of On the Road by Jack Kerouac. Previously, the groupe had three other members: the singer Charlène Dupuy, the drummer Médéric de Vanssay, and the saxophonist Davide Woods. Rosemary Standley, Arthur B. Gillette, Thomas Puéchavy, Charles Carmignac, and Stephan Zimmerli are the current group members.
Hawkmoon was a black metal band from france formed in 2000. They released a demo: "Tome I: À l'Aube des Puissances" .
(8 artists or more, at least 6 have album releases): 1) SebastiAn (born Sebastian Akchoté) is a French electro house artist whose reputation started with his first releases on Ed Banger Records in 2005 entitled 'Smoking Kills' & 'H.A.L.'. A string of remixes followed including Annie, Daft Punk, Cut Copy, Revl9n & label-mate Uffie. Summer 2006 saw the release of the Ross Ross Ross EP, as well as a remix for Kelis.
Kavinsky, also known as Vincent Belorgey, is an electro house artist from Paris, France, and has released two EPs on the Record Makers label : Teddy Boy in 2006 and 1986 in 2007. In 2008, he has released his newest EP, Blazer, on fool's gold label. Kavinsky released his newest EP Nightcall on March 2010 (Produced by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo from Daft Punk). He has been remixed by SebastiAn and other prominent electro artists.
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Jamaica, formerly known as Poney Poney is Antoine Hilaire and Flo Lyonnet. These guys are dropping new tracks with Justice's Xavier de Rosnay and Daft Punk sound Engineer Peter Franco on the production. Their first single was "I Think I Like U 2". The second song they released was "Short and Entertaining", which was featured on the 9th installment of the Kitsuné Maison Compilation series. Their debut "No Problem" is out due August 23. http://www.myspace.com/ithinkilikejamaica