Friday, August 26, 2016

Rock en Seine 2016: relive all the highlights from Friday – USAinformations

00.31 The Last Shadow Puppets ends on a high note. The two leaders will embrace the quartet then leave arm in arm, under the amused gaze of the public. Last round of applause.

00.14 Laying, sitting, standing, Miles Kane shows that it is able to “scrape” in all possible positions. Great scene is his playground. It will soon be the turn of his stage partner, Alex Turner, to get on all fours and play felines.

00.03 The Last Shadow Puppets contains “Cacti” Jacques Dutronc before a cheering crowd. “In life, there are cactouuuuuuuuus !!!” (With emphasis).

23.51 “Thank loulous, my rabbits. There is a real rabbit story … You have not read the news?” Fun Flavien Berger . Public misunderstanding. “But the story of the rabbit!” Launches festival. “No, but in fact there is no rabbit history. It was just to change the song”

Flavien Berger chooses rabbits as regarding  transition between two pieces

Flavien Berger chooses rabbits as regarding transition between two pieces

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23.32 in an intimate atmosphere, Flavien Berger opened his concert at the scene with an adorable live Pressure “It is my coconut?” Facing the audience, he plays keyboard with the right hand and left hand machine before singing “I need you under me.” Then the red light hunting pink light that bathed the scene live pressure. Flavien Berger passes from English to French. “I seek your face,” he sings, pointing to his audience.

23.30 The last time we saw Breakbot on stage, Thibaut Berland was alone behind his turntables and his machines and Irfane singer took the microphone on some titles. But since “Still Waters”, the second album released earlier this year, this funky dance machine is officially a duo in the studio and a live band. Three musicians (guitar, bass, drums) and singer Yasmin accompany tonight dandy pastel suits and excellent singer.

Their “feel good” music may lack a little soul tonight to win hearts. Even forcing the slap bass, it does that sways gently in the front row. Blame it on a busy day under the sun?

Breakbot is one of the last groups of the  first night

Breakbot is part of last groups of the first night

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23.05 Last group get on the big stage this Friday the Last Shadow Puppets . Backed by a string quartet, the British pop group started its concert with “Calm Like You”. The red light is omnipresent. Powerful and class.
Bass drum and tambourine, drummer starts “Used to be mid girl” smoothly. Alex Turner, black suit jacket, leaves the scene to his sidekick Miles Kane to go dance to the forefront. Turner then grabs an acoustic guitar while Kane remains true to his electric guitar for the galloping “The Age of the Understatement”
A live live Culturebox. The heat is more bearable than this afternoon but the first rank a young fan just collapsed, it is evacuated by rescuers.

22.59 Birdy Nam Nam ends beautifully. “Unfortunately, this is the end. It happened too fast” regrets Little Mike. The loose trio electro stun all with its low and turns the scene of the Cascade dance floor in the open. At the top.

22.45 Pending Breakbot and Flavien Berger, some took refuge on the new Dancing Stage Rock en Seine. The hypnotic rhythms of the dj and producer The Mverte they let speak their bodies.

22.30 Owls, the Royal Republic ! The public balance its thousands of right arm to the left while the group installs a joyous musical chaos and two spots in the shape of lightning spit their golden light! The crowd is under the spell of these four that remain stylish despite the sweat of passion and warmth of sound. Adam Grahn, the leader of the Swedish group, recounts his misadventures few hours earlier in Parisian plugs. He spits on the ground. No one seems to blame him. “You’re nice people.” The public remain well there all night, fascinated by this charismatic singer inviting the crowd to drink with him ( “Sköll!”). Everything ends in ovation. As a parting gift, a pink bra landed on stage and finally hooked the microphone.

22.20 Before you swing the heavy “Defiant Order” Little Mike ( Birdy Nam Nam ) takes the microphone: “We are very happy to be back at Rock en Seine. But it is a little shy. we hope you will loosen us. ” The trio has not lost its punk energy with its scratch battle. Little Mike is awesome. As with every appearance on stage, Birdy Nam Nam took out the heavy artillery: big bass and hypnotic green and blue lights. In an atmosphere of science fiction, Crazy B grabs the mic: “I want to see everyone jump.” And receptive audience runs. suggestive images to support, Birdy Nam Nam raised the temperature with very dancing “Lazers from the heart.” With great delight, Need announcement: “We slowly approach the end This is the time of the last piece..” A Little Mike adds: “We will play ‘Abbesses’ I do not know if you know it.” Applause unanimous public awaited the inevitable tube Birdy Nam Nam.

21.30 On the stage of Industry and Culturebox, instead blues with Clutch . Founded in the 90s in Maryland, the group balance sober and impeccable show. The agile deep voice of Neil Fallon pace the hot Paris night.

On the good rock, classical, which does not stain and has its place in the eclectic program this year .
20.45 Two Door Cinema Club are a thunderous entrance on the Main Stage. The audience a bit drowsy waking up suddenly. Two Door Cinema Club is here! The white spots on holding its leader glow in the Parisian night. The light spots mingles with the songs they are few words to know them first. Whatever. The concept works. Energy is beautiful and applause are not feigned to this group that recalls a little “Razorlight” in some pieces. The show ends with “What You Know” made famous in France through a TV ad for Euromillion.
20.35 We take the paris: Djeuhdjoah and Lieutenant Nicholson will take a few months misfortune. A guitar and keyboards, the two Parisians share the mic with a potato and biting irony in French that score. Surrounded by a drummer and a bass player, these Bear buddies held their mini afro-disco anthems and science groove with a contagious euphoria. They occur for “Equatorial Congo Airlines concert” on the small stage Ile-de-France but we are sure to find the next year on a bigger stage in their measurement.
20.10 After being desired minutes, Damian Marley , dreadlocks ankle, joins musicians and singers who accompany him to ignite the scene the waterfall. “Are you ready?” The public, who already dance for five minutes, it is acquired. He jumps, sways, raises his hands, at the discretion of the son of King Bob. “France, do you know Bruno Mars? Do you like marijuana?” In both cases, the public response is unequivocal.
20.08 It was questionable if the festival were not to be confused by the “Cashless”, the new payment system put in place this year at Parc de Saint-Cloud and excludes any payment currency. Every spectator has a microchip bracelet that can recharge in the tens of ATMs scattered inside the festival. See the queues which, as in previous years, unfold before the food stands, we say that the system was adopted by the public.
19.30 After playing their flagship title “Bad Blood” with which the group was known in 2013, Bastille begins the funky “Good Grief”. Between songs, the singer walks on stage and heated the audience with a few french words: “Are you okay?”. It will even step over the safety barriers to take a walkabout. And it pushes the side of many fans to take a photo. Festival goers form a triangle with their hands, referring to the group’s logo. Bastille plunges the big stage in a club atmosphere of the 90s with their cover of “Rhythm of the Night”. At the end of each verse, the singer seated all the public to better jump on the chorus.
The set ends with the tube “Pompeii”, the public gets the “Heho” the chorus …
19.10 the crowd is compact for the Brian Jonestown Massacre on the stage of Industry and laggards come running. Le.temps has passed since the documentary “Dig” which made him famous in 2004 but the leader Anton Newcombe has always remained true to himself, without compromise. Musically speaking. Because physically he never much looked like Neil Young with its huge paws graying. And it is no longer at war against the whole world. Dressed all in white (a slightly guru air), he drive his six musicians in black and a little beyond the shores of psychedelic side of the garage. It is cooler, Rock en Seine breathes and looks back bewildered Joan Gion and tambourine figurehead.

18.39 After taking a bath of energy and sweat to the crowd, Anderson Paak ends with the opening bars of “Let’s Dance” by David Bowie.

18.25 In concert, the sound of Anderson .Paak is less soft, less subtly jazz disk. But it compensates with tenfold energy. When he slides behind the battery, the power of doubles grouve and tickles the plexus: nirvana.

18.00 .Paak Anderson starts very strong on the stage of the Cascade: white dress, smiling and talkative, the new protege of Dr Dre gives back with faux James Brown tunes. His group, The Free Nationals, a group of friends to the smiles from ear to ear whose members like rush to express their joy, is equally impressive.

The protégé of Dr. Dre at Rock en Seine

Dr Dre protégé to Rock en Seine

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17.59 Small but mighty! Guitar and ultra-basic battery (two drums and two cymbals). A mini group. But an incredible energy. The English Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman wear the colors of Slaves since 2013 and to all those who wonder why be punk today, they bring a scathing response. For that ! To this way of giving everything on stage, to keep intact the spirit of rock rebellion, engaging lyrics and feverish notes. The audience, many, follows on the stage Live Pressure answers their call and moves on ultra short pieces, it has pogote St. Cloud.

The crazy duo Slaves Rock en Seine

The crazy duo Slaves Rock en Seine

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17.40 Adrien Soleiman ends his show by saying that her album ” Brille “will be released on 23 September.

game End for Adrien Soleiman

End of game for Adrien Soleiman

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17.32 “Hit me love …” The lament Adrien Soleiman is overdue on the stage of the Cascade before which no shadow corner permits to collect. So, lovers of dreamy songs Parisien have fallen back on a lawn area adjacent sloping.

17.10 “You good toast? (…) Are you ready to sweat? Ok you said yes, then we’ll do it!” lance singer Caravan Palace , this French group that mixes gypsy jazz and electronic music with an infectious energy. The audience of the Main Stage adheres!

16.48 Logic is definitely a hip-hop discovery that knows his classics old school. After unsheathed the first bars of “Jump” of House of Pain, a hit that works every time, even by 36 degrees, he resumed with class and impeccable phrasing virtuoso extract a title of A Tribe Called Quest. Respect.

16.40 The green brigade is in charge of cleaning the festival site, under the sign of eco-responsibility.

16.20 “my name Logic . and the only thing that I represent is peace and love.” On the stage of the Cascade, rapper Logic has just started his set. It occupies the scene of a end to end, prompting the audience to follow with “hands up”. He even throw his own. With the heat wave, even computers are too hot. Logic tells how he likes to play in different countries for a technician’s computer elevates beatmaker with a towel.

16.09 After 40 minutes of concert shows in hand, Theo Lawrence and the Hearts thank the public and invites him to find the Village of the disc, stand “economic “Festival.

16.00 Bombino pushed up the atmosphere on the big stage. Tuareg dressed in traditional clothing, the four musicians, two guitars, bass, drums, give voice electricity waving while the drummer, very involved, ensures rhythmic trance. A singer has joined them. “She was stuck in traffic,” says bassist ..

The lead singer guitarist Tuareg Bombino at  Rock en Seine

The guitarist singer of the Tuareg group Bombino at Rock en Seine

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15.55 before all the scenes, the aim of synonyms shadows of a (relative) cool. Organizers distributed water points and giant misters throughout the site to enable festival goers to cope with the heat.

The festival has just begun Places to &  amp;. # 39; shadow are popular.

The festival has just started. The seats in the shade are very popular.

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15.30 the first chords resonate on the big stage with the Nigerian rocker Omara “ Bombino ” Moctar. This is the first concert broadcast live on our website. Simultaneously, Theo Lawrence and the Hearts take to the Stage of Industry, àn few hundred meters away. It left for the 2016 vintage Parisian festival, marked this year by a large eclecticism, with many artists rap, electro and world musicians.


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