Always paying close attention to the artistic tendencies, might they be musical or visual, Fubiz offers you a selection of their 15 favorite artists that must be followed this year. From the legendary band Daft Punk to Solange’s soft and refined soul, passing by the oneiric atmosphere created by Isaac Delusion, here is an eclectic insight of what 2017 reserves.
Fubiz is constantly seeking the talents of tomorrow, converted artistic curation into its DNA and regularly puts this expertise at the service of innovative and creative projects. Talent scouting therefore constitutes a common ground between the inspirational French media and Sony, taking its starting point in shared skills.
In the manner of this selection of fifteen artists, the Sony Music Talent Factory, a new team of musical discovery, aims to highlight and to accompany promising artistic universes.
This range of musicians curated by Fubiz is a blend of local and international, emerging and respected, pop and indie artists, that illustrates this bridge between these two entities.
In late 2016, A Seat at the Table, which was produced by Columbia (Sony Music), emerged as one of the most striking albums of the year, between soft melodies and picture of the Black-American society. The youngest of the Knowles sisters will introduce her work live during the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona and the Panorama Festival in New York, among others.
Four years after their latest opus, Random Access Memories, the French duo seems ready to come back. First by producing two excellent tracks on The Weeknd’s album and then by announcing a potential tour Alive 2017, ten years after Alive 2007.
After almost five years of silence, the London trio finally delivered its third record in January 17. More eclectic, a bit less dark and also more pop, I See You unveils the human evolution of the band and marks the growing influence of the beatmaker and producer Jamie xx in the creative process, symbolized by the brand new use of samples in several songs. The xx will tour in Europe in the coming weeks, including two shows in Paris and seven in London.
This is one of the most awaited albums of the year. After collaborating with Drake, Kanye West, Solange Knowles and more others and releasing two EPs, Sundanza and Dual, Sampha will finally present his own album, Process, out in February the 3rd.
His album Starboy was the best way to conclude the 2016 musical year. The opus was very well perceived by critics and his featurings with Lana del Rey and Daft Punk are undeniably successful. His album is a true rare pearl. The worldwide tour will start on April 25th.
Indispensable actress of the pop scene during the ten last years, the Manhattan-born artist comes back to a more sober style, far from her dressing inspirations of the last few years. A change of direction symbolized by her new album Joanne. The star will sing at halftime of the 51st Superbowl, on February 5 in Houston.
London Grammar are a Metal & Dust Recordings independent label production. After their first album If You Wait, out in 2013, they revealed on January the 1st a new single, Rooting for You. We are looking forward to discover new projects from this extremely talented English band.
Five years after their latest album, the two Frenchies Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay make a remarkable come back with Woman, their third record, teased with stylized videos. Jus†ice will play in numerous festivals this Summer.
On tour in France in 2017 to present his new album &, which was released in 2016 by Sony, Julien Doré became one of the most iconic pop singers in the country with his visual and poetic universe.
With the release of their second LP Mystère in September 2016, the musicians of La Femme share a pop/rock sound covered with synth vibes and lyrics in French. A convincing album that will be played all through France in early 2017.
The master of downtempo, Simon Green, is coming back with his sixth album, Migration. The opus is a reflection about life and all its changes, a walk into a changing and complex universe showing all existence milestones.
Nicholas James Murphy’s stage name was formerly « Chet Faker », a tribute to Chet Baker. However, he recently changed his nickname into simply Nick Murphy in order to mark a career change. His collaboration with Bonobo on No Reason and his single Stop Me (Stop You) are the first steps of this new phase. An interesting artistic evolution to discover in 2017.
Broken Back is a Sony Music production, an original and unique artistic personality coming from classical and jazz, former tuba player. After some great collaborations with for example, Klingande, Kygo, Thomas Jack and Asaf Avidan, his first album has been released on November 2016. We expect Broken Back to be at center of attention in 2017.
With Zanaka, released in late 2015, the French artist signed by Sony totally blossomed. A refreshing musical style and a stylized and colorful visual universe will allow her to tour everywhere in France in 2017 but also in North America.
Passionate about Isaac Newton’s theory, Isaac Delusion explore laws of anti-gravity and travelling through oneiric atmospheres. Inspired by India, Laos and Iceland landscapes, their new album Rust & Gold will undeniably be a beautiful French music release.