A far reaching collection of funk rock, experimental pop, jazz, psychedelia and spacey grooves from France's BYG label, compiled by the global underground purveyors at Finders Keepers
– late 60s and early 70s material from Gong, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Alice, Brigitte Fontaine and Areski and many more! The the cultural fabric in flux after the '68 student riots, BYG put out some really tremendous and stylistically sprawling music, from free jazz laced with funk, to gritty French pop and rock and so much more. This set from Finders Keepers
pulls together some real gems, and the liner notes provide some essential knowledge. A surefire keeper from Finders Keepers
! 22 tracks in all: "Que Pouvons-Nous Faire Ensemble" by Alice, "L'Automne" by Francois Wertheimer, "Ca Va Faire Un Hit" by Brigitte Fontaine and Areski, "Mademoiselle Marie" by Coeur Magique, "Astral Abuse" by Alpha Beta, "Rock Out" by Art Ensemble Of Chicago, "Stuffed Tomato" by Vangelis, "Bloody Rockers" by Joachim and Rolf Kuhn, "Mother Long Shanks (Oh Mother I Am Your Fantasy)" by Gong and more.