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Cocoon Interview: The Dark Side of the Force
29/02/2012

Following this month's column on The Quietus featuring Cocoon aka Christophe Demarthe (a founding member of cold wave/industrial group Clair Obscur), Rockfort presents a full transcript of the interview. read more...

Mesparrow: Fly Girl
09/01/2012

Performing with Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains in Brighton as part of the Vive La France festival on 26 January, the Tours-based artist talks about her experiences with the London-based Decorative Stamp collective and finding her own sound. read more...

Les Francofolies de La Rochelle 2011: Picture Gallery
27/07/2011

Some of the highlights of this year's festival in pictures. read more...

Les Francofolies de La Rochelle 2011
27/07/2011

David McKenna takes in the sights and sounds of this year's Les Francofolies de La Rochelle festival, bumps into Ségolène Royal, muses on Simon Reynolds' Retromania and catches a David Guetta downpour. read more...

"I Never Really Understood Why It Worked": Charles de Goal Interview
28/03/2011

For a little over 30 years, on and off, Patrick Blain has been Charles de Goal. He released a first album of atmospheric post-punk - synths, drum machines and stabbing guitars - in 1980 that made a significant impression both in France and beyond. Now with the revival of interest in the French Cold Wave scene, the self-effacing Blain has found his stock rising again. read more...

Manatee Interview: Water Rush
09/02/2011

Caen's Manatee were one of the French highlights of Les Trans Musicales 2010 in Rennes where, live, the neo-shoegaze sound of their debut EP 'Like a Small Animal' became an irresistible sugar rush. Rockfort spoke to them about putting in the hours, work vs music and the status of the artist in France. read more...

Ray Bartok Interview: "Chance has its part to play"
01/02/2011

Rockfort talks to Parisian duo Ray Bartok, who have followed up their excellent 'No Panic' EP with an eponymous debut album that expands on their pulp-y, highly visual style. read more...

Brothers in Arms: Nlf3 Interview Pt 2
18/01/2011

In the second and concluding part of our interview, the Laureau brothers talk more about their label, the influence of World music and Steve Reich and being brothers in a band. read more...

"We've Been Doing This for 20 Years and We're Not Done Yet": Nlf3 Interview Pt 1
17/01/2011

Rockfort presents the first of a two-part, career-spanning interview with brothers Nicolas and Fabrice Laureau who, as the core members of avant-rockers Prohibition and exploratory instrumental group Nlf3, have been making music together for the past 20 years. read more...

La Corda: "We're Not in a Hurry"
05/01/2011

Rockfort talks to Kate Fletcher, English singer with Rennes-based, post-rocky minimalists La Corda. read more...