Category Archives: Trans Musicales

KEXP at Trans Musicales: Fishbach

This week, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session each Friday, and you can watch all the previously released ones here. This week, we present a stripped down session with a young Parisian singer-songwriterRead more…

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KEXP at Trans Musicales: Octave Noire

This week, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session each Friday, and you can watch all the previously released ones here. This week we present cinematic electronic artist Patrick Moriceau, who performs under theRead more…

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KEXP at Trans Musicales: The Madcaps

This week, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session each Friday, and you can watch all the previously released ones here. This week we present Rennes-based rock band The Madcaps. DJ Morgan says ofRead more…

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KEXP at Trans Musicales: Trad.Attack!

This week, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session each Friday, and you can watch all the previously released ones here. This week we present Estonian trio Trad.Attack! DJ Morgan says of our experienceRead more…

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KEXP at Trans Musicales: Grand Parc

Today, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session per week, and you can watch all the previously release ones here. This week’s feature is of Grand Parc. DJ Morgan says of the experience: TheRead more…

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Trans Musicales and KEXP: The Perfect Partnership

One of my favorite things about humanity is when we discover common bonds between us regardless of environment and background. Of course there are the basic necessities: food, water, shelter, but the commonality we share that is the most interesting, because it is abstract, is music. – DJ Morgan KEXP’s hardworking video production team isRead more…

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Music That Matters: 2016 Trans Musicales Festival and Other Gems

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 544 – 2016 Trans Musicales Festival and Other Gems DJRead more…

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Trans Musicales Music Festival: Day Four

Bon Dimanche! It’s written in graffiti on several buildings all over Rennes. Happy Sunday! Sunday is the day of rest for the French people and even our crew got to take a small break on the final day of filming during the Trans Musicales festival. Normally, we’re up by 6am, breakfast at 7, out theRead more…

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Trans Musicales Music Festival: Day Three

When we last left off, the crew and I were on our way to the Parc Expo where a majority of the Trans Musicales shows are held. It’s a 15 minute shuttle ride from the neighborhood where we are staying. The Parc Expo is a large compound of warehouses the size of airline hangers toRead more…

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Trans Musicales Music Festival: Day Two

We just returned from our second day of filming live sessions from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, and our host at the Magic Hall Hotel is playing a killer French funk LP from an artist named Michel Jonasz. And here I thought we’d be discovering only new bands, but now I have aRead more…

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