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Kitsuné Maison 10

November 16, 2010

Today Kitsuné released Kitsuné Maison 10 (digital). Today is a special day for my favorite record label.

I remember falling in LOVE with Kitsuné back in 2002 while record shopping in London.  It just so happens that my first purchase off of their catalog (very new at the time) was coincidentally a compilation titled “Love”. It was a glorious record shopping day, being a HUGE Deee-Lite fan I also grabbed a Towa Tei 12″ from one of the record bins without realizing it was from the same label. Two awesome finds off one label in one day was almost too much for me. I was instantly intrigued.  After that day Kitsune releases became a bit of an obsession every time I went record shopping in Europe.

For those of you who have no idea what the hell Kitsune is think early Cut Copy, La Roux before she turned coorporate, or the beginning of Whitest Boy Alive. It’s the little-French-label-that-could and now it’s become one of the most internationally recognized taste making and trend setting brands withing the arthouse crowds. Besides constantly introducing us to new and amazing indie music they also have a full clothing line (on the costly side) and a few boutiques.

The 2XCD Kitsuné Maison 10 The Fireworks Issue features music from:

BEATAUCUE # BLACK STROBE # CASCADEUR # CLOCK OPERA # DIGITALISM # FLIGHT FACILITIES # GUARDS # HOUSSE DE RACKET # ICONA POP # JOLIE CHERIE # IS TROPICAL # JUSTUS KÖHNCKE AND ALEXIS TAYLOR # MAY68 # PALMBOMEN # PSYCHOBUILDINGS # PUNKS JUMP UP # STRANGE TALK # TEETH # THE AIKIU # THE HEARTBREAKS # TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB # WAYLAYERS # YELLE # YOUNG EMPIRES

Digital is out today and the physical will be out on the 29th of this month. You can buy mp3s here.

They’re offering a free Kitsuné Maison 10 minimix by JBAG 2/2 if you become a fan of Kitsuné on facebook. Click here and follow a few steps if you’re interested.

Try before you buy:

Icona Pop – Manners (Extended)

Justus Kohncke With Alexis Taylor – Sorry

 

Posted by: Laura Sutnick (L of M)

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