Housse de Racket

Pierre Leroux and Victor Le Masne make up the synth-rock duo Housse de Racket. Previously musicians-for-hire with bands like Air and Phoenix, the Parisian band pump out huge palpitating beats and shimmering catchy melodies, making their songs little disco-pop gems. Their latest album, Alesia, was produced by Philippe Zdar — known for his work on Phoenix’s hit record Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.

Featured song: “Les Hommes et les Femmes”

Alesia, the sophomore album by Housse de Racket, is out via Kitsune.

Complete radio broadcast and playlist: http://bit.ly/Hira9J

Official website: http://www.houssederacket.com
Twitter: @HousseDeRacket

Upcoming tour dates:
4/10 @ Casbah in San Diego, CA
4/10 @ Casbah in San Diego, CA
4/14 @ Velvet Room (Clift Hotel) in San Francisco, CA
4/15 @ Coachella Festival 2012 in Indio, CA
4/16 @ The Glass House in Pomona, CA
4/17 @ Echoplex in Los Angeles, CA
4/18 @ Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz, CA

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