Julien Gasc :: Re Eff

Over the past fifteen years, in addition to his solo career, Julien Gasc made brief stints in Stereolab and Hyperclean. Most notably, though, Gasc has been a core member of Aquaserge, a French outfit that walks a fine line between psychedelic grooves and avant, Henry Cow-like tangents. On his own, Gasc creates pop songs, classifiably.

Julien Gasc :: Amour Velours

Toulouse based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Julien Gasc, returns in September with the release of his fourth solo album, Re Eff. “Qui est cette femme qui danse tout autour de mon corps?” inquires Gasc on “Amour Velours”, the first taste from the forthcoming lp.

Julien Gasc :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

The music of French singer-songwriter, troubadour, and multi-instrumentalist Julien Gasc is a perennial gift. Shortly before the world locked down due to Covid-19, Gasc released his third LP, L’Appel de la Forêt. Both a stylistic break and continuation of his evolving muse, we asked our mutual friend Derek Wheeler James to catch up with Gasc, via phone at his home in Toulouse, to discuss the album’s aesthetic origins, and more.

The Lagniappe Sessions :: Julien Gasc

For this week’s installment of the Lagniappe Sessions, Gasc chose a fitting selection of tunes that feels something like a stripped-down companion piece to his debut lp, ‘L’Appel de la Forêt’. Now at Aquarium Drunkard, the Toulouse, France based troubadour covering Marie Laforêt, The Who and Michel Delpech.

The Aquarium Drunkard Picture Show: Season II

It’s back. Reverberating from the hills of Glassell Park, California, welcome to season 2 of the Aquarium Drunkard Picture Show — a half-hour audio/visual crudités featuring Terry Riley, Brigitte Fontaine, Dennis Wilson, Soft Machine, Sessa, The Monks, Julien Gasc, Arthur Brown, Tim Presley, John Andrews & The Yawns, Pink Floyd & more …