SHAPE showcases are coming to Franche in June and July as part of the Toulouse and Paris editions of the festival Les Siestes Electroniques. To find out more about this event, it’s perspective on music and art as well as the upcoming activities, tune into Resonance FM tonight for a special broadcast, dedicated to the festival.
Les Siestes électroniques is a French festival for emerging artists from the field of music and digital culture. Based in south of France, Toulouse, the festival takes place in picturesque outdoor environs. The festival also has a Parisian edition, with a special concept revolving around the ethnographic collection of Musée du quai Branly. Artists are invited to sample its audio archive, dedicated to non-occidental cultures. Some of the artists present at their Parisian edition – the line up of the Toulouse one remains secret – include Stephen O’Malley, Aymeric de Tapol, Aïsha Devi, Ed Wreck, Para One, Frànçois and the Atlas Mountains, Zaltan, Animalsons, Eric Chenaux. Both editions run throughout June and July.