Papooz

Papooz

Mon · March 12, 2018

8:00 pm

$10.00 - $13.00

This event is 21 and over

Papooz
Papooz
"Ann Wants to Dance"–one of several Papooz tracks that insinuates its way into your brain and stays there –was the result of Penicaut trying out the finger-picking folk guitar technique. Then he sat down with his friend and his other half and the idea occurred to him, as it would anyone, “Ann wants to dance”. At which point he thought: “Man, what a great title for a song.” A year later, it’s had 2.25m YouTube views.
Paul Lester, Feb, 2017, The Guardian

Sweet melodies, swaying pop rhythms with an exotic French vibe, Papooz popped up in spring 2015.It all started from literature reunions, where friends could bring friends and talk around few glasses. It was love at first sight for Ulysse and Armand who decided to create their own political fanzine. But realising after a few meetings it was too much of a long shot, they quickly decided to turn those reunions into songwriting sessions.Singing in the high notes, is it a girl or a boy? Where do they come from? It sounds like British pop with Bossa Nova nonchalance. Surprisingly, those tuned voices originate from Paris. In their twentyish, Ulysse and Armand both grew up with 70s music, digging in their parent’s records collection, from The Beach Boys to The Velvet Underground.No wonder why they became best friends, sharing the same curiosity for hidden artists from this time. They recorded their first demos on a computer mic and called themselves Papooz. They liked the way this tropical tone sounded and the recollection of a Native American tribe’s cradle.Their first Album "Green Juice"-mixed by Ash Workman(Metronomy) is now available.
Venue Information:
Moroccan Lounge
901 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA, 90012
http://www.themoroccan.com/