France is known worldwide for its electro scene but in recent years these bands have also been enjoying success outside of the French-speaking market, with the likes of Phoenix, Daft Punk and M83 leading the way. Now, there’s a new wave of musicians hoping to jump on the bandwagon. Encore’s music critic Mark Thompson caught up with one such band, "François and the Atlas Mountains" who are already making waves on both sides of the English Channel.
Also on today’s show; it was dubbed one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time - now twenty years after Nas’ platinum record "Illmatic" hit the charts, it’s set for the big screen and a fresh release.
Plus we take you through the rest of the week’s music news, including how to get paid to attend the Coachella Festival. We also tell you what’s spinning on record store day so you don’t have to wade through the racks yourself.