Musique Noire

2018 Detroit Music Awards Nominees for "Outstanding World Artist/Group" and "Outstanding World Recording"

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Good Hair (CD)

by Musique Noire

Debut album released in October 2008.  Click here to purchase.

"A very cool little project -- an instrumental set that's heavy on string-based instruments -- kind of an electrified string quartet, and one with a pretty funky feel at times too! Group members mix together violin, viola, and percussion with a bit of guitars and bass -- using the instruments playfully, and in a variety of settings that almost recall some of the instrumental revolutions of the 80s -- kind of a space between Kronos Quartet and some of the more creative combos of the New York scene. There's just a bit of vocals on the record, but the main focus is instrumental -- and the rhythms bring in a lot of world echoes, creating a cross-cultural vibe at times."  ~ Dusty Groove America