Malik Djoudi (Credit: Antoine Carlier)
Eerie dream pop from the French songwriter...

Malik Djoudi seems to craft music from thin air.

Each dream pop hymn materialises as if from nothing, before dissipating back into the ether.

New album ‘Tempéraments’ will be released on March 22nd, matching gossamer electronics against soothing harmonies that recall Cocteau Twins or Asobi Seksu.

New song 'Belles Sueurs' is sonically gorgeous but also rather eerie, that slight element of the uncanny working against his half-spoken vocals:

I confess I’m afraid/J’ai peur j’avoue
I’m a little fragile/Etre un peu fragile
But I like it /Mais j’aime bien
I like it /J’aime bien

Director Antoine Carlier steers the full video, a glimpse behind the doors of a secret society. The film maker comments:

“In the clip, Malik finds himself at the centre of a meeting, the meeting of a secret society. Is he its instigator? The bait? The victim? Under a harsh light, drawing the outlines of a basement buried in the depths of the city, Malik's movements and singing match the nocturnal steps of the characters who encircle him. This film immerses us in the sensation of being constantly on the edge, the feeling that risk is never far away... and that risk... we could love it to the point of provoking it ourselves.”

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