Ahead of it's release this week, Kitsuné streams it's newest compilation, New Faces.
Continuously challenging expectations and pushing the envelope, Kitsuné is keen to reinvent itself and let its artists take the lead. New Faces collects together exclusive new tracks and recent highlights from young talent around the world, ranging from percussive Bristol artist Hyetal, Disclosure-affiliated UK producer Lxury, glitchy R&B artist Rosie Lowe, and synth pop trio Years & Years.
STREAM - New Faces Compilation
The Kitsuné compilation series started in 2002 with the "Love" edition, followed by "X", "Midnight" and the famous "Kitsuné Maison" compilations. Always putting together sharp selections, these compilations have gathered rare and exclusive tracks by some of the hottest new talents around the world: Two Door Cinema Club, Hot Chip, Klaxons, Digitalism, La Roux, Wolfmother, Phoenix, Soulwax, Simian Mobile Disco, A-Trak, We Have Band, Foals, Gossip and more.
After consecutively releasing Hot Chip and Wolfmother's first albums in 2005, Kitsuné carried on the album adventure with "Idealistic", Digitalism's first album in 2007.In 2009, Kitsuné signed a long-term licensing agreement with Cooperative Music for Europe, etc etc for Australia, Love Da for South East Asia, Traffic for Japan and created the Japanese side of the label: Kitsuné Japon. With the conclusion of a similar deal with Downtown Music for North America in September 2010, Kitsuné has a very strong network throughout the world. In March 2010, the young irish trio Two Door Cinema Club's debut album "Tourist History" was released through this network.
In 2011, Kitsuné released 'Native To' the debut album of English trio IS TROPICAL. After they teamed up with the French team of directors Megaforce for their video clip "The Greeks," the band won "the best indie video" at the UK Music video awards. Also released in 2011, the French synth rock duo Housse De Racket's album 'Alesia' produced by Philippe Zdar (Cassius, Phoenix, The Rapture).
2012 saw the release of the first awaited album from Citizens! In September 2012, Kitsuné released Two Door Cinema Club's second album "Beacon" produced by Jacknife Lee (Bloc Party, U2, REM) which shortly went Gold. In June 2013, IS TROPICAL released their second album , "I'm Leaving" produced by Luke Smith (Foals, Depeche Mode) on Kitsuné .
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