Baloji, Halo Maud and Le Boom
PRS for Music Presents International took place on Thursday 15 February 2018 at our Kings Cross office featuring performances from Baloji (SABAM), Halo Maud (SACEM) and Le Boom (IMRO).
PRS for Music Presents International celebrated great music from our affiliate organisations SABAM, SACEM and IMRO.
About the artists
Baloji is an artist in motion, a musician, poet, film director, a man of images and ideas.
Baloji was born in Lubumbashi (DRC Congo) and grew up in Belgium. In 2008, as Baloji, he released Hotel Impala, an album conceived as a reply to a letter he received from his mother after a 25-year absence. Upcoming album 137 Avenue Kaniama, is the first album to appear on the critically acclaimed Bella Union label.
Halo Maud (SACEM)
Halo Maud was revealed to the public in 2015 by ‘La Souterraine’, a collective determined to uncover and promote French talent. Her first EP Du Pouvoir was released on March 24, 2017, on Michel Records. The 3 tracks on the EP are the product of solo experiments alongside collaborations with Maxime Le Guil (Camille, Radiohead, Soko) and, more recently, with Robin Leduc. In late 2017, she signed to critically acclaimed label Heavenly Recordings.
Le Boom (IMRO)
Le Boom are an electro-indie-house-pop duo based in Dublin, Ireland.
Le Boom was formed in June 2016 by Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon. Since then, they have brought their show to cities such as New York and Reykjavik, as well as festivals like Latitude, Body & Soul, Electric Picnic, Truck Festival, Castlepalooza and Independence.