Bands/Musicians French Experimental Music Bands List

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List of French experimental music bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as experimental music solo artists from France are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great French music that you've never heard before. The experimental music bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in France. If you think the best French experimental music band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different bands, including CocoRosie and Alain Souchon.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular experimental music bands from France?" and "Which experimental music bands started in France?" then this list will answer your questions.
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CocoRosie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Hip hop music, Psychedelic folk, Experimental music

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Alain Souchon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Chanson, Synthpop, New Wave

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Quentin Dupieux is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Electronic music, Experimental music, Avant-garde music

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Émilie Simon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Pop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

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Colleen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Experimental music, Ambient music

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Rockets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Space rock

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Elend is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Gothic rock

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Mils is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Electronic music, Experimental classical music, Experimental music

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Agathe Max is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
Agathe Max Experimental music

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Samantha Bouquin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
minamoonstar added Samantha Bouquin

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Elizabeth Fawn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list French Experimental Music Bands List
minamoonstar added Elizabeth Fawn