The group’s name is the result of a play on words between the accessory tennis (the ” cover of racket “) and that the group” extorts “inspirations in house music (“extort the house”) .

Housse de Racket became known through an international tour opening for Phoenix before they were mere casual musicians, and with their first self-titled EP Housse de Racket. He left only max , and was still available for free download on the band’s website , , .

In October 2008 , they released their first album Forty Love mixed by Renaud Letang and with the participation of Chilly Gonzales .

The album contains probably their best known song Oh Yeah! Popularized including several advertising campaigns. In fact, it was used in several commercials, including Lacoste in 2008. “Oh Yeah!” also appear in the video game Guitar Hero or the generic Grand Journal on Canal + .

This is a song pop – funk , in which the duo pays tribute to his hero R & B (including: Stevie Wonder , Zapp & Roger , Earth, Wind and Fire , The Isley Brothers , Sly Stone , Marvin Gaye , Michael Jackson , Prince , George Clinton and Chic ) , .

After “Oh Yeah”, two more singles from the album are: “1234” and “Synthesizer”. The video for the latter will even also promoted by Kanye West on his blog.

Forty Love the tour will play everywhere from Tokyo to London via Shanghai, Berlin, Hong Kong and Paris.

On 15 February 2011 , the band announced his signature on the label Kitsune and Cooperative Music .

A new album, Alesia, was released on 22 August 2011 .

The disc is made ​​with Philippe Zdar , producer Beastie Boys , Phoenix (group) , or Cat Power . It is égalemnent member Cassius (band) . Therefore, one can also find the latest draft Cassius , Rawkers EP for the label Ed Banger Records or on disk In The Grace Of Your Love by The Rapture .

Housse de Racket then left for a two-year tour around the world: Asia, Australia, South America, Europe, etc..

Housse De Racket Announce Tour

For their sophomore album Alesia, the French synth-rock duo Housse de Racket has teamed up with French super-producer, Phillipe Zdar (Cassius, Phoenix, The Rapture) to create a collection of eleven electro-pop songs in the vein of the bands’ own wide range of musical influences

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