kOOL BIRDSTHDAY : quite a celebration !

We’re thrilled to annonce a party/show to celebrate Nicolas’ 50th birthday. This will be at Les Instants Chavirés on October 1st !
Musician and musical activist since the early 90s (Prohibited Records, kOOL BIRDS), Nicolas Laureau will celebrate his 50th birthday on the “adored” scene of Instants Chavirés (Montreuil, Paris) with a host of guests: Erik Minkkinen (for a Crumar keyboard set) , Luke Sutherland (Long Fin Killie, Rev Magnetic), M Sayyid (of Antipop Consortium) and other surprise guests… Nicolas announces a set of RAD, his new drone project with Californian singer Brisa Roché; and another of Don Nino and Prohibition titles with Quentin Rollet, Fabrice Laureau, Ludovic Morillon and Pacôme Genty.

New French and Belgian shows for DON & FRANÇOIZ

A few more shows for the collaboration between Françoiz Breut and Don Nino ! With drummer Dr Shönberg on the drums.
15.09.2023 : MARSEILLE – La Mesòn
20.09.2023 : LYON – Le Périscope + Sathönay
22.09.2023 : PARIS – Petit Bain tickets / event + Perio
24.09.2023 : BRUXELLES – Poelp

L’Antenne Des Lilas EP by ATIQULLAH AMIRI & NICOLAS LAUREAU now available

The EP is exclusively available on our Bandcamp today ! Release on all platforms in August 2023 ! Enjoy
Afghan singer Atiqullah Amiri and musician/producer Nicolas Laureau met in Pantin (Seine-Saint-Denis) in 2022… read more

M.Sayyid Of Antipop Consortium special event !

kOOL BIRDS & D.Fusion gladly present :
M.Sayyid of Antipop Consortium ERROR TAPE 2 Launch / POP UP
30.06.2023 at La Butinerie 209 Avenue Jean Lolive 93500 Pantin.
Tickets 10 &more €. No presale.
Thanks for your attention



Here come the first tracks from Atiqullah Amiri & Nicolas Laureau EP, entitled L’Antenne des Lilas” to be released June 30th on our Bandcamp before a larger release on all platforms in August 2023.
Enjoy !



Tonight at midnight we will release the “Cover Songs In Inferno” album by DON & FRANÇOIZ. After a bit more than two years of work, this great collaboration between Don Nino and Françoiz is finally here.
At this link you will find many ways to get the album. 
There a few shows in France and more to be announced later including Brussels… Here the first ones :


Nicolas Laureau has just produced an EP with afghan singer Atiqullah Amiri. They met in one of the Pantin’ camps more than a year ago. The songs are kinds of remixes of famous afghan ‘Dari songs. F/Lor added a remix of the most up-tempo beat/song. Enjoy !
First track on our Bandcamp. Release 30.06.2023


We are so glad to announce that ERIK MINKKINEN is now part of the Prohibited Records family. We will release his solo album “as a cassette + digital, October 2023 !!
Erik is part of SISTER IODINE and many other projects/bands, a well known musical/art/diy activist.

SIDE A : Ghosts Are Made Without Their Consent And In A Most Ugly Way By Heroism
SIDE B : Solar Interruption

DON & FRANÇOIZ on tour !

First shows announced for DON & FRANÇOIZ, on stage with drummer Dr Lori Schönberg.
03.06.2023 : LYONS-LA-FORÊT – La Halle
07.06.2023 : PARIS – Le Consulat + guest : Rodolphe Coster (Be) – tickets
08.06.2023 : LYON – Kraspek Myzik
09.06.2023 : AVIGNON – L’AJMI – La Discrète Music
11.06.2023 : PANTIN – La Butinerie –  DJ Set @ kOOL BIRDS #18 + Perio
25.06.2023 : LILLE – Le Bistrot St Sauveur

kOOL BIRDS & Ouvré, Prohibited Records co-founders side projects

Prohibited Records co-founders Nicolas ‘Don Nino’ and Fabrice Laureau ‘F/lor’ have both their side project in terms of musical activism.
While Nicolas books his kOOL BIRDS shows once a month in flats or original spaces, mainly in Pantin (close to Paris), Fabrice runs his own DIY and handcrafted record label Ouvré.
Read more about kOOL BIRDS and Ouvré at the ARTISTS section.