Fun fact for coffee lovers, bal-musette dance was also known as java.
I never would have guessed, but I'm finding bal-musette to be the perfect early-winter music. It's fun, upbeat, a little romantic in a goofy way, and feels very exotic. Listening to it is like a mini vacation––everything seems sparklier and more special.
I suggest listening to: The Paris Musette, Guy Visuer, and Accordeon Melancolique
Image: lithograph by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1892), via MoMA