Denis Péan (18 May 1961, Ponts-de-Ce, France; vocals, keyboards, flute, melodica), Yamina Nid El Mourid (b. 14 October 1969, Angers, France; vocals, saxophone, tambourine), Nadia Nid El Mourid (b. 15 March 1967, Angers, France; vocals), Richard Bourreau (b. 12 December 1964, Cholet, France; violin/kora), Nico Gallard (b. 29 January 1966, Angers, France; drums, percussion, keyboards), Nico Kham Meslien (b. 3 March 1972, Angers, France; bass/vocals). Formed in the tiny French village of Brissac-Quince in the Loire Valley in 1982 by Péan and Bourreau as a vehicle for learning and exploring different styles of music, Lo Jo went through countless line-up changes and developed their sound throughout the 80s. Run along communal lines, by the end of the decade they were working with the Jo Bithume Street Theatre Company, providing the music for mime, circus, magic and theatre productions and touring throughout France, Germany and Belgium. Having worked...