Toolbox Booking is an artistic consulting and booking company based in Brussels, Belgium. Founded by Benjamin Fournet in 2018, Toolbox Booking mostly works with emerging or renowned French and Belgian bands, facilitating their connection to the most suitable promoters and festivals worldwide.
Benjamin Fournet first worked as a booking assistant at BRASS DURHAM INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL during two years. In 2010, he started a successful career as a booking agent at Pyrprod in Dijon, France. He was in charge of the whole roster including French highlights such as Tryo, La Rue Ketanou, Carpenter Brut, Les Hurlements d’Leo (…). During this time he also enjoyed developing a more international roster (Black Uhuru, Heymoonshaker, Elysian Fields…) as well as fostering the careers of young national talents like Gauvain Sers and Boulevard des Airs.
What we think : The ever changing music industry made Benjamin come to the following conclusion: The success of a music project relies on how well partners are able to work together, always in close relationship with the artist/band. We are proud to present Toolbox Booking as an independent company which will look out for the best partners for artists who require extra care and passion.
Carpenter Brut is the hottest synthwave, darksynth act yet. He released Trilogy in 2015. His tracks feature on Hotline Miami 2 and the Crew amongst others and released his first LP Leather Teeth in February 2018, a really short one : 32 minutes. « 8 tracks, like all the good old metal albums. People can listen to it over and over again if they feel this is too short.” Carpenter Brut presented his latest album around the globe throughout 2018, including appearances at world famous festivals like Coachella (USA), Osheaga (Canada), Primavera Sound (Spain), Hellfest (France) and internationally known venues such as Olympia (Paris), Koko (London), Irving Plaza (New York City), etc.
Marcus "KillASon" Dossavi-Gourdot is a French singer/rapper/dancer/beatmaker who grew up in the hip-hop culture. Throughout his childhood, his passion for music and dance made him realize that hip-hop was his life. Now member of the prominent crews Wanted Posse and Undercover, KillASon’s energetic shows which combine both dance and music brought him on a 2 years tour including performances at Eurosonic Festival (NL), The Great Escape (UK), Les Vieilles Charrues, Les Eurockéennes, Francofolies de La Rochelle (F), etc. KillASon will release his first album in 2019.
R.O and KONOBA embarked on a unique and remarquable adventure that started in April 2018. They traveled through 10 different countries, during 10 months, and worked on 10 new tracks.
Each month, they discovered the most beautiful or important parts of France, Germany, Colombia, Australia, Japan, The Netherlands (etc), meeting local people, and artists. They played live shows wherever they could including small clubs in China and also huge festivals such as Tbilisi Open Air in Georgia.
As a result of their adventures, they will release ten new tracks, one for each country visited, which will be put together as their first LP.