At war with boredom: barred western, surrealism and variétoc

1-With opium western Those who have retained the name of S. Craig Zahler for his remarkable thriller Dragged over the bitumen, released directly on video on demand and in the hollow of last summer, will be delighted to learn that his first feature has landed on Prime Video. Released in 2015, Bone Tomahawk works the […]

Death of Idir: the voiceless Kabyle people

The hecatombe, it is the word which returns from now on in the flow of the networks so much the dead follow one another on the side of music. The latest, that of Idir, 70, announced by the family on the official Facebook page: “We regret to announce the death of our father [à tous], […]

Porridge Radio’s haunted mantras

On March 27 were praised in these columns the merits of the first album of the Londoners of Sorry, carried by the young Asha Lorenz, distant cousin of the PJ Harvey of the beginnings. The news offers us another excellent album of English female rock, on which also hangs the shadow of the singer of […]

At war with boredom: smoky trip-hop, spaghetti and souvenirs

With a Nazi architect “Walking is forbidden, we still have the process, in particular that of the artists”, jokes Guillaume Monsaingeon, curator of “Steps, Steps”, in a video that serves as a substitute for the exhibition. Open on February 8, the cultural event closed its doors but is not treading water. Since it is no […]

DOA: “I admit my taste for Murat”

President of the Prix Landerneau Polar 2020 which rewarded Five Burnt Cards by Sophie Loubière (Black River), Hervé Albertazzi aka DOA is one of the most original black novel authors of the last decade: Pukhtu Primo and Pukhtu Secundo have really rocked the genre. What was the first teen record you bought with your own […]

Fashion week: fashion tales and legends

The invitation to the parade Loewe took the form of a vinyl on which appears the grinning face of Megan Rapinoe, contemporary heroine (she is one of the first sportsmen to come out), famous American football player (Ballon d’Or 2019) and muse of the season. Nothing really shows from this exchange in the latest collection […]

Streaming and vinyl bring color back to the record market

It’s probably a first. During the presentation on Tuesday morning of the music market results for the past year, not once was the word piracy spoken! Growing for the fourth consecutive year, the sector which has regained color has visibly moved on to something else. With progression “Sustained” of the recorded music turnover to 5.4% […]

The sound of the day # 427: electrifying like Volage

One could almost describe Volage as a pillar of the Parisian rock scene, as the group of the Howlin Banana stable seems to cross the years while around it the other formations change their names, vanish, reform, from vague garage in shoegaze surf. But that would not be entirely true: if Volage returns to us […]

Liberato, the strange Neapolitan – Culture / Next

There is a knock on the door: a messenger hands us a vinyl adorned with a rose taped to the cover. “From a Neapolitan admirer”, he blows before disappearing. We note that the rose is already withered. Perhaps because of the trip from Naples, cradle of the Liberato phenomenon, mysterious singer who since Valentine’s Day […]

“West of Eden”, the damned glam of HMLTD

ABrexit minus a quarter, the UK has found itself in urgent need: Idles, Shame, Slavs – we shout, we are crazy, we are not happy, we want to break everything, it is the fault of the society. Do not expect anything new or very exciting: kids from the upper middle class who spread a nice […]