Smokey, Sultry and Cinematic: A Q&A With
The Beijinger (blog)Smokey, Sultry and Cinematic: A Q&A With Cigarettes After Sex Frontman Ahead of the Band's Aug 21 Gig at Tango 3FThe Beijinger (blog)However, Gonzalez's doesn't list Rhye among his primary influences, instead pointing to French chanteuse Françoise Hardy as his primary inspiration. "I took a lot from the gentle and passionate purity of her voice," Gonzalez says of Hardy's impact on ...
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 1:06 am
She-Devils build their oddball pop from the
Toronto StarShe-Devils build their oddball pop from the ground upToronto StarA lo-fi mishmash of B-movie-soundtrack camp, primitivist sci-fi atmospherics and the sort of winsome, transatlantic girly-pop sounds propagated by the likes of Nancy Sinatra, Peggy Lee and yé-yé poster child Françoise Hardy during the 1960s, the new ...
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 2:50 pm
EXCLUDED – Sheila : supported by Sylvie
EXCLUDED – Sheila : supported by Sylvie Vartan and Françoise Hardy, after the death of his son Ludovic Chancel ...The Siver TimesSylvie Vartan, Françoise Hardy, Sheila : three idols yéyé, three accomplished artists, three friends for life. Impossible to describe one without talking about the other. The success that frees us, to the applause of the profession and the public ...
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 12:57 pm
Vision: 5 Billion In Diamonds, Travelling -
RockShot (blog)Vision: 5 Billion In Diamonds, TravellingRockShot (blog)“Channelling hints of the Cocteau Twins, Free Design, and French singers Mireille Mathieu and Francoise Hardy, Helen took the song to another level and raised the bar for all the 5BID songs to come,” admits Vig. Those songs to come were all intended as ...
Posted on 12 August 2017 | 5:42 am
Novitiate Actress Rebecca Dayan Loves David
W MagazineNovitiate Actress Rebecca Dayan Loves David Bowie And Velvet Slippers, But Is Not Here for Pre-Ripped JeansW MagazineStyle icons:Patti Smith, David Bowie, and Françoise Hardy. Best recent discovery:Filmstruck [a TCM streaming service]. Style pet peeve:When it feels forced and too styled. Beauty pet peeve:Contouring. Most recent purchase:My first home in New York City.
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 5:01 am
“Mad Men” eulogies: Megan Draper,
Don's wife is still more plot device than character, but Zou Bisou remains one of the great scenes in TV history
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 11:13 am
April 2 Shine bright, La Luz Seattle’s spaghetti Western-surf-doo-wop-garage rock band La Luz is busy conquering the world — they’ve even played Iceland, for goodness’ sake — but they still think the West is the best. “Seattle has always been good to us, Portland and Southern California love us ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 8:57 am
Cerys Matthews: music to cross the Channel
The Doctor has the perfect soundtrack if you’re off to France this Easter E aster is approaching and we will be heading across the Channel on the train. Could you prescribe the perfect soundtrack, s’il vous plaît? Continue reading...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 11:00 pm
Stephen O’Malley swaps in Sunn O))) for
Figure skating has always had a dark undercurrent. Aside from the obvious Tonya Harding vs Nancy Kerrigan saga, all those fake smiles and sequins seem a little psychotic. So it’s really no surprise to learn that doom metal icon Stephen O’Malley will be ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:55 am
Original Eponine Will Release New Solo
"I fell in love with the fantasy of France when I was young," Ruffelle said in a statement. "I always loved the effortless cool of Francoise Hardy, the style of Brigitte Bardot… This led me to discover the yé-yé movement, Juliette Gréco and ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:51 am
Throwback Thursday: Francoise Hardy, ’60s
After listening to Joanna Newsom’s new track “Sapokanikan,” I realized I’ve been distracted by so much over-produced, instrumentally-dense music these days that I’ve been depriving myself of the sincere beauty of the avante-garde female vocalist.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:31 am
Style Forever: the style tribes of women
The style heroines: Caroline de Maigret, Christine Lagarde, Farida Khelfa, Clemence Poesy, Inès de la Fressange, Francoise Hardy, Garance Doré. Where to find it: Sandro, Merci, Sonia Rykiel, American Vintage, Chanel, Iro, Joseph, Petit Bateau ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:50 am
Mika stops hiding with ‘No Place in
Mika is one of pop music’s most uniquely talented artists. The Anglo-Lebanese singer burst into the spotlight with his superb debut album, Life in Cartoon Motion, which has sold nearly 6 million copies since its release in 2007. Since then, he has ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:08 pm