Author Archives: nickybeckett


Gutterdammerung – Review – Paris, 10.02.2017

(EN) What is Gutterdammerung, the mysterious “loudest silent movie on Earth”? Well, last Friday, I went to see it at the Elysee Montmartre in Paris and here some thoughts and pictures… It’s a spectacular movie-concert, the merger of a black and white film, inspired by the Hollywood 20s silent cinema, and a rock concert. An […]


Blondie’s new album, Pollinator, to be released on 5th of May 2017

(EN) Forty years now that Blondie, made its debut at the legendary club CBGB’s in the East Village, New York and here they are, announcing their eleventh studio album, Pollinator, due on May 5th 2017 via BMG. The first single “Fun” released yesterday sounds like a refreshing, joyful and catchy blend of new wave, pop, […]


BREAKING NEWS => New Super Group => BNQT => Debut Album « Volume 1 »

(EN) Everything is going fast this start of the year. Not even the time to think about my “best of” albums released in 2016 that the good news are shaking the music industry. The latest one: here it is –  a new indie super-group is born under the name of BNQT (pronounced Banquet). Yes, we […]


Magritte, La Trahison des Images – Janvier 2017

(EN) At the last minute, I finally managed to see the Rene Magritte exhibition « La Trahison des images » at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. For the past 4 months, the Museum has been virtually taken over by a huge number of brave visitors not scared by the rain and the icy cold or the endless […]


INTERPOL to celebrate the “Turn on the Bright Lights” album aniversary in 2017 

The great news of the day – INTERPOL are celebrating 15 years since the release of their debut album “Turn on the Bright Lights”, so they will play live the entire record across Uk and Europe during August and September 2017 … Summer will be Hot Hot Hot !!! WANT more good news ? They […]


Big Jesus – ONEIRIC – A great new alternative rock sound – Interview with CJ Riding and Spencer Ussery

(EN) I thought that it would be great to start 2017 with the introduction of a very promising young band, Big Jesus. Their album ONEIRIC (related to dreams) released in September 2016 is definitely one of my greatest rock discovery and surprise of these latest months. Formed in 2009 through the alternative music scene in […]