Author Archives: nickybeckett

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Rock’N’Roll with Royal Republic – Interview at Rock en Seine 2016

  (EN ) Delirious punk rock, pumping sound, raw energy, humorous lyrics…in a few words, this is Royal Republic (and nothing to do with any political meaning… ) The 4 super cool Vikings : Adam Grahn (guitar and charismatic singer), Hannes Irengard (guitar), Per Andreasson (drums), Jonas Almen (bass) acquired musical skills at Malmo Academy […]

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WEEKEND PLAYLIST

Here some catchy, punchy, great songs selected from this month album releases. Bleeker – Higway  – from EP Five seven music out 30.09.2016 Bastille – Send them off –  from the new album Wild World  out on 09.09.2016 Pixies – Tenement Song – from the new album Head  Carrier out on 30.09.2016 Slaves – Spit […]

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ROCK EN SEINE 2016 – TORRID AND FABULOUS

  (EN) Well, summer festivals season ended in France with the 14th edition of Rock en Seine, the great Parisian festival in the Park of Saint Cloud. This year once again, the five stages reunited together a very diverse and eclectic line up. A mix of big great artists and wonderful discoveries coming up from […]

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SUMMER TIME PLAYLIST 

Yeah vacation !!! Summer vacation, so much expected…nothing to do, no stress, no deadlines, just some good books and movies and looooot of great music…Relax, let the time flies and enjoy the goods vibes. Here it is just a tiny selection in my playlist  BANKS  & STEELZ – the Fab hip hop + indie rock […]

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Manus X Machina – Fashion And Technology at MET, New York 

(EN) Fashion and technology are totally connected. The amazing exibition Manus x Machina presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York explains this very well. Through 170 awesome pieces of haute couture and ready to wear, the exibition is reconciling the hand made with machine made long time opposite. The technologies evolved , […]

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BANKS & STEELZ – Anything But Words -Preview

(EN) One month to go till the release of Anything But Words, the debut album of Banks & Steelz, the pretty unlikely rap – rock duo formed by RZA from Wu-Tang Clan and Paul Banks from Interpol. So time for a short preview of this huge collaboration, especially that the second video for Giant was […]

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Minor Victories : In Conversation with Justin Lockey – Interview

(EN) The musical equation is simple:  4 talented artists Rachel Goswell (SlowDive) + Justin Lockey (Editors) + Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai ) + James Lockey (Hand Held Cine Club) And the result is astronomical = Minor Victories. This new born remarkable sound is a combination of distortion noisy indie rock, orchestral interludes and a delicate sweet […]