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Patrick Watson covers ‘Summertime’ with a string quartet, Moses Sumney improvises a cappella on the streets of New York City, Alex Zhang Hungtai jams in a Lisboan cellar and Mondkopf weaves a poisonous piece from ‘Turning Point’ at a campground. We decided to pay homage to the Blue Note label. Here’s the result.

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Efterklang, with a philharmonic orchestra, a choir, guests, unreleased tracks… It all makes for an exceptional concert given by the Danish band last February. Vincent Moon was on center stage with them. Today, we present to you the film that resulted from this unique event.

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Soul singer is a full-time job. With its little rituals, its necessary discipline: warming up your voice, grasping a new terry towel and lowering your head before entering the stage, […]

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Picture a gigantic warehouse; above you the ceiling reaches excessive heights, below you the ground is still soaked from the hundreds of ice-filled polystyrene crates that were there just hours […]

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The Olms dropped a low-profile album last year – a collection of beautiful songs, finely crafted with classic 60s style. We didn’t expect they would also dress the part, with all the eccentricity of the decade…

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August 2014, Fort St. Père, Saint-Malo. While festivalgoers were pogoing and head banging in masses at the Thee Oh Sees concert, we followed the four Londoners of Fat White Family […]

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We know nothing about Fictonian. We have but a single photo of him, taken from afar, and until now we’d only heard one of his pieces, “Full Circle Influence” – […]

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His voice is delicate. His guitar style tight. His songs minimalist. Physically, Tsutomu Satachi is completely spare; not a single thing sticks out of place. Faced with an entity built […]

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There’s always a certain absurdity to getting into an empty stadium, finding yourself alone and surrounded by immensity and silence in a place so usually full of life and noise […]

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They seemed like it was their first day in love. They were smiling. They looked like they were happy to be there on that sunny April afternoon. They were the grandparents that everyone wished they had.

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NO CEREMONY/// is exaltation despite suffering. It’s a band who takes the ashes of its sadness to make confetti, who keeps going when the heart’s no longer there and who […]

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I was this close to writing 40 lines of “Kevin Morby is great” for you, because talking about everything from this guy’s talent, to his fortunate pedigree (The Babies, Woods) […]

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