Monthly Archives: February 2012

Indie Music Festivals : Y U SO EXPENSIVE ?

With birds singing again and cats bellowing under the moon (tell me about it), spring slowly reappears, with its sunshine and sweet wind. Besides, announcements of line-ups for festivals burgeon on the Web, putting a smile on every fan’s face. … Continue reading

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Why the fuss about indie movies ?

My exploration of the indie spirit has led me today to indie movies, a genre born in the 1990s in the USA, now celebrated worldwide thanks to amazing festivals such as American Sundance Festival and Tribeca Film Festival or British … Continue reading

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Now it’s time to tell me (and the world) what you think…

If in this blog, I am humbly giving my opinion about indie music, I crave to know yours, dear readers. Because otherwise, it keeps me awake at night. Especially, what do you think is the best British indie rock artist/band … Continue reading

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Laughing with hipster memes is so mainstream

Thanks to the meme mania, I rediscover my old Disney heroes through an ironic perspective about hipsters. It looks quite easy at first sight :  put Ray-Bans on their nose, make them strike an ironic/enraged pose, write a funny catch … Continue reading

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Lana del Rey : of dreams and disappointment

A lot of things feel fake about Lana del Rey. Her collagen upper lip, to begin with. Her plastic nails. Her hairspray-Barbie style haircut, her perpetually blasé look. Her childish high-pitched voice when she talks in interviews. The lassitude in … Continue reading

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OK Go : when video empowers music

During last weekend’s Superbowl, Chicago power-pop quartet OK Go released its brand new video clip “Needing/Getting”, from the 2010 album Of The Blue Color Of The Sky, produced with Dave Fridmann (Flaming Lips, MGMT). And I thought it was the … Continue reading

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