Both Virgin in France and HMV in the UK going into administration is bad news for the music industry. Yet the live music industry is still going strong, with artists continuing to draw in large audiences to concerts
The four Scandinavian musicians are friendly enough but musically unstable, even after three albums. They are aware of their bizarreness, and agreed to answer questions taken from a famous questionnaire aimed at bringing a few things to light in all this artistic confusion
Portuguese writer Gonçalo M. Tavares advises artists to be 'free to distance themselves from my texts if they feel the need to. From now on, this work belongs to them. It follows its own path.’ Polish stage director Violetta Wowczack is directing the theatre adaptation of his book, the charming (or not-so-charming, depending the viewer) Mister Kraus and politics in Paris
In 2010, he thought about giving up music. Two years later, the French singer is making a comeback with what could be his best album so far, 'All Directions'. For the 48-year-old, it's a voyage of no return. For me, it's a one-way trip to the moon in 48 hours. An interview at his home in Tricatel, known as the heart of French pop, reveals all
With the support of the independent music collective 'JauneOrange', the TETBB trio has been an explosive part of the Walloon rock scene for over a decade. Between a barge in Paris, recording in New York and a joint, the 'best Belgian rock band of all time' explain the then and now
Halal or not, it seems that puppy is the prize meat on the menu. Dictator Kim Jong-il knew this before his death on 17 December 2011: dog soup is good for your health, your dictatorship and international relations
Four years after their creation in Europe, 'social integration villages' are being presented as a 'Roma paradise'. European associations for minority protection expose some of the difficulties facing the most discriminated community in the EU.
'The more it cuts, the sharper it gets. Ghinzu ? Already counting three 'rock-noise' albums to their name, completely carried away when live and relaxed in interviews, the slogan for the knife is as far as possible from describing how these five partners-in-crime attack the European stage. Interview with John Stargasm and Jean Montevideo, sharper than ever