Nico - Desertshore - Album Cover

La Cicatrice Interieure – (The Inner Scar) – Philippe Garrel – 1970

Philippe Garrel is a French underground film maker who made a series of films with Nico between 1969 and 1979 . She performed The Falconer for his film Le Lit de la Vierge (The Virgin’s Bed) in 1969 and in 1970 La Cicatrice Interieure (The Inner Scar) featured more songs, some of which appeared on Nico’s third album Desert Shore. […]

DIRK BOGARDE in Servant

The Servant – 1963

It is rare to find a film which is both elegant and tough; corrosive yet compassionate; visually exciting and yet meaningful; brilliant and profound. Rarer still is the film which deals with moral problems on any but a superficial level. And that is why The Servant is a masterpiece. Alexander Walker, Evening Standard The Servant was […]

Dave Allen - Gang Of Four

So you have an opinion about streaming? Dave Allen – Gang Of Four & David Byrne – Talking Heads

In this fascinating debate about streaming and how musicians are going to get paid, two stalwarts of adventurous music have two opposite opinions. In Talking Heads, Byrne became extremely successful with the old model, Allen is involved in another area working with digital technology.   http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/oct/11/david-byrne-internet-content-world http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Byrne http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talking_Heads http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/16/why-david-byrne-wrong-spotify-thom-yorke http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Allen_(producer/bassist) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gang_of_Four_(band)