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Tom

Passion driven french redactor ready to talk about anything regarding music, cinema, literature, esotericism or any type of worthy subjects. Also part of the TCPC organization in France.

A few months back, I traveled to Praha in Czech Republic, and during my time there I visited the Gallery of Art Prague where they were exhibiting – amongst others – the paintings and drawings of Salvador Dali. He is one of my favourite artists, so I was glad to have

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This is one release I wasn’t expecting at all, but here it is, four years after a self-titled debut album: Love Sex Machine is back. To tell you the truth, I kind of forgot the band was still active until I saw the announcement for their new album Asexual Anger out March

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Malaise is a French word meaning discomfort, uneasiness, the sensation of being physically disturbed from something. That’s the word The Rodeo Idiot Engine chose for their new album, two years after Consequences, a major achievement of the 2010’s chaotic hardcore era. To celebrate this release we have an exclusive stream

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Yann Arthus-Bertrand is a famous French photographer who made a name for himself with his aerial photography style and his best seller La Terre vue du ciel (Earth From Above in English). In 2009, he directed his first documentary called Home, about the link between mankind and the Earth; this

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Lilith is a well-known mythological figure that exists in several forms and through various cultures: Mesopotamian, Christian or Jewish for example. The most common view of her persona is as a powerful demonic entity, while some prefer seeing her as the first wife of Adam. While being an interesting subject

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Cigarette Burns is a London based organization programming independent films in any cinema they can find. This fall, they are going to work with the Barbican Center, a movie theatre in London (Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS), so if you are living nearby, it would be a great opportunity for

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What happens when a Polish architect gets into the making of black metal artwork? Zbigniew M. Bielak, that’s what happens. Working with bands like Mayhem, Ghost (their last album), Behemoth, Paradise Lost, Vader and Watain (the artwork of “Lawless Darkness” may be his most famous one), he made a name for

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Curious to see if Have A Nice Life had released something new this year (I couldn’t remember for the life of me when they released their last album), I found the bandcamp of their label The Flenser. After listening to all of their 40 releases – from Palace of Worms The

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DÉLUGE became one of the most exciting upcoming bands in French black metal in late 2014 through the release their first EP Mélas | Khōlé. This fall they come back on Les Acteurs de l’Ombre (see our Spotlight article) with a full-length called Æther that I had the privilege to

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It’s been ten years since Swiss band RORCAL began, and to celebrate that fact they released a special song called “La Femme sans Tête” (the headless woman). This interview is the occasion for Bruno to look back a little bit on Rorcal’s career, as well as on this new song. The

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The third and probably the last list of films coming from Openculture that I’m gonna do. I hope you checked the list yourself by now, you can also go back to the two previous lists here and here. At this point, there is really no need for an introduction, but

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Deafheaven just announced a new album, and despite being utterly excited about it, it’s not this band nor its music that I’m going to talk about. Next to the tracklist and the album’s name, they released the artwork for their upcoming 3rd LP, and seeing the name of the person

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